Archive | September 2016

Thank you to our Fall Conference Sponsors!


  • Danelle Buchman
  • Michaele Cohen
  • Sophie Ford
  • Cassandra Freeman
  • Susan Horst
  • Elizabeth Fran Johnson
  • Pam Luby
  • Anita Riley
  • Joan Stine


Call for Legislative Proposals

MLAW is encouraging organizations (lead groups) and legislators to submit their legislative proposals for consideration at our Fall Agenda Conference to be held on October 22nd. Selected legislation will comprise our 2017 Legislative Agenda.

Criteria for submissions is as follows:
*addresses a women’s issue
*can be addressed through the legislative process
*has an identifiable, sustainable group that can shepherd the issue
*has a reasonable chance to move successfully through the legislative process

If your legislation meets this criteria and you would like it to be considered, please download and complete a submission form. 2016 Legislative Proposal Form


MLAWs Fall Agenda Conference – “From the Style Page to the Front Page: Advancing Women’s Issues”

The MLAW fall conference will be held on Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm at Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, MD.

The conference will feature a moderated panel: “From the Style Page to the Front Page: Advancing Women’s Issues”, including: Delegate Vanessa Atterbeary, Delegate Kathleen Dumais, Delegate Ariana Kelly and Senator Thomas “Mac” MiddletonDelegate Aruna Miller, President of the Women Legislators of Maryland, will give opening remarks.

The highlight of the conference will be the presentation of legislative proposals for the upcoming 2017 legislative session. Join us to learn about the bills that will make up the 2017 Agenda. An optional Grassroots Advocacy 101 workshop will be offered from 1:00 to 3:00 pm.  There is no charge for the this workshop.   A light continental breakfast is included with registration. Optional box lunches for those staying for the Advocacy 101 workshop are available for $10 and require a pre-order.  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

Sponsorship opportunities are available and encouraged. For more information, call 443-519-1005 or email us at or visit our website at for sponsorship levels benefits and pricing.

Anne Arundel Community College, located at 101 College Parkway in Arnold, provides a convenient setting for our conference with ample free parking and handicapped accessibility.

Click here to download a Conference Registration Form. 2016 Fall Conference Registration Form

Click here to download a Sponsorship Form. 2016 Fall Conference Sponsorship Form

Click here to download a Conference Flyer.  2016 Fall Conference Flyer

Click here to download a Legislative Proposal Form. 2016 Legislative Proposal Form