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REMINDER!!  Day on Capitol Hill on Monday, May 15th at 9:30am (virtual)
To attend, click RSVP.


Tuesday, May 30th at 4 PM
Featured Book:  The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
To attend, click RSVP.


REMINDER!!  LWVMD CONVENTION 2023 (In-Person/Virtual)
Friday, June 2nd to Sunday, June 4th
Frederick, MD
To attend or to participate virtually, click buy tickets.


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                                                                                                  REPORTING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

                                                                                      Southern Maryland Center for Family Advocacy
                                                                                                         Hotline: 301-373-4141                                                              
                                                                                      23918 Mervell Dean Road Hollywood, MD 20636                                          
                                               For more information click Office of the State's Attorney for St. Mary's County, Maryland                               



The League of Women Voters of St. Mary's County, Maryland (LWV-St. Mary's County), is dedicated to providing well-researched and unbiased information so that all voters may become better informed.

During Elections, LWVSMC assists people to become more informed participants in their community and their government by:

  • producing Voters Guides;

  • assisting at voter registration drives and providing information about voting; 

  • and hosting forums for candidates.

LWVSMC also:

  • researches issues such as transportation, housing, environmental concerns, campaign reform, etc. then produces Fact Sheets;

  • conducts community forums on local, state, and national issues;

  • distributes informational brochures and pamphlets; and provides information about government on the national, state, and local levels.



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Monday, May 15th at 9:30 AM


Day on Capitol Hill on Monday, May 15th at 9:30am (virtual)

The League will be hosting its annual Day on Capitol Hill on Monday, May 15th at 9:30am (virtual). This years theme is the ever so relevant Voting Rights Agenda. This is a great opportunity to urge and connect with elected officials to pass vital legislation before it is too late. Please be advised this is a members only eventREGISTRATION DEADLINE MAY 10TH!   

Congressmen Sarbanes and Senator Van Hollen will not be able to attend on May 15th, BUT we will have an opportunity to speak with both on May 16th from 3-3:30pm. You can use the same registration link for May16th.

LWVMD has asked the entire Maryland delegation and their staff to speak to our members on important issues and how we can help support important legislation. 

  • Ben Cardin, Maryland United States Senate
  • Chris Van Hollen, Maryland United States Senate  
  • Andrew P. Harris, 1st Congressional District
  • C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger III, 2nd Congressional District
  • Glenn F. Ivey, 4th Congressional District
  • Steny H. Hoyer, 5th Congressional District
  • David Trone, 6th Congressional District
  • Kweisi Mfume, 7th Congressional District
  • Jamin B. (Jamie) Raskin, 8th Congressional District



Tuesday, May 30th at 4 PM


What: The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen  When: Tuesday, May 30th 4pm (virtual)


For May the diversity, equity, and inclusion book club will reading Viet Thanh Nguyen best-selling novel and recipient of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, The Sympathizer. Throughout the novel we will examine the two worlds in which the main character is caught between and how they clash with each other. As always we hope to continue our understanding our meaning of diversity, equity, and inclusion. This event is free and open to all.

To attend, click RSVP.


LWVMD CONVENTION 2023 (In-Person/Virtual)
Friday, June 2nd to Sunday, June 4th
Frederick, MD


 LWVMD Convention June 2nd-4th Frederick MD


You are invited to the LWVMD 2023 Convention from Friday, June 2nd- Sunday, June 4th, in beautiful Frederick, Maryland. We are excited to gather at the Hampton Hotel (5311 Buckeystown Pike, Frederick, MD 21704). Join us as we plan the League’s work for the next two years by electing new officers and directors, adopting a budget, and much more! This is an excellent opportunity to gather and connect with League members across the state! We are so excited to be hosting this event in person, but we will also have the option to attend virtually! 

On Friday, June 2nd, attendees will arrive, and that evening we will go to downtown Frederick to enjoy local restaurants.

Saturday, June 3rd, we will start with League business and end the day with some League fun! In the evening, we will have our gala event! Join us as we relax and gather with food, drinks, and a silent auction! All proceedings will go back to the League to continue our work.   

On Sunday, June 4th, we will conduct some final business, say goodbye to everyone, and kick off another great year of League work with new leaders! 

You can purchase tickets below, and they cover the following:

$200- Friday-Sunday (includes lunch Saturday, printed materials, gala ticket w/drinks, and meal)

$100- Virtual Attendance 

$100- Saturday night gala ticket

To purchase tickets, click buy tickets. 

Tickets do not include hotel rooms.

Please be advised at this time the Convention hotel (Hampton Hotel (5311 Buckeystown Pike, Frederick, MD 21704) is SOLD OUTHowever, there are other hotel options available in the area listed below. 



Legal Assistance

Southern Maryland Center for Family Advocacy

Maryland Crime Victim's Resource Center

Local Counseling Services


Law Enforcement

Maryland State Police

St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office

Local Shelters

Three Oaks Center, Inc
Angel's Watch Shelter
Gayle's House

For more information, click Office of the State's Attorney for St. Mary's County, Maryland.