We are seeking new members!
The Commission is always looking for new members. Our only requirements are that you are:
- A resident or working in Cumberland County
- Willing to participate actively in the Commission's work to increase opportunities for women and girls in Cumberland County
Please contact Jeanette Diamond via email or Roxanne Lehman via email to find out how you can help. The application process is simple. Please download our member introduction sheet (DOC) which you can fill out electronically, save and attach to your email inquiry. If you prefer, you can attach a resume instead.
We can also send you a new member introduction sheet to fill out if you would prefer. Please include your mailing address in your inquiry or ask us to email it to you as an attachment.
We look forward to hearing from you!
The Mentoring Committee is currently working with the following organizations to empower women and girls in our community:
- YWCA Carlisle
- Girls on the Run
- Women's Healthcare Committee
- Communications Committee
- Planning Committee
- Violence Against Women Committee
Women in Politics and Government Subcommittee
Readings on Gender and Suffrage Movement: What is your vote worth? (PDF)
Women's History Month Subcommittee
The subcommittee researched, created and sponsored a Window to History display at the Cumberland County Historical Society for Women's History month in March of 2011 about a suffrage event in Carlisle, PA in 1915 and ran the following Op Ed in the Patriot News: These Stories Deserve to be Remembered
In March of 2012, the CCCW partnered with Dickinson College to sponsor a showing of The Top Secret Rosies Film.