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Houston Breakthrough, September 1977 - Page 19. September 1977. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. May 27, 2015. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/feminist/item/3036/show/3029.

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(September 1977). Houston Breakthrough, September 1977 - Page 19. Houston and Texas Feminist and Lesbian Newsletters. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/feminist/item/3036/show/3029

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Title Houston Breakthrough, September 1977
Publisher Breakthrough Publishing Co.
Date September 1977
Description Vol. 2 No. 8
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  • Periodicals
  • Feminism--United States--Periodicals
  • Newsletters
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  • Houston, Texas
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  • periodicals
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Transcript INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S YEAR OFFICE OPENS IN HOUSTON Ribbon-cutting ceremonies were held Wednesday, September 7, in Room 5124 of the Federal Building, 515 Rusk, to mark the official opening of the Houston Office of the National Commission on the Observance of International Women's Year. The National Women's Conference, a federally sponsored event, will take place in Houston, November 18-21, at the Albert Thomas Convention. Nearly 1,500 elected delegates from all 50 states and 6 territories will participate in the Convention. Women from over 50 countries will attend also as observers as well as an estimated 15,000 or more visitors from across the country. Local planning efforts for the November Convention will be carried out by the Houston office under the direction of the Houston Coordinating Committee. Chaired by Houstonian, Mary Keegan, the Committee was appointed by the National Commission and is responsible for local arrangements for IWY activities. Keegan is vice-president of the Delegation for Friendship among Women and past vice-president of the YWCA. She has traveled across the country and in foreign countries speaking on women's issues, and was an observer at the International Women's Conference in Mexico City, in 1974. Other members of the Coordinating Committee are Elma Barrera, with the Chicana Association for Reform and Advocacy (CARA) and the Political Association for Spanish-speaking Organization (PASO); Helen Cassidy, General Counsel for Women's Advocate? Inc., the first chairperson of the Texas Women's Political Caucus and past member of the National Board of Directors for the National Organization for Women; and Dr. Hortense Dixon, former executive assistant to the Mayor of Houston and now vice-president for university relations at Texas Southern University. The IWY Houston Office is currently looking for volunteers to work during the National Conference. If you are interested in being a volunteer, send the application below to the Houston office, 515 Rusk, Room 5124, Houston, Texas 77002. To help us assign personnel in the most effective manner, please fill out each section below and mail to the Houston Committee. Area of Interest: Child Care Office First Aid Parliamentary Procedures Hospitality Recorder Information Services for Handicapped International Special Events Media Other (Specify) Indicate experience with large meetings. Indicate organizations you currently belong to. Include Telephone numbers Hours available Mailing address Name Day Evening Day Evening <^mi LOMI BODY WORK GESTALT AWARENESS Y06A CLASSES IN BODY AWARENESS MASSA6E CLASSES ANN LAS AT E R $ m 5 2 3 0 368 M 1 i I i ir I I ! •18 RICHMOND AVE HOUSTON, TEXAS JAcKaoN «-ae»i Poster competition The National Commission on the Observance of International Women's Year is sponsoring a competition for the design of an official Houston poster for the National Conference in Houston, November 18-21. The theme of the conference will be "American Women on the Move." Designs should speak to that theme. The competition is open to all artists whose residence, studio or principal place of employment is located in Harris County, Texas. Persons who are enrolled in educational institutions either full or part time are ineligible for this competition. There is no entry fee. Three jurors will select a winner who will be awarded $500. Five honorable mention winners will be exhibited in a public place during the conference. Judging will be "blind" with the names of competitors on back of work only. The winning entry will become the property of the U.S. I.W.Y. Commission and all reproduction rights are reserved to the Commission. Poster size will be 22 inches x 30 inches over-all which may include a border at the artist's option. Poster will contain the following printed matter: "American Women on the Move. First National Women's Conference sponsored by the United States Commission on the Observance of International Women's Year, Houston, Texas, November 18-21, 1977." Competitors' entries will be identified on the back only. Each competitor may submit one entry. Entries will be reproduced, as is, photographically and must be submitted in finished form. Color separation not required. Rub-on or stick-on letters or geo-type will be acceptable. Entries must be received at the Museum of Fine Arts, Attention: Anne Feltus, 1001 Bissonnet, Houston 77005, Texas, by 5 PM on October 13. Judging will take place October 14 and winning entries will be notified by October 19. All entries not receiving awards must be picked up by October 21 by artists wishing to retain their entries. For additional information call the office, Houston 226-5108. IWY Reproductive Services, Inc. Contraception is good preventive medicine Call: 771-4336 For An Appointment Monday/Saturday 8-5 pm VISA MASTER CHARGE PAGE 14 SEPTEMBER 1977 HOUSTON BREAKTHROUGH rjai-rehires jr»r~trouirawj |S pi Cm r^jSsri ri| fi r jKKHti n | [iBSRI riTn-m^ayl I QUESTION: WhAi is Surdity School? A. Fun B. A Learning Experience C. A Way to Make New Friends D. The Most Diverse Program of Its Type inTexas E. A Program Sponsored by the Campus Activities Department F. All of the Above To enroll for Fall '77 Sundry School and its 250+ classes, including Arts & Crafts, Dance & Drama, Eating, Drinking, etc., Languages, Music, Personal j FrJnS'^ Development, Physical Activities, Sports & Games & Special Interests, get a ^„,!nT?trJl —iuuMg schedule at the University of Houston or any Houston Library. Registration is September 14-20. For information call 749-1253. ANSWER: F. University Center, University of Houston -jn>uif^rTrgy~HQuiT6w -*juj>»i j*. of imiiiur 1AII a It A j [wsai HE ]w«r! rig jmi ri § mm jiujA]i?rJ HUT]tit Htiiinr I & iiU *'/ 3 tA Purm] a A m rnrrmi sY\CUItm.i3E K85