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Breakthrough 1976-08 - Page 19. August 1976. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. April 20, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/feminist/item/3208/show/3206.

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(August 1976). Breakthrough 1976-08 - 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/3208/show/3206

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Title Breakthrough 1976-08
Publisher Breakthrough Publishing Co.
Date August 1976
Description Vol. 1 No. 7
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  • Women--Texas--Periodicals
  • Feminism--United States--Periodicals
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  • Houston, Texas
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  • periodicals
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Transcript lb and from Announcements AAUW is looking for nominees for our 2nd annual outstanding Women of the Year Awards. Four women from the greater Houston area will be selected and honored at a dinner in November. Anyone may submit the name of a woman who has contributed to society by her community or professional involvement. Send a brief letter to Edwina Milner, 12711 Memorial Drive (77024) A Party! Houston WEAL Fundraiser to benefit "North Carolina ERA United," August 28, 8 p.m., at the home of Kay and Cliff Whyburn. The party will also honor National Woman's Day (August 26), the 56th anniversary of the suffrage amendment. Pageant of American Women will perform at 7:30 pm at The First Unitarian Church on August 26 in observance of National Woman's Day. Admission is free but donations are appreciated. ERA Debate Round 2 (Pro side) will take place before the Westbury Civic Club on Sept. 10 at 7;30p.m. Look for meeting place in next issue of Breakthrough. JACKSON 6-2691 913 RICHMOND AVE. HOUSTON. TEXAS Buttons & T-Shirts, etc. "A Woman Without a Man is Like a Fish Without a Bicycle" buttons, 50cents plus 13 cents postage-46 other sayings plus t-shirts, feminist jewelry, etc. Send 13 cents for brochure to FERNE, P.O. Box 113 T.C.B., West Orange, New Jersey 07052 "Women Are News" t-shirts from Houston Breakthrough. Sizes S (32- 34), M (36-38), L (40-42) and XL (44). Brown silk-screened on natural. Send $6 (tax & postage included) to P.O. Box 88072, Houston 77004. (backview) Houston Breakthrough (on front) Courses/Schools Enroll your child (ages 5—11) now at Pearl School, 528-6002. School hours 7 30 a.m.—10 p.m. Register for fall classes at UH Sundry School, Sept 18-22. Courses on back-packing, women's self help, child abuse, feminist theater, how to teach children about sex, and a divorce seminar. Much more. Call 749-1253. A course on Women Artists, Past and Present, is being offered at the Museum cf Fine Arts School of Art, Register by Aug. 31. Course meets Tuesdays 7—9 p.m. Tuition for course is $55. Classified Ads Reach 45,000 readers monthly with a classified ad in Houston Breakthrough. Ads run 20 cents per word (min. 15 words). Women's groups and non-profit groups may run free ads of announcements or services. Any workshop or seminar with registration fee in excess of $10 must pay per-word rate. Subscribers seeking employment may run free ads (up to 25 words). All copy should be typewritten, double-spaced. Ad copy deadline: 20th of each month. ,—Craft Industries D H4 % Montrose Corner Classes and supplied in weaving, macrame and pottery -Finished Craft Work- 1513 W.Alabama 523-9518 78 Woodlake Square-789-8170 Employment Need a job? Contact lexas Employment Commission (527-0711). A majority of Houston's employers list their openings with TEC. Sex discrimination. If you feel you are being discriminated against because of your sex, in hiring, firing or promotion in a job by an employer, contact Women's Equity Action League (WEAL), 667-8556 and they will help you file charge with the EEOC. A "Women's Employment Forum", a series of monthly seminars for professionals who help women with their vocational decisions, begins Sept. 15. The purpose is to encourage a greater variety of career choices for women. Sponsored by the Vocational Guidance Service. Call 659-1800. KTRK-TV needs Assistant to Community Relations Director; someone with fluent Spanish, clerical skills, 50 w.p.m. typing speed, 2—3 yrs. college experience or equivalent. Deadline Aug. 16. Contact Linda K. Brown, 666-0713. KTRK-TV also has an opening for executive secretary to the General Manager. Contact Nancy K. Duke before Aug. 31 at 666-0713. A "Women's Career Development Group" will assist women in ex- aming vocational goals and choices. Group members career goals and feelings concerning the work world will be explored in a supportive group environment. Groups will be forming in October but call now for information and reservations. Tana Blair or Sharon Zieglar at the Vocational Guidance Service, 659- 1800. IRS seeking applicants for 33 tax assistant positions. Starting salary $664 per month. Contact Philip Brand, 226-4138. UNEMPLOYED? UNDEREMPLOYED? Read tfcfft I THELMA Z1RKELBACH ■ YOUR GUIDE TO GETTING AJOB IN HOUSTON FILMS An evening of women's films and dance is planned for Friday, August 13 at 8 p.m.. First Unitarian Church. See films by Jan Oxenburg-Home Movie and Comedy in Six Unnatural Acts. Ticket donations are $2 advance and may be purchased from Abraxas, Just Marion & Lynn's, and University Boulevard Bookstore. Free United Farm Workers has a position paper on the Rodino "illegal alien" bill available from P.O. Box 15415, Houston 77020. Enclose a stamped self-addressed envelope. Be an informed ERA supporter. Send for a list of questions and answers on the subject to 1122 Gloucester. Enclose a stamped, self- addressed envelope. Garage Sale Breakthrough garage sale Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 11 & 12, from 9 a.m.—6 p.m. in Gertrude Barn- stone's garage, 1401 Harold. Any and all donations welcome. Bring articles Thursday and Friday. Getting Involved Houston Area Feminist Federal Credit Union needs help from its members to run the office at 2418 Travis. If interested call B.L. at 465-3928. Harris County Women's Political Caucus needs a photographer to take shots of meetings and members for development of public relations file. Call Olga Soliz at 524-5005, evenings. Houston Breakthrough will enthusiastically welcome anyone with car who can help circulate the newspaper during the month. Help us get the word out. Call 526-6686. Pointblank Times, Houston's lesbian/ feminist publication needs willing and committed writers-reporters, layout artists or patrons to help PBT continue being an important communication link to the Gay Women's Community. Drop a note to P.O. Box 14643, Houston 77021. Political A woman on the Court? A reality if you help Janis Pool, candidate for County Commissioner, Pet. 3. Call her home headquarters at 444-2129 and volunteer your time before the November election. Paid for by Janis O. Pool Campaign Fund, R.G. Pope, Treasurer. utt rj Houston Community College System Rent/Sale Ground floor space available in Breakthrough house, 1708 Rosewood to compatible business or community groups. For details call 526-6686. Workshops September workshops of special interest to women at the Continuing Education Center, UH will be 1) Review for GRE/SAT (vocabulary enrichment, math refresher and study techniques); 2) Basic Real Estate Math, and 3) Women in Supervision: Listening/Confronting (part 1). Call Dr. Alice Whatley, 749-4185 for more information. The Police-Community Relations Institute is holding a conference on Aug. 23-26 at Texas A&M University. It is co-sponsored by the National Conference of Christians and Jews. The theme of the conference is on victims of crime. Registration is $125. A "Creative Aloneness" seminar begins August 31 and continues for five consecutive Tuesday evenings at The First Unitarian Church, 5210 Fannin. Counselors Mary Jane Hurlbert and Jan Burke hope to assist persons experiencing aloneness, by choice or by chance, deal better with it by breaking down the myths of togetherness and aloneness. Men and women, married or single, may sign up for the seminar by calling 527-0712 or by writing Burke or Hurlbert at 3303 Louisiana No. 211 G (77006). Available at bookstores & newsstands or from BAE Corporation P.O. Box 35621 Houston 77035 $3.10 (tax incl.) E L E C T vrcK - county attorney LARRY VICK FAVORS AFFIRMATIVE ACTION "/ will actively recruit qualified women and minorities for my staff." FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL 236 - 8639 pd. for: Comm. to Elect Vick, 5010 Woodway, Houston, Tex., Bob Stover, Chairman. 19