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Houston Breakthrough 1980-02 - Page 29. February 1980. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 18, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/feminist/item/371/show/367.

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(February 1980). Houston Breakthrough 1980-02 - Page 29. Houston and Texas Feminist and Lesbian Newsletters. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/feminist/item/371/show/367

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Title Houston Breakthrough 1980-02
Publisher Breakthrough Publishing Co.
Date February 1980
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Transcript NETWORK Mary Daly, feminist philosopher and author of Beyond God the Father, The Church and the Second Sex, and Gyn/Ecology, the Metaethics of Radical Feminism, will be the principal speaker at the Mary Daly Workshop to be held at the First Unitarian Church, Saturday, March 22 at 8:30 a.m. Admission is $10.00 for the entire day. Child care and lunch will be available. Persons who pre-register will receive a free ticket ($3.00 value) to attend Mary Daly's presentation on Friday, March 21 at 8:00 p.m., at the University of Houston Clear Lake City auditorium. You may pre- register by sending your admission fee to Women's Group, First Unitarian Church, 5210 Fannin, Houston, Texas 77004. For additional information call 437-5215 or 440- 1924. The public is invited to enter a poster contest in honor of the work and goals of the Houston Area Women's Center. A $500 cash first-prize is being offered. Runners-up will be awarded smaller prizes. The posters will be judged equally on their artistic merits and their ability to convey the theme of "Women Helping Women." Judges will be Mary Ross Taylor, commercial artist Phyllis McMahon, and artist Lynn Randolph, president of the Houston Chapter of the Women's Caucus for Art. Sponsors for the contest are Marion Coleman and Francois de Menil. The winning poster will be printed and sold as a fund-raiser for the Houston Area Women's Center. The printed poster will be 24 by 26 inches, with a maximum of two colors on a colored stock giving it a three color effect. Submitted posters should follow these guidelines. Artists should not sign their work until after the juding on Monday, April 28. The posters will be on display from April 28 through June 1. Artists are to pick up their work after June 1. The posters should be mailed or hand-delivered to the Houston Area Women's Center. For further information or registration forms, call Sandy Long at 792- 4403. Women's Information, Referral, and Exchange Service (WIRES) is looking for volunteers. WIRES is a an organization whose goal is to help women find the knowledge, skills, and information to develop their fullest potential. WIRES' volunteers staff a phone service 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday. The calls they receive deal with questions on credit, education, housing, welfare, child care, legal rights, health, and employment. Crisis calls from battered wives, rape victims, and alcoholic or drug addicted persons are also handled by WIRES. Volunteers are given training on what resources are available in the community, how to refer persons, and how to effectively handle crisis calls. WIRES is a part of the Houston Area Women's Center. Its office is located in the Medical Center. For further information or to volunteer, call Elizabeth Glenn at 792-4664. The YWCA of Houston is sponsoring its fifth annual Outstanding Women's Luncheon honoring the contributions of women in the business world, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, February 29 from noon until 1:30 p.m. For further information call 523-6881. A lecture on The Struggle to Survive: The Mexican American Female Worker in Houston will be given by Dr. Tatcho Mindiola, Jr. of the University of Houston on Tuesday, February 12 at 7 p.m. in the Concourse Level meeting room of the Central Library at 500 McKinney. It will be repeated Thursday, February 14 at Hillendahl Branch at 2436 Gessner. This program is one in the library's series Playing, Praying and Working in Houston. For a schedule of the series or further information, call 222-3268. The Houston Chapter of the Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW) has been selected as one of 10 chapters to participate in Project Opportunity, a program co-sponsored by national CLUW and the Center for Women and Work of the National Manpower Institute. Chapter Opportunities Advisors, Nancy Whitecotten (AFGE), Sarah Puente (Teamsters), Jeannie Lehman (CWA) and chapter president Diana Osborne (CWA), received intensive training in Philadelphia last November. During the next six months, these four will develop a resource center with information for union women, and establish an outreach network to local experts and advisors. Union women with needs or information are asked to contact Diana Osborne at 654-1115. The "Girls" at the Office: Working Women in American History will be addressed by Dr. Diana Christopulos, Assistant Professor of History, Hartwick College, Oneonta, New York at a meeting of Houston Network on Sunday, February 24, at 2 p.m. at the First Unitarian Church, 5210 Fannin Street. For further information on this talk or on this organization focused on the problems faced by women who are employed, call Beverly Statesburg, 729-8742 (home) or 797-1207 (office). The Women's Organic Farm Health Center and Wildlife Sanctuary of Bertram, Texas is holding open house in Houston Saturday, February 16, 2-5 p.m., at the home of Dr. Mabelle Adams-Mayne, 3310 Aberdeen Way. The Center is the work of two women, Carla Blum- berg and Abigail Brown. Located 60 miles north of Austin, it is a demonstration of the simpler life, growing and preserving food by organic methods, practicing conservation and humane treatment of animals. Also, it is a place of retreat for people desiring freedom from excessive use of tobacco, alcohol, drugs, chemicalized foodstuffs, urban pressures and pollutions. Slides of the farm will be shown at 3 p.m. and natural organic refreshments will be served. Send a postcard indicating your intention to attend to The Organic Farm, Bertram TX 78605, or telephone 6644667 Friday, February 15th. The fourth annual Women's Week will occur at UH/Clear Lake City March 17-21. Full details in the next issue of Breakthrough or call the Women's Resource Center at UH/ CLC. Texas Trails Association, a new statewide organization formed to advocate a network of land and water trails throughout Texas, will meet in Austin, Saturday, March 1. For further information, call Susan Spurlock, coordinator, at 520-9601. The seventh National Women's Music Festival will take place May 29 through June 1 near Champaign-Urbana, Illinois. Thirteen performers are featured, among them Holly Near, Meg Christian, Alive!, Robin Tyler and Teresa Trull. Daily workshops will cover everything from instrument repair to innovative approaches in teaching, from production to promotion. Concerts, workshops, feminist films, and jam sessions are highlights of the festival. Further information will be featured in Breakthrough in future issues. Breakthrough will publish a resource guide of local (Houston-Galveston area) professional and service organizations and feminist groups in a future issue. If your organization would like to be included, send pertinent information: name, address, phone numbers and a brief (limit 25 words) description of the group and its activities. Also, enclose the name and phone numbers for your group's key officer. We will call her/him for a photo session at the Breakthrough office. Deadline: February 25. Feb. 17, 21 Feb. 24, 28 Mar. 2, 6 Mar. 9, 13 Mar. 16, 20 Mar. 23, 27 Cindy Sherman: Photographs is the third in the Perspectives exhibition series at the Contemporary Arts Museum. Sherman's work is exclusively self-portraits. Her photographs are all black and white, and are intended to look like Grade B movie promo pictures, with Sherman costumed and mysteriously posed, balanced and in disguise. Now through March 23. Houston: A Women's History is a series of free lectures exploring the contribution of Black, Anglo and Hispanic women to Houston's history, politics, business, and the changing status of women. Each lecture will be given at 2:30 p.m. on Sundays at Jungman Branch Library, 5830 Westheimer, and again at 7 p.m. on the following Thursdays at the Central Library, 500 McKinney. The Changing Legal Status of Houston's Black Women, Myrtle McKenzie, Attorney Mexican American Women in Houston Politics, Olga Soliz, Business Consultant Mexican Women in Houston: The Formation of Barrio Life, Margarita Melville, UH Changing Roles for Houston's Black Women, Maude Royale, HCC Machismo: Myth or Reality?, Gloria Guardiola, AAMA Women in Houston: The Future, Nikki Van Hightower, Houston Area Women's Ctr. For further information, call 222-3268. All films are free, but tickets must be picked up at the Central Library information desk beginning on the Monday preceding the movie. For further information call 222-3268. Reel Women is a 10-week series of films offering an intensive opportunity to explore how films have perpetuated myths and stereotypes and reinforced beliefs of the proper "place" of women. The films will be shown free Saturday afternoons at 2 p.m. beginning January 12 in the auditorium of the Houston Public Library's Julia Ideson Building at 500 McKinney. Chronicling almost 50 years of social history, the films were chosen by Eric Gerber, film critic of the Houston Post, and Dr. Antoinette Boecker of TSU. Each film dramati-' cally depicts a specific era in the changing role of American women and significantly reflected and influenced the values and beliefs of its first-release audience. February 16 Some Like It Hot 1959 Marilyn Monroe February 23 A Woman Under the Influence 1974 Gena Rowlands x March 1 Rachel, Rachel 1968 Joanne Woodward March 8 Looking for Mr. Goodbar 1977 Diane Keaton March 15 Girlfriends 1978 Melanie Mayron daniel boone cycle 5318 CRAWFORD HOUSTON, TEXAS 77004 (713) 526-7011 HOUSTON BREAKTHROUGH 29 FEBRUARY 1980