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Breakthrough 1976-03 - Page 15. March 1976. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. August 31, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/feminist/item/4730/show/4728.

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(March 1976). Breakthrough 1976-03 - Page 15. Houston and Texas Feminist and Lesbian Newsletters. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/feminist/item/4730/show/4728

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Title Breakthrough 1976-03
Publisher Breakthrough Publishing Co.
Date March 1976
Description Vol. 1 No. 3
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  • Feminism--United States--Periodicals
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  • Houston, Texas
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Transcript To and from DRUG AND/OR ALCOHOL PROBLEMS? TELEOS is a counselling service for individuals and families with alcohol and/or drug-related problems. For more information write, 2128 B Welch Street, Houston, Texas 77019, or call Dorsey Cartwright, 527-8680. LANE DENTON FOR RAILROAD COMMISSIONER: There will be a champagne fund- raising reception for Lane Denton April 3 at the Greenspoint Inn, 11211 North Freeway. The reception will be from 7:30 p.m.-2 a.m. For ticket information, call 445-0227. Paid political advertisement by the Harris County Committee to Elect Lane Denton, Suzan Fite, Coordinator. HCWPC CONVENTION: The Harris County Women's Political Caucus Convention will be held at the First Unitarian Church March 27 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. HCWPC members who attended the "Campaign Techniques Institute" in Phoenix will conduct workshops on various aspects of organization and strategy. Following the convention, there will be an old-fashioned political rally to which all candidates in the May primaries are invited. In an effort to build a campaign fund for feminists who are running for office in Texas, the HCWPC will be selling chances on a $100 bill. The tickets are $1. For more information call Donna Duerk 665-8682. WOMEN IN SCIENCE: The United Nations General Assembly has proclaimed 1975- 1985 the U.N. Decade of Women. The Houston chapter of the U.N. Association and the Women's Guild of the Museum of Natural Sciences will have an exhibit, "Women in Science," March 10- April 7. The exhibit will demonstrate past achievements and present opportunities for women in science. It will include a historical survey of women's achievements in science and will spotlight four women who have won Nobel Prizes in science. The exhibition will take place at Brown Auditorium during regular museum hours. HOPE'S ANGELS: HOPE (Houston Organization for Parent Education), a group of parents who met through prepared childbirth classes, is sponsoring an organizational meeting for those parents whose babies were stillborn. The first meeting, which will be March 16 at 7:30 p.m. at 14207 Locke Lane, will be specifically for mothers while future meetings will include both parents. The group will concern itself with problems encountered at hospitals during and following delivery. HOPE'S Angels welcomes any woman who wishes to share her feelings and give support to other mothers. For more information, call Karen Riley, 493-6792, or Crystal Blanchard, 666-4820. COMMUNICATIONS MONTH: March is designated "Communications Month," by Women in Communications, Inc. The following is a listing of activities sponsored by WICI: March 9 - "Communications Day" at the University of Houston Student Center. Program begins at noon. There will be a multi-media competition of high school seniors and college students and a display of work by WICI members. For luncheon reservation and information, call Denise Wilkerson, 224-7011. March l6-"Speak Out, Speak Up" at the Press Club of Houston, 2016 Main is an open forum between the editors of Breakthrough and the members of Women in Communications. Cocktails at 6:30. March 26, 27--The Greater Houston Professional Chapter of WICI conference, "Advance- Decisions '76" at the Woodlands Resort. This will be an indepth workshop on all aspects of WICI. Anyone interested in displaying any form of media material, please call 686-3615. March 31--"Reverse Press Conference" at the Press Club of Houston, 2016 Main, from 1 p.m.-2 p.m. Newsmakers, city government officials, HISD officials and law enforcement officials will have an opportunity to ask questions of media, advertising and public relations representatives among Press Club and WICI members. ENRICHING TODAY'S WOMAN: The University of Houston Students Association's Department of Women's Affairs will sponsor discussions centering on today's woman-her concerns and her needs. Every Thursday at noon, students and involved community speakers will present a program designed to enrich the lives of today's women. Past topics have included such things as non- traditional roles for women. Lecture and discussion groups are free and open to all. Mercury Room University Center Satellite. Call 749-1366 for the weekly schedule. JOB SEARCH WORKSHOP: An opportunity to look at the work-a- day world and how to enter it. A workshop conducted by Janet Hackney, feminist therapist, March 27 in the University Center Regents Room at the University of Houston from 9 a.m. - 4p.m. For more information, call 749- 1366. $5 fee. DIRECT EXPRESSION: As part of the Career Development Series, a workshop entitled "Direct Expression" has been developed based on a new emphasis on assertiveness training. The workshop, which is held March 8, 22, and 29 at the UH Continuing Education Center, is led by Hattie Thurlow and Marjorie Kosoy, human relations consultants. It is designed to meet the need for more effective communication and to promote greater self-esteem, self- understanding and self- confidence. For more information call 749-1366. LAW FOR WOMEN: A practical, approach to the laws that affect women in their everyday activities, consumer transactions, property affairs and family relations will be discussed at the Continuing Education Center during March and April. Norma Morris, a doctoral candidate at the UH will instruct women on the fundamentals of contracts, homestead and credit rights, marriage, divorce, and parent- child relationships. The course begins March 9. For more information, call 749-1366. A PUBLICITY CLINIC! Beginning March 9 at the UH Continuing Education Center, Evelyn S. Mann will be moderating a course which offers practical help for publicity chairpersons, civic leaders and officers of societies that depend on publicity for promotion, recognition and growth. How to prepare copy and submit releases, how to submit publicity for newspapers, how to publicize through newsletters, and how to arrange talk show interviews are a few of the topics to be covered. Among resource people taking part are Jonni Hartman of the "Nancy Ames Show," and Thelma Schoettker of KEYH Radio. For information, call 749- 1366. WOMEN HM RELIGION: A workshop on "Women in Religion," sponsored by the Northwest Houston chapter of NOW, will be held March 11 at 8 p.m. at the Pines Presbyterian Church in Town and Country. Panelists will include Francis Klinger, a Catholic nun who works with the elderly, sick and poor; Marilyn Black, an Episcopalian who is program director for the National Council of Christians and Jews; the Rev. Rebecca Frankford, pastor of Woodland Christian Church; Marcia Elefant of the Jewish Community Center; and Jean Bircher, an Episcopalian who wants to be a priest. The meeting is free and open to the public. PERSONAL GROWTH SEMINAR: Better understanding of your real strengths and your potential and an appreciation of people who are different from you are areas explored in the personal growth seminar March 19-20 at the Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church. The sessions begin at 7:30 Friday night and continue through 4 p.m. Saturday. Deadline for registration is March 8. For more information, call Memorial* Drive Presbyterian Church. $35 fee. SENIOR INFORMATION SERVICE: If you are 60 years old or older and want to know more about services for older adults in Houston, call Senior Information Service, 797-0490. SIS can provide information on activities, employment, medical assistance and other services that are available for older people. WOMEN'S HEALTH CLASSES: Self-help classes about birth control, vaginal infections and VD, the menstrual cycle, and breast and cervical cancer are starting the week of March 22. The classes will be on Monday nights and Thursday afternoons. Call Glenna Cloud, formerly with the Berkeley Women's Health Collective, at 523-6994 for more information. HAFFCU: Houston Area Feminist Federal Credit Union's annual meeting will be held March 11 at 7 p.m. in Capital National Bank's auditorium. The purpose of this meeting is to report on the current status of HAFFCU and elect board and credit committee members. Use entrance on 1300 block of Travis or 900 block of Polk. Houston's Liveliest Book Store NIVERSITY BOOLEIARD BOOK TORI In the Village 2437 University Boulevard Houston, Texas 77005 (713) 527-8522 Mary Ross T. Rhyne, Proprietor 15