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Houston Breakthrough, Vol. 3, No. 7, September 1978 - Page 7. September 1978. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 21, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/feminist/item/1164/show/1161.

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Title Houston Breakthrough, Vol. 3, No. 7, September 1978
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Date September 1978
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Transcript network Forget your troubles! Spend a day on the bayou picnicing with leading feminist therapists. Dr. Nanette Bruckner is opening her Dickinson Bayou home to allow you to meet Lou Ann Mock Ph.D., Dale Hill, Ph.D., Virginia Davidson, M.D., and other therapists and raise funds for Breakthrough. Mark Sunday, September 24, 1 P.M. on your calendar and see flyer for further information. Are you registered to vote? If not, you must register at least 30 days prior to Election Day in order to be eligible to vote November 7, 1978. Members of the League of Women Voters of Houston will be registering voters of Harris County on Saturday, September 23 from 10 A.M. to 6 P.M. at all McDonalds Restaurants in Harris County including Clear Lake and Baytown as well as the Houston area. Registration takes only a few minutes. You may also register at the office of the League of Women Voters of Houston, 1947 West Gray, Suite 202, between 9 A.M. and 3 P.M. any weekday through October 5. For more information, call 529-3171. Meet the candidates in 19 of the contested races on the November 7th ballot. The Harris County Women's Political Caucus is sponsoring a forum for the candidates to present their ideas and answer questions on Wednesday, September 20, from 7 to 10 P.M. at the First Unitarian Church, 5210 Fannin. Equal Rights Amendment lobbyists are four of the necessary 60 votes short of cutting off a threatened Senate filibuster against the extension of the ERA's ratification deadline. Write your senators and ask them to kill the filibuster and allow the Senate to vote on the extension. Courses a la Carte at University of St. Thomas offers two courses of special interest to women: (201) Curing Math Anxiety: Most individuals have been exposed to the stereotype that "men are good at math and science, women are good at English and reading." This course will help individuals fight through these myths and stereotypes to overcome anxiety about math. People will gain courage to deal with numbers! Instructors; Lynne Mutchler and Peggy Hall, both have taught math in high school and are currently working in the math field. Fee: $18. (610) Rape Education/Prevention: Rape is one of the most common forms of assault in American society today. In this class students will discuss how to avoid rape as well as what to do in a face to face confrontation to save your life. The medical, legal, psychological and public health aspects will also be covered. Instructor: Linda Cryer, Administrator of the Rape Treatment, Prevention and Detection Program, City of Houston Health Dept. Fee: $7. Registration for Courses a la Carte will be held weekdays September 18 through October 29,1978, from 10 A.M. to 7 P.M. at the John H. Crooker University Center, 3900 Mt. Vernon, on the University of St. Thomas Campus. For more information, call 522-7914. THE fab mom "A HANDSOME, ENJOYABLE, WONDERFUL MOVIE!" — The Montreal Gazette A NORTHERN LOVE cSTORY GREENWAY PLAZA UNDERGROUND 626-3339 Distinguished Canadian filmmaker and artist Joyce Wieland will lecture and show her first feature-length narrative film, The Far Shore, on Thursday, September 14 at the Museum of Fine Arts. The presentation will begin at 8 P.M. in the museum's Brown Auditorium. After the museum showing, the film will run at the Greenway Theater. Houston Area Women's Center. Three-lecture series on Current Human Relationships. September 21: John Bradshaw will speak on the Future of Evolution, male and female roles in today's society. September 28: Margie Jenkins, Women in Transition, the changing woman in a changing world. October 5: Dr. Nikki Van Hightower, Are Women Changing Men? All will begin at 8 P.M. at Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church. A donation of $15 for all three lectures is requested. Proceeds will go to the fund to build a permanent facility for the Women's Center. Mail checks to H.A.W.C, P.O. Box 20186, Houston, Tx., 77025. The long-awaited shelter for battered women and children, sponsored by the Houston Area Women's Center, opened in early June. More than sixty women and children have sought shelter from husbands, "lovers," and rapists. Volunteers are needed to fill shifts twice a month. Call WIRES at 527-0718 to donate your time, food, money, clothing, or household items. It's women helping women. Greater Houston Chapter of Federally Employed Women, Inc. is holding a training seminar on Saturday, September 23, 1978, at the University of Houston. Workshops begin at 9 A.M. and include an assertiveness lab, job interview workshop, a film You Pack Your Own Chute, and a workshop on preparing the SF 171, Federal Personal Qualifications Statement (federal job application). Cost is $10, lunch included. For more information, call 226-5677 or 528-1045. Carl N. Degler, Pulitzer Prize winning historian, will speak on the topic "Women and the Demographic Transition in America," Wednesday evening, September 20. Professor Degler's latest research project has concerned the history of women in America, a subject on which he has already published. The talk will begin at 8 P.M. in Room 301, Sewall Hall, Rice University. This will be the fourth Ervin Frederick Kalb Lecture in History, and is open to the public free of charge. The definitive reference work on the history of women artists, Women Artists 1550-1950, is scheduled to go out of print. The catalogue with text by Linda Nochlin and Anne Southerland Harris includes the largest collection of color plates of women's work available. A note to Knopf may help keep this important reference work in print. Write to Paul Anbinder at Alfred Knopf, 201 E. 50th St., New York, N.Y. 10020. The YWCA is offering a five-lecture series entitled Focus on Women beginning September 20. Topics being featured are legal issues, credit, money management, politics, and body awareness. The lectures will be held on Wednesday evenings beginning at 7 P.M. and are free to YWCA members. For more information call 723-4752. NEW BREAKTHROUGH FOUNDATION CLASSES STARTING SOON Women & Money, taught by Mary McDonnel Drouin, starts Tuesday, September 19 at 7:30 and continues for three consecutive Tuesdays. Learn about money. How to create it. Enjoy it. Spend it. Invest it. Ms. Drouin is a business and educational consultant, trained in T.A. techniques, with a wealth of life experiences to share. Only $21 for three sessions. Effective Speech Communication, taught by the officers of Creative Speech Interests, Inc., starts Friday, September 29 at 7:30 P.M. and continues all day Saturday, from 8:30 to 5:00. Marjorie Best, Caroline Peeler and Evelyn Cox will teach you how to present your ideas clearly, assertively and in a businesslike manner. Major Houston corporations pay $350 per person for this training. It's available to you, through Breakthrough Foundation, for only $55. Call Ruth Barrett at 526-6686 to reserve your place. Only a few remain. HOUSTON AREA FEMINIST FEDERAL CREDIT UNION needs your help now! • deposit money in your account regularly • recruit new, large depositors • volunteer some shares, energy, or time • call HAFFCU 527-9108 6 HOUSTON BREAKTHROUGH SEPTEMBER