We are very fortunate to have Mary Austin present our program on April 1. She
will show a slide program that will be an eye-opener! You'll never look at an ad or
commercial again without being alert to the psychological, social and sexual messages
being conveyed. IMAGES OF WOMEN IN THE MEDIA, April 1, 7:30 p.m. Come and bring your
ERA Action Team - Sandy Anderson has very efficiently set up the Team which meets
the 1st, 2nd and 4th Mondays at 6:30 p.m. and the 3rd Sunday at 1:30 p.m. Please call
Sandy (554-6V16) and offer her at least three (3) hours a month. We are now Into the
three-month countdown before deadline. We must do all we can in these final critical
Public Speaking Workshop - If there is a sufficient show of interest, we will
run a workshop for public speaking skills, how to organize your subject, how to put
your audience at ease, how to get your points across effectively and how to feel comfortable before a group. If you are interested, let me know at the meeting or call me.
Abortion Alert - SJR 110, the bill that proposes a restrictive Constitutional
Amendment, is out of Committee. This is the furthest that any proposed Amendment effort
has gone. It is critical that our elected Representatives and Senators are informed
strongly that any attempt to restrict or abolish women's reproductive choices is totally q /
unacceptable. Please write or call now. (See Program Meeting Minutes, 2nd paragraph). \&
MINUTES, BAY AREA NOW PROGRAM MEETING
MARCH 4, 1982
President Pat Kuhlmann called the program meeting of Bay Area NOW to
order at 7:43 PM. It was announced that Sandy Anderson, ERA Task Force
Coordinator, was activating an ERA ACTION TEAM. Volunteers are needed for
the phone bank and to write letters. The ERA Action Team meets at 1:3t> PM
the 1st, 2nd, and 4th Mondays and at 1:30 PM on the Sunday preceding the
3rd Monday. Contat Sandy, 554-6416, to volunteer or for details about the
needs of the ERA ACTION TEAM.
Jeanne Saletan announced a REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS ALERT was received and
asked for everyone to contact Senators Lloyd Bentsen and John Tower immediately to state personal opposition to any and all Congressional action
that would limit a woman's reproductive choices. She also specified the
need for letters to be written to Senators Joseph R. Biden, Jr., D-Del-,
456 Russell Senate Office Bldg., Robert C. Byrd, D-W.Va., 133 Russell
Senate Office Bldg., and Howell Heflin, D-Ala., 3103 Dirksen Senate Office
Bldg. All have the Washington, D.C. zipcode, 20510. All of these men serve
on the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Kathy Beard. Women's Resource Services Manager, announced news that
WOMEN'S WEEK VI is scheduled at UH/CLC, March 29-April 2. B.A.NOW members
are asked to contact her at 488-9216 to volunteer to work at the information table or for program information.
Phyllis Tucker introduced Amy Hogan, Dallas NOW, who presented the
slide show, "Straight Talk About Lesbians." The slide program was compassionate, understanding, and informative. Anyone interested in information on the availability of the slide program should contact Phyllis,
In the business meeting that followed, Bob Doughty informed the members of his and Mary McFadin's experiences at the Dallas meeting of the
so-called Christian Roundtable, March 6. He noted that for professed
Christians, the Roundtable members demonstrated an intolerance for those
whose ideas were not in total conformity with theirs, and that they were
noticeably lacking in compassion for others. Members were referred to
Mary's news story in The Citizen.
Evie Whitsett moved that B.A. NOW donate $50.00 to the Uniting Church
of Clear Lake City in appreciation for the use of their building for our
program meetings. Phyllis Tucker second the motion. The motion passed.
After lengthy discussion by the membership, Rema Lou Brown moved that
a special committe be created to propose possible strategies that, the
chapter could use to demonstrate its support for the continuation and
strengthening of the Women's Resource Service at UH/CLC. Judy Hoffman seconded the motion. The motion passed. Judy Snyder then moved that the
chapter donate *50.00 to WRS as a scholarship for the.manager to augment
the minimal stipend the university gives to the position. Bonnie Dombroski
seconded the motion. The motion passed.