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Title Harris County Women's Political Caucus, August 1974
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Date August 1974
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  • Women--Texas--Houston--Periodicals
  • Feminism--United States--Periodicals
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Transcript 4 TWPC convention cont... The convention deferred action on endorsement of statewide candidates until the next meeting of the state policy council. The TWPC constitutional convention report Includes an explanation of the caucus position and a record of the actions of the convention delegates on eight areas of caucus concern: sexist language, homestead protection and consent to abandon, non-discrimination in appointments, garnishment of wages, compulsory pregnancy, proposal 260 ("traditional family structure"--this one has to be read to be believed), non-discrimination in education, and the welfare ceiling, a copy of the report will be available at the Women's Center for your perusal. As usual, the passage of resolutions indicated directions for the caucus In the next year. Among other things, the convention resolvedi to reaffirm TWPC's committment to women's Issues and to the involvement of women In politics; to make efforts to recognize and deal with the problems of older women; to urge the establishment of statewide commissions on housing/public accomodations and on utility regulation 1 to establish a task force to study the ramifications of the Hatch Act for federal employees and employees of federally funded programsj to support a rape reform bill (such as the one promised for the next legislative session by Texas' women legislators) to urge the impeachment and conviction, if evidence warrants, of Richard Nixon; to support legislation and programs to aid the handicapped, and to make efforts to provide facilities for handicapped women at future TWPC conventions; to support legislation on behalf of children and youth, emphasizing the Importance of quality child care; to oppose any extension of the current three-year PCC licensing periods; to make available TWPC by-laws and Information on tape in Spanish and English; to support action to strike from Texas law any statutes defining homosexuality or homosexual acts between consenting persons as criminal; to encourage local and special interest caucuses to work with school boards on the Implementation of Title IX; to urge the Democratic Party to send a half-female delegation to the Kansas City convention, and to support the ACLU suit against that party on the conflict between the date set for the state convention and a religious holiday; to support the boycott of Van Heusen imported shirts. Other resolutions expressed gratitude to the Austin caucus for their efforts In hosting the convention, and to departing chair Jane Hickle for her time, energy, and leadership. The 1975 TWPC concention will be held in Corpus Christi, and the '76 in Dallas. RAPE CRISIS COALITION report by Alice Shrader The recently-formed Houston Rape Crisis Coalition on July 16 elected Bette Anne Knoll coordinator and Susan Watkins secretary- treasurer. The coalition officers and representatives from HCWPC and NOW have completed a first draft of an Informational brochure on rape and "what to do if..." They hope that the finalized version will be ready for publication within the next few weeks. cont. next pg.