ERA TASK FORCE SCHEDULE
Give a few hours of your time NOW for equality. Opportunity to help
raise funds and notify supporters with update information. Getting
petitions signed at the Westheimer Art Festival we found many people
still don't know the truth about the ERA. The Task force meets at the
Houston Area NOW office at #4 Chelsea Place.
Sunday - May 2 - 2:00pm
Sunday - May 16 - 2:00pm
Thursday - May 20 - 7:30pm
Texas NOW Offers Issue Organizing Workshop
Texas State NOW will sponsor an all day workshop
on Saturday, June 12th, at the University of Houston
Central Campus in Houston. The workshop. "Organizing Activities on Feminist issues,' will be a nuts and bolts
approach to settine up task forces and doing effective
White these are general activities that are a part of all
issues task forces, the speakers will give specific examples
of how these techniques can be and were used and the
results. It is imperative that women be prepared to organize against; bad legislation at Federal, state and local
levels. This workshop will help prepare individuals and
chapters to work on issues.
In oraer to provide the best facilities, please fill out
and return the registration form below. The fee includes
a kit on organizing a task force. The kit is available for
$2.50 for those who cannot attend the workshop. Child
care will be available free; please indicate your needs on
the form. In order to provide the best child care, please
respond by June 1.
Many people have approached Texas NOW because
they wanted more information on organizing their issue.
This workshop will provide it. Experts on these topics
will speak at the workshop. They include: Jeanne
Salalan, Jan Stevens, Yvonne Broach, Pat Kuhlman,
Vicky Worsham, Rema Lou Brown, Elaine Kimsey, and
C. K. Sprinkle. These Texas NOW members will share
their skttls and experience with you.
The topics to be covered include:
• An overview of organizing task forces
• Carrying out the NOW program locally
• Working with the Media
• Setting up a speaker's bureau
• Action Activities/outreach
• Participating in hearings
• Petitioning and phone banking
Make check payable to Texas NOW. Please send completed form and check to NOW at the University of
Houston, University of Houston, 4800 Calhoun, Box 509
UC, Houston, TX 77004 before June 8. 1982.
No NOW member
will be denied participation because they cannot pay.
However, even those who cannot pay must preregister
to be assured a spot.
Organizing Activities on Feminist Issues
Saturday June 12th, 9 a.m. -3:30 p.m.
□ I will attend, enclosed is my registration fee of $2.50 for NOW member
□ I will attend, enclosed is my registration fee of $5.00 for non-NOW member
□ I can't attend, please send me a kit, I enclose $2.50
□ I will need special equipment. Indicate need ... ,
□ I will need child care. Children's names and ages
Registration must be submitted before June 8 to assure spot. Charge at door is $5 for NOW members, $7.50 for non-NOW members. No
NOW member turned away for inability to pay, but preregistration is still required to assure a spot.
Send check and registration form to NOW at the University of Houston, University of Houston, 4800 Calhoun, Box 509 UC, Houston, TX
77004, before June 8, 1982.