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NOW News Bay Area Chapter, Vol. 7, [No. 4], April 1979 - Page 9. April 1979. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. January 15, 2021. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/feminist/item/2918/show/2914.

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Title NOW News Bay Area Chapter, Vol. 7, [No. 4], April 1979
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Date April 1979
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Transcript We have a great number of unrenewed memberships. Hopefully these are oversights,, Many of us would like to be more h eavily involved in work on women s issues, but are con- strained by other comm itments At the March program meeting, I first hear,/the term "checkbook feminist*" A ' 'checkbook feminist" should not be d scountedo It may be her only means of supporting the movement* We are all aware that without our dues we do not function,, Our chapter po 1 icy has been to extend the newsletter for three months past membership expiration. , o *and with the mounting costs of postage, we will be forced to adhere more closely* mi ..A fri endly reminder to the Membership expired followi ng: Membership expired 12/" 1/79 — — Evelyn Allen Judy Blanchard Nanette Bruckner Twiss Butler Debra Brashears Vikki Carr Susan Keene • 51% of the population is female. • 1 % of women hold top jobs. • 97.6% of all secretaries are female. • 94.2% of all typists are female. Mary Button Membership expired 2/79 • 1% of all registered apprentices are Aneta Davis female. Elizabeth Glenn Fredd ie Chedd ix • 4.8% of employed women earn Marilyn Kinard $10,000 to $15,000 a year, versus Mary McFadin Membership expired 3/79 22% for men. Martha McKinley • 23% of all multiple job holders are Etta B. "Rusty" Richards P. C."Cricket" 1ng raham women. IMHHfettl Nora Mertz • 40% of mothers with children under Dolores Smith Jeannene Ramon the age of 6 are working. Ellen K* Smith Betty Swartz • 7% of American families have work Sharan Vacalavik Phyl1 is Tucker Linda Uljon ing daddy, dependent mamma, and two children. • 51% of all working women are A few statistics of interest to women. We "borrowed" married. these from the Women's Rights Coordinating Council newsletter..oWho had "borrowed" from an issue of "Cosmopolitan" magazine...who had "borrowed" from...??? We like to think of such "borrowing" as an extension of THE OLD GIRL'S NETWORK. May it grow ever stronger. • 74% of all husbands default in the first year on court-ordered child support. • 50% of widows and single women exist on poverty-level incomes. • 60% of all working women are The University of Houston at Clear Lake City (UHCLC) is seeking a Coordinator/Counselor for the Women's Resource Service Centerc Applicants should have a B.A., MUST be feminists* This is an M*A* internship. For further information contact the Center at 488-9216. The position will be filled by July 1* clerks, saleswomen, waitresses, and hairdressers. • 84% of all children whose mammas must work can find no government- . . licensed day-care places. • 36% of all black families, 21% of all Hispanic families, and 11 % of all white families are headed by women. • 50% less income is earned by women who head families than by males who head families. • 59%. For every dollar a man earns, a woman earns 59 cents. • 5.8%. A nurse with 14.2 years of education earns 5.8% less than a deliveryman. • 38%. A secretary with 13.2 years of education earns 38% less than a truckdriver with 9.0 years of education. • 2%. Female waee increases dropped in 1977. From 7.8 to 5.8% • 2% of all board of directorships arc held by women. • 40%. For every salesman's dollar earned, a saleswoman earns 40 cents.