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NOW News Bay Area Chapter, Vol. 8, No. 7, July 1980 - Page 3. July 1980. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 26, 2021. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/feminist/item/4997/show/4989.

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Title NOW News Bay Area Chapter, Vol. 8, No. 7, July 1980
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Date July 1980
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Transcript Program & Business 6/5/SO Evie Whitsett, Program Coordinator presided at the regular June meeting held at A Uniting Church* Approximately 45 women and men assembled to comment on, enjoy/relive thee xperiences of those participating in the May Chicago March* for the ERA* Three sets of color slides were shown* The first carousel, taken and presented by Bettye Kowalski, included such scenes as: members on plane to Chicago, crab apples in bloom, groupings of white-clad women moving together. 11 Texas for ERA" banner (Slide 21), Band Shell and field area at Grant Park with thousands of women in white, and Slide 30 of Judy Blanchard* The second carousel taken/presented by Lynn McGregor included scenes on the plane, group pix of Evie Whitsett/Jean Saletan, Rema Lou Brown/Sonia Doty, pix'from scaffolding, Lynn McGregor^and daughter, front line of March (#£?), Marching Band, ^arlo Thomas and Phil Donohue* The third carousel taken/presented by Twiss Butler showed plane trip, Lynn McGregor1s daughter, Sonia Doty, airport group #6, massive groupings of women in white, baby in carriage, "You Canft Excommunicate Equality" banner carried by Mormons for the ERA, front line of March #2#, parade photos, "My Grandmother is for the ERA" with accompanying banner "I'm the Grandmother" #33 > baby in backpack, and numerous groups such as Priests for the ERA, Catholic Women for the ERA, AAUW, Mujeres Unitedad, Women in Mathematics, Actors, Homemakers for Equal Rights with the "stroller brigade", Lite¥| Opera Singers, Texas for ERA, Older Women, plus labor/religious & other groups marching. Platform pix Evie suggested the slides be brought to the July meeting for anyone wanting to see them again. For the next part of the Program Evie Asked that everyone form a circle with those to h^r right being feminists of long-standing, graduating around the circle to those who consider themselves beginning in the movement or here for the first time. She asked for responses to these questions: (1) What is a feminist? (2) What is an activist? After 4 to 5 responses she suggested that the group of 42 break into S groups of 5 each and discuss the following ideas: (1) Attempt to explain ourselves - why do we devote energy to feminism? (2) What Action(s) early in your feminist experience was the most significant? 13) What action in your life had the most long-term satisfaction - what the most short-term satisfaction? (4) What personal goals have been furthered by the feminist movement, and what current goals will the feminist movement aid? After about 15 minutes the groups re-assembled into the circle with a spokesperson for each group encapsulating the individual group discussions* The "significant statements" included such varied topics/experiences as: the"high" of being part of the ^9 discrimination in elementary school, the Nikki Van Hightower assemblage, experiencing women1s anger, textbook review, National Mki Convention, social conflicts between childrearing/ self-growth, Illinois ERA ^arch, husbands encouragement for wife to join WML feelings of aloneness in views until hearing Frances hicks on TV, raising of girl children, joy of bringing other women into the movement, women talking with women, women encouraging men to support feminism, women should be taken seriously, how some women have moved in-out of the included Muriel Fox \A founder of NOW movement, the importance of control & Li)£Fjf Betty Friedan, Ellie Smeal, over one's own life, Women's Studies, Jessee ^ackson, Ann Landers, Gloria C~R, early role models, sexual harass- Steinham, Sonia Johnson, Frances/Nor-ment^ desire to change self & others* man Lear, and Bella Abzug*