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SOCIAL CAUSE CALENDAR Notices on upcoming events must reach the Observer at least three weeks in advance. ENVIRONMENTAL COALITION ASSEMBLY hold its mid-year general assembly in Corpus Christi on June 26 at La Quinta Royale Motor Inn. The host group is the Organization for the Preservation of an Unblemished Shoreline. The gathering will focus on major isues affecting the Texas coast in the 1980’s; speakers include U.S. Rep. Bill Patman and Land Commissioner Bob Armstrong. Write TEC at P.O. Box 1683, Austin 78767. RUSSELL LEE EXHIBIT A retrospective of 50 photographs by Russell Lee, from humanistic portrayals of life in a coal mining town to nearly abstract details of oil refineries, will be on view through June 27 at the San Antonio Museum of Art. The photographs were taken in San Antonio, Corpus Christi, and Austin during the depression when Lee worked for the Farm Security Administration. PESTICIDE CONFERENCE On July 23-24, the Texas Pesticide Research and Education Project \(which is funded by Texas Rural Legal Aid to examine the use, regulation, and health effects of pesticides and Texas: For All Concerned” at the Joe C. Thompson Conference Center in Austin. The conference, cosponsored by labor, farm, farmworker, health, environmental, and legal groups, will focus on the impact of pesticides to health, food, and environment. The state and federal regulatory system will be an Photo by Alan Pogue alyzed, and methods to achieve community and occupational safety and a more healthy and sustainable agricultural system will be explored. Call 512-474-0811 or write P.O. Box 1931, Austin 78767. DRAFT PROSECUTIONS The Justice Department is expected to initiate prosecution against some 220 draft nonregistrants in the month of June. The American Friends Service Committee announces that the day after the prosecutions have been made public, demonstrations will be held at as many U.S. courthouses around the country as possible. Call AFSC in Austin, 512-474-2399 for information. Progressive Organizations The Observer has built up lists of organizations in Texas we regard as progressive. The editor invites communications recommending organizations for inclusion. We will generally run the listings for Austin, San Antonio, and Houston in one issue followed by Dallas, Fort Worth, and Around Texas in the next. DALLAS ACLU, 651-7897; ACORN, 823-4580; American Indian Center, 826-8856; Amns. for Demo. Action, 368-8931: AMIGOS, 339-9461; Amnesty Intl., 3614690: Armadillo Coalition, 349-1970: Audubon Society, 341-2534; Bois d’Arc Patriots, 827-2632; Bread for the World, Joe Haag, 741-1991×298: Brthrhood of Viet Vet., 224-9750; Brown Berets, 337-4135: Citizens’ Assn. for Sound Energy 946-9446; Citizens for Comm. Health, 363-2979: Clean Air Coalition, 387-2785: Comanche Peak Life Force, 337-5885: Cmte. in Solidar375-3715: Dallas Friends Service Group, 321-8643: Dallas Gay Alliance, 528-4233: Dallas UN Assn., 526-1853; 299-5408: E. Dallas Nghbrhood Assn., 827-1181: 370-3805; Frederick Douglass Voting Council, 426-1867; Gray Panthers of Dallas-Fort Worth, 227-8332; Love Field Ctzns Action Cmte., 526-8481: Low Income Housing Security Cmte., 748-5861; Nghborhood Info. & Action Service, 827-2632; Neighbors United for Quality Ed., 823-6713; N. Tx. Abortion 742-8188; NOW NOW \(North 8971: N. Lake Col. Solar Club, 659-5254: Progressive Voters League, 372-8168: Sierra Club, 369-5543: 750-9736; S. Central Civic League, 375-5038: S.E. Dal. Nghbrhood Club, 421-7931: Sound Transportation & Rapid Control, 528-3985: Tx. Cmte. on Natural Resources, 352-8370; Tx. Tenants Union, 823-2733; Urban Affairs Center War Resisters League, 337-5885; W. Dal. Nghbrhood Group, 631-1586. FORT WORTH ACLU, 534-6883; ACORN, 924-1401, Armadillo Coalition, 927-0808: Bread for the World, 9241440 C.O. Awareness 457-6148, 485-1527; Citizens for 926-3827: Citizens for Fair Utility Regulation, 478-6372; Coalition of Labor Union Women, 469-1202: Dist. 10 Demos., 535-7803: First Friday, 927-0808: Ft. W. Task Force on Central Am., 921-0419: F.W. Tenants’ Ccl., 923-5071: IMPACT, 923-4506: Mental Health Assn., 335-5405: NOW, 336-3943; Precinct Workers Cl., 429-2706: Senatorial Dist. 12 Demos., 457-1560: Sierra Club, 923-9718: Students Against Women’s Club, 451-8133, 927-5169: Tx. Coalition of Black Demos Women’s Political Caucus, 336-8700. AROUND TEXAS Alta Loma: Brthrhood of Viet. Vet., 925-6405. Amarillo: ACLU, 373-7200: Panhandle Environmental Awareness Cmte., 376-8903; Northwest Tx. Clergy and Laity Concerned, 373-8668. Bastrop: Central Tx. Lignite Watch, 321-5250. Beaumont: ACLU, 898-0743: Amnesty Intl, Karen Dweyer, 420 Longmeadow, 77707. Brthrhood of Viet Vets, 727-4873. Brownsville: ACLU, 541-4874. Bryan: ACLU, Box 4523, 77805; Brazos Society for Alternatives to Nuclear Energy, 822-1882. College Station: Kramer, Box D, 77841. Corpus Christi: American GI Forum, 241-8647; Gulf Coast Conservation Assoc., 991-9690: League of Women Voters, 852-6443; LULAC, 882-8284; NAACP, 883-2931: NOW, 883-4469: Org. for the Preservation of an Unblemished Tx. Pesticide Abuse Coalition, 855-7061, 387-2886 Women’s Pol. Caucus, 854-1080; Women’s Shelter, 88 1-8888. Denton: ACLU, 387-5126. El Paso: ACLU, 545-2990: Amnesty Intl, 584-4869. El Paso Peace Coalition, 9524 Bettis Ave., 79925. Fredericksburg: Fredericksburg Peace Alliance, 997-3263. Gainesville: Organizing Cmte. for Gainesville 76240. Lubbock: ACLU, 765-8393: Nat’l Lawyers Guild. 799-2714; NOW. 793-0582: South Plains Alternative Resources Coalition, 762-8950; West Tx. Demos., 792-5720. Midland: Brthrhood of Viet Vets, 684-3768. Nacogdoches: Alternative Views, 560-4363: Pineywoods Coalition, 218 W. Austin St. San Juan: ACLU, 787-8171. San Marcos: Students Against Continued Involvement in El SalSeabrook: Galveston Bay Conservation & Preservation Assoc., 471-3119. Temple: Brthrhood of Viet Vets, 7737987. Texas City: Gulf Coast Council on Foreign Affairs, 938-1211×296/297. Tyler: Inter-Faith Peace Felship, 593-5650 Waco: ACLU, 755-3611; Baylor YD’s, 662-6313; Bread for the World, 772-3135; CURE, 754-2008; GI Forum, 799-8712; IMPACT, 772-7006, League of Women Vtrs.. 776-5432: LULAC, 776-0438: NOW, 752-5975. THE TEXAS OBSERVER 15