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SOCIAL CAUSE CALENDAR Notices on upcoming events must reach the Observer at least three weeks in advance. COLLOQUIUM ON LATIN AMERICA The second of a 14-part series on Latin American social, political, and economic alternatives, sponsored by the Institute of Latin American Studies, UT-Austin, will occur on Friday, Oct. 1, at 2 p.m. in Room 155 of the Business and Economics Building on the UT-Austin campus. Call 4715551 for more information on the series. TARAL BENEFIT The Texas Abortion Rights Action Fun Run-Walk on Oct. 2 beginning at 9:30 a.m. from the gazebo on the Town Lake Hike and Bike Trail, Austin. Registration at 9 a.m.; call 478-0094 for information. DRAFT FORUM On Oct. 4, the day of St. Francis, Pax Christi of Austin will sponsor a discussion led by Vietnam veterans on registration, the draft, and conscientious objection. This event is also a show of support for Benjamin Sassway, the man from California who was found guilty of not registering and who will be sentenced that day. UT Catholic Center, Austin, 7:30 p.m. SANTOS EXHIBIT An outstanding exhibition of religious folk art of the American Southwest will open at the Amon Carter Museum, Ft. Worth, Oct. 8, called “Santos: The Religious Folk Art of New Mexico.” The exhibit features paintings and sculptures of saints created from local materials by 18th and 19th century Hispanic folk artists. ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH WATCH The Austin Nurses’ Environmental Health Watch will hold a conference entitled “Environmental Health Issues: A Texas Overview” on Oct. 8, Joe C. Thompson Conference Center in Austin. Lois Gibbs of the Love Canal Homeowners Association and Senator Lloyd Doggett will speak. Call 512-443-7931 for more information. ARTISTS FOR PEACE Peace activist artists in Austin will present a week of peace events, including music, dance, drama, and an art exhibit by 50 Austin artists. The peace week begins Oct. 11 with the opening of the exhibit at the Dougherty Cultural Arts Center and ends Oct. 17 with a dinner and entertainment benefit for the Austin Peace and Justice Coalition Education Fund at the Univ. Methodist Church, 4-8 p.m. Call 263-2586 or 474-5877 for times and places of events. FAMILY VIOLENCE MEET The Texas Council on Family Violence will hold its annual statewide meeting for members and other people interested in working to end family violence, Oct. 15 -16, in Port Aransas at the Beachhead Condominium. Among other presentations will be a report on European women’s shelters. 8582. BATTERED WOMEN DAY Oct. 16 is the second National Day of Unity in commemoration of battered women. Women’s shelters in Texas cities will sponsor events to memorialize victims of domestic violence and to celebrate work done towards ending violence against women. Call your local shelter for details, or COMANCHE PEAK TOUR The Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club will hold its annual statewide meeting at the Glen Rose YMCA Camp near Dallas, Oct 16-17. Part of the afternoon activities on the 16th will include an optional tour of the Comanche Peak nuclear power plant now under construction. For information: Sierra C.I.A. FILM SHOWING Alan Francovich’s “On Company Business,” a documentary on the C.I.A. which won the Intl. Film Critics award at Berlin in 1980, will be shown at the Varsity Theater, Austin, on Oct. 17-18 and Oct. 22-26. 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. AUSTIN 78712; Amn. Friends Service Cmte., 474-2399; Amnesty Intl., Bx. 4951, Aus. 78765; Antidubon Say., 4474155; Austinites for Public Transportation, 441-2651; Aus. Lambda, 4788653; Austin Lesbian-Gay Pol. Caucus, 4788653; Aus. Nghbrhood Cci., 442-8411; Aus. Nghbrhood Fund, 451-2347; Aus. Tenants’ Cci., 4741%1; Aus. Women’s Centr., 472-3775; Aus. Women’s Political Caucus, 472-3606; Black Aus. Demos., 478-6576; Brthrhood of Viet. Vets., 443.4830; Central Aus. Demos., 4776487 Central Tx. Lignite Watch, 443-7931; Ctzns. Coalition for an Economical Energy Policy, 474-4738; Ctzns Party, 451-3864; Ctzns, Cade. in Solidarity with the People of El Sal926-9600; Ecology Action, 478-1645; El Centro Chicano, 477-7769 or 476-3747; Grandparents for Nuclear Disarmament Action, 453-1727; Gray Panthers, 345-1869; IMPACT, 472-3903; Lawyers Alliance for Nuclear Arms Control 7481; LULAC, 451-3219; Max’s Pot, 928-4786; Mxn.-Amn. Demos., 444-7688 or 472-9211; NOW, 472-3775; November 29th Coalition, 478-6733; Nuclear Weapons Freeze Campaign, 459-0762; Nurses’ Environmental Health Watch, 454 3932; Northeast Aus. Demos, 836-3533; Organizing Crnte. for a Nat’l. Writers Union, Christi, 476-7351; Phogg Foundation, Box 13549; Poverty, Education and Research Alliance, 477-3281; Red Ryder Preservation Save Barton Creek, 472-4104; Sierra. Club, 4781264; Socialist Party of Tx., 452-3722; South Aus. Demos., 447-4091; Students for Political Tx. Consumer Assn., 477-1882; Tx. Council on Family Violence, 327-8582; Tx. Environmental Coalition, 476-3961; Tx. Fathers for Equal Rights, 452-0848; Tx. Mobilization for Survival, 474-5877; Tx. Pesticide Research & Education Project, 474-0811; Tx. Solar Energy Society, 472-1252; Travis Cty. Demo. Women, 453-3243; Travis Cty. YD’s, 453-3796; Univ. Mobilization for Survival, 476-4503; UT YD’s, 452-8516; West Aus. Demos., 454-1291; Women’s Pol. Caucus, 474-1798; Zilker Park Posse, 472-1053. HOUSTON ACLU, 524-5925; ACORN, 523-6989; Amnesty Intl., 529-1892; Brotherhood of Viet. Vet., 728 4857; Citizens’ Anti-Nuclear Info. Team \(CAN Socialist Organizing Crate., 921-6906; Gay Po\( l it ic,0 Caucus, 521-1000; Harris Cty. Concerned Women, 674-6798; Harris Cty. Demos., 528-2057; Houston Area Women’s Center, 528-6798; Hutviton Interfaith Hunger Coalition, 522-3955; IfthiSion Nonviolent Action, 661-9889; Interfaith Peaceforce of Houston, 688-3803; Lesbian and Gay Demos. of Texas, 521-1000; Mxn.-Arnn. Demos., 6944 Navigation, Houston 77011; Mockingbird Alliance, 747-1837; NAACP, 1018 Clebourne, Houston 77001; North Harris Co. Demos., P.O. Box 90704, 77290; Nuclear Weapons Freeze Campaign, 522-2422; Park People, Inc., 741-2524; PASO, 46716 Fairfield, Houston 77023; Senate Dist. 15 Demo. Coalition, 862-8431; Sierra Club, 228-0037; Tx. AborTx. Coalition of Black Demo&, 674-0968; Tx. Demo&,667-6194; Tx. Fathers for Equal Rights, 960-0407; Toxic Substances Task Force, 228 0037; UofH YD’s, 749-7347; Westside Demos., 464-2536; Women’s Lobby Alliance, 521-0439. SAN ANTONIO ACLU, 224-6791; Amnesty Intl., Box LH134, 78212; Bread for the World, 494-1042; Civil Rights Litigation Center, 224-1061; Citizens Concerned About Nuclear Power, 655-0543; Communities Organized for Public Service vention in El Salvador, 225-6913; Demos. for 0351; Ecumenical Peace Group, 736-2587; Fellowship of Reconciliation, 432-5715; Habitat, 822-9100; International Center for Peace Through Culture, 822-0461; Latin-American Assistance, 732-0960; Metropolitan Congregational Alliance, 349-2401; Mxn.-Amn. Demo&, 227-1341; NAACP, 224-7636; Organizations United for East Side Development, 824-4422; Pax Christi, 432-5715; People for Peace, 822 3089; Physicians for Social Responsibility, 691-0375; Pocr People’s Coalition for Human Services, 923-3037; Presbyterian Peace Fellowship, 732-9927; Proyecto Hospitalidad, 726 9306;Residents Organized for Better and Beautiful Environmental Development \(ROBAssn., 436-3107; S. A. Demo. League, 344-1497; S. A. day Alliance, Metropolitan Commnty. Church, 102 S. Pine; S. A. Human Rights Commission, 436-4013; San Antonians for Freedom of Choice 733-3248; Sierra Club, 271-7169; Tx. Fathers for Equal Rights, 337-6803; United Campuses Protesting Nuclear War, 691-0375; United Citizens Project Planning and Operating Corp. 224-4278. Vietnam Vets. Against War, 826-2441; Women’s Political Caucus, 6553724. 22