SOCIAL CAUSE CALENDAR Notices on upcoming events must reach the Observer at least three weeks in advance. WOMEN’S COALITION CONFERENCE On March 12 the National Organization of Women will hold a workshop on the government and will initiate a coalition of women’s groups; Sheraton Spindletop Inn, Beaumont, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Area women invited; $5 fee; RSVP 833-9966. ANTI-NUCLEAR DOCUMENTARY The Maryknoll film, “Gods of Metal,” which documents Christian anti-nuclear weaponry activism, will be shown March 16, 7 p.m. , St. Julia Catholic Church, Austin. The film will also be shown in other Austin parishes; call local churches for date and time. PEACE BENEFIT The Austin Peace and Justice Coalition will have a benefit Italian Dinner and Auction, March 18, 7-10 p. m , Unitarian Church, 4700 Grover. Auction donations welcome; call 454-7198. CORPUS CHRISTI PROTEST Peace groups will protest the docking of the nuclear submarine “City of Corpus Christi, March 20, Corpus Christi harbor. Call 884-6699 for time. Those interested in traveling with a group from Austin to Corpus may call 478-4577. PEACE FILM ON PBS The American Friends Service Committee’s anti-war film, “The Time Has Come,” will be shown March 21, KLRH, Ch. 18, Austin, 7:30 p.m.; and, April 3, KNCT, Ch. 46, Killeen, 2 p.m. It features the New York June 12 disarmament demonstration as well as Amarillo and Austin protests. CENTRAL AMERICA WEEK Memorial services commemorating the assassination on March 24, 1980, of El Salvador’s Archbishop Oscar Romero will be held during Central America Week, March 18-27. In Austin, a Mass and interfaith service with Latin American music, poetry and Nicaraguan religious speakers will be March 24, 7 p.m., Dolores Catholic Church, 1111 Montopolis Dr. The San Antonio Interreligious Task Force will hold its service March 27; call 432-1125 for the time and place. Contact Campaign for Peace with Justice \(1747 Connecticut Ave. formation on U.S. intervention in Central America. HUMANITIES LECTURE Charles L. Black, Jr., legal scholar and activist, will speak about the relationship between the humanities and social goals on March 25, 8 p.m., Woodlands Conference Center. This 1983 Texas Lecture on the Humanities is free and open to the public. A one-day Institute on the Humanities will follow on. March 26. 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; AMIS. for Demo. Action, 368-8931; AMIGOS, 339-9461; Amnesty Intl., 361-4690; 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; Casa America Libre, 942-9413; Citizens’ Assn. for Comm. Health, 363-2979; Ctzns. Party, 630-5765; Clean Air Coalition, 387-2785; Comanche Peak Life Force, 337-5885; Cmte. in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador Group, 321-8643; Dallas Gay Alliance, 528-4233; Dallas Inter-Religious Task Force on Central America, 327-8370; Dallas UN Assn., 526-1853; Demo. Socialists of America 370-3805; Frederick Douglass Voting Council, 426-1867; Gray Panthers of Dallas-Fort Worth, 227-8332; Ground Zero, 692-3646; Human Ecology Research Foundation, 620-0620; Humanists of North Texas, 387-5559; Lawyers’ Alliance For Nuclear Arms Control, 43 Charles St., Suite 3, Boston, MA, 02114; 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 Rights AcNOW 690-8971; N. Lake Col. Solar Club, 659-5254; Physicians for Social Responsibility, 688-2699; Progressive Voters League, 372-8168; Proyecto Adelante, 941-3784; Resistance Cmte., 942-4236; Sierra Club, 369-5543; Save Open League, 375-5038; S.E. Dal. Nghbrhood Club, 421-7931; Sound Transportation & Rapid gun Control, 528-3985; Tx. Cmte. on Natural Resources, 352-8370; Tx. Tenants Union, 823-2733; Urban Affairs Center 372-6801; War Resisters League, 337-5885; W. Dal. Nghbrhood Group, 631-1586. FORT WORTH ACLU, 534-6883; ACORN, 924-1401; Bread for the World, 924-1440 C.O. Awareness Cmte. Fair Utility Regulation, 478-6372; Ctzns. Party, 293-7129; Coalition of Labor Union Women, 469-1202; Dist. 10 Demos., 535-7803; Dist. 12 Demos, 457-1560; First Friday, 927-0808; Ft. W. Task Force on Central Am., 921-0419; Ft. W. Tenants’ Ccl., 923-5071; IMPACT, 923-4506; Mental Health Assn., 335-5405; NOW, 336-3943; Precinct Workers Cl., 429-2706; Sierra Club, 923-9718; Students Against the Draft Tarrant Cty. Demo Women’s Club, 451-8133, 927-5169; Tx. Coalition of Black Demos \(F. W. 534-7737; 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. Arlington: United Viet. Vets. Bastrop: Central Tx. Lignite Watch, 285-4180. Bay-City: Matagorda Co. Citizens for Environmental Protection, 244-1458. Bastrop: Central Tx. Lignite Watch, 285-4180. Beaumont: ACLU, 898-0743; Amnesty Int’l, Karen Dweyer, 420 Longmeadow, 77707; Brthrhood of Viet Vets, 727-4873; N.O.W., 833-9966. Brownsville: ACLU. 541-4874. Gulf Coast C’lition for Public Health, Box 3329, 78520. Bryan: ACLU, Box 4523, 77805; Brazos Society for Alternatives to Nuclear Energy, 822-1882. College Station: Gay 696-9538; Sierra Club, 846-5985. Corpus Christi: American GI Forum, 241-8647; C.C. Cmte. on Justice in El Salvador, 884-6699; 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 883-0586; Tx. Pesticide Abuse Coalition, Caucus, 854-1080; Women’s. Shelter, 881-8888. Denton: ACLU, 387-5126. Edinburg: Border 383-7016. El Paso: ACLU, 545-2990; Amnesty Intl, 584-4869, El Paso Peace Coalition, 9524 Bellis Ave., 79925. Fredericksburg: Fredericksburg Peace Alliance, 997-3263. Gainesville: Organizing Cmte. for Nat’l Writers ville 76240. Harlingen: Proyecto Libertad, 425-9552. 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. Tx. Women’s Political Caucus-Permian Basin, 683-3863. Muleshoe: Defensa, 272-5343. Nacogdoches: Alternative Views, 560-4363; E. Tx. Cmttee. for Nuclear Awareness, 564-4563; Pineywoods Coalition, 218 W. Austin St.; Tx. Cmttee. on Natural Resources, 564-9728. Odessa: Tx. Women’s Political Caucus Permian Basin, 332-8112. San Juan: ACLU, 787-8171. San Marcos: Americans for a Secure Future, 396-4222; Students Against Continued Involvement in El Salvador \(S.W.Tx. State Seabrook: Galveston Bay Conservation & Preservation Assoc., 471-3119. Temple: Brthrhood of Viet Vets, 773-7987; Temple Peace Group, 771-3779. Texas City: Gulf Coast Council on Foreign Affairs, 938-1211×296/297. Tyler: Inter-Faith Peace Felship, 593-5650; NOW, 566-2705; Tyler Peace Group, 561-5501. Waco: ACLU, 755-3611; Baylor YD’s, 662-6313; Bread for the World, 772-3135; CURE, 754-2008; GI Forum, 799-8712; 521-0439. IMPACT, 772-7006, League of Women Vtrs., 776-5432; LULAC, 776-0438; NOW, 752-5975. THE TEXAS OBSERVER 31
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