EL SALVADOR SPEAKER Former Austinite Charlie Clements, M. D, a USAF Academy graduate and one time Vietnam War pilot, provides health care in rebel controlled zones of El Salvador, has begun training programs for medics, and public health education campaigns for schools in El Salvador. Currently in the U.S. to raise money for critically needed medical supplies, Clements will speak about his experiences, July 27-August 7, for details about where and when. SOCIAL CAUSE CALENDAR Notices on upcoming events must reach the Observer at least three weeks in advance. TEACH-IN ON CENTRAL AMERICA Refugee and Central America support groups, inter-religious task forces, and peace/justice organizations in the Dallas/Ft. ‘k:Worth area will have an educational forum with workshops and discussions about Cent tral America, July 23, Casa View United Methodist Church, Ferguson Rd. , Dallas, k ;’for more information., NEW STATE PARK Guadalupe River State Park is now open with 11/2 miles of river frontage and 1,900 scenic acres for swimming, wading, “tithing, camping, and wildlife observation ‘ Located 32 miles west of New Braunfels off State Rt. 46. Reservations for campsites can LIGNITE SLIDE SHOW The Sierra Club and the Central Texas Lignite Watch will offer organizations a slide show on lignite issues of statewide ink443-7931, or 479-0678. PLOWSHARES PILGRIMAGE The Plowshares Pilgrimage arrives in Amarillo, August 5, and will have a vigil at the Pantex plant, August 6. Call: Clergy information. PHOTO EXHIBIT “Port-folios,” an exhibit by 10 artists from the member-run Houston Center for Photography, will be on display at the Dougherty Art Center, Austin, through August 7. ARRAY OF SOLAR The Citizens Environmental Coalition of Houston is sponsoring a solar energy information fair, through August 15, The Firehouse, 1413 Westheimer Rd., with brochures and displays illustrating solar energy technology and its feasibility for the time. CHURCH-SOCIAL ACTION WORKSHOP The Institute for Social Justice will sponsor a workshop, “Organizing Perspectives for Church Social Action,” August 25 -26, Austin. The training sessions are for clergy and lay people involved in social justice/social action ministries. $100 per PEACE RESOURCES Videotapes, films, and slideshows on the draft, military spending, non-violence, and nuclear war and power are available at little or no cost from Texas peace and justice organizations. Austin and statewide: American Friends’ Service Committee, 474-2399; Dallas-Ft. Worth: Dallas War 337-5885; San Antonio: Ad Hoc Committee for Peace/Disarmament, Judith Wade, 202 W. Woodlawn Ave., San Antonio, booklist on conflict resolution is available from Peggy Riehl, Northwest Tx. CALC, Box 2106, Amarillo, 79105. Progressive Organizations For some weeks now, the Observer has been updating its mailing list of progressive organizations. Those groups that did not respond to our mailing, or could not be reached by phone or mail, were dropped from the list. Please send us the name, address, and phone number of any group we’ve omitted. The list is available for a $5 processing fee to any group deemed progressive in purpose. We expect to begin filling orders for the list in June. The Observer especially thanks those friends who helped with the updating task. AROUND TEXAS Amarillo: Clergy and Laity Concerned, 373-8668; Panhandle Environmental Awareness Cmte., 376-8903. Arlington: United Viet. Vets. Organization, 461-6453. Arp: NOW, 566-8263. Bastrop: Central Tx. Lignite Watch, 321-5246. Bay City: Matagorda Co. Citizens for Environmental Protection, 245-2261. Beaumont: NOW, 833-9966; Sierra Club, 866-2814; United Viet. Vets. Organization, 727-4873. Bonham: Citizens Party, I 1 1 E. 5th St., 75418. College Station: Alternative, 846-8022; Brazos Valley Peace Action, 693-1532; Brazos Valley Sierra Club, 696-7437; Gay Student Services, 846-8022; NOW, 696-9538; Women and Agriculture Information Network, 846-2506. Corpus Christi: American GI Forum, 241-8647; Coastal Bend Sierra Club, 883-0586; C.C. Cmte. on Justice in El Salvador, 884-6699; C.C. Ground Zero, 884-2898; Gulf Coast Conservation Assoc., 991-9690; League of Women Voters, 991-4059; LULAC, 882-8284; NAACP, 884-8541; NOW, 883-4469; OPUS, 881-6308; Tx. Pesticide Abuse Coalition, 855-7061; Women’s Political Caucus, 854-1080; Women’s Shelter, 881-8888. El Paso: El Paso Interreligious Sponsoring Organization, 772-1483; El Paso Peace Coalition, 9524 Bettis Ave., 79925. Euless: Dist. 10 Demos., 283-7001. Fredericksburg: Fredericksburg Peace Alliance, 997-3263. Gainesville: Organizing Cmte for Nat’l Writers Union, 411 N. Morris St., 76240. Galveston: Sierra Club, 765-9289. Garland: Bread for the World, 495-1494. Hereford: Tx. Rural Legal Aid, 364-3961. Littlefield: Socialist Party, Box 926, 79339. Lubbock: National Lawyers’ Guild, 799-2714; Network, 796-1905; NOW, 793-0582; South Plains Alternative Resources Coalition, 796-1905; South Plains Clergy and Laity Concerned, 2007 28th St., 79411; West Tx. Demos,, 792-5720. Midland: United Viet. Vets. Organization, 684-3768; Tx. Women’s Political Caucus-Permian Basin, 683-3863. Muleshoe; Chicanos UnidosCarnpesinos, Inc., 272-4233; Defensa, 272-4233. Nacogdoches: East Tx. Cmte. for Nuclear Awareness, 564-4553; Tx. Cmte on Na#140,tz Resources, 564-9728. San Angelo: Concha Valley Sierra Club, 944-2424. San Marcos: Americans for a Secure Future, 396-4222; Students Against Continued Involvement in El Saratoga: Big Thicket Assn., 274-5000. Temple: Ground Zero, 771-3779; Temple Peace Group, 771-3779; United Viet, Vets. Organization, 773-7987; Texas City: Gulf Coast Council on Foreign Affairs, 938-1211, ext. 296/297. Tyler: Interfaith Peace Fellowship, 593-5650; NOW, 566-2705; Tyler Nuclear Awareness Group, 592-0184; Tyler Peace Group, 561-5501. Valley \(Rio Border Assn. for Refugees from Central America, 585-4003; Proyecto Libertad, 425-9552; Sierra Club, 687-2169; Valley Citizens for a Bilateral Nuclear Weapons Freeze, 682-1857; Valley Interfaith, 787-7283; Valley Pesticide Coalition, WMAZitt Waco: ACLU, 755-3611; American’. Or Iogum, 799-8712; Audubon Society, 3701 Be41Y Dr., 76711; Baylor Young Demos., 756-4839; Bread for the World, 772-3135; CURE, 754-2008; IMPACT, 772-7006; League of Women Voters, 754-1066; LULAC, 776-0438; NOW 752-5975. ””””””’ Send the Observer to name address city state zip this subscription is for myself gift subscription; send card in my name o 520 enclosedfor a one-year subscription bill me for $20 name address city state zip THE TEXAS OBSERVER 600 W. 7th, Austin, Texas 78701 THE TEXAS OBSERVER 23
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