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4223 Richmond, Suite 213, Houston, TX 77027 Sutile OF CANADA Life Insurance and Annuities Martin Elfant, CLU Whole Earth Provision Company 1 Nature Discovery Gifts amaze, inform, delight Choose from our business or family gifts of lasting value, for all ages, price ranges and any occasion. Call or stop by and let us make suggestions. 2410 San Antonio St. 4006 South Lamar Blvd. 8868 Research Blvd. 4404LING.4ef …1tx 7000AMria.14aL14. 441.1.146603XiiiimacwatraArisiiiiatUmhatLY 1 itt t I SOCIAL CAUSE CALENDAR SUPPORT CONTADORA The 1986 Beyond War Award will be presented to The Contadora Group by live television “spacebridge” on December 14, 1986. The presidents of the four countries will receive the award via live satellite transmission in their respective capitals: Bogota, Colombia; Mexico City, Mexico; Panama City, Panama; and Caracas, Venezuela. Audiences can participate at various “downlinks” throughout the United States. You can show your support for the Contadora peace process by attending the “Spacebridge of the Americas” in Austin at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, 208 Barton Springs Road, from 3:30 to 6:00 p.m. Reservations are required; please send name, address and $5 check payable to Beyond War for each person attending to: Philip and Jeanie Forsyth, 334 Eanes School Road, Austin, Texas 78746. For more information on Beyond War and their programs in Texas, FARMWORKER FUNDRAISER Amado Maurilio Pena, Jr., nationally recognized Southwest artist residing in Austin. is sponsoring the 3rd Annual Texas Farmworkers Christmas Fundraiser on December 17, El Taller Gallery, 719 East 6th St., Austin, noon-8 p.m. In exchange for a $20 donation at the door for farmworker children, patrons will receive a signed Pena poster, until supply is exhausted. Donations of $20 worth of canned food items or new toys children ages 6 months to 12 years will be accepted in lieu of cash. BIKES FOR NICARAGUA Bikes Not Bombs is a group organized to collect bicycles and spare parts for OBSERVANCES December 7, 1931 1,000 national hunger marchers arrive in Washington, D. C . December 8, 1866 American Federation of Labor founded. December 10, 1948 U.N. General Assembly passes Universal Declaration of Human Rights. December 14, 1972 President Nixon authorizes Christmas bombing of Hanoi. December 15, 1791 Bill of Rights adopted. December 17, 1963 Congress passes first Clean Air Act. December 18, 1865 Thirteenth Amendment abolishes slavery. QUOTE The price of liberty is something more than eternal vigilance. There must also be eternal advance. Henry D. Lloyd, Populist leader 1894 donation to Nicaraguan workers in health and education. The group is sponsoring a tour of Nicaragua from January 7-10, which will include meetings with government officials, the church, the press and others. The tour will be led by Phillip Russell, a noted scholar on Central America. For more information FARM CRISIS HEARING The United Methodist Church is holding hearings all over the country to discuss the crisis in agriculture and rural life. Such a hearing is scheduled for Austin on January 16-17, Emmanuel Methodist Church, 200 Brushy Street. For more information, write or call Maria Artaza at 100 Maryland Ave., A WOMAN’S RIGHT On January 22, 1973, the United States Supreme Court affirmed a woman’s right to legal abortion. On January 20, 1987, Planned Parenthood of Houston and Southeast Texas, Inc., will host a luncheon commemorating the 14th anniversary of this event. The honored guest and speaker will be Sarah Weddington, the Texas attorney who successfully argued the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion case before the Court. The noon luncheon will be held at the Lincoln Post Oak, Houston. For more information please contact the Education Department of Planned Parenthood of JOURNEY Texas Lutheran College will sponsor a symposium on Central American migration on February 5-6, 1987. The 1987 Krost Symposium will focus on the causes of Central American migration, on its effects in both the United States and Central America, and on the policies of the U.S. government. Scheduled speakers include U.S. government officials, lawyers and activists from across the political spectrum. For more information, please write: Juan Rodriguez, Texas Lutheran College, Seguin, 331. RUSSELL LEE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND An endowed scholarship in photography is being established at the University of Texas-Austin Art Department in memory of Russell Lee, internationally recognized documentary photographer who died August 28, 1986, in Austin. Contributions for the Russell Lee Memorial Scholarship Fund are being sought “to commemorate his great warmth, kindness and enthusiasm for students.” Contact Prof. Gibbs Milliken, UTAustin Art Department, Austin 78712, for information on how to contribute. KEEPING UP To keep up with events and/or organizations working for peace and justice in your area, subscribe to: Dallas Peace Times, 3100 Martin Luther King, Jr., Blvd., Dallas, Houston Peace News, the interfaith Peaceforce/FOR, Box 56123, Houston, 77256; and the Austin Peace and Justice Coalition Newsletter, 1022 20 DECEMBER 5, 1986