SOCIAL CAUSE CALENDAR OBSERVANCES March 8, 1989 International Women’s Day. March 10, 1913 Harriet Tubman, former slave and leader of the Underground Railroad, dies. March 16, 1827 The first black newspaper in the U.S ., Freedom’s Journal, was published. March 20, 1896 U.S. Marines invade Nicaragua. March 25, 1918 Gov. William Hobby signed legislation giving Texas women the right to vote in primary elections and nominating conventions. \(300,000 women registered to vote in the next gubernatorial primary, helping defeat SALVADORAN ELECTION DEMONSTRATION COPRECA, a Salvadoran refugee organization, and a coalition of Central American groups are sponsoring a rally and march focusing on the elections in El Salvador. The march begins at 3 p.m., Friday, March 10 in Dallas. For WAR NO MORE An End The U.S. War in El Salvador march and rally will be held in Houston, at 1 p.m., Saturday, March 18. The rally is co-sponsored by coalitions in Houston and Austin. The rally is part of a national Call to Action for Central American organizations. Buses are being chartered to transport Austin participants to the rally. For further information on WOMEN’S EQUALITY, WOMEN’S LIVES Women and men from around the nation will gather on Sunday, April 9 in Washington, D.C., in a show of public support for enactment of the Equal Rights Amendment and women’s right to abortion. An assembly will begin at 10 a.m., on the Mall and will be followed by a march at noon and the rally at the Capitol at 1:30. Participants are encouraged to wear white. For further information contact your local NOW TEXAS-SOVIET TRAVEL A three-week tour designed to provide maximum opportunities for contact between American and Soviet Citizens is scheduled for May 18-June 5. The tour is organized by Global Concepts, a Dallas organization noted for its work supporting citizen exchange and joint business ventures and for coordinating a network for people-to-people contacts in the Soviet Union. For further information on the tour or other activities of Global Concepts call Professor Gary BIKES FOR PEACE Bikes Not Bombs is a national campaign to repair donated bicycles and send them to the people of Nicaragua. The Austin chapter is accepting bike donations and recruiting people for their weekly bike repair sessions, Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. No repair experience is necessary. To learn more about the project or to attend ROY HAMRIC The last picture show today: the Archer City theatre that inspired the Larry McMurtry novel 22 MARCH 10, 1989
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