SOCIAL CAUSE CALENDAR PEACE CONFERENCE IN OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA The Sane/Free Lze National Conference on Global Security and a Peace Economy in a Multi-cultural World is scheduled for November 17-19 at the Oakland/Hyatt Convention Center in Oakland, California. The conference will honor Congressman Ron Dellums for his work on behalf of peace and justice. Confirmed speakers include Delores Huerta and Francis Moore-Lappe. For JEFFERSON COUNTY VOTER REGISTRATION A nonpartisan voter-registration drive will be held in Jefferson County during the month of September. Citizens interested in registering voters in their own neighborhoods are encouraged to volunteer. Contact Nick Lampson, Jefferson County Tax Assessor, or his VOTE. SAN ANTONIO CONFERENCE ON JOB DISCRIMINATION Organizing coalitions to address on-thejob discrimination, sexual harassment, and other employment-related issues will OBSERVANCES September 16, 1940 Congress enacts first peacetime draft. September 19, 1957 First American underground detonation of an atomic bomb. September 21 0 1963 War Resisters League organizes first anti-Vietnam War demonstration in the U.S. September 22, 1949 First Soviet detonation of an atomic bomb. September 24, 1968 Protesters destroy 10,000 draft files in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. September 25, 1957 Nine black students, with help of federal troops, enroll at Little Rock, Arkansas high school. be the focus of a meeting on Saturday, September 16 at 10 a.m. at the Business and Technology Center on 301 Frio St. in San Antonio. The meeting is sponsored by the Labor Committee of the Progressive Democrats of San Antonio. Trade Unionists, civil rights activists, feminists, and others interested in solutions to a growing problem in the workplace are urged to attend. For between the hours of 6-9 p.m. WOMEN AND THE LAW IN AUSTIN Attorney/professor Sarah Weddington will address the fall membership coffee of the League of Women Voters of Austin on September 17, from 2:00 to 4:30 at the First Unitarian Church of Austin. Weddington will discuss “Women Under Texas Law,” a study completed by the state League of Women Voters. The study encompasses domestic violence, child-support enforcement, divorce, and sexual offense laws. The meeting is open to the public. For ART AND THE SEA IN CORPUS CHRISTI “Sounding the Depths,” an exhibit of works of art which illustrate the attraction of the sea as a subject for artistic investigation, will be displayed at The Art Museum of South Texas from September 21-November 26. The exhibit includes works by Maurice Prendergast, Edward Moran, Milton Avery, and Reginald Marsh. For 884-3844. VIC HINTERLANG August 26 protest at the capitol THE TEXAS OBSERVER 21
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