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AUGUST

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FRIDAY at 8:00PM at the Center for Creative Autonomy

Jacquelyn Battise of First Nations here on KPFT will be presenting a workshop
on Interactive Indigenous Ways to Build Communities, speaking on such topics as:

- Indigenous Women's Rights
- History
- Food, Water, and Medical Issues

Ctr for Creative Autonomy is at 2014 Washington
For more info: call 713-864-0972

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SATURDAY, August 10th, 11:00AM

AssistHers presents "AutoImmune Diseases" a talk by Dr. Patricia Salvato. 
At the Bering Memorial United Methodist Church, 1440 Harold @ Mulberry.

For more info, call 713-521-4628 or visit their website at www.assisthers.org

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SUNDAY, Aug. 11    The Women's Group

Velda Hunter: Failing at Fairness: How Our Schools 
Treat Female Students. Velda will focus on
parentsí & caregiversí roles in gender equity,
awareness of inequitable classroom practices & how
socialization is manifested in career choices. 
The address is FUU at 5200 Fannin @Southmore, rm 302

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SUNDAY, August 11th at 5:30pm
 Arab American Leadership Council (AALC)  

Join the Campaign now to beat Tom DeLay in District 22

 When:   Sunday - August 11, 2002 @ 5:30pm
 Where:  Sammys Lebanese Restaurant (2nd level mtg rm.)
         3055 Sage Rd. @ Hidalgo (Galleria area)
         713.621.0700
For more info:  aalc_houston@yahoo.com
        *Committees will be formed

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Get out and and blockwalk for Green Party candidate Joel West, who is 
running for Tom DeLay's seat US House district 22.

If you are available to blockwalk in DeLay's district (which is FORT BEND,
BRAZORIA, and southeast HARRIS counties). They go out into the district to 
blockwalk everyday but Friday.

Call Joel West at 281-722-1199

Demonstration Against Police Brutality on Wednesday, Aug, 7, 2002 A demonstration against police brutality will be held from 4:30 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 7, at the Houston Police Department headquarters, 1200 Travis. Speakers will include local residents who have lost family members to police violence. The demonstration is being organized by the October 22 Coalition to Stop Police Brutality, Repression, and the Criminalization of a Generation; the Progressive Workers Organizing Committee; La Resistencia; Corpus Justice; and Civilians Down. Please join us in standing up against police brutality. For more information, call Diane at (281) 280-0534, Merle at (713) 541-4421, or David at (281) 534-7638. Please forward this message to everyone you can. Please distribute this information widely....thanks. Diana Buttu,legal advisor for the Palestinian Authority's Negotiating Team will be visiting Houston on Sunday Aug. 4th and Monday Aug. 5th. Copy of leaflet is attached with details below. The Irish Unity Committee Presents: Diana Buttu, legal advisor for the Palestinian Authority's Negotiating Team and eyewitness to current events in Palestine Schedule of events featuring Ms. Buttu: (all events are free and open to the public) Sunday, August 4th Potluck dinner and welcoming reception at Nora and Dean's 7 pm at 603 Welch, Houston (Montrose area) Monday, August 5th Women's breakfast hosted by the University of Houston Women's Studies Program "Women's Role in the Palestinian Struggle" 9:00am In order to get a "head count" of those attending, call 713.743.3214 for the exact location and directions. MAIN EVENT Monday, August 5th An evening of solidarity with additional speakers from the United Holy Land Fund and the Arab-American Student Assoc. Location: Arab-American Cultural Community Center, 10555 Stancliff, Houston TX (near 59 south and Beltway 8). For directions call 832.351.3366 Contact information: Nora Dwyer Irish Unity Committee 713.528.1817 or 713.412.8385 email: npdwyer@hal-pc.org website: http://users3.ev1.net/~irishunity Ms. Buttu's visit is part of a national tour organized by The Center for
Policy Analysis in Palestine in Washington DC Links to articles about Ms. Buttu. http://www.rescuemideastpolicy.com/conf/buttu.html http://qsilver.queensu.ca/law/news/inthenews/buttu.html