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The Women's Group
Meets every Sunday at 10:45am
First Unitarian Universalist Church
5200 Fannin @ Southmore, Room 302
November 3, 2002, 1:30-4:00p.m.
Houston Ship Channel Tour
Mothers for Clean Air will host our fifth annual tour of the Houston Ship Channel on the M.V. Sam Houston. Come at 1:30 for a presentation of what you will see on the tour, board the boat at 2:15 and return by 4:00. Complimentary drinks are served on board. The tour is free and families are invited. Space is limited and reservations are required. Call (713) 526-0110 or e-mail email@example.com.
Wednesday, November 13th, 2:30-4pm
Doreen Piano of the Georgia Insitute of Technology presents "High Tech/Low Tech: Exploring the Perils and Possibilities of Third World Feminism, DIY Publishing, and the World Wide Web". Hosted by the UH-Women's Studies Program in Agnes Arnold Hall, Room 212. Call 713-743-3214 for more info.
November 13 - 6:00pm- 8:00pm
WOMEN'S HEALTH at Whole Foods Market @ Kirby
Join in an evening of information and demonstration
Working Out Through Menopause: *replace fat with muscle *prevent or slow bone loss *minimize mood swings & hot flashes *improve energy & balance
Space is limited...reserve yours today!
Call: WFM @ 713-520-1937 or Terrie Irvin M.S./CSCS @ 713-301-2794
Therapeutic Services at Today's Health Center [reprinted from FEMNET]
Nobember 14, 5:30pm-7:00pm
UH-Women's Studies Program Presents "Native American Women's Roundtable - Keping One Foot in the Community:
Intergenerational Indigenous Women's Activism from the Local to the Global [and Back Again]"
Speakers: Marcella Gilbert, Lakota Harden, Madonna Thunder Hawk. Facilitator: Elizabeth Castle
Room 104, Roy Cullen Building
Thursday, November 14, 2002 ~ 7:30pm ~ FREE
University of Houston - Graduate School of Social Work announces
The Second Annual Jenkins Distinguished Lecture
Individual Impact on Social and Political Change
by Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Jody Williams, Founding
Coordinator of the International Campaign to Ban
UH-Cullen Performance Hall, UH Entrance 1 (4800 Calhoun Road)
Parking will be available in Lot 1A.
RSVP: Reserved seating may be requested by calling
743-2255. For general information, please call 713-743-8075.
This program is made possible by a generous gift from
Mr. & Mrs. Robert Jenkins with additional support from the Better World
Campaign/United Nations Foundation.
November 14-16, 2002
1st Annual Health & Social Justice Conference
A Health Conference & Health Fair
Exploring Social Inequalities, Access to Health Care and Health
Information Resources. All conference activities are free of charge; registration is recommended, as space is limited. For more information on the conference or to register by phone, please
go to www.museumofhealth.org call
(713) 313-1081 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
November 18, 2002 ~7:30-9:30PM
Full Moon Meditation
Class is $10 at Lucia's Garden at 2216 Portsmouth. 713-523-6494
Monday, November 18, 2002, 7:30-9:30PM
The Red Tent, a Woman's Journey ($30)
Lucia's Garden at 2216 Portsmouth. 713-523-6494
Please don't miss this opportunity!
The Texas Campaign
for Women's Health conference on Saturday, November
23, will provide women's health care advocates with
the background and tools you'll need to be effective
advocates during the next legislative session. With a
budget deficit in the billions of dollars, our
statewide grassroots coalition will be invaluable in
the fight to preserve funding for women's health care
Please forward this announcement to your staff and
volunteers, and sign up today! The conference will be
of special interest to public education, public
relations or volunteer coordinators on your teams.
I look forward to hearing back from you!
Lesley Ramsey, TCWH Project Director
No Going Back!
Saving womenıs health care in a time of crisis
Coalition Conference -- Free!
Saturday, November 23, 2002
Texas Medical Association Auditorium
401 15th Street, Austin, Texas
You can make a difference. The Texas Campaign for
Womenıs Health invites you to attend this free,
day-long educational conference. Join TCWH coalition
partners from around the state in a discussion of
upcoming issue battles. Learn what health care
advocates are doing in their own communities to ensure
access to affordable health care for women, and find
out what you can do to keep womenıs health care on the
TCWH Conference and Advocacy Training Tentative Agenda
8:45am Opening Session Welcome
9:00-10:30am Presentation Election Wrap-up and
10:30-12:00 Panel Discussion Regional Issues
12:00-1:30pm Lunch Special guest speaker on
universal healthcare; Special performance by Poet on
1:45-2:45pm Keynote Speaker Jill Morrison,
National Womenıs Law Center
3:00-4:30pm Panel Discussion Policy Basics
o Review of legislative and budget process
o Points of access for effective health care advocacy
o Rules for lobbying by non-profits
4:30-5:30 pm Workshop The Grassroots
Connection: Making a difference at home Basic skills
training in advocacy and community organizing
5:30-7:00pm Dinner on your own
7:00 pm-? Reception Social gathering for
networking at casual local spot
The conference is Free and open to the public. We
highly recommend that you stay to hear our special
lunchtime speakers. Lunch will be provided, and we ask
for your donation of $12 to help cover those expenses.
To register, mail, fax or email the following
information to Lesley Ramsey at LRamsey@whfpt.org or
Return registration form by Monday, November 11, 2002
to PO BOX 3868, Austin, TX 78764 or Fax: (512)
448-3373. Payment for lunches ordered can be sent
with registration, and must be received by the day of
the conference. Cash or check only.
Also: Mark your calendars for the Texas Campaign for
Women's Health Lobby Day, February 5, 2003.
For more information on the February 5 Lobby Day, contact Lesley Ramsey at
(512) 448-4857, or LRamsey@whfpt.org.
This update is provided by the Texas Campaign for
Women's Health. TCWH is a statewide coalition
comprising more than 50 co-sponsoring organizations,
as well as many individuals, working together to
improve the status of women's health care in Texas.
Co-sponsors include health care advocates,
professional organizations, and community based
advocacy, action and support groups.
Join the "TCWH ActionAlert" email list at www.topica.com
For more information on the coalition, contact Lesley
Ramsey at LRAMSEY@WHFPT.org or see our website:
Lesley Nicole Ramsey,Project Director
Texas Campaign for Women's Health
905-A W. Oltorf *Austin, Texas 78704 *(512) 448-4857
Women's Health & Family Planning Association of Texas
P.O. Box 3868 *Austin, Texas 78764 *512-448-4857
Saturday, Nov 23rd, 2002 1:00-6:00PM -Houston
Come to Your Senses
$75 - Small class sizes. Greenway Plaza area.
Relax your busy mind by awakening your senses! Synthia Smith combines meditation with DANZ movement training to provide an alternative to traditional meditation techniques. When you Come to Your Senses, stress spontaneously disappears, experience becomes vibrantly rich and you feel totally alive!
Call 713-621-5720 for more information and to reserve your space now. Synthia Smith at email@example.com
[Please also contact Synthia Smith if you want to be added to her future-notification distribution list of events OR if you would like more specific info about this one. Thank you!]
November 28th, 2002, 6:00PM
The Amazon Xociety Monthly Meeting
Meets fourth Monday of the month at the Montrose Library. Upstairs Conference Room.