TUES AUG 1, and subsequent 1st Tuesdays, 6 p.m., locations vary, Seattle, GABRIELA Network-NW, a US Solidarity Group with GABRIELA-Philippines (Alliance of over 105 women's organizations in the Philippines), join in to get involved in solidarity work around FILIPINA AND ASIAN WOMEN'S ISSUES globally and domestically, info 206-824-8229.
SUN AUG 6, and subsequent first Sundays, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., at The Lesbian Resource Center, 2214 S. Jackson St; LESBIAN RESOURCE CENTER Hosts a Brunch open to all women. www.lrc.net.
THURS AUG 10, help organize local events in coordination with the WORLD MARCH OF WOMEN. Tentative plans: workshops followed by a rally on Sat, Oct 14. Join our biweekly planning meetings at 6:30 p.m., Good Shepherd's Center, room 223, 4649 Sunnyside N. For info, (206) 632-8547 or email@example.com.
THURS AUG 10, and every other week afterwards, 7 - 8:30 p.m. An intergenerational cross-cultural meeting working on WOMEN'S OPPRESSION AND RACISM, snacks provided, info Jessica Levy 206-524-7489.
TUES AUG 22, Welfare Rights Organizing Coalition rally to protest welfare repeal on the 4th anniversary of the "Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act". 4:30 p.m. at Westlake Park. "We want a time limit on Poverty, not on Welfare!" For more info, call 206-324-3063.
SAT AUG 26, 7:30 p.m., at 5018 Rainier Ave S, Radical Women WOMEN'S RIGHTS DAY Celebration, "A Tribute to the Fight for Reproductive Freedom, Liberty and Revolution"; Festivities include dramatic readings, poetry, music and soapbox oratory; Door donation $2, dinner at 6:30 for $9.95 with vegetarian option, info, rides or childcare 206-722-6057 or 206-722-2453.
TUES AUG 29, and subsequent last Tuesdays, 7 - 9 p.m., at University Heights Center, room 209, 5031 University Way NE at 50th and "the Ave" in the U District, buslines #7, 9, 43, 44, 48, 71-73. Green Party of Seattle monthly general meeting. Get involved with the RALPH NADER for President and WINONA LA DUKE for Vice President campaign. For info, 206-264-5110 or firstname.lastname@example.org or P.O. Box 95515, Seattle WA 98145-2515, or http://www.seattlegreens.org . And make sure to check out the Feminists for Nader website at http://www.feministsfornader.org.
Imitating Life: Women, Race and Film, 1932-2000 Conference, September 22, Princeton, New Jersey.
Actress Halle Berry will give the keynote address for this two-day conference. The program includes three panels of distinguished filmmakers and authors discussing issues of women, race and the Hollywood depiction of African-Americans on screen. They will cover such subjects as friendship across color lines; "passing" and the notion of the "tragic Mulatto"; black and white women's entrepreneurship in the novel and first film; and women as partners, employers and employees. The conference is free and open to the public. However, space is limited so please register either on the web site or by e-mail. For info, email@example.com or visit the conference website - Imitating Life.
Women's World March in the Year 2000, October 15 in Washington, DC, and October 17 in New York City.
This is a global action to demand equality, the end of poverty and violence, and to demonstrate women's ongoing determination to change the world. Seattle NOW is organizing a local action as part of the Women's World March. For more info, call 206-632-8547, or check out http://www.seattlenow.org.