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JANUARY

SAT JAN 6, 10:30 a.m., following 9:45 a.m. business meeting, at 4400 Stone Way N; OWL (OLDER WOMEN'S LEAGUE) presents Ruth McCormick discussing her recent six weeks teaching English at a college in Chengdu, China, and her adventures in shopping, living, etc., info 206-781-6679

SUN JAN 7, 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

THURS JAN 11, Statewide Call-In Day of Action; call state legislators to urge them to invest in getting children and their families out of poverty and into FAMILY- SUPPORTING WAGES; Call toll-free 800-562-6000 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.; the operator on this hotline can tell you who represents you, suggested Script: I would like to leave a message for Governor Locke, my 2 representatives and senator. My message is, "I am a voter. Please invest in getting children and their families out of poverty and into family-supporting wages by giving them the tools they need, such as child care, education and training, and flexible time limits for welfare. It is time for our kids in this prosperous time. If not now, when?"; sponsored by Children's Alliance, Fair Budget, Fremont Public Association, Washington Alliance for Immigrant and Refugee Justice, Washington Association of Churches and Welfare Rights Organizing Coalition; info Statewide Poverty Action Network 206-694-6794 or span@fremontpublic.org

TUES JAN 16, and subsequent 3rd Tuesdays; 7 - 9 p.m., at Lesbian Resource Center at 23rd and Jackson; meeting of WHITE WOMEN ORGANIZING AGAINST RACISM, a place for white women to get support from one another in doing anti-racist work; purpose to challenge racism at personal, cultural, and institutional levels and to transform ourselves into allies to people of color through: Educating ourselves and our communities about racism and its intersection with other oppressions; Building relationships with communities of color; and participating in collective action for change; this month's meeting focused on "Supporting White Women in Anti-Racist Work" with these and other questions: "What do you (personally) need to be able to do your anti- racist work?" "Why is it important to meet together as white women?" and "How do we commit to the process of anti- racism work?"; info Sarah Mello Temple 206-323-2396 or stemple@ywcaworks.org

THURS JAN 18, 8 a.m., at Crocodile Cafe, 2nd & Blanchard in Belltown; meeting of INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY PLANNING committee, info Carol Hoyt 206-328-9637 or http://www.scn.org/basecamp/iwd

SUN JAN 28 The Feminist Karate Union is celebrating our 30th anniversary with an Open House on Sunday, January 28, 2001, beginning at 1:00 pm. Come celebrate with us and enjoy the martial arts/self-defense demonstration. We have ongoing classes for children and adult women; the children's classes are accessible to the Deaf community. 1426 South Jackson Street, 3rd floor, in Seattle. Phone 206-325-3878 for more info.



FEBRUARY

THURS FEB 1, and subsequent 1st Thursdays, 7:30 p.m., at Seattle First Baptist Church, Harvard & Seneca; LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS FORUM, info 206-329-4848 or lwvseattle@aol.com or http://www.clark.edu

SUN FEB 4, 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

SAT FEB 10, 7 p.m., at The Polish Hall, 1714 18th Ave; Support The Seattle LESBIAN CANCER PROJECT's 2nd Annual Hearts Against Cancer - A Gayla Ball! An evening of food, drinks, dancing and romance! a smoke-free event, suggested donation $30 - $50, discounted prices for lesbian/ bi /tran cancer survivors; reservations 206-323-6540

TUES FEB 20, and subsequent 3rd Tuesdays; 7 - 9 p.m., at Lesbian Resource Center at 23rd and Jackson; meeting of WHITE WOMEN ORGANIZING AGAINST RACISM, a place for white women to get support from one another in doing anti-racist work; purpose to challenge racism at personal, cultural, and institutional levels and to transform ourselves into allies to people of color through: Educating ourselves and our communities about racism and its intersection with other oppressions; Building relationships with communities of color; and participating in collective action for change; info Sarah Mello Temple 206-323-2396 or stemple@ywcaworks.org

Remember to double check time and location before heading out!


Most listings extracted from Jean Buskin's Peace and Justice Calendar, at
http://www.scn.org/activism/calendar

 
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