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MARCH 2000

March is Women's History Month!

MARCH 1, INTERNATIONAL WOMEN OF COLOR DAY to honor women of color worldwide, those who achieve in education and employment, and also those who work with their hands, raise children alone, overcome disabilities and other barriers, established 15 years ago by the National Institute for Women of Color (NIWC), a Washington, DC based, national organization, info

WEDS MARCH 1, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., at University of Washington Faculty Club, downstairs; UW Women's Center presents Cecile Andrews, Ph.D., in "WOMEN BUILDING CELEBRATORY COMMUNITIES: Changing Ourselves, Changing the World, Coming Together for Social Change and Fun," $13 includes lunch, registration at least 4 days in advance; info 206-685-1090

THURS & FRI MARCH 2 & 3, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. day 1, to 2 p.m. day 2; in Renton; King County Sexual Assault Resource Center presents a Continuing Education Workshop, "SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE SCHOOLS: Beyond Targets to Remedies"; for educators, counselors, administrators and student support personnel working in the school setting; it will help staff address student to student sexual harassment problems which may be occurring in their schools and create a climate where sexual harassment is not acceptable; understanding sexual harassment in school age children and positive and constructive ways to work on prevention of sexual harassment; OSPI approved for Clock Hours, WCSAP Approved Training, ASL interpretation upon request; $150, scholarships available to those working or living within King County. includes materials, info DeeAn Nakagawa or 425-226-5062 ext 225

THURS MARCH 2, Seattle Repertory Theater presents the play "Stop Kiss," which includes a HATE CRIME against a lesbian; student matinee followed by panel discussion, info 206-443-2202 ext.1043

THURS MARCH 2, 8 a.m., at Crocodile Cafe, 2200 2nd Ave near Blanchard; INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY PLANNING Committee; Weekly meeting Planning for an extraordinary celebration March 2000 and current activities leading up to this event. All concerned with women's issues either as individuals or representing organizations are welcome. info Rosalinda, Jobs With Justice 206-441-4969, fax 206-441- 5059, or Diane, Seattle NOW 206-632-8547 or

*THURS MARCH 2, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m., at University of Washington Cunningham Hall Conference Room 116; The Northwest Center for Research on Women with support from the Dean of Arts and Sciences, in collaboration with the department of Physics and Women Studies, present a Feminist Research Forum "The Americanization of Salome: SEX, RACE, AND THE CAREERS of the Vulgar Princess" with Susan Glenn, Ph.D. Professor of History, University of Washington; free and open to all, info 206-543-9531 or or; disability accommodations ten days in advance 206-543-6450 (voice); 206-543-6452 (TDD); fax 206-685-3885 or

*THURS MARCH 2, 7 - 8:30 p.m., at Seattle University Schafer Auditorium; "Jubille Justice; An ECO-FEMINIST'S PERSPECTIVE from Living with Poor Women in Brazil" with Ivone Gerbera, SND, one of Latin America's leading theologians, free will offerring, sponsored by Intercommunity Peace & justice Center, SU Dept of Theology, info 206-223-1138

THURS MARCH 2, 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 or

MARCH 4 - 12, Delegation to NICARAGUA: WOMEN CHALLENGING VIOLENCE delegation, looking at violence against women in both Nicaragua and the U.S. and strategies developed by activists in each country; organized by the Nicaragua Network 202-544-9355 or and the Committee for Health Rights in the Americas (CHRIA) 415-431-7760 or

**SAT MARCH 4, 11 a.m., at San Juan Room, University House, 4400 Stone Way N; Esther Mumford, noted local writer and researcher will speak on "BLACK WOMEN IN WASHINGTON State"; info 206-325-6622

SUN MARCH 5, 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

**SUN MARCH 5, noon - 5 p.m., at SeattleCenter House; INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY celebration, this year's theme "Reaching for Change," reflecting the theme of the Beijing+5 event that will occur Feb 11 - 12, "Listening to Women for a Change", info Carol Hoyt 206.328.9637; Seattle NOW 206.632.8547; Rosalinda Aguirre, Jobs With Justice, 206.441.4969 or or or

TUES MARCH 7, 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

MARCH 8, INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY, info WEDS MARCH 8, The Women's Global Strike, called almost a year ago by the National Women's Council of Ireland, and made global by the International WAGES FOR HOUSEWORK Campaign and the International Women Count Network which Wages for Housework coordinates recognizing that most of the work women do is unwaged, unrecognized and unvalued to focus on women's enormous contribution to every society and every economy, info or 323-292-7405 or

**WEDS MARCH 8, 7 p.m., at the Lesbian Resource Center, 2214 South Jackson; CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S MONTH at the LRC; see Dana Schuerholz's Slide Show on Women Activists; hear Morgan Ahern on revolutionary women in American History; speak with a panel of homeless women, info 206-322-3953

**WEDS MARCH 22, 7 p.m., at the Lesbian Resource Center, 2214 South Jackson; Dr. Patricia Dawson will read from her recent book "Forged by the Knife: the Experience of SURGICAL RESIDENCY BY A WOMAN OF COLOR", info 206-322-3953

MARCH 30-APRIL 1, University of Texas at Arlington; Conference on the Suppressions and REASSERTIONS OF THE FEMALE PRINCIPLE in Human Cultures; identify, document, account for, and interpret the suppression of femaleness via the specific forms it takes from early periods to the present; info or 817-272-2692

MARCH 31 - APRIL 2, in Baltimore; Feminist Majority Foundation Expo 2000 for WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT, info or 703-522-2212

Events extracted from Jean Buskin's Peace and Justice Calendar, available at

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