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February
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1998
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Send items for the MARCH Peace & Justice Calendar by Feb. 15 to: AGENDA, 220 S. Main SI., Ann Arbor, Ml 48104. Amnesty International Community Group meets at 7 pm on the second Sunday (Feb. 8) and fourth Sunday (Feb. 22) of every month at the Guild House, 802 Monroe St. 662-5189 Amnesty International Group 61 meets at 7:30 pm on the second Tuesday (Feb. 10) of every month at the Mich. Union Welker Room. 668-0660 Ann Arbor Tenants Union hosts Tenant Talk," a half-hour radio show which discusses issues of concern to local renters. Every Tuesday, 6-6:30 pm, WCBN 88.3 FM. 763-3500 Ann Ypsilanti Branch of the Women's International League for Peace & Freedom presents Bishop Thomas Gumbleton of Detroit speaking on "The Injustice of Sanctions in Iraq" at 3 pm on Saturday, Feb. 7 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church (Parish Activities Center), 2250 E. Stadium, A2. 483-0058 Gray Panthers of Huron Valley at their regular membership meeting on Saturday, Feb. 7, will host prĂ©senter David Reynolds of the Wayne State Univ. Labor Studies Center in a discussion of the topic: "When does Our America become the Other America? When our Living Wages become Poverty Wages!" Gray Panthers is an intergenerational group dedicated to improving life for people of all ages. Refreshments. All invited. 10 am-noon, Ann Arbor SeniorCenter, 1 320 Baldwin. 663-6248 Guild House hosts "Sexuality and Spirituality: Exploring the Connections," a discussion group for lesbian, bisexual andtransgenderfolksfacilitatedbymembers of the community every Thursday, 7-8 pm at 802 Monroe St. 662-5189 Interfaith Council for Peace ft Justice Sun.,Feb.1:MiddleEastTaskForce follows up on the "Peace in the Middle East" forum, 1:30 pm, ICPJ office, Mamorial Church, 730 Tappan. 663-1870 Fri., Feb. 6: Disarmament Wohcing Group plans for supporting the Cwnprehensive Test Ban Treaty now before gress. 663-1870 Tue., Feb. 10: Religious Coalition on Latin America d iscusses plans to bring Street Theaterf ram Minneapolis in March, 7:30 pm, First Baptist Church, Memorial Lounge, 512 E. HurĂ³n. 663-1870 Thu., Feb. 12: Racial & Economie Justice Task Force plans for upcoming Welfare Reform Simulations, Peace Team trainings, and the April 4 Unity Rally for Racial Justice, 12-1:30 pm, ICPJ office, MemorialChurch,730Tappan. 663-1 870 Tue., Feb. 17: Nonviolent Action for Racial Justice Coalition f ollows up on last month's "Discrimination Awareness Games" led by A2 high school students from SEED (Students Educating Each other about Discrimination), 7 pm, Ann Arbor Community Center, 625 N. Main. 663-1870 Wed., Feb. 18: The Ann ArborJuigalpa Sister City Committeee plans for the Sister City Supper (Feb. 22), a benefit for a micro-loan project in Juigalpa, Nicaragua, 7:30 pm, Guild House, 802 Monroe. 663-1870 Fri., Feb. 20: Disarmament Working Group plans for supporting the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty now before Congress. 663-1870 Sun., Feb. 22: "Sister City Supper BringGrameen Banking toJuigalpa."The Ann Arbor-Juigalpa Sister City Committeee & RESULTS host a Latin American Dinner Fiesta to raise funds to start a micro-loan project in Juigalpa. $30 adults, $10 children, 5-7 pm, Bethlehem United Church of Christ, 423 S.4th Ave. 663-1 870 Thu., Feb. 26: Racial & Economie Justice Task Force plans for bringing the "Peace Factory" interactive experience for children in May, noon-1:30 pm, ICPJ office, Memorial Church, 730 Tappan. 663-1870 Peace InSight will hold a video planning meeting at 8 pm on Tue., Feb. 3 at Espresso Royale Caffe, 21 4 S. Main. Have you videotaped a speaker or an event on a peace, social justice or other politically progressive topic you'd like to cablecast on Peace Insight? Need some help editing? Drop by the meeting or cali and leave a message for Cindy at 761 -7749. Peace InSight's programs are cablecast on Cable Channel 9, nity Televison Network: "Campaign for a Living Wage." Panel discussion with U-M and Wayne State Univ. labor studies professors. 7 pm on 3 Tue., 6 pm on 6 Fri, and 2 pm on 8 Sun.. "Achievement Gap: A2 Town Meeting II." Tape of Nov. 6 town meeting sponsored by the Community Academie Success Team which focused on the fact that even though A2's school district is one of the more affluent in the state, African-American students scored below other African-American students STATEWIDE on standardized tests measuring achievement. 7 pm on 10 Tue., 6 pm on 13 Fri., and 2 pm on 15 Sun. "Indonesia & East Timor Tyranny & Resistance." Discussion of the brutal occupation of East Timor by Indonesia, with Jeff Ballinger, founder of Press for Change. 7 pm on 1 7 Tue., 6 pm on 20 Fri., and 2 pm on 22 Sun. 'The NAFTA Superhighway." Discussion of issues related to plans to expand 1-69 and other major roads to handle the huge increase in truck traffic between Mexico, the U.S., and Canada. 7 pm on 24 Tue., 6 pm on 27 Fri. SAFE House presents "Domestic Violence: The Community Response," a series of seminars held on the second Tuesday (Feb. 10) of each month from noon-2 pm at SAFE House, 4100 Clark Rd. 973-0242 2020 Vision meets every other month. Their next meeting will be in March. 2020 Vision is a non-profit, grassroots peaceenvironmental organization which sends postcards each month to subscribers detailing one action they can do that month to save the earth or promote peace. 332-1106 Welfare Rights Union works through education, advocacy and action on poverty issues. Office hours are on Fridays, 10:30 am-noon. 973-3031 Workers World Party holds a public meeting on Friday, Feb. 20 at 7 pm at theTrotterHouse(WashtenawnearS.U.). ThefeaturedspeakerwillbeLarry Holmes, the WWP's presidential candidate in 1 984 and '88. His talk is entitled, "The Fight for Aff irmative Action: A Historical Perspective forToday's Struggle." 31 3-831 -0750 The Ypsilanti Campaign for Equality exists specifically to support and defend the Ypsilanti City Council's intent to establish equal rights for everyone in Ypsilanti. Cali for February activities. 480-7698

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