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July
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1998
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Send items (or the AUGUST Peace & Justice Calendar by JULY 15 to: AGENDA, 220 S. Main St., Ann Arbor, Ml 48104. Amnesty International Community Group meets at 7 pm on the second Sunday (July 12) and fourth Sunday (July 26) of every montti at the Guild House, 802 Monroe St 662-5189 Amnesty International Group 61 meets at 7:30 pm on the second Tuesday (July 14) 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 Citizens' ResistanceatFermiTwo(CRAFT) meets on the second Tue. (July 14) of every month at 7 pm at St. Mary's Conference Center, 502 W. Elm, Monroe. 734-4570359 Guild House hosts "Sexualityand Spirituality: Exploring the Connections," a discussion group for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgenderfolksfacilitated by members of the community every Thursday, 7-8 pm at 802 Monroe St 662-51 89 Interf aith Council for Peace & Justice Wed., July 8: Ann Arbor-Juigalpa SisterCityCommittee meeting. Topic: Lending project in Juigalpa, Nicaragua. 7:30 pm, Guild House, 802 Monroe. 663-1870 Thu., July 9: Racial & Economie Justice TaskForce meeting. Topic: Living Wage Campaign plans, Welfare Simulations for classes and congregations, and Healing Radsm workshops. Noon-2 pm, ICPJ office, Memorial Church, 730 Tappan. 6631870 Thu., July 9: Washtenaw County Hunger Walk Committee meeting. Topic: Planning the October 4 annual CROP Hunger Walk; volunteers welcome. 7 pm, ICPJ office, Memorial Church, 730 Tappan, cali to confirm date & location. 663-1870 Fri., Jury 10: Disarmament Working Group meeting. Topic: Plans for presentations in local congregations on the urgency of ratifying the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty. Noon-1:30 pm, ICPJ office, Memorial Church, 730 Tappan. 663-1870 Mon.,July13:MiddleEastTaskForce meeting. Topic: Ending sanctions on Iraq. 7:30 pm, ICPJ office, Memorial Church, 730 Tappan. 663-1870 Tue., July 1 4: "Dirty Secrets": Preview of the new documentary, "Dirty Secrets: Jennifer, Everardo & the CIA in Guatemala." 7:30 pm, Rrst Baptist Church, Memorial Lounge, 512 E. Huron (enter on Washington near State). 663-1870 Tue., July 21: Nonviolent Action for Racial Justice-- Community coalition that planned Peace Teams and Rally for CommllNITY & Justice in response to Klan rally. Ongoing work to end discrimination and hatred. 7 pm, A2 Community Center, 625 N. Main. 1870 Thu., July 23: Racial & Economie Justice Task Force meeting. Topic: see July 9. Noon-2 pm, ICPJ office, Memorial Church, 730 Tappan. 663-1 870 Fri., July 24: Disarmament Working Group meeting. Topic: Planning "Come Together for Peace" at Gallup Park on Aug. 6 (Hiroshima Day). Noon-1:30 pm, ICPJ office, Memorial Church, 730 Tappan. 6631870 Peace InSight programs are cablecast on Cable Channel 9, Community Televison Networtc "LiveCall-ln." HostedbyThom Saffold, Pres. of the Interfaith Council for Peace & Justice. 9 pm on 2 Thu., recablecastatö pm on 6 Mon. "Land Use: Visualizing Change." Urban planning architect Mary Jukuri, and Sue Gott, lead designer of the Broadway Bridges reconstruction project explain planned development, land use planning, and national local urban planning trends. Washtenaw County voters will decide whetherto implementa land-use plan this November. Sponsored by A2 area League of Women Voters (41498). 7 pm on 7 Tue., 6 pm on 10 Fri., and 2 pm on 12 Sun. "Organizing Across Borders: Sweatshops in Mexico and the U.S." Sponsored by the Coalition for Justice in the Maquiladores, Martha Ojeda gave this keynote address as part of Rocking the Boat: Women in the Labor Movement, a celebration of Women's History Month at U-M (3 2698).7pmon14Tue.,6pmon17Fri.,and 2 pm on 19 Sun. "Chiapas: U.S. Connections," taped on31098.7pmon21Tue.,6pmon24Fri., and 2 pm on 26 Sun. "Effects of Nuclear Power Production on Public Health." Discussion of the health effects of low-level radiation exposurewhich took place over the past 30 years. This information, recently declassified, reveáis the enormous levéis of fallout which carne from nuclear testing and nuclear power plants, causing many health problems, mainly cáncer, in then-newbom infants and continuing in the adults of today. Sponsored by Physicians for Social Responsibility (12397). 7 pm on 28 Tue., 6 pm on 31 Fri., and 2 pm on Aug.4. People's Progressive Network of Washtenaw County: Pot Luck Picnic on Sat, July 11, noon-3 pm at Montebeller Park, Ellsworth Rd (E. of Carpenter). 9952524 SAFE House presents a seminaron domesticviolenceonthesecondTuesday(July14) of each month from noon-2 pm at SAFE House, 4100 Clark Rd. Cali for topic. 9730242 Solidarity Discussion Forum presents "Indonesia: The Struggle for Democracy" on Wed., July 8, 7 pm at Modem Languages Building (MLB), Room B155A, U-M. Solidarity is asocialistactjvist organization that works to build an independent revolutionary working class movement for social and economie justice. erdim@umich.edu 2020 Vision meets on the first Saturday of every other month at 310 S. Ashley from 9:30-1 1 am. Their next meeting will be on July 4. 2020 Vision is a non-profit, grassroots peaceenvironmental organization which sends postcards each month to subscribe rs detailing oneaction they can do that month to save the earth or promote peace. 332-1106 WalkieTalkie, a f ree weekly email calendar of politica! and service events invoMng over 80 student and community groups, seeks your news and information and your interest and curiosity. Contact: http:wwwpersonal.umich.edu-lormandwt Welfare Rights Union works through education, advocacy and action on poverty issues. Office hours are on Fridays, 10:30 am-noon. 973-3031

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