Friday, March 07, 2008

International Women's Day Contact Info

Thanks to all of the women who came to the KXCI studios to speak about their concerns, issues, struggles and solutions. Here is a list of the first 6 speakers with their contact information. Check back for updates.



5 am Beth M is a member of Overeaters Anonymous. www.oasouthernaz.org


6am Dr. Anna Ochoa O'Leary is a lecturer and researcher at UA Mexican American Studies and Research Center. 520-626-8134 olearya@email.arizona.edu


7am Kaitlin Mc Allister and Maria Suarez are interns at the UA Women's Resource Center. 520-621-3919 -3rd Floor Student Union Memorial Center. http://wrc.asua.arizona.edu



8am Carla Turco is a member of the Dia V committee which will perform the Spanish language version of the Vagina Monologues, Saturday, March 15 6pm Sunnyside Highschool. www.diavtucson.com Carla also is a member of Ella Group, a nonprofit that educates women and children about empowerment and gives them the techniques to prevent abuse.


9am Paula Bachman-Williams is a member of the Tucson Branch of the National Organization of Women (NOW). Www.tucsonnow.org


10am Corey Knox is a researcher at the Southwest Institute for Research On Women (SIROW).520-621-3839 www.sirow.web.arizona.edu/



10 20am Lorelei Kelly (phone) The Whitehouse Project www.thewhitehouseproject.org

Lorelei is a national security specialist focused on helping citizens and elected leaders "reframe" security for the challenges revealed by 9/11. She is the Policy Director of the Real Security Initiative at The White House Project, an organization whose mission is to elevate women's voices in culture, media and politics -- specifically to bring more women into national security decision making



11 Lisa Bowden-Co-founder and Publisher of Kore Press, Shannon Cain-Executive Director of Kore Press. Www.korepress.org 520.629-9752


12pm Amy Goodman Democracy Now


1pm Seh Welch Native Images In recognition of National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, there will be free HIV testing at 5 separate locations throughout the city of Tucson. Contact Seh Welch for the addresses of these testing locations 520.882.6120, ext. 206


1:20 Eleanor Smeal (phone) Feminist Majority Foundation www.feminist.org


2pm Hali Nurnberg and Ali Weber UA Social Justice League halin@email.arizona.edu 928-300-6976


2 20 pm Emila Sutton United Way, Income Tax Assistance Program http://www.unitedwaytucson.org/pages/eitc.php

3 Betsy Boulding -UA Women's Plaza of Honor www.womensplaza.arizona.edu


4 Penelope Jacks -Children's Action Alliance www.azchildren.org


5 Monica Mueller -Pima County/Tucson Women's Commission www.pimatucsonwomen.org


6 Daniela Ontiveros- Pan Left The Women of Pan Left Present: Flix by Chix
March 9, 2008 1 - 4 PM Six videos will be presented. This event is not to be missed! Take the rare opportunity to come out and see six videos all done by women. Www.panleft.org

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