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By · June 1st, 2005 · City Lights
NOW on Women in Law

Connie Pillich, attorney and member of National Organization for Women (NOW), discusses women and the law at 7 p.m. June 6 at Walnut Hills Christian Church, 1438 E. McMillan St. Sponsored by the Cincinnati chapter of NOW, the program is free and open to the public. For more info, call the NOW hotline at 513-852-9948.

Advocate for Victims of Sexual Assault

Train to be an advocate for victims of sexual assault. Rape Crisis & Abuse Center of Hamilton County (formerly Women Helping Women) holds training sessions for volunteers who respond to victims of sexual assault at the hospital, accompany victims to court, help with the hotline and perform general office work. Volunteers must be 21, and training is mandatory.

Sessions take place 5:30-9 p.m. June 13-15 and 20-22 and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. June 18 and 25. For more info, call volunteer coordinator Ann Schlueter at 513-977-5548 or email whwvolunteercoord@fuse.net.

Anti-War Internships

United for Peace and Justice, the largest antiwar coalition in the United States, seeks candidates for summer internship positions in New York City doing organizing, outreach, research and more. No money but lots of training and responsibility. For more info, visit www.unitedforpeace.org.

Political Education, Mastication

The Cincinnati AFL-CIO Labor Council has lined up U.S. Sen. Joe Biden (D-Delaware) to speak at this year's COPE (Committee on Political Education) Dinner. The dinner, which starts at 6 p.m. June 18 at the Westin Hotel downtown, costs $125 per person or $1,250 for a table. For more info, call 421-1846.

Beer and Justice

Drinking Liberally, an informal, an inclusive Democratic drinking club, meets at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. You don't have to be a policy expert and this isn't a book club; just come and learn from peers, trade jokes, vent frustration and hang out in an environment where it's not taboo to talk politics. After roaming the first Tuesday of every month, the group regularly settles back into The Comet in Northside. For more info, contact Chris Berger at cberger4@cinci.rr.com.



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