Restoring Fairness NOW
Members of the Cincinnati chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) will volunteer at the offices of the Citizens to Restore Fairness (CRF) Campaign to Repeal Article 12 at 7 p.m. Monday at CRF headquarters on Hamilton Avenue in Northside. The activity replaces NOW's regularly monthly meeting. For more information or to get involved, call 513-852-9948.
New York Times Editor Visits
Gail Collins, editorial page editor of The New York Times, is the speaker for the second annual Harriet Beecher Stowe Lecture at the Mercantile Library. The topic is, "Writing to change the world." The program is at 7 p.m. June 14. Admission is $20 and includes hors d'oeuvres and wine. To make a reservation, call 513-621-0717.
Golf and Assistance for the Mentally Ill
The Integration of Knowledge and Resources for Occupational Needs (IKRON), an organization that helps people with mental illness and substance abuse problems find employment, hosts a golf outing fundraiser at 11:45 a.m. at Sharon Woods Golf Course. The entrance fee is $80 per person or $300 for a foursome, including lunch and dinner. For more information, call 513-621-1117.
The International Socialist Organization will sponsor a lecture about the conflict between Israel and Palestine during its weekly meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at the University of Cincinnati's McMicken Hall.
Act — Like Mac
Activists often cite Amos 5:24: "But let justice run down like water, and righteousness like a mighty stream." The late Rev. Maurice McCrackin used to say, "It is up to us to work out the irrigation system." St. Joseph Church in Over-the-Rhine opens its doors June 11-13 for Rev. Maurice McCrackin Unity Day: A Citywide Activist Organizing Conference. For more information, call 513-381-4526.
Single Payer Healthcare
Cincinnati's Single Payer Action Network (SPAN) wants comprehensive healthcare coverage for every person in Ohio by November 2005. SPAN meets at 7:30 p.m. June 9 at Mt. Auburn Presbyterian Church. For more information, see www.spanohio.org or contact Carrie at [email protected].
Cincinnati members of the International Socialism Organization are planning to attend the "Socialism 2004" conference June 17-20 in Chicago. For more information, see www.socialismconference.org. For more information about getting there, call 513-241-7899.