Bahai News - Baha'i meetings to begin with racial talk
Baha'i meetings to begin with racial talk
The Baha'i Community of Greater Tucson and Southern Arizona will
begin a series of meetings today on children's education and
increasing tolerance in our community.
The first meeting is at 7 p.m. at the Pima County Medical Society
Auditorium, 5199 E. Farness Drive. The topic is "Racism and the
Dynamics of Prejudice."
Guest speakers include Clarence Boykins, president of the local
chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored
People; Carolyn Classen, interim director of the Domestic Violence
Commission; Robert Villaseor, assistant chief of police; and Dennis
Best, director of the Wellness Health Center.
Topics for meetings March 10 and April 7 will include "Men and
Women: A Quest for Harmony" and "Education: The Family the Key,"
The Educational Enrichment Foundation is accepting scholarship
applications from Tucson Unified School District high school seniors
or 2000-01 school-year graduates.
Applicants must be planning to attend a college, university or
trade/vocational school for which they meet the entry-level
requirements. The $1,000 scholarships are for students who have
demonstrated the desire and skill to succeed personally and
The organization is looking for applicants who have overcome
adversity in their lives.
Applications are available at TUSD high school counselors'
offices. The deadline is March 19. For more information, call the
Educational Enrichment Foundation office at 325-8688.
KUAT gets honor for series
KUAT-TV, Channel 6, has been named the recipient of a national
award for "The Desert Speaks."
At the 2000 National Education and Telecommunications Association
Awards ceremony Jan. 12 in Savannah, Ga., the program was named first-
place winner in the documentary-series category. "The Desert Speaks"
is an Emmy award-winning nature series that offers viewers a
provocative look at the Sonoran Desert region.
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