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Young feminists from five states will meet March 29 and 30 at UT for a College Feminist Conference sponsored by Alliance for a Feminist Option -- UT's only openly feminist sorority. There'll be workshops on birth control, women and globalization, race and feminism, men and feminism, and other topics. Feminist author Inga Muscio will deliver the keynote address Sunday, March 30, at 3:30pm, in Burdine Hall, Room 106. For more info, visit www.feministconference.homestead.com/Index.html or contact Catherine Jones at jones_ce@hotmail.com or 452-4889.

The Texas Civil Rights Project will dedicate its new headquarters, the Michael Tigar Human Rights Center, 1405 Montopolis, with an open house in honor of Cesar Chavez's birthday, March 29. The ceremony is at 5pm; food and beverages will be served at 6pm. Tigar is a noted attorney who made his reputation representing diverse and often controversial clients, including Chavez, U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, and Terry Nichols, among many others. For more info, call 474-5073 or go to www.texascivilrightsproject.org.

The Second Annual Cesar Chavez March for Unity will be Sunday, March 30, at 11am (marchers should begin assembling at 9am), at the East Austin Neighborhood Center, at the corner of Second and Comal streets. The march will then proceed to the Capitol. Call 845-9959 or e-mail hm2prince@aol.com.

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