This sounds like an interesting program, especially in light of all the O.J. stuff. Gonzaga University School of Law is presenting a domestic abuse conference titled: “Stopping the Violence: Affecting Change Together.” Sponsored by the school’s Thomas More Scholarship Program, the conference will be held Saturday from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the Ridpath Hotel in Spokane.
Speakers and panelists include Washington state Supreme Court Chief Justice Barbara Durham, Spokane County Superior Court Judge Kathleen O’Connor, attorney Paul Meissner, Carolyn Morrison of YWCA’s Alternatives to Domestic Violence, Robin Bale of Spokane Legal Services and Spokane County District Court Judge Richard White.
The conference is open to the public and continuing education credit is available for attorneys. For registration and fee information, call Marge Buck at (509) 328-4220, ext. 3725.
The Donna Reed factor: Something weird is going on in Workplace Land and we’d like your help solving the mystery. Seems that male executives who share child care with their working wives are paid and promoted less than those men whose wives stay at home. Studies have uncovered this phenomenon, but have failed to explain it. Tell us your theories, please.
Resolve: “The doctor-patient relationship” is the topic for Tuesday’s Resolve meeting, to be held at Manito Presbyterian Church, E401 30th Ave. Doors open at 7 p.m. Resolve is a support and education group for couples struggling with infertility. The group is also in desperate search of volunteers to help keep the Spokane chapter going. Call 535-9361.
She said: “What I wanted to do more than anything was keep my family together. I didn’t want to go down into coal mines or be a symbol of elegance. I just wanted to save some normal life for Jack and the children and me.” Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.
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