Domestic violence and the homeless women: Carol Mackay and Mollie Lowery

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Domestic violence and the homeless women: Carol Mackay and Mollie Lowery
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Two speeches at a Domestic Violence Services Conference: Carol Mackay's talk on "rural women and their special needs" focuses on planning to end domestic violence against women in Wyoming (20 min.). Mollie Lowery, organizer of Los Angeles shelters for the homeless, entitles her talk "On a list of 100 concerns, where do you think earthquake safety rates with homeless women?" Lowery describes types of homeless women, why they are homeless, and what some of them are doing about it. Lowery is currently with Los Angeles Men's Place (L.A.M.P.) and also speaks of another project called Jill's Place (domestic violence shelters or safe zones). This tape is undated, but L.A.M.P. was established in 1985, so this recording is likely from the late 1980s.

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ca. 198? (date unknown)
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ca. 198? (no broadcast information available)
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archives, 1981
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This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email:  americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.

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