Barnard Lawyers' Committee, meeting at Columbia Club, November 16, 1971

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LAWYERS COMMITTEE

BARNARD

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Meeting at Columbia Club 11/16/71 Some consensus: -

1. That there should be a Barnard Lawyers Comittee

2. That it should neither be so parochial as to serve "only" the Barnard Community, nor so diffuse as to be ineffective— or devoid of a purpose for existing as a group.

3. That as a first project, it should concentrate on employment problems of women -- all women -— taking cases on an individual basis from the Women's Center or

from the Placement office or otherwise.

4, That possible concurrent projects should be:

(a) Handbook on Women's Rights

(b) Newsletter _ (c) Lobbying (consider, in this respect, the advisability of setting it up as a tax-exempt organization)

(d) Lecture series on where to go for services, both legal services and womens services in general

5. Possible later projects could be (a) Test litigation '

(b) »

To be included in next mailing:

Minutes of the last meeting.

List, insofar as we know, of organizations and individuals active in the field who are providing some services

List of groups and leads in connection with our first undertaking. Eleanor Norton; Susan Della Ross (EEOC, Wash, D.C.); Harriett Rabb (Columbia Law School Professor); Beverly Gross; Barbara Boyle(sp.?) - IBM Armonk; Ellie Eliot mentioned someone (?).

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Minimum followup needed to get project off the ground -- get someone knowledgeable to meet with us on this subject. See who among us has special skills - could possibly do screening, strategy, policy.

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