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Genetic Crossroads
September 18th, 2002

1. Fred Friendly Seminar - "Our Genes
/ Our Choices"


On October 1, CGS Executive Director Richard Hayes will moderate
a community forum following a live videoconference being held
as part of an upcoming Fred Friendly PBS seminar, titled "Our
Genes/Our Choices." The videoconference will be broadcast
to 14 local PBS affiliate television stations. CGS is working
in cooperation with the Global Academy Genome Institute on this
event. See http://www.fredfriendly.org/index.cfm/fuseaction/in_prod.htm.
If you would like to participate in one of the 14 community
forums around the U.S., contact us at CGS at Contact
us
.


2. Association for Women's Rights in Development


CGS Program Director Tania Simoncelli will speak on the implications
of the new human genetic technologies at the Ninth International
Forum of The Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID),
to be held on October 3-6 in Guadalajara, Mexico. Advocates
of women's rights will be holding side-meetings to discuss the
creation of international networks to support inclusive genetics
policies. For more information see http://www.awid.org/forum/
.



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