Hot Line Needs Volunteers, Offers Counseling Training
The D.C. HOTLINE needs volunteers to answer its crisis phone line, and is offering an extensive training program for anyone interested in assisting people who call for help, support or crisis counseling.
The next training session begins Sept. 11.
To volunteer, call 223-CALL.
Grant Set for Internships
The Library Theatre, a nonprofit group that stages book-related productions in local libraries to promote reading, has received a $31,000 grant from the Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation. The grant is to fund an internship program for minority students to encourage them to pursue careers in nonprofit arts and education agencies.
The program will provide paid internships in production, marketing and public relations to nine college students or recent graduates.
Three interns will be selected each school session and will work throughout the semester. Internships will begin in mid-September. The deadline for applications is Aug. 31. Interested students should send a cover letter and resume to: Internship Coordinator, Library Theatre, 6925 Willow St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20012.
For more information, call 291-4800.
Spanish Education Training
The Spanish Educational Development Center is now accepting applications for a training course in early childhood education.
The free 35-hour-a-week, six-month course will be given in Spanish, for those who need training, certification or improved English skills to work with children in a preschool setting.
The course begins Sept. 10 and is available only to Hispanic Americans.
For more information, call 462-8848.
Forum for Delegate Race Set
The League of Women Voters, the D.C. Federation of Civic Associations and the Washington Gas Employees District of Columbia Good Government Program will host a public forum Aug. 30 for the candidates running for D.C. delegate to Congress.
The forum, to be moderated by radio commentator Ernest White, will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the lobby of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library at 901 G St. NW.
For more information, call 624-6042.
Church Plans Celebration
The committee for the 100th anniversary celebration of Holy Name Catholic Church is looking for former parishioners who would like to participate in the festivities.
A homecoming celebration will be held on Oct. 13 at the church, and at the school at West Virginia Avenue and Neal Street NE. The planning committee wants parishioners and former parishioners to send in pictures of people and events in the life of the Holy Name parish and is asking former members to call the rectory at 399-2525 to give their current addresses and phone numbers.
Parishioners can also mail the information to Holy Name Catholic Church, 920 11th St. NE, Washington, D.C. 20002.