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Public Agenda May 08 2002

ADOPT-A-STREAM MONITORING OF CORNISH CREEK Georgia Wildlife Federation sponsors a biological monitoring of Cornish Creek. Volunteers needed to help conduct visual and physical evaluations of the creek. May 11, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Contact Sharilyn Meyers, 770-787-7887 or smeyers@gwf.org. www.gwf.org.

ATLANTA LABOR COUNCIL TOWN HALL MEETING "No More Business as Usual" is the theme of the meeting, highlighting the need for retirement and economic security to bring the lesson of Enron home to Atlanta-area working families. Tools to protect 401(k) plans and pensions. Free. May 8, 6 p.m. IBEW Building. Contact Charles Flemming, 404-525-3559.

ATLANTA WASTEWATER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM City of Atlanta Department of Public Works hosts open house presentations to provide information and to address inquiries regarding the Sewer System Evaluation Survey Project. All open houses are 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Engineers are available to answer questions. May 8, Southwest YMCA, 2220 Campbellton Road. 404-529-9211. www.atlantapublicworks.org.

CAREERS IN INTERNATIONAL NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS Informational session for people interested in learning about careers in the international not-for-profit sector. $10-$20. May 10, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Southern Center for International Studies, 320 W. Paces Ferry Road. 404-261-5763. www.southerncenter.org.

EXPELLING VIOLENCE, CREATING SAFETY The escalating violence in schools has caused many to re-evaluate the effects of bullying and harassment. This course examines the treatment of students who are, or perceived to be, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender. A discussion with Lynn Barfield, Enlight Atlanta, will address basic facts and the role that individuals play in making the school environment more inclusive. $15. May 8, 7-8:30 p.m. Einstein's, 1077 Juniper St. Contact Bonnie Kendrick at BKendrick@HandsOnAtlanta.com. 404-879-2751.

GEORGIA COUNCIL ON CHILD ABUSE Volunteers needed to ensure the delivery of prevention services. Two 90-minute orientation sessions held. 1720 Peachtree St. Continues weekly through June 12. Wed., noon; Mon., 6:30 p.m. 404-870-6565.

ISLAM IN AMERICA Iman Plemon El-Amin of Atlanta Masjid of Al-Islam will conduct the class as part of a course on the cultural diversity of Islam. Sun., May 12, 9:30-11 a.m. Free. Central Congregational United Church of Christ, 2676 Clairmont Road. 404-633-4505.

MEDIA AND THE MIDDLE EAST Jan Jaben-Eilon, coordinator of the Israel Experience Program at the Jewish Federation, will conduct four sessions examining the media and the Middle East. Tuesdays, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Continues through May 28. $24-$36. Zaban Park, 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody. 770-395-2592.

SOCIAL SECURITY HELP Social Security Administration representatives will assist those in need of service. By appointment only. Thurs., May 9, 10 a.m.-noon. Latin American Association, 2750 Buford Highway. 404-638-1839.

SUSTAINABLE ATLANTA ROUNDTABLE Speakers from Clean Streams Task Force, West Atlanta Watershed Alliance and Sierra Club with moderator Robert Reed discuss Atlanta's stormwater problems and green solutions. $5-$10. May 10, 7:30-9 a.m. SciTrek Science Museum, 395 Piedmont Ave. 404-872-3549, ext. 0. www.southface.org.HOW TO SUBMIT A LISTING

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