Mountain Views News, Pasadena Edition [Sierra Madre] Saturday, March 10, 2018

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Documentary ‘Shutout’ Housing Rights CenterMemorial Service for 
Women in Baseball to Host Free WorkshopDorothy M. Cohen 

Award-winning filmmaker in the film for a post-screening The Housing Rights Center 

 The Memorial Service for 

and baseball documentarian Q&A session: pioneering (HRC), and the City of 

Dorothy Mahoney Cohen 

Jon Leonoudakis presents his umpire Perry Barber, eleven-South Pasadena, will be 

(1925—2018), former Mayor 

latest film celebrating women in year-old Cameron Ely, and 

and co-founder of the Friends 

hosting a FREE ‘Housing 

baseball in the South Pasadena her mother, Lisa. Cameron 

of the Library Bookstore, will 

Rights Workshop’ for South 

Public Library Community is the only girl playing in the 

be on Saturday, March 17 at 

Pasadena residents and 

Room on Thursday, March Valencia Pony League. Two 

4:00 p.m. in the South Pasadena 
community members on 

15 at 7 p.m. The LA Premiere former players from the All-

Public Library Community 

screening is part of a statewide American Girls Professional Tuesday, March 13, from 


tour the filmmaker has initiated League (aka “A League of Their 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm at the 

 Dorothy, a 55-year South 

to coincide with Women’s Own”), Maybelle Blair and South Pasadena Public Pasadena resident who also 
History Month.Shirley Burkovich, will share Library - 1115 El Centro sexual orientation, and held many other important 
“Shutout! The Battle American their perspectives of playing Street, South Pasadena, source of income. The posts in the city, passed away 
Women Wage to Play Baseball” the game 70 years ago.CA 91030. The HRC California Unruh Civil peacefully on January 20. The 
chronicles over a century Some of the most accomplished will present information Rights Act also provides memorial service is open to the 
of gender discrimination women to play the game share and resources regarding protection from housing public and doors will open at 
infecting the national pastime, their stories in the film, from discrimination based on 3:30 p.m. The family is deciding 

housing discrimination and 

the women who’ve succeeded Blair and Burkovich in the age and protects the right to on the (limited) number of 

landlord-tenant rights and 

in spite of it, and considers the 1940s to former pro pitcher 

freedom from violence and speakers for the event.

path forward to make baseball Ila Borders, Colorado Silver responsibilities.intimidation in housing.For more information about 
more accessible to women. Bullet “Rocky” Henley in the Topics will include: Dorothy’s life and legacy visit 

 HRC is California’s 

“American women have a long 90s, and Team USA players discrimination against the Library’s website.

largest nonprofit, civil-

history in the game, dating Ozzie Sailors, Alex Sickenger families with children, 

 Tax deductible memorial 

back to the 19th century,” said Oglesby, and Lilly Jacobson. disability rights, sexual rights agency dedicated to donations in honor of Dorothy 
the filmmaker, “but their role in Political scientist Jennifer Ring harassment, evictions, promoting and securing fair Cohen can be made to the 
the 20th and 21st centuries has and former LA Daily News repairs, security deposits, housing. HRC investigates Friends of the South Pasadena 
been diminished by crippling journalist Lisa Nehus Saxon over 1,600 housing 

rent increases, substandard Public Library, 1100 Oxley 

gender bias. It’s a fascinating, provide insight and analysis, discrimination complaints Street, South Pasadena CA

conditions, and much more!

complex, and a deeply troubling along with their own stories annually and assists over 91030.

 For more information, 

story that strikes at the core of of facing discrimination in 

17,000 individuals with Upon request made no later 

what it means to be American.”baseball.or to RSVP for this FREE their housing-related than four (4) business days 
Leonoudakis knows about The Library Community workshop, please call 

concerns. Individuals who 

telling stories, having spent a Room is located at 1115 El Shannon at (800) 477-5977 
decade producing attractions Centro St. The Film Night is extension #1103. TTY users believe they are victims of Athens Recycling Facility Tourfor Disney theme parks and presented by Jon Leonoudakis, please call (213) 201-0867. housing discrimination 
hit documentaries like “The the South Pasadena Public This location is handicap or who have questions The City of San Marino, 
Wrecking Crew”. He has Library, and the Friends of the about the fair housing laws in cooperation with Athens 


six films in the permanent South Pasadena Public Library, or their landlord-tenant Services, Inc., is offering an 

 Title VIII of the Civil 

collection of the National Special thanks to 210eastsound rights are encouraged to opportunity for residents 

Rights Act of 1968, known 

Baseball Hall of Fame but feels and the Friends Hospitality contact HRC for additional to visit the recycling 

as the “Fair Housing Act,” 

this story might be the most Committee. No tickets or information at 1-800-477-facility that manages all 
meaningful. Jon was looking reservations are necessary. provides protection from 5977 (voice) or 213-201-trash collected in the City. 
for a theme for the third season Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. discrimination in all 

0867 (TTY). Additional The trip will take place on 

of his acclaimed Amazon and refreshments will be housing related transactions 

information is also available Saturday, April 21st from 10 

streaming documentary series, served.based on race, color, 

at a.m. to noon. Registration 

“The Sweet Spot: A Treasury of Free parking will be available at religion, sex, national 
Baseball Stories,” and women the Mission-Meridian Parking origin, familial status and The Southern California and transportation will 
in baseball was a strong fit. The Garage, located at 805 Meridian Housing Rights Center is be provided through the 

disability. Furthermore, 

nine episodes he created for that Avenue. Autographed copies of a non-profit organization Recreation Department. The 

the California Fair 

effort have been turned into a the book “Baseball Pioneers” established in 1968 to bus will depart promptly 

Employment and Housing 

feature-length documentary and the “Shutout!” DVD will be actively support and at 9:30 a.m. from the Lacy 

Act provides additional 

film for this tour.available for purchase.

promote equal opportunity Park Scout House located 

 Leonoudakis will be joined by a South Pasadena Public Library protections against housing and freedom of residence on the west side of the park. 
quintet of ‘All Stars’ who appear is located 1115 El Centro St. discrimination based on 

to all persons without Arrive by 9:15 am to ensure 

marital status, ancestry, 

regard to their race, color, you you don’t miss the bus 

religion, gender, sexual departure. Please call (626) 
orientation, national origin, 403-2200 for additional 
familial status, disability, 
marital status, ancestry, 

Annual Poker Tournament

age, source of income, 
or other characteristics Join South Pasadena 
protected by law. The D.U.D.E.S. and the South 
Center engages in activities Pasadena Middle School 

– including outreach/ Boosters in our 4th annual 
education, investigation/poker tournament on 
testing and legal advocacy Saturday, March 17 at 7 
– to identify barriers to PM at the War Memorial 
fair housing in Los Angeles building 435 Fair Oaks Ave. Drink pass below.
and Ventura Counties and This is a fundraiser and all Doors open at 6:30 and 
to help counteract and proceeds will go to the South tournament begins at 7PM 
eliminate discriminatory Pasadena Middle School sharp.
housing practices. For more Boosters and Middle School If you’re feeling a bit rusty 
information, please visit Chapter of D.U.D.E.S. Food, or need some basic pointers, or beer and wine are included join our 6:30 beginners 
call 1-800-477-5977 or 213-in the suggested donation table. 
201-0867 (TTY). and the tournament will be Cash will not be accepted at 
run by professional dealers, the venue.
so bring your A game. Visit the D.U.D.E.S. San Marino If you don’t want to play website to register at www.
poker, but would still like to This Free join us for all the fun, simply event is for entertainment 
sign up for the $25 Food and purposes only. 


before the event, the City 
will provide a reasonable 
accommodation for a qualified 
person with a disability to have 
equal access to the event. Please 
contact ADA Coordinator and 
Human Resources Manager, 
Mariam Lee Ko, at (626)
403-7312 or fill out the City’s 
request form available at www. and email 
the form to Human Resources 


 Space is limited. If you 
have additional questions 
regarding the tour or other 
related trash/recycling 
items you can call Ron 
Serven, Environmental 
Services Manager at (626) 
300-0789 or rserven@ 

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A free compost giveaway 
self-serve event will be held on 
Saturday, May 5th from 9 a.m. 
until noon at Lacy Park in the 
west end parking lot. Bring 
your own sturdy containers. 
There is a 30-gallon limit 
during the first hour and no 
limit from 10 a.m. until noon, 
or while supplies last. Plastic 
bags are not allowed. Bring 
your ID card or Athens bill. 
For more information, contact 
Ed Chen at (626) 703-9726 or or 
Ron Serven, Environmental 
Services Manager at (626) 
300-0789 or rserven@