Nancy Amidei, visiting professor at Washington University School of Social Work in St. Louis, Mo., will speak Tuesday, Oct. 30, in Salt Lake City.

Amidei was recently named recipient of the Belle S. Spafford Chair in the Graduate School of Social Work at the University of Utah. She will be speaking Tuesday on "Women and Children in Poverty: There's No Excuse" at the James L. White Jewish Community Center at 2416 E. 1700 South at 7:30 p.m.The meeting is presented by the National Council of Jewish Women - Salt Lake Section - as a Joint Women's Program. The lecture is free to the public, and refreshments will be served. To reserve a seat and for further information, call 359-9321 or 583-8628.