Washington Agenda - General News Events

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TIME: All Day

EVENT: CENTER FOR POLICY ANALYSIS ON PALESTINE holds a conference on "The Palestinian-Israeli Impasse: Has U.S. Policy Run Its Course."

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:30 a.m. -- Professor Hisham Sharabi

Professor Emeritus, Georgetown University

Chair, Center for Policy Analysis on Palestine

8:45 a.m. -- Ambassador William Burns Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs



1:45 p.m. - Rep. John J. Conyers, D-MI

2:30 p.m. -- International And Grassroots Initiatives

DATE: November 2, 2001

LOCATION: 2425 Virginia Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-338-1290

WEB ADDRESS:palestinecenter.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION holds its National Diversity Summit In The Teaching Force.

AGENDA: Highlights:

12:30 p.m. - Keynote Address with Dr. Francisco Rios, University of Wyoming discussing "Affirming the Cultural Capital and Political Consciousness of Ethnic Minority Teachers."

DATE: November 2, 2001

LOCATION: Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-822-7230

WEB ADDRESS: nea.org

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program featuring Minister of Economy And Foreign Trade of the Arab Republic of Egypt Dr. Youssef Boutros-Ghali.

DATE: November 2, 2001

LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN UNIVERSITY Washington College of Law, University of Maryland School of Law hold a discussion on the impact of culture and socialization on race and racial formation in the U.S. and Latin America.

AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m.- Introduction and Welcome

Taunya Lovell Banks, visiting professor, AU Law?

Tanya Hernandez, Rutgers University

9:15 a.m. - Keynote Address

Isar Godreau, University of Texas, Austin

10 a.m. Comparative Perspectives on How Race is Manifested

Lynn Bolles, University of Maryland

Devon Carbado, UCLA School of Law

Ariel Dulitzky, Comision Interamericana de Derechos Humanos

Lourdes Martinez Echazabal, University of California, Santa Cruz

Charles Venator Santiago, Ph.D candidate, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

12 p.m. - Luncheon Speaker

Kevin Johnson, UC-Davis School of Law

1:30 p.m. - Growing U.S. Shift to Latin American Approaches to Race

Anani Dzidzienyo, Brown University

James Early, Smithsonian Institute

Sherrilyn Ifill, University of Maryland School of Law

Miriam Jimenez Roman, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

3:30 p.m. - Challenges to Community Organizing and Efficacy of Anti-Discrimination Lawmaking

Rosa Clemente, F.R.E.E. Youth Empowerment, Central Brooklyn Partnership

ob Cottrol, George Washington University School of Law

eth Racusen, Ph.D candidate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

brahim Sundiata, Howard University

5:15 p.m. Closing Remarks

DATE: November 2, 2001

LOCATION: 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-885-5950


TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR DIGITAL DEMOCRACY holds a news conference to discuss Forecasting The Broadband Future: Three Views on Keeping the New Networks Open and Competitive

DATE: November 2, 2001

LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-2872

WEB ADDRESS: democraticmedia.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY presents a program discussing "Update On The Kosovo Report."

WHO: The speakers are:

Justice Richard Goldstone of South Africa

Carl Tham, Secretary General of the Olof Palme International Center in Stockholm Richard Falk, Professor of International Law and Practice, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University.

DATE: November 2, 2001

LOCATION: 37TH and O Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-777-2206

WEB ADDRESS:Georgetown.edu

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: PEW CENTER ON GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE holds a news conference and report release entitled "Corporate Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets."

WHO: The speakers are:

Eileen Claussen, president, Pew Center

Doug Russell, author, Global Change Strategies International

DATE: November 2, 2001

LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-516-0606

WEB ADDRESS:pewclimate.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION holds a luncheon event on " Radical Center: The Future of American Politics."

WHO: The speakers are:

Ted Halstead, President, New America Foundation

Michael Lind, Senior Fellow, New America Foundation

DATE: November 2, 2001

LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Jud Mathews, 202-986-4901

WEB ADDRESS: newamerica.net

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOMENS FOREIGN POLICY GROUP features Zanny Minton Beddoes, correspondent, The Economist discussing "New Challenges To Foreign Policy, Security And Economy: The Impact Of Terrorism On The Economy Worldwide."

DATE: November 2, 2001

LOCATION: 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-884-8131

WEB ADDRESS:wfpg.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a book forum on "Less Health Insurance And Better Health Care: Two-Tiered Health Benefits Models."

WHO: The speakers are:

Lawrence H. Mirel, District of Columbia commissioner of insurance and securities regulation

Kenneth J. Linde, Destiny Health Insurance Company

Helen Darling, Washington Business Group on Health.

DATE: November 2, 2001

LOCATION: Cato Institute, 1000 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a program with AEI scholar Michael Greve explaining how it has become necessary to distinguish between legitimate goals and interests that are politically motivated.

DATE: November 2, 2001

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933


TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a presents a program on "House Party Leadership: Yesterday and Today."

WHO: The speakers are:

Robert H. Michel, former Representative from Illinois, Senior Adviser, Hogan & Hartson LLP

Barbara B. Kennelly, former Representative from Connecticut, Partner, Baker and Hostetler LLP; Ronald M. Peters, Jr., Professor of Political Science, University of Oklahoma

Dan Balz, Political Writer, Washington Post

DATE: November 2, 2001

LOCATION: One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE features author Vernon Jordan, civil rights leader and advisor to presidents, to talk about his memoir, Vernon Can Read!

DATE: November 2, 2001

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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