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Washington Agenda-General

By United Press International   |   Sept. 6, 2002 at 3:14 PM
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EVENTS ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Women Immigrants in the United States

WHO: The speakers are:

Noel Brennan, Board of Immigration Appeals

Jeffrey Chase, New York Immigration Court

Kristin Wells, House Judiciary Committee

Deborah Meyers, Migration Policy Institute

Wendy Young, Women's Commission of Refugee Women and Children

Marleine Bastien, Fanm Ayisyen

Dean Afaf Meleis, University of Pennsylvania

Nancy Foner, SUNY-Purchase

Patricia Campos, UNITE

Esther Olavarria, Senate Immigration Subcommittee

DATE: September 9, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE holds its National Legislative Mobilization Conference. The conference will focus on the upcoming mid-term elections, the legislative process and grassroots advocacy training.

DATE: September 9, 2002

LOCATION: Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202) 638-2269or 410.580.5125

WEB ADDRESS: naacp.org

TIME: All day

EVENT: UNITED STATES ENERGY ASSOCIATION holds its energy industry summit.

AGENDA: The summit meeting will honor the voluntary contributions of executives from Eurasia and U.S. investor-owned utilities, regulatory commissions, and trade associations that conducted, on a pro-bono basis, over 800 exchange visits, seminars, internships and training courses for their partners in the nations of the former Soviet Union since 1992.

WHO: The speakers are:

Andrew Natsios, Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development

Dr. Kent Hill, Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Europe and Eurasia, U.S. Agency for International Development

Vicky Bailey, Assistant Secretary for Intl. Affairs & Domestic Policy, U.S. Department of Energy

Linda Breathitt, Commissioner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Amb. William Taylor, Coordinator for U.S. Assistance to Europe & Eurasia, U.S. Department of State

DATE: September 9, 2002

LOCATION: 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-312-1243

WEB ADDRESS: usea.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program featuring Stephen Push, spokesman for an alliance of families of victims of the September 11 terrorist attacks, issuing the group's report card rating the president, administration officials and Congressional leaders on their performance in efforts to improve the nation's security during the year following the attacks.

DATE: September 9, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: COUNCIL ON AMERICAN-ISLAMIC RELATIONS holds a news conference to launch a national initiative to educate the American public about Islam and to counter anti-Muslim bigotry.

AGENDA: The year-long campaign, called "Explore Islamic Civilization and Culture," involves the community sponsored distribution of books, videos and audio cassettes about Islam and Muslims to some 16,000 public libraries nationwide.

DATE: September 9, 2002

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

CONTACT: Ibrahim Hooper, 202-488-8787 or 202-744-7726

WEB ADDRESS: cair-net.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: US CONFERENCE OF MAYORS holds a forum to discuss how cities have improved security in the year since September 11.

AGENDA: Since September 11, mayors have significantly enhanced local security and improved emergency preparedness and response capabilities. They have worked together to lobby successfully for federalization of airport security screening; urge consolidation of federal homeland security efforts.

WHO: The speakers are:

Baltimore Mayor Martin O'Malley

Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic

Reno Mayor Jeff Griffin

Laredo Mayor Betty Flores

Gary (Ind.) Mayor Scott King

DATE: September 9, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-861-6766

WEB ADDRESS: usmayors.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a forum on Is China's Military Modernization a Threat to the United States?

WHO: The speakers are:

David Shambaugh, George Washington University

Bernard Cole, National War College

Ross H. Munro, Center for Security Studies.

DATE: September 9, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: MORTGAGE BANKERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA holds its National Delinquency survey conference call for the 2nd quarter 2002.

WHO: The speakers are:

Doug Duncan, chief economist, MBAA

Phil Colling, director, MBAA

Marina Walsh, manager, MBAA

DATE: September 9, 2002

CONTACT: 202-577-2730

WEB ADDRESS: mbaa.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOMEN IN HOUSING AND FINANCE, INC. holds its September Monthly Luncheon featuring Peter R. Fisher, Under Secretary for Domestic Finance, Department of the Treasury.

DATE: September 9, 2002

LOCATION: The Hotel Washington, 515 15th Street, N.W., Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-752-6707

WEB ADDRESS: whdfc.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program entitled The National Guard in Homeland Security: A View from Local, State and Federal Leaders.

WHO: The speakers are:

Edwin Meese III, Former U.S. Attorney General and Chairman, Center for Legal and Judicial Studies,

The Heritage Foundation

James S. Gilmore, Former Virginia Governor, Chairman, Advisory Panel to Assess Domestic Response Capabilities for Terrorism Involving Weapons of Mass Destruction, and Distinguished Fellow, The Heritage Foundation

Thomas C. Frazier, Executive Director, Major Cities Chiefs of North America and Former Chief of Police of Baltimore, Maryland

Larry M. Wortzel, Ph.D., Director, Asian Studies Center and Member of the Homeland Security Task Force,

The Heritage Foundation

DATE: September 9, 2002

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS:heritage.org

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION holds a discussion on Japan and the Global Economy Is Resolving Japan's NPL Problem the Answer? With Osamu Takemoto, Chief Representative, Bank of Japan.

DATE: September 9, 2002

LOCATION: 1630 Connecticut Ave., NW, 7th Floor, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Jud Mathews, 202-986-4901

WEB ADDRESS: newamerica.net

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Secretary of Education Rod Paige.

DATE: September 9, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 5:30 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE Bradley Lecture Series holds a discussion on The Ku Klux Klan and the Separation of Church and State featuring Philip A. Hamburger, University of Chicago Law School

DATE: September 9, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents "A Concert for America," featuring artists from a broad spectrum of the performing arts, hosted by Tom Brokaw, with Leonard Slatkin and the NSO.

DATE: September 9, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY presents Rev. Jesse Jackson, founder and president of the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition discussing justice issues including civil, workers', women's and immigrants' rights.

DATE: September 9, 2002

LOCATION: Gaston Hall, 3rd Floor, Healy Hall, 37TH and O Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS: Georgetown.edu

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds a professional affairs forum on "Reporting Business: The Media and the Stock Market Bubble and to discuss How did news reports about companies like Enron and the Internet revolution impact the American public's investment strategies? Was the media responsible for inflating the public's perception of the riches to be gained from Internet and other stocks?

DATE: September 9, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents Frederick Reuss discussing and signing copies of The Wasties, in which Michael "Caruso" Taylor, an English professor doesn't go gentle into that good night of assisted living, but raises his cane against helplessness.

DATE: September 9, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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