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TIME: All Day

EVENT: WORLD RESOURCES INSTITUTE holds a 6th Annual Sustainable Enterprise Summit.

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:30 a.m.- Developing Individual and Organizational Leadership for Sustainable Business

Moderator: Rick Bunch, Director, Business Education, Sustainable Enterprise Program, WRI

Matthew Arnold, Senior Fellow, WRI

Gib Hedstrom, Member of the Management Group, PA Consulting

Dawn G. Rittenhouse, Director, Sustainable Development, DuPont

DATE: March 14, 2003

LOCATION: Wyndham City Center Hotel, 1143 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Christopher Lagan, 202-729-7684,

WEB ADDRESS: wri.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: INTERNATIONAL EXECUTIVE SERVICE CORPS hosts a conference to discuss cooperative efforts to assist the developing world and emerging democracies.

AGENDA: Highlighted speakers:

Dr. Carol C. Adelman, senior fellow at Hudson Institute and former

USAID assistant administrator in Asia and Middle East, will speak on the

magnitude of U.S. foreign aid, both public and private.

DATE: March 14, 2003

LOCATION: Marriott at Metro Center Hotel, 775 12th St. NW,

Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 203-967-6008

WEB ADDRESS: iesc.org

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: NORTH AMERICAN PERUVIAN BUSINESS COUNCIL AND THE INTER-AMERICAN DIALOGUE hold a breakfast discussion featuring Dr. Luis Solari, Prime Minister of Peru.

DATE: March 14, 2003

LOCATION: CEIP, 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-483-7600

WEB ADDRESS: thedialogue.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL MINORITY HEALTH MONTH holds a news conference to discuss the Reduction in Premature Death Campaign.

DATE: March 14, 2003

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

CONTACT: Clev Mesidor, 202-347-3820

WEB ADDRESS: nmhm.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: LAMDA LEGAL DEFENSE holds a briefing on the Supreme Court Gay Case. This spring, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear Lambda Legal's case challenging the constitutionality of Texas's "Homosexual Conduct" law, which criminalizes oral and anal sex by consenting gay couples.

DATE: March 14, 2003

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

CONTACT: Eric Ferrero, 212-809-8585

WEB ADDRESS: lamdadefense.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE holds a briefing to discuss Korea's Economic and Political state featuring Myron Brilliant, vice president of Asia, U.S. Korea Business Council.

DATE: March 14, 2003

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS: uschamber.com

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: WASHINGTON REGIONAL ALCOHOL PROGRAM holds the St. Patrick's Day SoberRide campaign news conference. The Day SoberRide campaign runs March 16, 2003 through March 17, 2003. To access this service, dial 1-800-200-TAXI (#TAXI for AT&T Wireless users).

AGENDA: You must be 21 or older to use the SoberRide service. All calls must originate in Montgomery and Prince George's Counties in Maryland; the Cities of Rockville, Bowie, College Park, Gaithersburg, Greenbelt and Takoma Park in Maryland; the District of Columbia; Arlington, Fairfax, Prince William and Eastern Loudoun Counties in Virginia; and the Cities of Alexandria, Falls Church, Fairfax, Manassas and Manassas Park in Virginia.

DATE: March 14, 2003

LOCATION: 808 7th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-893-0461

WEB ADDRESS: soberride.com

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program featuring Mercedes Lynn de Uriarte, Ph.D., releasing an l00-page study on diversity in journalism titled "Diversity Disconnects." Diversity Disconnects provides a candid look at the road to diversity beginning with the role of journalism education, the pipeline to an integrated press.

DATE: March 14, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program entitled "Out of Many One: E Pluribus Unum Putting American History and Civics Back in Our Classrooms, featuring Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-TN.

DATE: March 14, 2003

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS: heritage.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: PROGRESS & FREEDOM FOUNDATION holds a seminar on how best to protect intellectual property (music, movies, games, etc.) in the digital age? entitled "Can't We Just All Get Along: The Content, Tech & Telecom Industries Examine Intellectual Property."

WHO: The speakers are:

Jeffrey Campbell, director of technology and communications policy for Cisco Systems

Sarah B. Deutsch, VP and associate general counsel at Verizon

Mitch Glazer, SVP for governmental affairs with the Recording Industry Association of America

moderator is James V. DeLong senior fellow and director of The Progress & Freedom Foundation's Center for the Study of Digital Property

DATE: March 14, 2003

LOCATION: 1539 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Stefannie Bernstein, 202-289-8928

WEB ADDRESS: pff.org

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION holds a program on Sustainable Enterprise: Implications For International Finance And Investment with Richard N. Andrews, Professor of Environmental Policy, University of North Carolina.

DATE: March 14, 2003

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

CONTACT: Jud Mathews, 202-986-4901

WEB ADDRESS: newamerica.net

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE holds a luncheon on CEIP China and the Internet: A New Revolution?

WHO: The speakers are:

Benjamin Edelman, Fellow, Berkman Society for Internet and Society, Harvard University

Shanthi Kalathil, Associate, Information and World Politics Project, Carnegie Endowment

James Mulvenon, Deputy Director, Center for Asia-Pacific Policy, RAND

Minxin Pei, Senior Associate and Co-Director of the China Program at Carnegie

DATE: March 14, 2003

LOCATION: CEIP, 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-483-7600

WEB ADDRESS: ceip.org

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring The Leader of the Ulster Unionist Party of Northern Ireland, David Trimble, providing an update on "The Situation in Northern Ireland."

DATE: March 14, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 2:15 p.m.

EVENT: All Day - NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR RESPONSIVE PHILANTHROPY, AND THE NATIONAL COMMUNITY REINVESTMENT COALITION holds a forum on "Responsible Philanthropy in Troubled Times" - An expert panel of philanthropic and nonprofit leaders will discuss the state of philanthropy in the current economy.

WHO: The speakers are:

Rick Cohen - National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy

Kae Dakin - Regional Association of Washington Grantmakers

Terri Freeman - Community Foundation for the National Capital Region

Mark Kramer - Foundation Strategy Group

Gara LaMarche - Open Society Institute

Madeline Lee - New York Foundation

Milton Little - National Urban League

Bill Merritt - National Black United Fund

Adam Meyerson - The Philanthropy Roundtable

Ricardo Millett - Woods Fund of Chicago

Andrew Mott - Center for Community Change

Andrew Plepler - Fannie Mae Foundation

Mike Roque - Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training

John Taylor - National Community Reinvestment Coalition

Rev. John Vaughn - Peace Development Fund

Mark Willis - Chase Community Development Group

DATE: March 14, 2003

LOCATION: Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-628-8866, ext. 3013

TIME: 3:30 p.m.


The Washington insider has been Hollywood's top man in the nation's capitol for nearly forty years, serving as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Motion Picture Association of America since 1966. Now 81 and nearing retirement, Mr. Valenti will discuss current legal issues facing the film industry.

DATE: March 14, 2003

LOCATION: 3600 John McCormack Drive NE

Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Tom Haederle, 202-319-5438

WEB ADDRESS: cua.edu

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE features Malcolm Dalglish presenting A Ceremony of Songs for Choir, Hammer Dulcimer, Folk Choir, Percussion and Dance with special guests N. Scott Robinson on percussion, InToneNation a cappella ensemble, Margie T. Farmer, Shizumi Dance Theatre of Japan--plus bagpipes and percussive dancers.

DATE: March 14, 2003

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

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