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Washington Agenda-General

By United Press International   |   March 14, 2003 at 3:39 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON MONDAY, MARCH 17, 2003

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT OFFICIALS holds its conference themed "Raising the Standard and Taking a Stand: Making Housing and Community Development a National Priority."

AGENDA: Highlights:

9:00 a.m.- Opening General Session

Kurt Creager, NAHRO President, Chief Executive Officer, Vancouver Housing Authority Washington Update

Saul N. Ramirez, Jr. , Executive Director, National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials

David Broder, Political Analyst, The Washington Post

2 p.m. - Rally For Affordable Housing

Jack Quinn, PHM, Executive Director, Housing Authority of the City of Pueblo

Thomas M. Menino, Mayor, City of Boston, President, U.S. Conference of Mayors

3 p.m. - Legislative Agenda

Julio Barreto Jr. , Director of Legislation and Program Development

National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials

Christine Siksa, Policy Analyst for Housing, National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials

Jonathan Zimmerman, Policy Analyst for Housing, National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials

Beth Cooper, Policy Analyst for Housing, National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials

Dionne Roberts, Policy Analyst for Community Development, National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials

DATE: March 17, 2003

LOCATION: JW Marriott Hotel, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-289-3500

WEB ADDRESS: nahro.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE, COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES, AFL-CIO holds its legislative conference.

AGENDA: Highlight:

2:15 p.m. -- Sen. Tom Daschle, D- SD

DATE: March 17, 2003

LOCATION: Washington Hilton and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-429-1145

WEB ADDRESS: afscme.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: UNITED FOR PEACE NOW AND THE NATIONAL YOU TH AND STUDENT PEACE COALITION hold a march to the Capitol to engage in acts of nonviolent civil disobedience, witness and lobbying.

AGENDA: Highlight:

8 a.m. - Assemble at the Church of the Brethren, 337 North Carolina St. SE

Metro: Either Capitol South at 1st and C St. or Eastern Market at 7th and Penn. Ave. SE

9 a.m. - Procession to the Capitol to Reclaim Our Democracy

2 p.m. - Regroup at the Church of the Brethren, or as soon as the actions are over

DATE: March 17, 2003

CONTACT: 202-497-1033

WEB ADDRESS: unifiedforpeacenow.org

TIME: 9:15 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE Postal Initiative holds a program that will suggest key objectives that the President's Commission should strive for and how those objectives can be realized. Discussion will focus on the industry as a whole. The objectives for postal reform established at this conference will form a framework for the entire series.

WHO: The speakers are:

Rick Geddes, Cornell University

Maurice McTigue, George Mason University

John Panzar, Northwestern University

J. Gregory Sidak, AEI

DATE: March 17, 2003

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: JOINT CENTER FOR POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC STUDIES holds a discussion on "From Brown to Michigan: Race and Education in America."

WHO: The speakers are:

Linda Chavez, president, Center for Equal Opportunity and former staff director, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (Reagan administration)

Roderick Harrison, director, DataBank, Joint Center

Judith Winston, lawyer and former executive director, President Clinton's Initiative on Race

Michael R. Wenger, program director, NABRE, Joint Center

DATE: March 17, 2003

LOCATION: 2237 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Liselle Yorke, 202-789-6366

WEB ADDRESS: jointcenter.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: HUDSON INSTITUTE holds a luncheon to discuss Japan's reaction to the North Korean nuclear crisis.

WHO: The speakers are:

Katsu Furukawa, Monterey Institute

Jason Manosevitz recently returned from Tokyo where he was affiliated with Keio University and the National Institute for Research Advancement

DATE: March 17, 2003

LOCATION: Hudson Institute, 1015 18th Street NW (Suite 300), Washington DC

CONTACT: 202-974-2420

WEB ADDRESS: hudson.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL COALTION FOR LGBT holds its health awareness week kick-off with a news conference.

DATE: March 17, 2003

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

CONTACT: Donald Hitchcock, 202-797-3516

WEB ADDRESS: LGBTHEALTH.NET

TIME: 11:30 a.m.

EVENT: CARDINAL MCCARRICK CELEBRATES ST. PATRICK'S DAY MASS.

WHO: The speakers are:

Guest choir from St. Eugene's Cathedral, Derry, Northern Ireland, will join St. Patrick's chorale in traditional Irish anthems and hymns to complement the Mass featuring

John Hume, 1998 Nobel Peach Prize winner.

DATE: March 17, 2003

LOCATION: City Catholic Church, 619 Tenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-393-7300

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Accountability for Wartime Presidents in Russia and the United States with Martha Merritt, Assistant Professor, Department of political science and Fellow, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, Notre Dame University, and former Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute.

DATE: March 17, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: GIRL SCOUTS OF THE USA holds an awards luncheon for the Girl Scout Gold Award Young Women of Distinction.

WHO: The 2003 Girl Scout Young Women of Distinction are:

Katie of Appleton, WI

Nibia of Aguas Buenas, PR

Tamaron of Lafayette, CA

Savannah of Tyrone, GA

Priti of Houston, TX

Susan of Honolulu, HI;

Felicia of Big Bear City, CA

Diana of Fort Collins, CO

Jennifer of Wadena, Minnesota

Elizabeth of Orlando, FL.

DATE: March 17, 2003

LOCATION: National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1250 New York Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 212-852-8132

WEB ADDRESS: girlscouts.org

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: ALLIANCE FOR HEALTH REFORM holds a luncheon briefing on "Comparing Medicare And Private Cost Growth: Lessons from the Past, Guidance for the Future."

WHO: The speakers are:

Marilyn Moon, a senior fellow with the Urban Institute and a former trustee of the Medicare program; Joseph Antos, the Wilson H. Taylor Scholar in health care and retirement policy at the American Enterprise Institute

Karen Davis, president of The Commonwealth Fund

Ed Howard of the Alliance will moderate the discussion.

DATE: March 17, 2003

LOCATION: Room G-50, Dirksen Senate Office Bldg., Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-789-2300

WEB ADDRESS: allhealth.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Sinn Fein Leader Gerry Adams speaking about recent peace negotiations in Northern Ireland and the possibility of May elections for the Northern Ireland Assembly.

DATE: March 17, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "The Public Policy Response to Corporate Scandal: Is Sarbanes-Oxley Enough?" with Sen. Paul Sarbanes, D-MD.

DATE: March 17, 2003

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 5:15 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "The Future of Fuel-Cell Technologies" with Ed Wall, FreedomCAR Partnership coordinator at the Department of Energy's Office of Transportation Technology, will discuss the $1.2 billion "Freedom Fuel" initiative to develop the technology needed for commercially viable hydrogen-powered fuel cells as proposed in the president's State of the Union address.

DATE: March 17, 2003

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE features AmericArtes: Inca Son presents traditional music and dance of the Andes Mountains of Peru and Latin America in authentic and colorful Inca attire.

DATE: March 17, 2003

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB Forum on "Roe v. Wade: 30 Years of Coverage and Controversy."

WHO: The speakers are:

Kate Michelman, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America

Douglas Johnson, legislative director for the National Right to Life Committee

Julie Rovner, health policy correspondent at NPR

Karen Tumulty, national political correspondent for TIME magazine

Margaret Engel, Newseum Managing Editor will moderate.

DATE: March 17, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN IRELAND FUND holds its 11th national gala. This Year's Humanitarian Award goes to BONO lead singer of U2.

DATE: March 17, 2003

LOCATION: National Building Museum, 401 F Street NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 301-229-0064

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents Jerrold M. Post, M.D. who is the director of the political psychology program at G.W.U. The Psychological Assessment Of Political Leaders applies profiling methods, using Bill Clinton and Saddam Hussein as prime examples.

DATE: March 17, 2003

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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