- The Washington Times - Monday, July 1, 2002

PRESIDENT BUSH
Travels to Cleveland, Ohio

ECONOMIC REPORTS
10 a.m. Census Bureau releases the value of new construction put in place for May. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.
4 p.m.
National Agricultural Statistics Service releases its report on crop progress. Location: 12th Street and Independence Avenue SW. Contact: 202/720-701.

FEDERAL AGENCIES
9 a.m. Joint Board for the Enrollment of Actuaries holds a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Actuarial Examinations, to discuss topics and questions for future Joint Board examinations in actuarial mathematics and methodology and to review the May 2002 Basic Joint Board exam and Pension Joint Board exam. Location: Franklin Court Building, 1099 14th St. NW, Suite 4200E. Contact: 202/694-1805.

SUPREME COURT
No oral arguments are scheduled. Contact: 202/479-3211.

SENATE
Not in session for Independence Day. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

SENATE COMMITTEES
Not in session for Independence Day. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE
Not in session for Independence Day. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA
Discrimination numbers all day National Academies' Committee on National Statistics holds a meeting on "Methods for Assessing Discrimination," Location: Cecil and Ida Green Building, 2001 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Contact: 202/334-3023.
Death penalty vigil all day Abolitionists Action Committee and National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty hold their ninth annual Fast and Vigil to Abolish the Death Penalty. Location: Sidewalk, Supreme Court, 1 First St. NE. Contact: 202/543-9577.
Religious convention all day End-Time Handmaidens and Servants holds its 27th annual convention. Location: Renaissance Washington Hotel, 999 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 870/466-2259.
Antitrust conference all day American Anti-Trust Institute holds its third annual conference.
Highlights noon Philip Lowe, incoming director general for competition, European Union, and FTC Chairman Timothy Muris speak. Location: National Press Club ballroom, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/244-9800.
Model schools conference all day International Center for Leadership in Education holds its 10th annual Model Schools Conference. Location: Washington Hilton and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 516/399-2776.
Animal rights all day Animal Rights holds its annual conference.
Highlights noon Workshops: "Animal Competition," "Effective Debating/Negotiating," "Engaging Women/Ethnic Groups," and "Meet the Authors." Location: McLean Hilton Hotel, 7920 Jones Branch Drive, McLean. Contact: 888/327-6872.
Peace seminar all day American University holds its "Peacebuilding and Development Summer Institute," Location: 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/885-5950.
Ethnic jail disparities all day The National Trust for the Development of African-American Men holds the national summit on the impact of incarceration on black and Hispanic families and communities.
Highlights 10 a.m. Congressional visits
Location: University of the District of Columbia, 4200 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/882-1678 or 252/396-0884.
Rule of law 10 a.m. National Press Club Morning Newsmaker program holds a news conference to release a survey on the rule of law. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, 13th floor, Lisagor Room. Contact: 202/662-1091.
Afghanistan and Pakistan 10 a.m. Pax Christi USA holds a news conference on a recent visit of a religious delegation to Afghanistan and Pakistan. Location: National Press Club, Murrow Room, 14th and F street NW. Contact: 352/271-6941.
Mexican migrants 11 a.m. Embassy of Mexico holds a news conference on a settlement between its government, the Maine Migrant Workers Advocate Group and Decoster Egg Farms of Maine. Location: Mexican Embassy, 1911 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/728-1650.
Class-action lawsuits 11 a.m. National Association of Manufacturers holds a roundtable discussion on class-action lawsuits. Location: 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/637-3093.
North Korean refugees noon Hudson Institute holds a discussion on the North Korean refugee crisis. Location: Hudson Institute, 1015 18th St. NW. Contact: 202/223-7770.
Danmark arrival 1 p.m. Royal Danish Embassy welcomes the 70-year-old tall ship Danmark, marking the start of Denmark's presidency of the European Union and to celebrate Independence Day because the ship sailed under the U.S. flag during the World War II German occupation of Denmark. Location: Municipal Pier, 550 Water St. SW. Contact: 202/797-5363.
Anti-fur vigil 2:30 p.m. Fund for Animals holds a vigil to mourn millions of animals killed for their fur. Location: Nieman Marcus at Mazza Gallerie, 5300 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Contact: 212/246-2096.
Religion reporting 6:30 p.m. National Press Club and the Newseum hold a panel discussion on "Reporting Religion." Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7507.

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