- The Washington Times - Friday, July 12, 2002


Profiling briefing noon The Cato Institute holds a luncheon briefing, "Profiling and National IDs: Security and Freedom in a Free Society." Participants are Charlotte Twight, author of "Dependent on D.C.: The Rise of Federal Control over the Lives of Ordinary Americans," and Robert Levy and Timothy Lynch, both of the Cato Institute. Location: B-354 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/789-5229.

Islam discussion 1 p.m. The National Press Club holds an Afternoon Newsmaker news conference with Shaykh Muhammad Hisham Kabbani, chairman of the Islamic Supreme Council of America. Location: Murrow Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7593.


To be announced.


8:30 a.m. Census Bureau releases advance monthly sales for retail and food services for June 2002. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.

9 a.m. Energy Information Administration releases weekly coal report. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.


8:30 a.m. President's Council on Bioethics holds a meeting to discuss human cloning, stem-cell research, the patentability of human organisms and other issues. Location: Ritz-Carlton, 1150 22nd St. NW. Contact: 202/296-4669.


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


Not immediately available. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


Meets at 9 a.m. for legislative business to consider the National Construction Safety Team Act; the Tropical Cyclone Inland Forecasting Improvement and Warning System Development Act of 2002; and the Enterprise Integration Act of 2002. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


Marriage conference all day The Coalition for Marriage, Family and Couples Education LLC holds its sixth annual conference, "Smart Marriages, Happy Families."Location: Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 202/362-0973.

Health summit all day The Health and Human Services Department holds the Secretary's National Leadership Summit on Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health. Location: Washington Hilton and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 301/443-3325.

Children's mental health meeting all day The National Technical Assistance Center for Children's Mental Health holds a meeting, "Developing Local Systems of Care for Children and Adolescents with Emotional Disturbances and Their Families."

Highlight 12:45 p.m. Rosalynn Carter, former first lady, "Youth in Crisis: Uniting for Action"

Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 202/687-5000.

Deaf conference all day Gallaudet University hosts the Deaf Way II International Conference, Arts Festival and Artist Symposium. Location: Washington Convention Center, 900 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 202/651-5727.

Memorial service 10:30 a.m. The Defense Department holds a memorial service for David O. "Doc" Clarke, a longtime Pentagon employee. Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld delivers the keynote address. Location: Pentagon Center Courtyard. Contact: 703/695-6294.

Middle East briefing 12:30 p.m. The Center for Policy Analysis on Palestine presents a luncheon briefing, "Assessing President Bush's Middle East Proposal." Participants are Khalil Shikaki, director of the Center for Policy and Survey Research, in Ramallah, West Bank, and current fellow, Saban Center for Middle East Policy. Location: 2425-35 Virginia Ave. NW. Contact: 202/338-1290.

Concert 7:30 p.m. The Washington National Cathedral hosts a concert with the David Bond Jazz Ensemble. Location: Washington National Cathedral, Wisconsin and Massachusetts avenues NW. Contact: 202/537-6248.

Benefit 9:30 p.m. The D.C. Democracy Fund holds its Voting Rights Benefit Concert. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, D.C. Democrat, participates. Location: Black Cat Nightclub, 1811 14th St. NW. Contact: 202/549-6127.

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