- The Washington Times - Monday, June 10, 2002

TODAY'S HEADLINERS
Faith-based initiatives discussion 11 a.m. The Center for Research on Religion and Urban Civil Society and the Manhattan Institute hold a discussion on "Working Faith: Faith-based Organizations, Government Funding and the Future of Faith-based and Community Initiatives." John Dilulio, University of Pennsylvania, former director of the White House Office of Faith-based and Community Initiatives, participates. Location: Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/599-7000, Ext. 411.
Homeland security hearing Noon House Science environment, technology and standards subcommittee holds a hearing on "Homeland Security: The Federal and Regional Response." Location: Stella B. Warner Council Office Building, 100 Maryland Ave., Rockville. Contact: 202/225-6371.

PRESIDENT BUSH
11:10 a.m. Meets with Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon at the White House.
6 p.m. Hosts a reception and dinner for International Democratic Union Party leaders at the White House.

VICE PRESIDENT
9 a.m. Speaks at the International Democratic Union eighth party leaders' meeting, JW Marriott, 1334 Pennsylvania Ave. NW.

ECONOMIC REPORTS
2 p.m. Treasury Department releases its weekly three- and six-month bill auction results. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.

FEDERAL AGENCIES
8:30 a.m. Export-Import Bank holds a meeting of the renewable energy exports advisory committee. Location: Room 1143, 811 Vermont Ave. NW. Contact: 202/565-3542.
8:30 a.m. U.S. Judicial Conference holds a meeting of the rules of practice and procedure committee. Location: Judicial Conference Center, Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building, 1 Columbus Circle NE. Contact: 202/502-1820.
8:30 a.m. Veterans Affairs Department holds a meeting of the minority veterans advisory committee. Location: Room 230, 810 Vermont Ave. NW. Contact: 202/273-6708.

SUPREME COURT
Meets at 10 a.m. to release orders. No oral arguments are scheduled. Contact: 202/479-3211.

SENATE
Meets at 2 p.m. for morning business and 3 p.m. to discuss the hate-crimes bill. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE
Meets at 2 p.m. in pro forma session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA
HIV care conference all day The Institute of Medicine sponsors a conference on "Public Financing and Delivery of HIV Care." Location: National Academies, 2100 C St. NW. Contact: 202/334-2138.
Communal violence hearing 9 a.m. The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom holds a hearing on "Recent Communal Violence in Gujarat, India, and the U.S. Response." Location: 1302 Longworth House Office Building. Contact: 202/523-3240, ext. 27.
Defense budget discussion 9 a.m. Defense Week and BAE Systems North America hold a media breakfast to discuss the fiscal 2003 defense appropriations budget. Sen. Carl Levin, Michigan Democrat, Senate Armed Services Committee chairman, participates. Location: Suite 1003, King Publishing Group, 1325 G St. NW. Contact: 202/662-9714.
Financial reporting briefing 9 a.m. The National Press Foundation holds a briefing on "Uncovering the Next Enron: Fact and Fiction in Financial Reporting." Location: Suite 310, 1211 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/663-7285.
Russian oil discussion 10 a.m. The Center for Strategic and International Studies hosts a discussion titled "Russian Oil and Gas: A Realistic Assessment." The speaker is Ray Leonard, YUKOS Oil Co. of Russia. Location: B-1 Conference Level, 1800 K St. NW. Contact: 202/775-3242.
State New Economy Index briefing 10 a.m. The Progressive Policy Institute holds a briefing to release "The 2002 State New Economy Index: Benchmarking Economic Transformation in the States." Rob Atkinson, Progressive Policy Institute vice president, hosts. Location: Suite 400, 600 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. Contact: 202/547-0001.
Deregulation story news conference 10 a.m. Consumer Reports magazine holds a news conference on a July issue feature story about how deregulation of airlines, banks, cable TV, telephones and electricity has affected consumers. Location: Zenger Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 914/378-2434.
Food allergies briefing 10 a.m. The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology holds a briefing on "Life-Threatening Reactions to Food and Drugs." Location: Capitol, Room HC-8, Contact: 202/543-7460.
Anti-drug meeting 11 a.m. John Walters, director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, hosts a meeting with the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America and the Marion County (Ind.) Youth Congress. Location: 750 17th St. NW. Contact: 703/706-0560.
Security luncheon noon Women in International Security holds a gala luncheon on "A New Global Security Agenda," celebrating the organization's 15th anniversary. The speaker is Paula J. Dobriansky, undersecretary of state for global affairs. Location: Willard Inter-Continental Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/687-2910.
Islam and the West discussion noon The Woodrow Wilson Center sponsors a discussion on "Dialogue Between Islam and the West?" The participants include Gunter Mulack of the German Foreign Office, a former ambassador to Kuwait, Bahrain and Syria. Location: Woodrow Wilson Center, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4140.
Israeli politics briefing 12:30 p.m. The Center for Policy Analysis on Palestine presents a luncheon briefing on "Core Concepts in Israeli Politics: The Questions of Transfer, Apartheid and Separation." The speaker is Jamal Zahalka, general director of the Ahali Center for Community Development in Nazareth and activist for the Palestinian minority in Israel. Location: 2425-35 Virginia Ave. NW. Contact: 202/338-1325.
Hate-crimes bill news conference 1:30 p.m. Sen. Gordon H. Smith, Oregon Republican, holds a news conference to rally support for the hate-crimes bill, which extends existing hate-crimes laws to include gender, disability and sexual orientation. Location: Capitol, Senate Swamp. Contact: 202/244-8329.
UnansweredQuestions.org news conference 2 p.m. UnansweredQuestions.org holds a news conference to open the Web site and raise unanswered questions regarding the nation's security infrastructure failure surrounding September 11 and the response to terror that has sacrificed civil liberties. Location: Holeman Lounge, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 401/847-1963.
Honor lecture 5:30 p.m. The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds the Bradley lecture on "What Became of Honor?" The speaker is James Bowman of the Times Literary Supplement, who discusses primitive honor culture, what honor means to Osama bin Laden, and what honor meant to the United States and Europe before it fell out of use after World War I. Location: Wohlstetter Conference Center, 1150 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/828-6021.
Open house 6 p.m. The Open Society Institute hosts an open house for its Washington office and the opening of the Open Society Policy Center. George Soros, financier and philanthropist, participates. Location: Eighth floor, 1120 19th St. NW. Contact: 202/721-5666.


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