- The Washington Times - Monday, September 16, 2002

TODAY'S HEADLINERS
State of the family 10 a.m.Family Research Council holds a meeting to release a book, "Snapshots from The Family Portrait: A Discussion on the State of the Family." Topics include data, research and public opinion on marriage and the family. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/393-210.
Forum on patriotism 11 a.m. Heritage Foundation holds a Constitution Day Forum to discuss whether patriotism can be taught. Topics include ways to correct the perception among many college students that U.S. policies are "at least somewhat responsible for the September 11 terrorist attack." Location: Heritage Foundation, 214 Massachusetts Ave. NE, Lehrman Auditorium. Contact: 202/675-1752.

PRESIDENT BUSH
To be announced.

ECONOMIC REPORTS
8:30 a.m. Bureau of the Census releases a report on manufacturing and trade inventories and sales for July. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.
2 p.m.
Energy Information Administration releases its weekly natural-gas market update. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.
4 p.m.
National Agricultural Statistic Service releases Crop Progress. Location: 12th Street and Independence Avenue SW. Contact: 202/720-7017.
4:15 p.m.
Federal Reserve releases weekly foreign reports: Assets, Liabilities of U.S., Foreign Chartered Banks and Foreign Exchange Rates for the previous week. Location: Constitution Ave between 20th and 21st streets NW. Contact: 202/452-3206.

FEDERAL AGENCIES
2 p.m. National Institutes of Health holds a closed meeting of the National Cancer Institute, President's Cancer Panel, to review the previous year's activities of the panel and develop agendas for meetings in 2003. Location: NIH, 31 Center Drive, Building 31, Room 31/11A10, Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-1148.

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

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

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

GENERAL AGENDA
Black colleges conference all day Education Department and the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities holds the annual HBCU conference.
Highlights 9 a.m. Education Secretary Rod Paige
Location: Marriott Crystal Gateway, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 202/401-1576.
Natural resources accounting all day National Academies holds a meeting on the "Material Flows Accounting of Natural Resources, Products, and Residuals," Location: National Academies, 500 Fifth St. NW. Contact: 202/334-3507.
Health training seminar all day Global Health Council and Abt Associates Health Policy Training Institute hold the third annual training seminar on "Building Skills for Health System Strengthening: Practical Courses to Support Implementers of Reform." Location: AAHPTI, 4800 Montgomery Lane, Suite 600, Bethesda. Contact: 301/913-0577.
Teen Pregnancy and Welfare Reform 9:30 a.m. Population Resource Center holds a briefing on "Teen Pregnancy and Welfare Reform: Solutions to the Puzzle of Poverty." Location: HC-6, U.S. Capitol. Contact: RSVP to 202/467-5030.
Effective Mental Health Services and Support 10 a.m. National Council on Disability holds a meeting to release a report, "The Well Being of Our Nation: An Inter-Generational Vision of Effective Mental Health Services and Support." Location: NCD, 1331 F St. NW, Suite 850. Contact: 202/272-2004.
Japan's Foreign Policy noon Center for Strategic and International Studies holds a discussion on "Japan's Foreign Policy." Location: CSIS, B-1 Conference Level, 1800 K St. NW. Contact: 202/775-3242.
Millennium Challenge Account 2 p.m. The Africa Society of the National Summit on Africa and Foreign Policy magazine hold a forum on the "Millennium Challenge Account: Will the Bush Administration Make a Difference in Africa?" Location: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1779 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: RSVP to 202/232-3862.
Foreign investment in Peru 5 p.m. National Press Club Newsmaker Program holds a news conference to discuss foreign investment in Peru. Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo participates. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, Zenger Room. Contact: 202/261-0278.

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