Events for September 28, 2006

Eliot Spitzer speaks at the Civil Service Employees Association Convention at the Sheraton Hotel.

Coalition for the Homeless holds a briefing on an increase in family homelessness in New York City at their Fulton Street headquarters.

A demonstration and rally against waterfront development will be held at 2201 Avenue U in Brooklyn.

Transportation Alternatives releases “Above the Law: A Study of Government Parking Permit Abuse in New York City” on the steps of City Hall.

The New York Immigration Coalition announces findings that show violations of the Schools Chancellor’s translation and interpretation regulation in front of the Brooklyn High School of the Arts.

Public housing residents call on the state to restore operating funds for public housing in front of “The Charging Bull” at Bowling Green.

A memorial service will be held for former Giuliani aide Martin Barreto at St. Paul’s Chapel at Columbia University.

NYC Voter Assistance Commission hosts a women’s career forum in politics and civic engagement at Barnard College.

Keith Wright hosts a Town Hall meeting on voting rights at the Harlem State Office Building.

Black 47 headlines a fundraiser for gubernatorial candidate Malachy McCourt at Connolly’s Pub on West 45th Street.

The London Review of Books hosts a panel discussion on “Does The Israel Lobby Have Too Much Influence on U.S. Foreign Policy?” at Cooper Union’s Great Hall.

Marty Golden hosts a Town Hall meeting on education with the new Superintendent Jean-Claude Brizard at P.S. 222 in Brooklyn.

Law enforcement unions endorse Nick Spano in front of the Greenburgh Police Department in White Plains.

Jeffrey Klein calls on the legislature to reconvene a conference committee to work out differences on civil confinement legislation at the Tuckahoe Village Hall.

The Assembly holds a hearing on the Con Edison power outages at the Westchester County Center in White Plains.

—Nicole Brydson