Events for October 18, 2006

The Carnegie Council hosts a discussion with Vali Nasr, author of “The Shia Revival: How Conflicts within Islam Will Shape the Future” at their headquarters.

HUD and HPD host Healthy Homes, Healthy Families Expo 2006 at LaGuardia Community College.

New York Nightlife Association members testify at a City Council hearing on nightlife safety.

The New School holds a symposium on guns and violence in New York City.

AIDS activists and supporters hold a rally calling on candidates to support universal access to health care in Bryant Park before heading over to Spitzer, Faso, Clinton and Spencer campaign headquarters.

Bill Thompson discusses a report on how the car insurance industry profits off New Yorkers at 1 Centre Street.

Archbishop Desmond Tutu attends a reception and signs books at Trinity Church.

A 20th anniversary memorial service will be held for Michael Griffith and Cedric Sandiford, victims of the 1986 Howard Beach racial attack at the House of the Lord Church in Brooklyn.

Nick Spano and Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC announce passage of the Save Mentoring Act at the Julia Dyckman Andrus Memorial in Yonkers.

Jeffrey Klein presents state grants to Eastchester, Bronxville and Tuckahoe at the Eastchester Fire Headquarters.

Eliot Spitzer joins Legislator Jose Alvarado and Andrea Stewart-Cousins for a tour and discussion with administrators at St. Peter’s Child Care Center in Yonkers.

Lambda Independent Democrats host a forum on political blogs with Ben and Azi!

Bill Perkins and Eric Schneiderman host a volunteer party at Perkins campaign headquarters to take back the senate.

Bill Clinton will deliver a “major address” at the Center for American Progress’s conference ‘Securing the Common Good: A Vision for America’ at Georgetown University’s Gaston Hall.

—Nicole Brydson