Events for December 6, 2006

Criminal justice and human rights officials attend a conference on expanding employment opportunities for the formerly incarcerated at NYU’s Vanderbilt Hall.

Columbia University Library celebrates opening of its new Center for Human Rights Documentation and Research in the University’s Miller Theater.

Rudy Giuliani, Nicholas Scoppetta and Circuit City launch the “firedog Across America” campaign honoring firefighters at Ladder 3/Battalion 6 on East 13th Street.

A rally critical of the NYPD will be held at One Police Plaza.

The CUNY Graduate Center hosts a reading of the works of murdered Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya at the Graduate Center.

Council Member Joseph Addabbo, Jr. and the president of MTA Buses host a Town Hall meeting at the Ozone Park Jewish Center in Howard Beach.

The Park Slope chapter of Drinking Liberally will congregate at Commonwealth.

—Nicole Brydson