Events for February 23, 2007

9 a.m. City Council’s Black, Latino, and Asian Caucus and education advocacy group Directions for Our Youth will be conducting a dropout prevention summit at Baruch College at 55 Lexington Avenue, 14th Floor.

10 a.m “Live from City Hall with Mayor Mike and John Gambling” airs on WABC Radio – 770 AM.

11 a.m. Congressman Charles Rangel helps distribute kosher food packages at the Jewish Community Council in Washington Heights.

11 a.m. Boy Scout troops help map invasive plants at the Hunter Island Sanctuary in the Bronx.

Noon. Senate Democratic Leader Malcolm A. Smith will give a speech about Black history at a reception sponsored by the New York State Inter-Agency Black History Committee at the State House.

6:30 p.m. Park Slope Greens host a community forum at St. Cyril’s Cathedral, 401 Atlantic Ave. in Brooklyn.

7:30 p.m. A gala reception in honor of Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke will be held at the New York Marriott Brooklyn Bridge Hotel at 333 Adams Street in Brooklyn.

The New York City Independent Budget Office will release a report comparing actual city capital spending to the most recent 10-year capital strategy plan, covering the years 2006-2015.

Hillary Clinton headlines a fundraiser in San Francisco.

Tom Vilsack campaigns in Iowa.

Barack Obama campaigns in Austin, Texas.

– Gillian Reagan