9:20 a.m. First Lady Laura Bush will participate in a Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries grant announcement at P.S. 188 Island School, 442 E. Houston Street.
10 a.m. The ACLU will announce the filing of a new challenge to the CIA’s rendition program at ACLU Headquarters, 125 Broad Street.
10 a.m. Council members will unveil a resolution calling on state and city pension funds to divest from Iranian energy-related companies on the City Hall steps.
10 a.m. HSBC will host an environmental roundtable discussion at 425 Fifth Avenue at 40th Street.
10:30 a.m. Congressman Charles Rangel will keynote the Lehman College commencement ceremony at Lehman College South Field, 250 Bedford Park Boulevard in the West Bronx.
11 a.m. Council members will announce a funding initiative to combat the high school dropout rate on the City Hall steps.
11:45 a.m. Black activists will urge support for the Sonny Carson Way bill on the City Hall steps.
Noon. Tenants associations and community leaders will discuss the gentrification of West Harlem at 618 West 142nd Street between Broadway and Riverside Drive.
12:15 p.m. A seniors forum on Medicare will be held at the Beatrice Lewis Senior Center, 2322 Third Avenue at 127th Street.
12:30 p.m. Council members will discuss upcoming legislative votes at a pre-stated press conference at City Hall.
1 p.m. Council members will announce a $3 million autism initiative on the City Hall steps.
1 p.m. The Anti-Defamation League and Schools Chancellor Joel Klein will celebrate the completion of the “No Place for Hate” pilot program at the ADL National Headquarters, 605 Third Avenue between 39th and 40th streets.
1:30 p.m. Student leaders will urge continued funding of the Penny Harvest on the City Hall steps.
3:30 p.m. Granny Peace Brigade members will hold a peace vigil at Fifth Avenue between 49th and 50th streets.
5 p.m. The UJA-Federation of New York’s $75 million headquarters renovation will be dedicated at 130 East 59th Street between Park and Lexington avenues.
5:30 p.m. New Yorkers for Immigration Control and Enforcement will protest Mayor Bloomberg’s immigration stance at 17 East 79th Street and Fifth Avenue.
6 p.m. The 2nd Annual Wounded Warrior Project Gala honoring wounded soldiers will be held at the 69th Regiment Armory, 68 Lexington Avenue.
6 p.m. Computers for Youth’s Second Annual Tech Leadership Awards and fundraiser will be held at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers, West 23rd Street and Hudson River.
6:30 p.m. Democracy for NYC will host their third annual Spring Bash fundraiser, “A Celebration of People-Powered Politics,” featuring Congressman John Hall and Democracy for America Chairman Jim Dean at Link, 120 East 15th Street at Irving Place.
7 p.m. Sen. Marty Golden hosts 5th Annual “State Senator For A Day” essay contest ceremony; Knights of Columbus, 1305-86th St., Brooklyn.
7 p.m. High school students will protest child trafficking and sex tourism at Union Square West at 15th Street.
7:30 p.m. First Lady Laura Bush will be honored at the Sesame Workshop fifth annual benefit dinner at Cipriani 42nd Street, 110 East 42nd Street.