Events for Wednesday, December 12, 2007

8 a.m. Summit on sub-prime lending and foreclosure at the City University of New York Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Ave.

10:30 a.m. New York National Guard conducts workshop on the imbedding process for media interested in visiting the 27th Brigade Combat Team in Afghanistan at the Lexington Avenue Armory, 68 Lexington Ave.

11 a.m. Immigration advocates release report on “Translation Woes: Language Barriers at New York City’s Human Resources Administration” on the City Hall Steps.

11 a.m. The National Labor Committee releases report that Wal-Mart Christmas ornaments were made under sweatshop conditions in China. At Rockefeller Center.

12 p.m. Council Member Charles Barron calls on civil rights leader Andrew Young to apologize for remarks regarding Barack Obama and Bill Clinton on the City Hall Steps.

12 p.m. Council Member Leroy Comrie hosts annual senior holiday luncheon at Thomasina’s Catering Hall, 205-35 Linden Blvd. in Jamaica, Queens.

1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Public meeting of the Broadband Advisory Committee; Manhattan School of Music, Greenfield Hall, 120 Claremont Ave., at 122nd Street.

2:30 p.m. Office cleaners march and rally for a fair contract; Broadway and 42nd street to Sixth Avenue, between 48th and 49th streets.

3:30 p.m. State Senator Eric Adams, attorney Norman Siegel and N.Y.F.D. Deputy Chief Jim Riches discuss meeting with Deputy Mayors Edward Skyler and Linda Gibbs regarding medical examiner classification of 9/11 related death certificates on the City Hall Steps.

6 p.m. Scott Stringer’s holiday party at the Museum of Art & Design.

7 p.m. Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes hosts seminar on predatory lending at the Hope Garden Senior Center, 195 Linden St., Brooklyn.

3 p.m. Rockland County officials launch new system to track sex offenders in the Media Room, County Executive’s Office, 11 New Hempstead Road, New City.