Events for Tuesday, October 7, 2008

9 a.m. United Way the city announce an initiative for survivors of domestic violence in the 2nd floor boardroom of United Way headquarters, 2 Park Ave.

9 a.m. The Landmarks Preservation Commission holds a public meeting on the application to demolish one of St. Vincent’s hospital’s buildings as part of its development plan, at The New School’s Swayduck Auditorium, 65 Fifth Ave.

9:30 a.m. Newsweek holds its Fourth Annual Women & Leadership Conference at the American Museum of Natural History.

10:30 a.m. The Food Bank for New York City releases a report on "Child Hunger: The Unhealthy Return On Missed Investments" at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square, 6th floor.

2 p.m. The Coalition to Protect Chinatown and the Lower East Side protests the rezoning plan and calls on Mayor Bloomberg to resign. City Hall Steps.

7 p.m. The New York Civil Liberties Union hosts a discussion on Tasers and Civil Rights, led by Racial Profiling Project Director King Downing. At their headquarters, 125 Broad St., 19th floor.

All day. The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants holds forum with representatives from the McCain and Obama campaigns, at 3 Park Ave., 19th floor.