Events for Tuesday, November 18, 2008

9 a.m. The New York City Apollo Alliance hosts public forum on “N.Y.C.’s energy future.” At 45 West 14th Street on the Mezzanine floor.

9:45 a.m. Former Manhattan Borough President C. Virginia Fields to speak at Lehman College Social Work Conference in the Music Building, 250 Bedford Park Boulevard, the Bronx.

10 a.m. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development  announces funding for organizations working to combat housing discrimination. At 20 Exchange Place, 11th floor.

10 a.m. Protest against the proposal to raise C.U.N.Y. tuition. On City Hall steps.

10 a.m. Bolivian President Evo Morales keynotes “Columbia University World Leaders Forum.” At Low Memorial Library, in the rotunda, 535 West 116th Street.

1:30 p.m. Founder of “The Rent Is Too Damn High Party” Jimmy McMillan holds press conference on City Hall steps. 

3 p.m. Deposed Pakistani Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry to discuss law and judicial independence at the McNally Amphitheatre of Fordham Law School, 140 West 62nd Street.

5 p.m. The Department of Transportation holds public hearing on Albee Square Street, St. Francis College, Brooklyn.

6 p.m. Community Board 2 hosts meeting of the Transportation and Public Safety Committee at 180 Remsen Street, St. Francis College.

6 p.m. A lecture called “Google violates it’s ‘don’t be evil’ motto, An invitation to debate” takes place in the Caspary Auditorium of Rockefeller University.

6:30 p.m. A panel discussion on science and ethics held in the Burden Room of Low Memorial Library, 535 West 116th Street, Columbia University.

7 p.m. Journalist Linda Greenhouse to speak at the “Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Distinguished Lecture on Women and the Law.” At the New York City Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street.

LONG ISLAND

9:30 a.m. Legislator Steven Stern to honor Modell’s Sporting Goods and the New York Jets in the William Rogers Building, Veterans Memorial Highway, Hauppauge.

Noon. Legislator Kate Browning calls for passage of “legislation targeting landlords who convert homes zoned for single-family use into large dormitories for public assistance recipients.” At Legislative Auditorium Lobby, William H. Rogers Building, in Hauppauge.

2 p.m. Nassau County Board of Health to meet at 106 Charles Lindbergh Boulevard,  Uniondale.

4 p.m. Presidential Science Adviser John Marburger delivers the George B. Pegram Lecture in the Berkner Hall Auditorium of Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton.

NORTH

12:15 p.m. One New York: Fighting for Fairness Coalition to rally against current budget policy that call on “poor and vulnerable New Yorkers to bear the burden of the state’s fiscal crisis.”  On the west lawn of the Capital.

Events for Tuesday, November 18, 2008