Events for Wednesday, March 11, 2009

11 a.m. Speaker Christine Quinn joins council members and tenants in a rally to preserve and protect affordable housing. On City Hall steps.

Noon. N.Y.C. Council Finance Chair and comptroller candidate David Weprin will make a campaign announcement. On the steps of City Hall.

Noon. Staten Island Borough President James P. Molinaro announces the expansion of a tax-prep program that helps low-income families. At Staten Island Borough Hall, 1 Stuyvesant Place, Staten Island.

1 p.m. A.I.D.S. activists present report cards on state and city services. At 263 West 125th Street.

4 p.m. Fordham Law School will host a session on the crisis of inadequate representation of immigrants, at James B.M. McNally Amphitheatre, Fordham Law School, 140 West 62nd Street.

4:15 p.m. A Town hall forum for Public Advocate candidates will be held at Fordham Law School, Room 312, 140 West 62nd Street.

5 p.m. Seven city employees are honored as winners of the Sloan Public Service Award from the Fund for the City of New York at the Great Hall, Cooper Union, Seventh Street and Third Avenue.

6 p.m. to 8 p.m. A Lecture on segregation in metro areas will take place at the Center for New York City Affairs at Milano The New School for Management and Urban Policy, Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, 55 West 13th Street, on the second floor.

 LONG ISLAND

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Hofstra University hosts Spring job and internship fair inside the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex, North Campus, Hempstead.

Noon. Members of “100 Blacks In Law Enforcement Who Care” call for hate crimes investigation into attack on Daryl Jackson. At the Nassau County Medical Center, 2201 Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow.

1 p.m. Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy and Cancer Awareness Task Force unveil action plan of “simple steps residents can take to reduce cancer risks in the home and in everyday life.” In the 12th floor conference room, H. Lee Dennison Building, Hauppauge.

NORTH

Noon. Students will protest David Paterson’s proposed cuts to financial aid and increases in tuition at S.U.N.Y. Purchase.

Events for Wednesday, March 11, 2009