Events for May 18, 2006

In the morning, Randi Weingarten will lead UFT members in a rally demanding smaller class size at P.S. 1 on Henry Street.

Then, the Directors of the Empire State Local development Corporation will meet at the headquarters of the Empire State Development Corporation.

David Paterson and Assemblyman Adriano Espaillat push for legislation to protect poor communities from beings unfairly impacted by hospital closings on the steps of City Hall.

The president and nurses from the New York State Public Employees Federation are scheduled to testify at an Assembly hearing on staffing shortages and mandatory overtime for nurses at 250 Broadway.

The State Assembly holds a hearing on the status of redevelopment in Lower Manhattan at 7 World Trade.

And Eliot Spitzer will be the keynote speaker at the Queens Chamber of Commerce luncheon.

—Nicole Brydson Events for May 18, 2006