Events for November 2, 2006

DL21C hosts “Gay Republicans and the Christian Right: Has the Mark Foley scandal put Democrats on the verge of taking over both Houses of Congress?” with Alan Van Capelle, Executive Director of the Empire State Pride Agenda and David Pollak President of DL21C at Makor’s Gallery Space.

The Faith Center for Community Development and Bill Thompson host their second clergy conference featuring a keynote address by Hillary Clinton.

Wal-Mart announces their donation to City Harvest and the Food Bank for New York City at the NYC Rescue Mission.

Carolyn Maloney and Eric Gioia hold a press conference to announce funding plans for the redevelopment of Queens Plaza.

9/11 family members and advocates hold a rally in support of proper burial and recovery of human remains at ground zero.

Christopher Callaghan campaigns with Marty Golden and Vito Fossella outside of Fossella campaign headquarters.

The Public Service Commission holds a public hearing [pdf] on the Con Edison power outages in Long Island City at P.S. 11 in Woodside.

New York University hosts roundtable discussion on “War Photography: A Mission for the Ages” at NYU’s Silver Center.

Greg Meeks hosts the Sixth Congressional District Recognition Gala at Antun’s of Queens Village.

Columbia University hosts a discussion on “Literature and Citizenship” with Nobel Prize winner Orphan Pamuk.

The National Urban League honors U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao, Spike Lee and others at its 50th anniversary Equal Opportunity Day Awards dinner at the Marriott Marquis.

John Faso campaigns at Queens County and Nassau County Republican rallies and campaigns at the Hicksville LIRR Station.

Ambassador Joseph Wilson campaigns with Dave Mejias at Mejias Campaign Headquarters.

—Nicole Brydson

Events for November 2, 2006