Events for February 22, 2007

11 a.m. Press conference to announce $1.6 million hospital industry jobs training grants for city residents at Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn.

Noon. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services introduces new District Director at media briefing and community forum at 26 Federal Plaza, 5th floor.

Noon. Marie Wilson, president of The White House Project, and Lisa Witter, COO of Fenton Communications, will speak about women and politics at the Women’s Media Center offices in the Empire State Building, Suite 901.

Noon. Friends of the High Line co-founder Robert Hammond addresses the Associated Builders and Owners of Greater New York at a luncheon at 15 Gramercy Park South.

Noon. and other peace activists deliver letters to elected officials thanking them for their anti-troop-increase vote at 26 Court Street in Brooklyn.

12:30 p.m. New York State Anti-Trafficking Coalition holds a rally to urge strong legislation against human trafficking at Foley Square.

1 p.m. The city Parks Department will have a public hearing on allowing unleashed dogs in city parks from 9 p.m. to 9 a.m. at the Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25 Street.

2 p.m. Port Authority Board of Commissioners meet at Port Authority headquarters at 225 Park Avenue South.

3:30 p.m. Council Member Helen Sears and the Queens Historical Society hold a street renaming ceremony in honor of former slave and abolitionist Rev. James Pennington at the corner of 90th Street and Corona Avenue in Queens.

5:30 p.m. Meeting of the Board of Directors of the Coney Island Development Corporation at Education Hall at the New York Aquarium in Brooklyn.

5:30 p.m. The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund hold their 2007 Justice in Action Awards at Pier 60 in Chelsea.

7 p.m. The Lenox Hill Democratic Club will host a candidate’s night for the 65th New York State Assembly seat at Brown Gardens, 225 East 93rd Street.

7 p.m. New York Young Republicans honor Rich Lowry, Bret Schundler and Dan Donovan at their 4th Annual Ronald Reagan Awards Dinner at the Women’s National Republican Club, 3 West 51st Street.

Tony Snow headlines a GOP fundraiser in Pennsylvania.

Mitt Romney campaigns in South Carolina.

— Gillian Reagan Events for February 22, 2007