Events for March 23, 2007

8:15 a.m. Channel Thirteen/WNET and WLIW21 will sponsor the second annual Celebration of Teaching & Learning symposium at Pier 94, 12th Avenue at 55th Street.

8:30 a.m. The Murphy Institute for Labor, Community, and Policy Studies and the New Labor Forum holds a breakfast forum featuring Jason Furman, director of The Hamilton Project, and Mark Levinson, senior fellow of The Economic Policy Institute, and moderated by Ed Ott, executive director of the New York City Labor Council, at the The Murphy Institute for Labor, Community, and Policy Studies at CUNY, 25 West 43rd Street.

10 a.m. The Tri-Level Task Force on Police Reform holds a hearing on police procedures featuring speakers Joseph Guzman, Trent Benefield and lawyer Sanford Rubenstein at Medgar Evers College, 1650 Bedford Avenue, in Brooklyn.

10:30 a.m. Family members of Harry Houdini will call for the exhumation of Houdini’s body to determine if the legendary escape artist was murdered at the American Jewish Historical Society at the Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, between Fifth and Sixth avenues.

12:30 p.m. Canadian Finance Minister Jim Flaherty will speak at a Canadian Association of New York luncheon at 30 Rockefeller Plaza.

2:30 p.m. Former President Bill Clinton will address TV Land’s clients during its advertisers presentation, at the Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, at Broadway and 60th Street.

4 p.m. New York University’s Tamiment Library will host a symposium on ”The History of the Communist Party, USA and Progressive Politics Today: Relating the Past to the Present” at the NYU Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, at LaGuardia Place.

6 p.m. Tenants of Salvation Army residences will protest threatened evictions outside the Salvation Army Spring Gala at The New York Hilton. The Salvation Army in Greater New York Spring Gala will honor Bill Clinton for his disaster relief efforts at The Hilton New York Grand Ballroom, 1335 Sixth Avenue, between 53rd and 54th streets.

— Gillian Reagan

Events for March 23, 2007