Events for April 7-9, 2007


Noon. Councilman Charles Barron will march with a family alleging police brutality at 684 Thomas Boyland Avenue, between Blake and Sutter avenues, to the 81st Precinct on East New York and Thomas Boyland avenues, in Brooklyn.

1 p.m. Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum will deliver Easter baskets to homeless families at Teresa’s House shelter, 1975 Creston Avenue, in the Bronx.

8 p.m. A group of celebrities including hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons will hold a fund-raiser for Farm Sanctuary at the Jivamukti Yoga School, 841 Broadway.


6 p.m. Former Republican Congressman James Leach interviewed former New Jersey Senator Bill Bradley about Bradley’s new book, The New American Story. The interview will air on C-SPAN2.


2 p.m. State Senator Ruben Diaz, Assemblyman Ruben Diaz, Jr. and city Department of Youth and Community Development Commissioner Jeanne B. Mullgrav will announce computer availability for online Summer Youth Employment Program applications at the Phipps Technology Center, 1071A East Tremont Avenue in the Bronx.

7 p.m. Chris Simcox, president of the Minutemen Civil Defense Corp., Jan Ting, professor at Temple University Beasley School of Law, Enrique Monores, founder of the Border Angels and Guillermina Jasso, professor at the New York University Department of Sociology, will discuss illegal immigration at NYU Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South.

— Gillian Reagan

Events for April 7-9, 2007