Events for Thursday, November 15, 2007

8 a.m. The urban leadership conference takes place, in Shepard Hall at City College. Speakers include Dan Doctoroff, Colin Powell and Richard Parsons.

8:30 a.m. Members of the city’s School Construction Authority board meet, at 52 Chambers Street.

9:30 a.m. Members of the state Urban Development Corporation meet, 633 Third Avenue.  

10 a.m. Latina women discuss anti-domestic violence efforts, on the steps of City Hall.

10:30 a.m. The city’s Parks Department breaks ground on the new Yankee’s replacement ball field, at 1527 Jessup Avenue, in the Bronx.

11 a.m. Tom Suozzi discusses an environmental program for Levittown, at 67 Periwinkle Road, on Long Island.

11 a.m. Jeff Klein discusses efforts to help homeowners avoid foreclosure, at 1617 Lurting Avenue, in the Bronx.

Noon. Tom DiNapoli speaks at Bond Buyer’s 5th Annual Metro Finance Conference, at 1335 Avenue of the Americas.

Noon. Transportation officials discuss holiday traffic plans, by the Manhattan Bridge Plaza.

Noon. Rosie Mendez discusses legislation to help seniors keep their homes, on the steps of City Hall.

12:30 p.m. Christine Quinn discusses new rules to limit taxpayer funded ads by City Council members, and other legislation, in City Hall.

12:30 p.m. Peter Vallone, Jr. joins FDNY and NYPD boxers to discuss their upcoming charity bout, on the steps of City Hall.

1 p.m. Joel Klein speaks with reporters, at 52 Chambers Street.
1 p.m. Local residents protest gentrification in Sunset Park, at 908 4th Avenue, in Brooklyn.

1:30 p.m. Albert Vann discuss the Bedford Academy’s recent score on the public school progress reports, on the steps of City Hall.

6 p.m. Melinda Katz has a fund-raiser, at 6 East 44th Street.

7 p.m. City transportation officials discuss the impacts of congestion pricing on local residents, at 43-82 Vernon Boulevard, in Queens.

7 p.m. Malcolm Smith and Patrick Foye host an economic development Town Hall meeting, at 94-20 Guy Brewer Boulevard, in Queens.

8 p.m. Hillary Clinton and the Democratic presidential candidates debate in CNN/Nevada Democratic Party.

Rudy Giuliani campaigns in Florida.
John McCain fund-raises in California and Colorado.
Mitt Romney campaigns in California.
Tom Tancredo campaigns in New Hampshire. Events for Thursday, November 15, 2007