Events for Friday, September 19, 2008

9 a.m. Press conference and rally protesting the relocation of a men’s homeless intake center from Manhattan to Brooklyn, on the City Hall Steps.

9:30 a.m. M.T.A. officials unveil new sidewalk furniture that is supposed to prevent floodwaters from entering the subway system, on the sidewalk at Sutphin Boulevard and Hillside Avenue, Jamaica.

10 a.m. Assembly Standing Committee on Social Services holds a hearing on the relocation of the men’s homeless intake center; Assembly Hearing Room, Room 1923, 19th Floor, 250 Broadway.

Noon. Tony Avella denounces threats made against a restaurant that agreed to host a fund-raiser for the Coalition to Ban Horse-Drawn Carriages, in front of O’Flaherty’s Ale House, 334 West 46th St.

5:30 p.m. Community forum on the Southeast Asian health crisis in the Bronx, Bronx Library Center, 310 E. Kingsbridge Road.

All day. Conference on the changing face of feminism and its role in politics; Columbia Law School, 104 Jerome Greene Hall, 435 West 116th St.

Events for Friday, September 19, 2008