10 a.m. M.T.A. to launch text messaging and e-mail initiative in an attempt to alert customers of service changes real-time. At the M.T.A. Headquarters, 5th floor board room, 347 Madison Avenue, between 44th and 45th streets.
11 a.m. Panel discussion to take place on “Perspective, Bias, and Stereotypes: A Discussion of Media and Diversity.” At Schimmel Auditorium, Tisch Hall, UC-50, 40 West 4th Street, NYU Stern School of Business.
11:00 a.m. David Paterson to hold press conference on asthma and new truck regulations at 940 Garrison Avenue in the Bronx.
11:30 a.m. Representatives from David Paterson’s Office, the New York
State Consumer Protection Board, Members of the Miss Universe
Organization and Miss USA, join Harlem Children’s Zone Inc, to launch a campaign of awareness around “toy and juvenile product saftey.” At 35 East 125th Street
Noon. Council Member Larry Seabrook presents $15,000 to R.A.I.N. Eastchester Senior Center at 1246 Burke Avenue in the Bronx.
Noon. Michael Bloomberg to make announcement at 230 West 49th Street.
12:30 p.m. Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum holds telephone conference on survey showing that New Yorkers visit HRA Job Centers.
1 p.m. State Senator Rev. Ruben Diaz and Assemblyman Ruben Diaz Jr. host Thanksgiving celebration for seniors. At the Utopia Paradise Theater, 2403 Grand Concourse, Fordham Road and 184th Street, the Bronx.
3 p.m. State Senator Malcolm Smith to distribute free turkeys. At Senator Smith’s District Office, 205-19 Linden Boulevard, St. Albans, Queens.
5:30 p.m. Rally to protest lack of affordable housing at the Adam Clayton Powell State Office Building, 163 West 125th Street.
7:30 p.m. Anthony Weiner will speak to the education committee of Community Board 8 on the 2nd floor conference room of the the Riverdale Mental Health Association, 5676 Riverdale Avenue, the Bronx.
11:30 a.m. Representative Steve Israel and Supervisor Phil Nolan call on airlines to “keep promises to passengers during the holiday travel season” at the Baggage Claim Area of Long Island MacArthur Airport, 100 Arrivals Avenue, Ronkonkoma.
11 a.m. Environmental Advocates of New York to release report called “Saving Green: Addressing New York State’s Fiscal Crisis and Protecting the Environment.” At the LCA Press Room, Albany.