Events for Tuesday, January 13, 2008

9 a.m. The Department of Education joins prosecutors and police for a panel discussion on "bullying, abuse, Internet predators, gangs and discrimination." In the Savoy Building of Hostos Community College, 120 East 149th Street, the Bronx.

11 a.m. Attorney General Andrew Cuomo makes a national health care announcement at St. Vincent's Hospital. In the Swiss Re Auditorium, on the
10th floor of the Cronin Building, 70 West 12th Street.

1 p.m. City Council's Public Safety committee will discuss legislation on child protection. In Council Chambers at City Hall.

1:15 p.m. Physicians for Human Rights release a report linking the collapse of Zimbabwe's health care system to a cholera epidemic. At the United Nations Church Center, 777 United Nations Plaza.

4 p.m. Harlem Day Charter School holds a board meeting at Eastdill Realty Company, L.L.C., 40 West 57th Street.

4:30 p.m. The NYCLU and Amnesty International will hold a candlelight vigil for U.S. human rights policies. At Federal Hall, 26 Wall Street.


9:30 a.m. The Suffolk County Pesticide Community Advisory Committee will meet at Suffolk Community College, Babylon Student Center, Selden.

12:15 p.m. Families and "victims of predatory lending" announce scheduled auction of 128 homes lost to foreclosure and call for a state moratorium. On Supreme Court steps, 100 Supreme Court Drive, Mineola.


10 a.m. The Senate Finance and Assembly Ways and Means Committees will hold a legislative budget hearing on environmental conservation. In Hearing Room C, L.O.B., Albany.

10:30 a.m. Assembly Majority Leader James Tedisco introduces a bill requiring a special election to fill the state senate seat. In Room 340 of the Capitol.

10:30 a.m. Westchester County Association officials announce an "innovative economic stimulus initiative." In the lobby conference room of 1133 Westchester Avenue, White Plains.

11:30 a.m. Members of the Empire State Transportation Alliance hold an "advocacy day press conference" to call for additional funding for Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Ravitch Commission plan. In L.C.A. Press Room 130, Legislative Office Building, Albany.

12 p.m. State and national public health leaders meet for a summit action-plan regarding the "elimination of minority health disparities." At the Campus Center Ballroom of S.U.N.Y. Albany, 1400 Washington Avenue. Events for Tuesday, January 13, 2008