Members of the City Council and the Center for Anti-Violence Education are sponsoring free self-defense classes for people living in New York City. City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and Council Members Inez Dickens, Daniel Dromm, Jimmy Van Bramer, Rosie Mendez and Robert Jackson are sponsoring the classes after the killing of a transgender woman in Harlem. A class will be held Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. at the Ali Forney Center at 321 W. 125th St. To sign up for classes, call 212-788-5613 or email