At the January 12th membership meeting the Village Independent Democrats endorsed a letter to Speaker Christine Quinn applauding her support of the Fair Wage For New Yorkers Act as a first step toward ensuring a living wage, but calling on her to move quickly to expand the act to cover the substantial number of minimum wage workers who remain unprotected and without enough of a weekly paycheck to afford food and shelter in our city.
At the January 12th membership meeting, the Village Independent Democrats passed a resolution calling upon the US Senate and House of Representatives to repeal and remove the provision of the National Defense Administration Act (NDAA) that authorizes the President to indefinitely detain American Citizens arrested on U.S. soil.
Village Independent Democrats February General Meeting will be held on Feb. 9th at 7:30 p.m. , at St John’s Lutheran Church, 83 Christopher Street (betw Bleecker and West 4th Streets).
Our speaker will be Minister Michael Ellick of Judson Church. He will be introduced by District Leader Keen Berger. His subject will include Occupy Wall Street, its relationship with Judson Church and the progressive religious community, and its future.