Learn more about the Affordable Care Act at July Membership Meeting
on Thursday, July 11th at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 83 Christopher Street, 6:30 PM.
Please Note earlier Starting Time
Here’s the meeting agenda:
1. District Leaders Reports– Keen Berger, Jonathan Geballe
3- Report of Committee Chairs
- Voter Registration/Community Outreach- Celia Wu
- Housing Committee- Marlene Nadle
4- Special Presentation: “Understanding the Affordable Care Act: How Will It Affect Me”
Moderator-Alec Pruchnicki- VID Executive Committee; Physician of Geriatrics at St. Luke’s Hospital (and formerly at St. Vincent”s Hospital); Member Physicians for National Health Program
Guest Speaker- Len Rodberg, the Chairman of the Urban Studies department at Queens College of CUNY, has helped to write the single payer bill of John Conyers in Congress, also the single payer bill sponsored by Dick Gottfried in the NY State legislature. Len is also the treasurer, research director, and an executive committee member of the Physicians for a National Health Program ( PNHP ) NY Metro chapter.
5- New Business
Reminder: Last minute push. Petitioning runs until Monday, July 8th. We need your help to get our endorsed candidates, including our District Leaders Jonathan Geballe and Keen Berger, on the ballot. Please come to the VID to pick up your petitions every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM and Saturdays from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Join us for some last minute petitioning:
Monday, 7/1, 8th St stop, N/R trains, 8-9am
Tuesday, 7/2, Astor Place stop, 6 train, 8-9am
Wednesday, 7/3, 14th St and 1st Ave, SW corner, 8-9am