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New Leaders for VID in 2017

NEW LEADERS FOR NEW ERA AT VENERABLE VILLAGE POLITICAL CLUB With a nod to our past but looking to the future, Village Independent Democrats, the oldest progressive club in New York City, elected 25-year-old Erik Coler as our youngest president ever. His election took place at VID’s December general meeting.  At the same meeting, Laurie Hardjowirogo, Jennifer Hoppe, and Barbara Reuther were elected as vice presidents for the coming year. “The Village Independent Democrats has a storied history,” says Coler.  “For nearly 60 years, this club has fought for human rights and dignity, for the integrity of our city’s political process, and for the quality of life in our community and our city.  It’s a privilege to carry its agenda forward in these challenging times.” Erik’s agenda for the upcoming year will focus working with like-minded organizations to fight Donald Trump’s threats to the social safety net, the environment, and […]