Feb 232017
DNC Candidate Endorsement

The planned DNC Candidate Endorsement at our February General Membership Meeting was cancelled due to a blizzard. We were disappointed that we were unable to have a membership meeting due to the weather in order to make a DNC Candidate endorsement as a Democratic club. However, the VID Executive Committee felt that this election is too important not to voice our opinion.  As a result, after background research, much deliberation and discussion the Executive Committee endorsed Keith Ellison with the following resolution: Whereas, the scheduled and advertised endorsement meeting of the Village Independent Democrats (VID) regarding the chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) was canceled because of a blizzard, and Whereas, the DNC will choose a chair before the next general VID meeting, and Whereas, the VID is dedicated to a vibrant and effective Democratic party, both locally and nationally, Whereas, the members of the Village Independent Democrats executive […]

Feb 092017
February 9th Meeting Cancelled

Due to snow conditions, tonight’s, February 9th, Meeting cancelled. VID President, Erik Coler, announced the meeting cancelled and delivered the following message to our list of members and friends: Unfortunately, due to the storm today, the conditions, and overall ability to get to our meeting we will have to cancel tonight’s endorsement meeting.  We will try to reschedule the meeting. Thank you to all the candidates who were planning on participating and thank you to everyone who planned to join tonight.  Also, don’t forget if you haven’t signed up already to join us this Saturday for our Day of Action! Rain or Snow, we will be out there organizing people in the fight against TRUMP!  RSVP HERE

Feb 032017
February General Meeting

February General Meeting Thursday, February 9th, 2017  St. John’s Lutheran Church Annex 83 Christopher Street – 6:30 PM Agenda Make Sure to check out our facebook page and join our event Saturday Feb.11th as we organize the village against Donald Trump!  Click Here                                                               President’s Report  – Erik Coler       I. Woman’s March (Update) – see also Villager Coverage      II. Feb. 11th, Anti-Trump Day of Action   Committee Reports       –  Voting Reform (Chair: Laurie Hardjowirogo)            Next Meeting: To be Announced       –  Environmental Committee (Chair: Nat Johnson)            Next Meeting: Feb. 21st @ 6pm       –  Affordable Housing (Chair: Erik Coler)            Next Meeting: Feb. 18th @ 2pm  […]