Jul 232018
 

The July 12 Membership Meeting Was All About Petitions, Canvassing, Immigration and Resolutions Full Meeting Minutes Here The first item on the agenda was a vote to combine the August Membership Meeting with the Executive Committee Meeting on August 27, 2018. Erik Coler announced the passing of VID member Barbara Austin with a funeral to be held on the 17th.  Nadine Hoffmann and Kathy Slawinski reported on a meeting they had attended at City Hall where Corey Johnson and the City Council, along with certain agencies and administration executives, made a presentation on the current state of the immigration crisis and family reunification.  It was brought out that the Council had passed a resolution urging Congress to pass, and the President to sign, S.B. 3036, the Keep Families Together Act.  This bill was sponsored by Diane Feinstein and supported by all the Dems in the Senate, without the support of any […]

Jul 222018
 
Canvassing for New York Dems

VID Canvassing for New York Dems…Everywhere ! Whether it is to take back seats in Congress, insuring that the IDC doesn’t return to NYS or supporting a progresssive agenda, VID is canvassing for New York Dems throughout the summer. Laurie Hardjowirigo, Tony Hoffmann, VID Pres. Erik Coler and Erik Bottcher have made this a summer priority and need your help canvassing for New York Dems. So here’s the current line-up.  Check the VID Calendar regularly for new updates listed under CAMPAIGNING (click on the yellow block). Antonio Delgado – US Congress District 19 (John Faso, Republican Incumbent) Saturday 7/28 there will be a canvass in Hyde Park. You can sign up here and have your fellow club members sign up as well. Hyde Park Office, 960 Violet Ave, Hyde Park, NY 12538 District Map Shifts:  10A-12N; 12N–3PM; 3PM-6PM; 6PM-9PM   Alessandra Biaggi – NYS 34 (Jeff Klein, IDC ) Needs volunteers for July 28-29 for the eastern part […]