VID and Nine Other Democratic Clubs Sponsor a Public Advocate Candidates Forum, on January 6th, 2019 at the LGBT Center, 208 West 13th St. The multi-club Public Advocate Candidates Forum will host 17 confirmed candidates, thus far announced. RSVP is requested Download the Brochure VID will have an endorsement meeting from 5-6 PM after the forum. Club members will discuss the Public Advocate candidates and vote for a club endorsee.
The December 2018 General Meeting called for establishing issue priorities for 2019, heard District Leader reports, reviewed the particulars for the Tech Hub with Councilmember Rivera…and elected a new President and three Vice Presidents for 2019. The December 2018 General Meeting opened with President Erik Coler announcing that the next Executive Committee meeting would be held on December 17 rather than Christmas Eve, the usual last Monday of the month. District Leader Keen Berger gave her report, stating that the club had spent a lot of money on the election and it worked. She talked of the Trump meeting with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer, and said possibly the negotiation over immigration could be conducted differently. This sparked a general discussion on the topic. Next, Robert Rosenthal expressed his thanks to the club for its help in his losing campaign. He noted that the VID palm cards devoted 50% of […]
VID Celebrated a Progressive 2019. And the Elation Was Tangible. For 2018 VID Celebrated a 2019 on December 9th thanks to our venerable host, Frieda Bradlow and Son, Robert Bradlow. The highlight was a visit by Congresssman Jerrold Nadler, soon to be Chair of the House Judiciary Committee, who, in spite of an intensive media schedule, chose to share candid insights with his loyal VID constituency. Among other notables intent on the VID celebration were: Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, NYS Senator Brad Hoylman, NYS Assemblymember Deborah Glick, Council Speaker Corey Johnson, Councilmember Brad Lander, Councilmember Mark Levine, Judge Frank Nervo, Judge Carol Feinman, Judge Melissa Crane, Judge Wendy Li, Judge Alexander Tisch, Judge Jennifer Schecter, Judge Louis Nock, Judge Grace Park, Susan Dess, Judicial Candidate, Kim Parker, Judicial Candidate. Executive and members from other NYC political clubs were also in attendance: Allen Roskoff, President Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club; Michael Schreiber, Past President Chelsea Reform Democratic Club; Jeanne Wilcke, past President Downtown Independent Democrats. The conversations were […]