Apr 032015
 
58th Annual Awards Gala

VID Celebrates its 58th year with an Awards Gala A highlight in the spring season of NYC politics, VID’s 58th Annual fête  promises no less in 2015.  The Spring Forward Awards Gala will take place on Thursday, April 30th from 6:00 to 9:00 PM at Tio Pepe Restaurant, at 168 West 4th St. Honors will go to Zephyr Teachout and Tim Wu for bringing progressive values to the ballot and challenging the Democratic status quo.  Receiving honors for the fight for a living wage for all workers will be Shantel Walker, on behalf of Fast Food Forward. Among those sponsoring the event are NYS Committee Member Rachel Lavine & Roberta Kaplan, Esq.; Hon. Keen Berger; Hon Tony Hoffmann & Hon Nadine Hoffman; Alec Pruchniki, M.D.; NYS Senator Brad Hoylman & David Sigal; NYS Assembly Member Deborah Glick; Hon Katharine Wolpe; Sam Jacob & Marcus Andrews; Irene Kaufman & Daniel Neiden; Kate […]

May 272014
 
Petitioning Party at VID

Come join Deborah, Brad and the rest of the VID team for our petitioning party breakfast.  We’ll talk politics,  causes and distribute petitions.  After breakfast we will disburse throughout the Village and gather signatures for VID’s endorsed candidates. Saturday, May 31st 10:00 AM-12:00 Noon VID Headquarters, 26 Perry Street If you cannot join us for our petitioning party breakfast on May 31st,  the VID will be open every Monday and Thursday evening from 6:00-7:30 PM and Saturdays from 11:00-1:00 through July 3rd.  July 7th will be the last day to hand in petitions (the club will be open from 6:00-7:30 PM).

Jun 152012
 
VID Endorses Brad Hoylman, Hears Issues Around Proposed HMO-Style Managed Care for Seniors

At their June 14th meeting VID Endorsed Brad Hoylman and heard about the issues surrounding Gov Cuomo’s proposed HMO-Style Managed Care for Seniors

Jun 062012
 

THURSDAY, JUNE 14, 2012 7:30 P. M. ST. JOHN’S LUTHERAN CHURCH 81-83 CHRISTOPHER STREET Agenda  District Leader Reports Campaign Committee Report Treasurer’s Report Speaker-Ms. Shirley Gray-Representative from Social Services Employees Union Local 371- Discussion of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to put care for homebound seniors in the hands of HMO style healthcare providers under a program called Managed Care.  Candidate’s Forum-29th State Senate District – State Senator Tom Duane has announced that he is not running for re-election.  Since we had previously endorsed him, we will now meet to endorse a candidate for his 29th State Senate District.  Candidates will have the opportunity to address VID’s membership and answer questions. Endorsement for State Senate-29th State Senate District. Refreshments will be provided. Notes: 1-The Newsletter is in the process of being written.  Please send any pieces of information you would like included to Nadine Hoffmann at citywoman17@gmail.com           2- Petitions for VID […]