Jul 102017
 
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Be Sociable, Share! TweetRedistricting on Steroids is the gerrymandering model David Daley revealed in his June 8th appearance at VID Erik introduced Dave Daley, author of “Ratf**ked;  the True Story Behind the Secret Plan to Steal America’s Democracy”.  He delivered a riveting talk on how the Republicans took over in 2010 by using computer modeling to gerrymander and steal elections.  Gerrymandering, which can be traced back to at least 1788, has resulted in 69 of 99 state legislatures and both houses in 35 states to be controlled by Republicans in a country in which both parties are pretty evenly represented, […]

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Nov 202016
 
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Be Sociable, Share! TweetVID November Meeting… Here are the Minutes for the Nov. 10th General Meeting and some visuals to go with it.   General Membership Meeting Dec. 8th, 2016 St. John’s Lutheran Church Annex 83 Christopher Street, 6:30 PM Agenda        1.  President’s Report-Nadine Hoffmann     2.  District Leader Report- Keen Berger     3.  Special Guest Sen. Brad Hoylman     4.   Second vote on attached amendment to the VID constitutlion.     5.  VID Holiday Party Details–Nadine Hoffmann                Frieda Bradlow’s Home     43 Charlton Street   2-5 PM     Sunday, […]

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Sep 042016
 
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Be Sociable, Share! TweetThe September 2016 Meeting and Action Agenda Thursday, September 8, 2016 St. John’s Lutheran Church Annex 83 Christopher Street 6: 30 PM President’s Report–Nadine Hoffmann District Leader’s Report–Keen Berger Campaign Committee Report–Tony Hoffmann/Ed Yudkowitz/Erik Coler Buses to Pennsylvania Assembly race campaign by VID–Erik Coler  Special Presentation— Forum:  The Future of Healthcare in Downtown Manhattan     Moderator–Alison Greenberg Panelists- Judy Wessler–Fmr. Director, Commission on the Public’s Health System Rep. from Beth Israel Update on Candles for Clemency–Tony Hoffmann New Business ___________________________________________________________ Primary Day Tuesday, September 13, 2016 Polls Open 6:00 AM – 9:00 PM If you’re interested in being a paid poll worker […]

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Sep 042016
 
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Be Sociable, Share! TweetAt the July 2016 General Membership Meeting –  Campaigning, Election Updates, NYS Clemency and Election Reform  VID General Meeting Minutes_July-2016 President Nadine Hoffmann opened the July 2016 General Membership Meeting by thanking everyone for the great job they did in petitioning.  Alison Greenberg is putting together an interesting Health Forum, rescheduled for the September meeting.  The VID put together their first official filing under the new tax rules.  Thanks to member David Saperstein, we’re up to date.  Frieda Bradlow will be home from Village Care Wednesday. Highlights Greater NYC for Change will be honoring State Senator Brad […]

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