Mar 052019
 
Keen Berger Day

March 2, 2019 Proclaimed Keen Berger Day It is hard to imagine gathering petitions, pamphleting outside poll locations, hearing reports from the grassroots of the 66th Assembly District, Part A or marching into a County Committee Meeting without the presence of Keen Berger, who announced last month her wish to hand the batton to new talent.  Though we don’t expect her to abandon her fervor or presence in marches and sit-ins for women’s rights, immigration reform, voting rights or any of the other issues she has championed with and for VID. Saturday’s celebration came first among some very special and much-in-demand elected leaders who didn’t want the moment to pass without expressing their appreciation…and among 50 or more VID members who crowded into the small, but highly efficient, VID Clubhouse at 26 Perry St., picking up their petitions for the next primary candidates as they left.   See the definitive momento […]

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May 162016
 

The May 12th Membership Meeting carried a full agenda AND a Civil Court Candidate Forum Meeting Minutes_May-2016 President Nadine Hoffmann opened the May 12th Membership Meeting by noting how nicely the VID Gala was written up in The Villager by Lincoln Anderson.  There were also some nice pics from this event.  The March for a Clean Energy Revolution, which we endorsed, will take place on July 24 before the Democratic Convention.  Members agreed to spread the word regarding this event. 45 Rivington Letter to DeBlasio (see more details in our previous post), was unanimously passed for distribution. District Leader Keen Berger said she had two good things to report.  Several CB2 members held a well-attended meeting with Jerrold Nadler regarding the dedication of Christopher Street Park to LGBT rights.  The second item was about some school district “carve out” blocks on 12 Street North–residents of these blocks were unhappy about […]

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May 082016
 
May Agenda

VID’s May Agenda Thursday, May 12, 2016, 83 Christopher Street, 6:30 PM  REALLY This meeting must end by 9:45 1.  President’s Report-Nadine Hoffmann 2.  District Leader Report- Keen Berger 3.  Election of Judical Delegates 4.   Gala Committee Report–Jen Hoppe 5. Special Candidates Forum**  Co-Sponsored by VRDC, DID, Jim Owles Club      a. Civil Court Candidates Presentations b. Questions from the Audience         The candidates reported out of the New York County judicial panel are:  Emily Minerva, Phaedra Perry, Shah Ali, Judy Kim, Robert Rosenthal, Josh Hanshaft, Nick Moyne and Margaret Chan.  This year there are two County-wide vacancies for Civil Court.  Margaret Chan is an incumbent running for re-election in 2nd District; she has no opponents.  6.  Clubhouse news–Nadine Hoffmann  7.   New Business **We will have a special endorsement meeting on Monday, May 23, directly after the Executive Committee meets.  Location TBA Be Sociable, Share! Tweet

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Mar 092016
 

Here’s the March Membership Meeting Agenda Thursday, March 10, 2016 83 Christopher Street 6:30 PM This meeting must end by 9:45 PM  President’s Report-Nadine Hoffmann District Leader Report- Keen Berger Update on Early Voting Bills- Erik Coler Campaign Committee-Tony Hoffmann:  Petitioning Breakfast–March 12 Update on environmental issues–Nat Johnson Letter to Governor Cuomo regarding tenant issues for Seniors–Tom Connor Update on Clubhouse fix-up–Jonathan Geballe/Nadine Hoffmann Gala Committee–Jen Hoppe Endorsements– Congressional District 10   (Jerry Nadler’s Seat) Congressional District 12  (Carolyn Maloney’s Seat) US Senate– (Charles Schumer’s Seat) US President  Discussion of possible resolution regarding Super Delegates Looking ahead to April, 14, 2016 meeting. Endorsements for: Assembly District 66–Deborah Glick’s seat Senate District 27–Brad Hoylman’s seat State Committeewoman 66 AD–Rachel Lavine State Committeman 66 AD–Buxton Midyette Be Sociable, Share! Tweet

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