VID September Meeting Cancelled So that Members Can Get Out and Work on Campaigns. There will be the usually scheduled Executive Committee Meeting, however. Check the Calendar for dates and times.
VID Goes on Record Against Zero Tolerance Immigration Policy At the July Membership Meeting VID introduced and passed a resolution against Zero Tolerance Immigration Policy calling upon the Democratic leadership to enable seven steps for correction. The resolution (below) was revised in August, 2018, and is for distribution. Whereas the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy has created an immigration and human rights catastrophe on our southern border, causing the separation and detention of families and children in inhumane and substandard conditions, Whereas the ACLU has filed lawsuits alleging that children have been housed in cages with insufficient medical care and subpar […]
The Environmental Committee has scheduled a Recycling Center Tour On September 20th you have a chance to take a recycling Center tour at the Sims Municipal Recycling Facility Tour (Brooklyn) Here’s a link to a video of the Center On September 20th a bus will leave the Club house, 26 Perry St., NYC at 3:00PM. Limit 35 persons RSVP to: Nat Johnson, Committee Chair
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 […]