Village Democrats Persevere

Village Democrats Persevere!

Village Democrats Persevere – Neither cold nor Covid deters Village Independent Democrats from their appointed rounds petitioning for their endorsed candidates. In early spring intrepid members  – and endorsed candidates – donned masks, gloves, extra sanitizer, pens and clip boards for those all-important ballot petition signatures.   Carlina Rivera, who’s running for reelection to the City Council District 2, and Alvin Bragg, candidate for Manhattan District Attorney, are flanked by members of Village Democrats on the east side.   Candidate for City […]

VID Endorses Stringer

February 11 Meeting

VID’s February 11 Meeting Focused on Endorsements February 11 Meeting Minutes Co-President Mar Fitzgerald opened the February 11 meeting by announcing there would be lots of endorsements today.  Co-President Cam Krause delivered the President’s Report, saying we had signed on to the Invest in Our New York Coalition, involved with taxation and advocating to invest in housing and public services.  He also announced that the two Co-Presidents will be sending regular emails–David Siffert and Livvie Mann will be in charge.  […]

Invest in Our New York

January 14th General Meeting

The First Meeting of the Year Highlighted Ranked Choice Voting, NYC Candidate Endorsements and VID Elections Full Meeting Minutes Co-President Cam Krause opened the January 14th General Meeting with a vote on the agenda, which passed unanimously.  Co-President Mar Fitzgerald gave the President’s Report.  She announced it was the first meeting of 2021, also the first meeting under her and Cam’s leadership.  She said they were very honored to be serving as Co-Presidents, and that the Executive Committee had signed […]

Virtual Tenants Clinic-GV Buildings

Virtual Tenants Clinic

VID conducts a virtual Tenants Clinic every Wednesday evening at 6:00 PM. This year the Tenants Clinic has switched to online and telephone sessions. Covid-19 has exacerbated the confusion and uncertainty of tenants with eviction, repairs, leases, and other housing issues.  To make their lives easier, the volunteer attorneys at our virtual tenants clinics are now providing their services online and by telephone.  The Clinic’s attorneys can educate tenants on their rights, resources that are available to them, and navigating the court system.  The […]