September 10 General Meeting

September’s General Meeting highlighted campaigning, ghost guns and an appeal for affordable housing in SoHo and NoHo Full Meeting Minutes Here President David Siffert opened the September 10 General Meeting speaking about the election November 3 and how the local Board of Elections needed more polling places, poll workers, and absentee ballots protocols.  He reiterated that every Thursday VID has a texting, phonebanking, and postcarding event–at the next one with Anthony Brandisi who will be appearing remotely.  Vote Blue will be doing virtual busing, and he advocated joining with Erik Bottcher and his Monday evening electioneering events.  The Hell’s Kitchen Dems […]

June 11 General Meeting

The June 11 General Meeting will highlight Police Reforms, Voting Reforms and Medical Aid in Dying Our June General Membership Meeting is this Thursday, June 11th, 6:30pm-9pm.  The meeting will feature Guest Speaker Greg Speed of America Votes, plus discussion on Police Reform (Defund NYPD Resolution and Police Reform Resolution) and on the Medical Aid in Dying Act.  The full agenda is here. To join the meeting, you can simply click on this link at 6:30pm on June 11th.    Alternatively, to listen-in on the meeting without participating, you can call: 646-558-8656 and enter the meeting ID: 867 0637 4089 and password: 747560.  As usual, we understand that this will […]

Seven Congressional Candidates at February Meeting

VID’s February Meeting Spotlighted Seven Congressional Candidates, Two Were Endorsed   Full Meeting Minutes Here With seven congressional candidates in the wings, President David Siffert began his February Meeting President’s Report with some announcements:  A special meeting on February 18 to interview and endorse Civil Court Judges for District 1 and county-wide February 20 VID will hold a Budget Justice Town Hall to discuss the necessity of raising taxes on the wealthy in order to preserve certain social programs, and the possible effects of the Governor’s arbitrary 2% spending cap   Petitioning starts February 25 A petitioning kickoff breakfast will be on […]