UPDATE: December-February Events

Our updated calendar is full of December-February Events Between candidate forums, endorsements and the Georgia run-off election, we’ve got plenty to do. December – February Forums & Meetings: On Sunday, January 10th, at 2pm, we are co-hosting a Lower Manhattan Comptroller and Borough President Forum, but we will not be endorsing on that date.  At our January General Membership Meeting on Thursday, January 14th, at 6:30pm, we will be endorsing from Comptroller and Borough President Candidates- and electing VID Treasurer, Recording Secretary, […]

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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 […]

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December 10 General Meeting

The December 10 General Meeting Endorsed City Council Candidates and Elected VID’s 2021 Co-Presidents and Three Vice Presidents Full Meeting Minutes Here At the December 10 General Meeting David Siffert opened with his President’s Report addressing a rumor of a special meeting in Albany to discuss sources of new revenue.  He urged everyone to get in touch with their local politicians to advocate for taxing the wealthy.  He noted that the government was withholding money from localities and services during […]

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November 12 General Meeting

November 12 General Meeting Recaps Nov 2020 Elections and Checks-In with NYS Legislature Full Meeting Minutes President David Siffert opened the November 12 General Meeting urging members to shift focus to the Georgia runoffs for the Out-of-District Campaign Committee work, and noted that we are about to launch into the another local election and endorsement season.  He laid out the schedule for these events.  See Endorsements 2021 Page.  He thanked and congratulated everyone on their hard work for the November […]