Meet Your Electeds

POSTPONED:  Meet Your Electeds on October 3rd

Due to a scheduling conflict with the Democratic County Committee Meeting just announced for October 3rd, this forum will be postponed to a future date to be announced.  Stay tuned.


Environmental Action: Reduce-Reuse-Repair Grant

REDUCE-REUSE-REPAIR GRANT: ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS UNTIL SEPTEMBER 16, 2019

The Manhattan Solid Waste Advisory Board (MSWAB), Citizens Committee for NYC, and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer invite community groups and individuals to apply for a grant to design and implement innovative projects that will help achieve New York City’s waste prevention, reuse and repair goals. These projects should help the City of New York eventually reuse 100% of all waste that can be reused, repaired, refurbished, or salvaged for spare parts, and pioneer models that can be replicated throughout the City.

Apply at: http://www.manhattanswab.org/reduce-reuse-repair-grant

Safe Disposal Event, Sunday, Sept. 22, Union Square 10am – 4pm

The NYC Department of Sanitation is holding a SAFE Disposal Event to provide NYC residents with a one-stop method to get rid of harmful household products. (Solvents, Automotive, Flammable, Electronics).  Check for details:   https://www1.nyc.gov/events/nyc-safe-disposal-event—manhattan/231106/1

Health Care Forum

The Future of Health Care in New York: A Forum

The New York State Senate and Assembly will take up the New York Health Act, a bill sponsored by Assemblymember Dick Gottfried and Senator Gustavo Rivera. The New York Health Act would implement single-payer healthcare in New York, ensuring every New Yorker will have reliable health insurance coverage.

Learn How This Bill Could Affect You and Your Family!
Sunday, October 6
2:30pm Doors Open, 3pm-5pm Program, 5pm-6pm Open Q&A
Elisabeth Irwin High School
40 Charlton Street

Free with RSVP: https://forms.gle/4UV8RfZyM3TvvnEm9

Featured Speakers:
• State Senator Gustavo Rivera, Chair, NYS Senate Committee on Health
• Assemblymember Richard Gottfried, Chair, NYS Assembly Committee on Health

Prominent elected officials and leading public health professionals will also participate.

List of Sponsors (in formation): Village Independent Democrats, Coalition for a District Alternative, Samuel J. Tilden Democratic Club.

For more information, contact president@villagedems.org or go to www.villagedems.org.

Download the Flyer