“Thoughts and Prayers Aren’t Enough” Village Forum Focuses on Reducing Gun Violence The following post is excerpted from an article written by Edward Yutkowitz At a forum on reducing gun violence, coordinated by Gun Reform Committee co-chairs Deb Sherman and Allison Stowell and presented on Nov. 21st by Village Independent Democrats (VID) and several other Manhattan Democratic clubs, the focus was on what community groups in violent neighborhoods are doing to reduce demand for guns. Said Debra Sherman, one of the forum’s organizers, “We want to spread the word on how all New Yorkers can support that work.” The discussion, held […]
Election Day is coming up on November 5th, Early Voting starts TOMORROW, Saturday, October 26 through Sunday, November 3rd. Your early polling site is likely different from your regular polling place. To find out where to vote, both early and on November 5th, go to nyc.pollsitelocator.com. For more details on voting hours:https://www.voteearlyny.org/#!Manhattan. Click on the image below, detailing VID’s election day endorsements: Jumaane Williams for Public Advocate, Ashlee Crawford and Robert Rosenthal for Civil Court Judge, as well as our endorsement of all five of the Charter Revision ballot proposals:
VID Visibility Day Tablings Have Been a Great Success – One More to Come We will be holding the final VID Visibility Day of the 2019 year in two weeks on Saturday, November 2nd. On the West Side we will be at Abingdon Sq. (corner Hudson & Bethune Streets) from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. On the East Side we’ll be at the park in front of St. Marks Church (2nd Ave. & 10th Street) from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Help collect signatures on postcards going to Governor Cuomo urging him to sign gun safety legislation that is presently sitting […]
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.