The Path to Freedom: Decarceration in Trump’s America

Decarceration Forum Join us in discussing how to reduce the number of people incarcerated in our prisons. Saturday, September 14, 2019 3:00pm to 6:00pm (Doors at 2:30pm) Elisabeth Irwin High School, 40 Charlton Street Free with RSVP: https://forms.gle/aij3VUGBkn6HEUjg9 FB: Link https://www.facebook.com/events/2406488353010838/ A panel discussion with: Moderator: Justice (ret.) Emily Jane Goodman Hon. Helen Rosenthal, Councilmember, 6th District Mark Shervington, Statewide Community Organizer, Release Aging People from Prison Lucy Lang, Executive Director, Center for Innovation in Prosecution at John Jay College of Criminal Justice Tina Luongo, Attorney-In-Charge, Legal Aid NYC Criminal Defense Practice Introductory remarks by David Siffert, President, Village Independent Democrats; Allen […]

VID Awards Celebration May 2nd

VID’s  2019 Annual Awards Celebration Thursday, May 2nd, 2019 6:00 – 9:00PM Tio Pepe 168 West 4th StreetNew York, NY 10014 Honorees Honorable Corey Johnson, Speaker of the New York City Council  True Blue NY & NO IDC   Frieda Bradlow   Thank you to our generous sponsors    Blue Governor Sponsors Hon. Keen  Berger; The Bradlow Family; Robert Bradlow & Mylene Cabreras, Eric Bradlow & Laura Bradlow, Benjamin Bradlow; NY State Assemblymember Deborah Glick, Hon. Anthony Hoffmann & Hon. Nadine Hoffmann, State Committemember Rachel Lavine  & Roberta Kaplan, Esq., Congressmember Carolyn Maloney, Congressmember Jerrold Nadler, Alec Pruchnicki, M.D., Lois Rakoff.   Blue […]

SAVE THE DATE

VID’s 62nd Gala is set for May 2nd.  SAVE THE DATE Thursday, May 2nd, 2019 6:00 – 9:00PM Tio Pepe 168 West 4th StreetNew York, NY 10014

Public Advocate Candidates Forum – UPDATE

VID and Nine Other Democratic Clubs Sponsor a Public Advocate Candidates Forum, on January 6th, 2019 at the LGBT Center, 208 West 13th St. The multi-club Public Advocate Candidates Forum will host 17 confirmed candidates, thus far announced. RSVP is requested    Download the Brochure VID will have an endorsement meeting from 5-6 PM after the forum.   Club members will discuss the Public Advocate candidates and vote for a club endorsee.