February Membership Meeting

February Membership Meeting  Thursday 2/13, at 6:30 PM VID will hold their February Membership Meeting at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 83 Christopher Street.   The agenda will include a report from District Leader Keen Berger, Committee reports and a forum entitled The Power to Change: Clean Energy and the Future of New York City. Presenters for this forum include:  Samara F. Swanston– Legislative counsel to the Environmental Protection Committee of the New York City Council, an Adjunct Professor at the Pratt Institute Graduate School for Urban Planning and the Environment, and an Adjunct Professor at the Hunter College Graduate School for Urban Affairs and Planning. Lisa […]

The Vanishing City

Don’t miss a VID special event The Vanishing City, a documentary film on the loss of affordable housing in NYC.  [Spider_Single_Video track=”3″ theme_id=”6″ priority=”0″] On Sunday, February 16th you can view The Vanishing City at Judson Memorial Church, 239 Thompson St. and ask questions of housing experts following the film. At 2:00 PM there will be a reception with light refreshments; the film begins  at 2:30 PM.  Our panel of housing experts includes Tom Angotti, a professor of urban policy at Hunter College, and Seth Miller, a partner at Collin, Dobkin & Miller LLP, who specializes in tenant law, among others. This promises to be a […]

Jan 9th Meeting…Club Vote and Israel-Palestine Forum

VID to vote new slate of officers at the Jan 9th General Membership meeting and host a forum on Israel-Palestine diplomacy Beginning at 6:30 pm, at St. John’s Lutheran Church (83 Christopher St.) VID club members will vote for the  2014 slate of officers for the positions of Treasurer (1), Recording Secretary (1), Corresponding Secretaries (2) and Executive Committee (15).  This will be followed by a forum titled:  Is Secretary of State John Kerry’s Initiative To Achieve a Two State Solution To The Israeli/Palestinian Issue Poised To Succeed Or Doomed To Fail?  The presenter will be Kate Press- New York City Regional Director and Deputy […]

VID Soliciting RFP

Village Independent Democrats are soliciting requests for website and on-line  management proposals.  You can download the RFP here. RequestforProposalVIDWebsite The completed RFP should be sent to Nathaniel Johnson, the Vice President of the VID’s Technical Committee by email (nathaniel95@aol.com) or mail by December 15 at Village Independent Office, 26 Perry Street, New York, NY 10014.