Let the 2014 Petitioning Begin…

2014 Petitioning season began on March 8th for the Congressional Primary and continues through April 5th.  VID is supporting incumbents Jerrold Nadler and Carolyn Maloney. State primary petitioning will begin in June.  Stay in touch with Campaign Chair, Ed Yutkowitz, at eddieny@aol.com . 

VID March Schedule

The VID March schedule has lots of notable events.  See the new schedule in the right column VID General Membership Meeting: Thursday, March 13th, 6:30 PM St. John’s Lutheran Church-Meeting Room-83 Christopher St Agenda: 1- District Leader Report– Keen Berger 2- Committee Reports 3- Special Presentation– John Strausbaugh, author of  The Village: 400 Years of Beats and Bohemians, Radicals and Rogues-A History of Greenwich Village will make a presentation on the history of Greenwich Village.  A Q & A session will follow the presentation. […]

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 […]

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 […]