Village Independent Democrats Examine the Devilish Details of Immigration Reform

On Thursday, March 14 Village Independent Democrats examine the Devilish Details of Immigration Reform – UPDATE: March 14, 2013 Minutes with panelists Rev. Donna Schapper of Judson Church and Emily Arsenault, Senator Gillibrand’s regional director and past campaign chair for New York State Attorney General Eric  Schneiderman.  Moderating the panel will be Keen Berger, District Leader for the 66th NYS Assembly District, Part A. Among the devilish details to be explored are whether this will be the year that a comprehensive immigration reform package will be realized.  What can be done to make the legislation fair; should judges consider community support; will securing boarders […]

VID General Membership Meeting on Feb. 21st – UPDATED

VID General Membership Meeting St. John’s Lutheran Church 83 Christopher Street Thursday, February 21, 2013 7:00 PM     Agenda I-   District Leaders Report- Keen Berger, Jonathan Geballe II- Forum- Voting Reforms for New York State- Facilitator-Jonathan Geballe; Panelists: Douglas A. Kellner- Co-Chair, NYS Board of Elections Jerry Goldfeder-Election Lawyer, and author of Goldfeder’s Modern Election Law III- Report of Committee Chairs a. Campaign- Peter Crosta & David Kruger b. Fundraising- Marti Speranza, Nadine Hoffmann c. Technology- Nat Johnson & Lucia Fedora d. Voter Registration/Community Outreach- Celia Wu IV- New Business UPDATE:  VID General Meeting Minutes February 21, 2013 Save The Date […]

VID General Meeting Minutes- January 2013

On January 10th VID members gathered for the 2013 Annual Meeting.  You can read the full VID General Meeting Minutes January 10 2013. The meeting began with a report from District Leader Keen Berger updating on the progress of the proposed new school at 75 Morton St., an announcement regarding State Senator Brad Hoylman’s swearing in ceremony and an announcement about choosing the new Part A and Part B boundaries of the 66th election district. Following Keen’s report was a typically thorough review of congressional politics from Congressman Nadler which you can  see in our previous post and summarized in the […]