UPDATE: December-February Events

Our updated calendar is full of December-February Events

Between candidate forums, endorsements and the Georgia run-off election, we’ve got plenty to do.

December – February Forums & Meetings:
  • On Sunday, January 10th, at 2pm, we are co-hosting a Lower Manhattan Comptroller and Borough President Forum, but we will not be endorsing on that date. 
  • At our January General Membership Meeting on Thursday, January 14th, at 6:30pm, we will be endorsing from Comptroller and Borough President Candidates- and electing VID Treasurer, Recording Secretary, Corresponding Secretaries, and Executive Committee.  If you are interested in running for any of these positions, please get in touch with us.  
  • UPDATE:  Saturday, Feb. 6th 12PM: Public Advocate – Downtown Clubs Forum Join Here
    *Saturday, Feb. 6th 3:30PM: VID Endorsing for District Attorney & Public Advocate
  • UPDATE:  On Sunday, February 7th, at 2pm, we’re co-hosting a Lower Manhattan Mayor Forum, and again, will not be endorsing on that date. Register
  • Lastly, our February General Membership Meeting is on Thursday, February 11th, at 6:30pm. We will be endorsing for Mayor, District Leaders, Civil Court Judge, Judicial Delegates, and Alternate Judicial Delegates.
Please familiarize yourself with the candidates before each endorsement event. We are posting replies to the official 2021 VID Candidate Questionnaire as they are received. You will find them here:  https://villagedemocrats.org/issues-actions/endorsements-2021.
Other Events This Week:
Tuesday, December 15 at 7 p.m.
Join five-borough grassroots progressive political group Amplify Her for a historic forum featuring women candidates for NYC mayor: Kathryn Garcia, Dianne Morales, Brigadier General Loree Sutton, and Maya Wiley
(Will be a webinar format on Zoom with questions submitted by the Amplify Her membership) Registration here:
More info about Amplify Her at amplifyher.nyc 

Saturday, December 19 at 12 p.m.
Phonebanking with New Georgia Project was so successful this past Saturday that we’re doing it again!  This Saturday, December 19th, from 12pm-2pm, join your fellow VIDers in calling into Georgia.  Please use their Mobilize to sign up for the December 19th, 12pm-3pm shift.  We will be dropping off at 2pm to debrief in a VID-only Zoom, which you can find here.  Please join us on Saturday!

UPDATE: Saturday 1/2/2021, Sunday 1/3/2021 & Monday 1/4/2021 from 4-6PM VID is joining the New York for Biden+Harris Phone Bank  for the final get out the vote (GOTV) push for Georgia. Sign up here for that 2-hr time slot here: https://www.mobilize.us/2020victory/event/367757/
At 6pm each day of phone calls, we’ll meet for a VID-only debrief session: here’s the Zoom link