December Membership Meeting

At the December Membership Meeting There Will Be Officer Elections and Presidential Candidate Endorsement On Thursday, December 10th at 6:30 pm, St. Lukes Lutheran Church Annex, 83 Christopher St. members will elect a President and Vice President for the Club in 2016.  There will also be a vote called for the endorsement of a Democratic Presidential Candidate (Petitioning begins January 5th, 2016). Currently the candidates seeking VID office at the December membership meeting include: Having been VID’s President for 2015, Nadine Hoffmann is running for re-election. Among her credits is her work with VID members on important issues: Sharon Woolums on all the […]

NYC Human Rights Law

NYC Human Rights Law is the subject of the featured panel discussion at the June General Membership meeting Thursday, June 4th at St. John’s Lutheran Church Annex, 83 Christopher St. at 7:00 PM UPDATE:  MINUTES A distinguished panel assembled by VID’s own Alison G. Greenberg, Esq. will discuss the NYC Human Rights Law’s political, legal and practical implications for workers. According to Fair Play Legislation, a website that covers this subject: We have already made substantial progress, especially after the Local Civil Rights Restoration Act of 2005 insisted that judges honor the uniquely broad and remedial purposes of the local New York […]

Feb 12th Meeting Features Forum on Rent Regulations

UPDATE:  VID’s Feb. 12th meeting spotlighted a report from Councilmember Corey Johnson and a Forum on Rent Regulations Councilmember Corey Johnson reported on his past year in the Council and what he looks forward to in 2015. Marlene Nadle, Chair of VID’s Housing Committee added timely discussion, via a special guest speaker from Met Council on Housing, on this year’s legislative debates in a Forum on Rent Regulation. New York State’s rent protection laws expire in less than five months, on June 15. They almost certainly will be renewed. The question is how they might be amended by the state legislature […]

57th Annual Awards Reception

VID’s 57th Annual Awards Reception Thursday, April 24, 2014 – See coverage in the Villager   This year’s honorees included:   Andrew Berman, Executive Director Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation Kate Linker, Community Organizer Kevin Finnegan, Director of Politics and Legislation 1199 SEIU United Hospital Workers East Michael McKee. Treasurer Tenants Political Action Committee Board Member Met Council on Housing