Support VID Endorsements for June 23 Primary

Get Out the Vote for VID Endorsements for June 23 Primary Primary day is coming up on June 23rd.  VID recommends that everyone request an absentee ballot ASAP.  This can be done by phone or mail, but the easiest way is simply to go to www.nycabsentee.com. VID endorsements for the June 23 Primary include the following candidates in contested races:   Joseph Biden for President of the United States Jerrold Nadler for United States Congress, Congressional District 10 Carolyn Maloney for United States Congress, Congressional District 12 Brad Hoylman for New York State Senate, Senate District 27 Rachel Lavine for State […]

Keen Berger Day

March 2, 2019 Proclaimed Keen Berger Day It is hard to imagine gathering petitions, pamphleting outside poll locations, hearing reports from the grassroots of the 66th Assembly District, Part A or marching into a County Committee Meeting without the presence of Keen Berger, who announced last month her wish to hand the batton to new talent.  Though we don’t expect her to abandon her fervor or presence in marches and sit-ins for women’s rights, immigration reform, voting rights or any of the other issues she has championed with and for VID. Saturday’s celebration came first among some very special and much-in-demand […]

L-Train, KidsRise, Endorsements, Campaigning

VID’s General Meeting Covered L-Train, KidsRise, Endorsements, Campaigning and More… L-Train, KidsRise, Endorsements, Campaigning were the mail topics at February’s General Meeting held at PS 41 on the 8th.  John Weatherall spoke a meeting addressing the L train shutdown at a February 14 MTA Open House.   Chris Marte made a report on 85 Bowery, a building where almost 75 residents, children and seniors among them, were evacuated because of structural issues which the new landlord had not addressed.  He had disputed the status of the building as rent-stabilized and had not fixed the staircase for two years, so the court ordered the evacuation […]