Apr 232013
VID Celebrated Earth Day

VID Celebrated Earth Day on April 20th at the Bleecker St. Playground with particular focus on the issue of hydro-fracking. District Leader Jonathan Geballe was front and center talking with local families and residents who share concern for New York State and New York City regarding this ever-pending development.    See the pictures. Late last year Jonathan, on a pro bono basis, joined several attorneys in a lawsuit opposing the Spectra Pipeline. VID as a club, and Nat Johnson and Anne Heaney, as individuals, are petitioners in a lawsuit   regarding the Spectra pipeline that will cross the Hudson into the West Village.  An appeal of the New York Supreme Court’s decision is underway. The Earth Day demonstration was held in front of the Bleecker Street Playground to symbolize that we must save our planet for our children. Numerous VID’ers, community activists, State Senator Brad Hoylman, and a number of candidates for local […]

Mar 292013

The April General Membership, Candidate Forum & Endorsement Meeting  held on Thursday, April 11th at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 83 Christopher Street,  at 7:00 PM and will include a candidate forum for City Council Districts 1,2, and 3 as well as for the NYC offices of Comptroller and District Attorney. The agenda is: 1.  District Leaders Reports– Keen Berger, Jonathan Geballe 2.  Endorsements.  (VID members are qualified to vote at this endorsement meeting if they became a member of VID on or before Friday, January 11, 2013). City Council 3rd District City Council 1st District City Council 2nd District NYC Comptroller District Attorney – New York County ​3.  Report of Committee Chairs Campaign- Peter Crosta & David Kruger  Fundraising- Marti Speranza and Nadine Hoffmann Technology- Nat Johnson & Lucia Fedora Voter Registration/Community Outreach- Celia Wu Earth Day Committee- Georgina Christ 5.  Resolutions Resolution in Favor of Comprehensive Immigration Reform- Keen Berger 6.  New Business Information on Voting and Election Procedures Please arrive early to check in and to […]

Mar 182013
VID Endorsements for District Leader, Judicial Delegates and Alternates

Here are the results of VID Endorsements for District Leader, Judicial Delegates and Alternates from our our March 14 endorsement meeting

Mar 032013

Our March 2013 General Meeting will also include a Forum on Comprehensive Immigration Reform.  It will be held on March 14th at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 83 Christopher Street,  at 7:00 PM. The agenda will include: 1.  District Leaders Reports– Keen Berger, Jonathan Geballe 2.  Forum– Comprehensive Immigration Reform: The Devilish Details Facilitator-Keen Berger with Panelists To Be Announced 3.  Endorsements (In order to vote at this endorsement meeting you must have joined the VID by December 14, 2012). Female District Leader Male District Leader Delegates and Alternates To The NYS Judicial Convention See the attached  VID Candidate Forum and Endorsement Schedule  for the offices of  Mayor, District Attorney, Pubic Advocate, City Council and Borough President.  For a complete rundown of VID Candidate Forums and endorsement meetings (including membership deadlines) read ______________   4.  Report of Committee Chairs Campaign- Peter Crosta & David Kruger  Fundraising- Marti Speranza- marti@martisperanza.com Nadine Hoffmann- Nade43@aol.com Technology- Nat Johnson & […]