VID Photo Gallery

VID Holiday Celebration 2019

VID’s 62 Annual Awards Celebration

March 2, 2019, Keen Berger Sendoff

Holiday Party 2018

May 7, 2018 NYS Candidates Forum

VID’s 61st Annual Spring Forward Awards Gala, April 26, 2018

VID’s Busy January 2018

VID’s Annual Holiday Party 2017

May 2, 2017 at LGBT Center, City-Wide Candidates

VID’s 60th Anniversary

NYC Candidates Forum for City Council and District Leader Candidates, April 5, 2017

VID January Meeting 2017

New Leaders for VID in 2017

VID November 2016 Meeting

Civil Court Candidates Forum – Sponsored by VID, VRDC, DID and Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club, May 2016

CANDIDATES NIGHT – Sponsored by VID, VRDC, DID and Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club, Thursday, April 7, 2016

Village Independent Democrats meetings, forum and petitioning breakfast

The January 2016 Meeting Elected More VID Officers and Highlighted the WE NYC Initiative

Membership Meeting to vote for 2016 officers and endorse a National Presidential candidate

VID Annual Holiday Celebration, 2015

$15 Wage Forum – VID/Chelsea Reform Democratic Club Forum, on October 15, at Fulton Houses Community Center Auditorium 413 Ninth Avenue between 17th and 18th Streets, Thursday, October 15, 2015

Democratic Presidential Forum NYC, 2015

Candles for Clemency – Mt. Kisco, NY, Sept 26, 2015 Candle Light Vigil for Clemency near Gov. Cuomo home

VID Tabling at Union Square, June 2015


May 14th, 2015 Photo Gallery
General Meeting of the Village Independent Democrats

March 5th, 2015 Photo Gallery
Saving Small Business Forum, Thursday, at Judson Church, NYC

January 8 2015 Photo Gallery

VID membership meeting of Jan 8, 2015: Officer and Executive Committee Elections.  Photographer:  Zella Jones

January 8, 2015 Photo Gallery
VID members review information and discuss the Pier 55 proposal.  Photographer:  Zella Jones

December 11, 2014 Photo Gallery
VID elects 2015 President and Vice Presidents and holds a forum on Net Neutrality with Tim Wu.

 December 7, 2014 Photo Gallery
VID celebrated the holidays with many friends at the home of Frieda Bradlow.  Photographer:  Zella Jones

November 13, 2014 Photo Gallery
Schools Forum presented by Village Independent Democrats Nov. 13th.  Photographers:  Anthony Hoffmann, Zella Jones

November 1, 2014 Photo Gallery
NYC Street Co-Named for beloved people’s advocate and Councilwoman Miram Friedlander.  Photographer:  Tony Hoffmann and Katharine Wolpe

October 9, 2014 Photo Gallery
VID Votes NO on Proposition #1 to amend the procedure for redistricting in New York State. Photographer:  Zella Jones

September 21, 2014 Photo Gallery
People’s Climate March, Sept 21, 2014.  Photographers:  Anthony Hoffmann, Zella Jones

September 6, 2014 Photo Gallery
Village Independent Democrats were well represented at the Candle Light Vigil which took place on September 6th in Mt. Kisco, NY at the home of Governor Andrew Cuomo to convince the governor to start issuing clemencies to those inmates in the NYS correctional system who deserve them.  Photographer:  Anthony Hoffmann.

July 10, 2014 Endorsement Meeting, Photo Gallery

Photographer:  Zella Jones


June 12 2014 Meeting, Photo Gallery

May 2014 Endorsement Meeting, Photo Gallery

State Endorsement Meeting – 2014, Photo Gallery

Affordable Housing Forum, Photo Gallery

January 9, 2013 General Membership Meeting and Forum

Photography:  Zella Jones and Ed Yutkowsky


December 15, 2013, VID Holiday Party at home of Frieda Bradlow.

Read more here.

Photographer:  Zella Jones

December 12, 2013 – General Meeting

with Letters, resolutions, a forum and election of Club president and three vice presidents.  Photographer:  Zella Jones

You can read about it here

Fall 2013

VID participated in several demonstrations opposing Fracking and the Spectra Pipeline.  You can read about it here.


Phonebanking for VID 2013 Candidates

Photographer:  Zella Jones

VID and Friends at Reception for District Leader Jonathan Geballe

Photographer:  Zella Jones

VID Celebrated Earth Day 2013 with District Leader Jonathan Geballe

Pictured:  Ban Fracking Banner; Green NYC -Nadine Hoffman, Georgina Christ, Sen. Brad Hoylman, Sylvia; Stop Spectra – Linda Jacobson and Villagers; Save the Environment – Celia Wu, District Leader Jonathan Geballe; Petitioning – Mary Petretti, Jonathan Geballe; Julie Menin and Celia Wu; Jessica Lappin, Anne Heney; No Fracking Way – Anne Haney, Georgina Christ, Corey Johnson; Frack Is Wack – Ron Illardo; Register and Vote; VID-Yvonne Sherwell, Jonathan Geballe, Katherine Slawinski, Tony Hoffmann; Yetta Kurland, Ron Illardo, Celia Wu; More Green NYC – Nadine Hoffmann, Georgina Christ, Sen Hoylman, Sylvia, Tony Hoffmann; Lots-O-Signs – Ron Illardo, Villagers, Jonathan Geballe, Linda Jacobson, Anne Heney.
Photographers:  Tony Hoffmann, Laura Morrison

56th Annual Spring Celebration, May 5th, 2013

Photographer:  Zella Jones

April 11, 2013 Endorsement Meeting

Photographers:  Zella Jones, Brian Glasser-Cy Vance photo

2013 Officer Election #2

Photographer:  Zella Jones

Holiday Open House 2012

Photographer:  Zella Jones

Election of 2013 President and Vice Presidents

Photographer:  Zella Jones