DID 2021 Annual Fundraiser

It’s back!
The Downtown Independent Democrats’ annual fundraiser in person!

DID is proud to honor:

Elected Official of the Year
New York State Attorney General Letitia James

For her work standing up to a culture of corruption and abuse in Albany and Washington


Civic Champion of the Year
Anthony M. Harmon

Vice President, American Federation of Teachers (AFT)
Director of Staff, United Federation of Teachers (UFT)
President, New York City NAACP

For his dedication to fighting for the teachers of New York and the United States


Community Hero of the Year
Akm Mike Bhuiyan

Founder & President Manhattan Downtown Multi-Cultural Food Pantry

For his work distributing food to Lower Manhattan residents in need

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2021, 12-2:30PM

The SoHo Loft of Sean Sweeney
125 Greene Street, 5th Floor

Since 1972, Downtown Independent Democrats has fought for a livable, safe, and vibrant Lower Manhattan. But we need you. Support our work:


District Leaders
Vittoria Fariello, Paul Newell
Victoria Lee, Jonathan Gardenhire
Jeannine Kiely, Dennis Gault

State Committee Members
Benjamin Yee, Christopher Marte (Councilmember Elect)

DID President Richard Corman & Executive Committee

and Host Committee
Charles W. Leslie
United Federation of Teachers

Please note that this is principally an indoor event at which food and drink will be provided.
For safety and comfort, there is an outdoor space available.

Proof of vaccination will be required to attend.

Please contact us at [email protected] if you cannot afford the ticket price but wish to attend.

Please purchase your ticket at the sponsorship levels below.

If you are unable to join us but wish to make a contribution. We thank you. Please donate here.


November 21, 2021 at 12:00pm - 2:30pm


The SoHo Loft of Sean Sweeney
125 Greene St
5th Floor
New York, NY 10012
United States
Google map and directions

Please Enter the Number to Purchase

$5,000.00 Downtown Champion
5 tickets, Host Committee in print and DID website
$2,500.00 Downtown Defender
2 tickets, Host Committee in print and DID website
$1,000.00 Host
2 tickets and Host Committee on DID website
$500.00 Supporter
1 ticket and acknowledgment on DID website
$250.00 Friend
1 ticket for non DID member
$50.00 DID Member
1 ticket for DID voting member in good standing
$35.00 Student & Senior
1 ticket for student or senior
$25.00 Income impacted
1 ticket