Red Hook Hub Weekly

How to Apply for Affordable Housing

When: Monday, March 21, 2022

Where: Red Hook Initiative

Click here to watch the recording of our Affordable Housing Workshop with NYCLU! NYCLU explains the lottery system and how to apply and walks us through the application process online. [pdf-embedder url="" title="income-guide-english"] [pdf-embedder url="" title="ready-set-apply-english"] [pdf-embedder url="" title="What To Expect, Your Guide to Affordable Housing"] [pdf-embedder url="" title="after-you-apply-english"] [pdf-embedder url="" title="affordable-housing-income-eligibility"]


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Monthly Red Hook Local Leaders Meeting

When: Sep 29, 2022 6:00-8:00 pm

Where: Virtual




Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 858 3324 4042 Passcode: 946459 One tap mobile +19292056099,,85833244042#,,,,*946459# US (New York)


, Business, Community, Information

Important phone numbers for the Red Hook Community Justice Center

When: Monday, March 16, 2020


Staff is still here to support you and is fielding calls and emails. Please reach out with questions using the contact information below: DEFENSE ATTORNEYS Legal Aid Society (718) 237-2000 Brooklyn Defender Services (917) 426-5616 OTHER AGENCIES Clerk's Office (718) 923-8270 District Attorney's Office (718) 250-2001 or (718) 250-4782 PROGRAM STAFF Community Service/Social Services (347) 813-0318 or (917) 860-7494 GED (Pathways to Graduation) 718-208-7324 Housing Resource Center (347) 216-5738 or email / Neighborhood Safety Initiatives/MAP (917) 971-6355 Peacemaking (917) 319-0121 Red Hook CARES (victim services) 646-573-4665 Youth Programs/AmeriCorps (929) 277-8554


Art/Music, Community

Emotional Embodied Resilience

When: May 18, 2020 6:30-8:30 pm

Where: Zoom -

In this workshop, we will collectively explore the emotional resilience of the body towards platforms that surveil, manipulate and automate the human experience. Register via using the password "redhook"


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Apply for Foodstamps ONLINE!

When: Friday, July 12, 2019


The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly known as "food stamps") provides food assistance for nearly 1.8 million low-income New Yorkers including families, the elderly and the disabled. The program helps families and individuals supplement the cost of their diet with nutritious foods. How to Apply You can apply online on ACCESS HRA. Read the user guide for ACCESS HRA. You can call our Infoline at 718-557-1399 to have an application mailed to you You can pick up an application at one of our SNAP centers You can print out an application and drop off at a SNAP center:SNAP Benefits Application (LDSS-4826): English Español


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Food Distribution @ The Miccio

When: Feb 11, 2023 10:00-6:00 pm

Where: Miccio

We will holding a food drive for the Red Hook Community of non-perishable items. It goes as follows: Cornflakes Cereal Toasted Oats Cereal Tuna Fish Mix Vegetables (canned) Cannellini Beans Tomato Sauce Sliced peaches Unsweetened apple sauce Peanut butter Quick Oats Spaghetti noodles


Free Tax Services!

When: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri at 9:00 am, from January 25, 2023 until April 18, 2023

Where: Red Hook Justice Center

Red Hook Justice Center is offering free tax services until April 18th to the community. Please share out and let your participants know. [pdf-embedder url="" title="FLYER 2023 season - Tax Prep"]


Art/Music, Community, Employment


When: Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Where: Hook Arts Media

HOOK ARTS MEDIA SEEKS ASSOCIATE PRODUCER FOR THE 30th ANNUAL RED HOOK FEST Hook Arts Media (HAM) is seeking an Associate Producer for the 30th Annual Red Hook Fest, a three day arts festival during early May and the first week of June, 2023 featuring top talent in music and dance in the community of Red Hook, Brooklyn. Responsibilities: Handle all aspects of festival production with special attention if necessary to COVID-19 safety guidelines Manage Festival budget Meet weekly with Executive Producer Work with Technical Director to assure smooth running of event Handle all permitting as necessary, community relations, police permits and FDNY Lead monthly production meetings March-June Handle all equipment rentals in collaboration with Technical Director Collaborate with HAM Marketing Manager and local outreach staff on event marketing Supervise staff handling youth groups and community partners Creating and maintaining Productions Schedules and Show Flows Qualifications: Self-starter with ability to work independently and as part of a team Strong work ethic and ability to commit to the event’s mission and values. Exceptional attention to detail, excellent time management skills and ability to meet deadlines Excellent written and verbal communicator Strong computer skills especially in Excel Previous experience in outdoor event production Ability to work effectively with diverse constituents Interested applicants should email their resumes with contact information for 3 references to Executive Director Martha Bowers no later than January 31, 2023 with RHF Associate Producer_Your Name in subject line. No phone calls, please. Start Date February 1- June 30, 2022 Part Time: Approximately 2-6 hrs per week, up to 12 hours during festival events. The week of May 29-June 3 up to 30 hrs. Salary commensurate with experience. $3,500-$4000 About Hook Arts Media Originally known as Dance Theatre Etcetera, DTE achieved national acclaim for making the arts a critical component of urban renewal as well as its recovery efforts in Red Hook, Brooklyn. As the organization evolved, DTE rebranded as Hook Arts Media. This new identity reflects its focus on creative learning for community change, incorporating 21st-century technology into its arts education programs. Hook Arts Media’s in-school multidisciplinary media and arts programs primarily serve NYC transfer high schools. Its community programs focus on digital media and computer literacy, preparing young people with college and/or career readiness skills.


Art/Music, Business, Community, Employment

Hook Arts Media

When: Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Where: Hook Arts Media seeks an Office Manager/Administrative Assistant

Hook Arts Media seeks an Office Manager/Administrative Assistant Founded in 1994, Hook Arts Media is a vibrant community-based, multi-disciplinary arts organization located on the beautiful Red Hook, Brooklyn waterfront. HAM currently runs year-round arts education programs at high needs public high schools as well onsite and offsite after-school and community programs for ages 12-24, serving upwards of 700 students annually. In addition, HAM produces the annual Red Hook Fest each June – a free outdoor performing arts festival that features world class artists as well performances by over 100 local youth – and pop-up performances in support of community initiatives. HAM is seeking an Office Manager/Administrative Assistant to join our team. The position is part time and based in HAM’s Red Hook offices. This is a 21-hour-a-week position with some options for remote work. The Office Manager/Administrative Assistant will work closely with the Executive Director, Hook Arts core staff, and will play a large role in maintaining office operations and providing support to the Executive Director. As a lead member of the staff, the Office Manager/Administrative Assistant will ensure the office operations all run smoothly. This position reports directly to the Executive Director. Primary responsibilities include: Administrative Track, scan, file and send all bills, invoices, receipts for credit card purchases, and Petty Cash to Finance Consultants Track credit card receipts for reconciliations Assist with preparation of annual audit as needed Office Management Track/order office and maintenance supplies and equipment Assist with Covid-19 safety protocols in office Purchase supplies and equipment for all programs Track all tech/program equipment/computer purchases and track against appropriate grants Work with IT consultants for any issues that arise Supervise and assist with office cleaning and organization as needed. Answer phone and all voicemail Work with Marketing to track all individual donations Assist with database updates Prepare and track Thank You letters for individual donations. Events Assist with planning and production of public events, including the Red Hook Fest and Education Program events Assist with planning and production of fundraising and cultivation events, including annual holiday party and/or gala Other Attend weekly staff meetings and provide status updates Handle communications and scheduling of meetings with Board of Directors Additional phone calling and emails to attend to daily management of organization. Candidate must be highly organized, have strong writing & communication skills, and have excellent proficiency in Microsoft Office. Strong preference for candidates with at least 5 years’ experience in operations management within the NYC cultural sector. Knowledge of film and media equipment a plus. Pay is commensurate with experience: $25-$30 per hour. 21 hours per week plus up to 32 additional hours to be used to attend and assist with Hook Arts events, approximately 6 events annually. Position is available February 2023. To apply please email a cover letter, and a resume with at least 3 references to Please attach your paperwork with your name in the file name i.e Jane Doe_Resume About Hook Arts Media Originally known as Dance Theatre Etcetera, DTE achieved national acclaim for making the arts a critical component of urban renewal as well as its recovery efforts in Red Hook, Brooklyn. As the organization evolved, DTE rebranded as Hook Arts Media. This new identity reflects its focus on creative learning for community change, incorporating 21st-century technology into its arts education programs. Hook Arts Media’s in-school multidisciplinary media and arts programs primarily serve NYC transfer high schools. Its community programs focus on digital media and computer literacy, preparing young people with college and/or career readiness skills.


Art/Music, Community, Employment

Hook Arts Media Seeks Community Engagement Coordinator

When: Monday, February 27, 2023

Where: Hook Arts Media

Hook Arts Media Seeks Community Engagement Coordinator Hook Arts Media (HAM) is a dynamic community-based cultural organization located in Red Hook, Brooklyn. HAM seeks a part-time Community Engagement Coordinator to foster and nourish community relationships, spread awareness of HAM mission and programming, support event planning, and attend Red Hook events. Responsibilities The Community Engagement Coordinator is a part-time position from February – December 2023 and will be an essential member of the Red Hook Fest planning, promotion, and production process. The 30th Annual Red Hook Fest will take place during the first weekend of June 2023 with events throughout the weekend in Red Hook, Brooklyn. In addition to live performances, the festival will feature a community resource fair, free activities, and a community cookout and DJ dance party. The Community Engagement Coordinator will take support pre-festival planning by attending monthly production meetings with festival staff, coordinating the community resource fair, supervising a grassroots promotion team, attending important civic meetings to discuss the festival, and supporting event promotion efforts. Additionally, the Coordinator will recruit, train, and supervise Festival volunteers. Following the festival, the Community Engagement Coordinator will participate in meetings, coordinate events, spread awareness of HAM’s programming and mission, recruit local students for community-based programs, and attend events, as needed. Qualifications The ideal candidate has 3+ years of professional, volunteer, or advocacy experience in community organizing, written and verbal communication, and event production. Facilitation, management, nonprofit or political, and administrative experience are highly desirable. Required skills include some computer/digital literacy: Google Suite, Microsoft Office, and social media. The Community Engagement Coordinator must be able to work effectively as a member of a team and independently. Multilingual candidates and those with a deep familiarity with Red Hook, Brooklyn are encouraged to apply. Position starts in February 2023 Part-time approximately 7+ hours per week with additional hours as needed around Red Hook Fest and other events. Compensation Pay is $30-$35/hr commensurate with experience. Apply on our website:



NYCHA Recovery and Resilience Red Hook Houses Update

When: Dec 20, 2022-Jan 21, 2023

Where: NYCHA Red Hook Houses

The New York City Housing Authority is building back safer, stronger and smarter by improving structural resiliency and infrastructure protection at Red Hook Houses. NYCHA’s Recovery and Resilience Department (R&R) is pushing design boundaries in building reinforcements, storm surge protection, and infrastructure upgrades. Below, please find the latest R&R construction update for Red Hook Houses. To learn more about the R&R program visit Power Plant & Pods Phase Percentage Completion: 53% Project Start: Q4 2019 Anticipated Completion: Q1 2024 Ongoing Activities: • New plantings by building 6 (62 Mill) as part of the site restoration pilot work • Painting and installation of waterlines at the West Pod by building 1W (135 Richards) • Construction of lily pad passive flood protection measures by buildings 2W (147 Richards) and 3W (100 Dwight), 5 (748 Henry), 6 (791 Hicks), and 7 (772 Henry) o The flood protection measures will help keep water out of flood-prone areas during a storm • Installation of sprinkler system, medium temperature hot water piping, and elevators in the East Plant o The new East Plant will hold standby generators and boiler equipment above the flood level to provide full backup power and heat to NYCHA Red Hook buildings • Continued construction of all utility pods (small buildings) including but not limited to installation of framing, brick facades, electrical equipment, and roofing • Installation of site lighting posts and conduit throughout the site o The new site lighting will be brighter and more energy efficient • Basement floodproofing work throughout the site to protect flood-prone areas o All basements except for building 6 (62 Mill Street) are expected to be completed by the end of 2023 • Temporary street parking closures at Columbia between Bush and Mill Street to facilitate the installation of underground conduit that will help better protect Red Hook buildings from unplanned utility outages • Relocation of maintenance and management spaces to facilitate floodproofing work in building basements Upcoming Activities: • Construction of lily pad passive flood protection measures by remaining buildings throughout the site • Construction of new trash area at the West Pod by building 1W (135 Richards) Other: • NYCHA’s Pest Management Department has been conducting regular visits to Red Hook to install and/or service bait stations, collapse rodent burrows, and close gaps in building basements to reduce the rodent population on site. o Additionally, the Sandy contractor has continued to install and/or service bait stations and collapse rat burrows every week, and clean the construction work zones daily.


, Business, Community, Employment

Red Hook Business Alliance

When: October 14-29, 2022

Where: Red Hook

Qualifications Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, graphic, and visual) Strong sense of design principles and eye for taking interesting photos Good storyteller (verbally and visually) Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office, WordPress (or similar CMS program), and Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Illustrator and Photoshop Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects, and meet deadlines independently Self-starter, detail-oriented, extremely organized, and both an analytical and creative thinker Sense of humor and collaborative approach to work Able to work independently with minimal oversight link here:



The Health Network: Red Hook Healthcare Survey

When: Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Where: Remote

The Health Network has been hosting a series of community dialogues about healthcare access in the neighborhood. We're documenting what's said in these conversations and will deliver a report (with recommendations) to the Family Health Centers at NYU Langone for them to utilize as they open the new Red Hook location in early 2023.