Red Hook Hub Weekly

, , Business, Community

Small Businesses Win With Red Hook WIFI

When: Monday, January 9, 2017

 

Red Hook WIFI, a project of the Red Hook Initiative, is a resilient public WIFI network powered by renewable energy backup systems ensuring connectivity in the event of a power outage. With a grant from the City of New York, we are expanding the network throughout the business corridors of Red Hook. ---> See more here   Partnering businesses receive free internet connectivity for two years for their business/customers as well as marketing opportunities on the network.   In the next few weeks, we will be recruiting Red Hook businesses to join us in this exciting new chapter.   To receive this free service for your business and to join a community effort to bridge the digital divide please contact dabriah@rhicenter.org or 718-858-6782!  

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, News

Still Recovering From Sandy?

When: January 8-26, 2017

Where: Shorefront Y 3300 Coney Island Ave

Still Need Help Recovering From Sandy? Support group for sandy survivors. Come to a meeting at Shorefront Y in room 119 to find out which resources and help are currently available for you! January 2017 Meetings: Sunday, Jan 8th  2:00pm - 4:00pm Thursday, Jan 26th 6:30pm -  8:30pm  

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OBT presents Free skills training and GED Preparation

 

 

Are you 17-24 years old? Didn’t complete high school? Need a job? FREE Clerical Skills Training and High School Equivalency Preparation During this 20-week training program you will receive: • Business administrative/customer service skills • Public speaking and communications skills • College access assistance   • Job placement assistance • High School Equivalency (HSE) preparation Compensation -  Biweekly stipend • Metrocard To obtain more information or to register, call, visit, or click here. Sunset Park 783 Fourth Avenue  Brooklyn, NY 11232    718-369-0303  

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OBT Young Adult internship programs

When: Monday, December 19, 2016

Where: Sunset Park, 783 4th ave

Earn over $3,850 in 14 weeks. Paid Internship and Job Training Includes: • Critical Thinking • Public Speaking • Business Etiquette • Financial Literacy • Leadership Training • Business Networking • Computer/Office Skills • Interviewing Techniques • College Planning Assistance Apply Today!-  Sunset Park, 783 Fourth Avenue,  Brooklyn, NY 11232  718-369-0303 | outreach@obtjobs.org Young adults must be • Ages 16-24 • Able to commit Mon-Fri, 9- 2:30 pm • Currently or previously have and ACS case in either foster care and/or juvenile justice systems • Must be eligible to work in the US

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, Art/Music, Community, Food

YA Holiday party 12/28@ 4pm RHI Center 767 Hicks st***

When: Dec 28, 2016 4:00-8:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Initiative

It's gonna be a great time, food, music, games, gifts for all, raffle prizes!!! Bring friends family everyone is invited, Anyone who lives in Red Hook and is between the ages of 18-24 is invited, as long as you register at this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScZB-qKPLTAoWKo0YvDZsOzfxBwMEFCQmvvaYBEFyFZKF42gQ/viewform So come on out and enjoy the holidays with us!!

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Health

Southwest Brooklyn Tenant Union Meeting 12/21 @ 6:30pm CGA 201 Columbia St***

When: Dec 21, 2016 6:30-8:30 pm

Where: Carroll Gardens Association, 201 Columbia Street

Come together with your neighbors and fellow tenants at our monthly Southwest Brooklyn Tenant Union meeting. Through SWBTU, we are building tenant power and sharing collective knowledge and skills to ensure that tenants in Red Hook, the Columbia Waterfront, and Carroll Gardens do not get displaced. You have a right to live in safe, affordable housing and to put down roots in a neighborhood!

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, Community

Free Hot spot loans!!! @ visit Red Hook Public Library***

When: Dec 14, 2016 3:00-

Where: Red Hook Library

There will be a Hot Spot Loan Program sponsored by ConnectEd Initiative at Red Hook library. The loan must be returned by July 5th 2017. It is to help students who may not have wi-fi in the home. You only need a valid Library Card,no fines over $15.00, proof of residence and children in the home. You must sit for an orientation about the program for about 15 minutes.

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Community

TEEN DATING VIOLENCE AND HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS WORKSHOP

When: Nov 29, 2016 4:00-

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center 88 Visitation Place Brooklyn NY 11231

NYC Healthy Relationships Training Academy Presents: TEEN DATING VIOLENCE AND HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS WORKSHOP 1 in 10 NYC teens report that their partner has hit, slapped, or physically hurt them in the past year. Come join us on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 @ 4:00pm (AGES 11 – 14) at the  Red Hook Community Justice Center 88 Visitation Place Brooklyn NY 11231 RSVP to Laura Volz Rowe: 347-404-9910

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The Mobile Legal Help Center

When: Dec 8, 2016 10:00-3:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center

The Mobile Legal Help Center is a partnership between the New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) and the New York State Courts.  Access to Justice Program that provide free civil services to New Yorkers in need.  Private meeting rooms and technology inside the vehicle enable it to function as a full-service office.  The vehicle will be stationed outside the Red Hook Community Justice Center Thursday, December 8, 2016 from 10AM – 3PM.  For more information please call (718) 923-8250.  To make an appointment please visit:  http://nylag.org/MLHCappointments

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Santander Bank: Financial Literacy Workshops

When: Wednesdays at 9:00 am, from November 16, 2016 until December 21, 2016

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center

Are you having trouble managing your income? Do you need help putting a budget together? Do you need a plan and a Coach to help you stay on track? Have you been the victim of identity theft, or want to make sure you won’t be? Wednesday, November 16th Wednesday, December 7th Wednesday, December 21st 9AM – 1PM at the Red Hook Community Justice Center (Mural Rm) - Drop in to get some advice - no appointment necessary!

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Do you have LEAD in your water?

When: Nov 17, 2016 3:00-6:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center

Did you know that lead usually enters drinking water when plumbing that contains lead corrodes?  Does your running water ever come out brown in color? Come join us for an information session and request a kit that will test your water for high levels of lead, here at the Red Hook Community Justice Center.  Thursday, November 17th from 3 – 4PM or 5 – 6PM  RSVP or for additional information, please contact Keauna Quick (718) 923-8242.

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, Art/Music, Business

Friends of the Red Hook Library Present “Red Hook Community Debates!”

When: Nov 19, 2016 12:00-4:00 pm

Where: 7 Wolcott Street @ The Red Hook Public Library

Come out and enjoy the action at the debate feauturing all important issues like "Which is better... Coke or Pepsi...... Batman or Superman..... should the toilet seat be left up or down.... This is the kickoff event so we thought we would make things fun before we delve into more serious Community Issues to be debated. See you there.... Prizes to be won... for more info Call Karen 718-809-2070

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Art/Music

Volunteer Teaching Artist Needed

When: Wednesdays at 7:00 pm, from April 10, 2017 until June 5, 2017

Where: Alex House Project

The Alex House Project is seeking a dance and vocal instructor to provide lessons to children ages 10 and under one day a week. Young adults or beginner artist welcomed. Must love kids, commit to eight sessions and available in the evening. Interested? Email us: alexhouseinc@gmail.com

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, , Community

FREE TAX PREP AT RHI

When: Saturday, January 28, 2017

 

Fifth Avenue Committee will host FREE TAX PREP for Red Hook Residents on Saturday, January 28th from 10am to 5pm at RHI.    Residents must make an appointment in advance by calling 212.505.3482 or visiting http://tiny.cc/freetax

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, , Business, Community

Small Businesses Win With Red Hook WIFI

When: Monday, January 9, 2017

 

Red Hook WIFI, a project of the Red Hook Initiative, is a resilient public WIFI network powered by renewable energy backup systems ensuring connectivity in the event of a power outage. With a grant from the City of New York, we are expanding the network throughout the business corridors of Red Hook. ---> See more here   Partnering businesses receive free internet connectivity for two years for their business/customers as well as marketing opportunities on the network.   In the next few weeks, we will be recruiting Red Hook businesses to join us in this exciting new chapter.   To receive this free service for your business and to join a community effort to bridge the digital divide please contact dabriah@rhicenter.org or 718-858-6782!  

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, News

Still Recovering From Sandy?

When: January 8-26, 2017

Where: Shorefront Y 3300 Coney Island Ave

Still Need Help Recovering From Sandy? Support group for sandy survivors. Come to a meeting at Shorefront Y in room 119 to find out which resources and help are currently available for you! January 2017 Meetings: Sunday, Jan 8th  2:00pm - 4:00pm Thursday, Jan 26th 6:30pm -  8:30pm  

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Business

Adult Male Volunteers Needed for Young Father Program in Red Hook

When: Saturdays at 12:00 pm, from April 8, 2017 until August 26, 2017

Where: The Alex House Project

Adult male volunteers needed to mentor young dads in the Alex House Project, young father program "Young Dads Unite". Interested adult male volunteers should reach out to Ms. Samora Coles at: alexhouseinc@gmail.com with Male Volunteer in subject line.

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OBT presents Free skills training and GED Preparation

 

 

Are you 17-24 years old? Didn’t complete high school? Need a job? FREE Clerical Skills Training and High School Equivalency Preparation During this 20-week training program you will receive: • Business administrative/customer service skills • Public speaking and communications skills • College access assistance   • Job placement assistance • High School Equivalency (HSE) preparation Compensation -  Biweekly stipend • Metrocard To obtain more information or to register, call, visit, or click here. Sunset Park 783 Fourth Avenue  Brooklyn, NY 11232    718-369-0303  

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OBT Young Adult internship programs

When: Monday, December 19, 2016

Where: Sunset Park, 783 4th ave

Earn over $3,850 in 14 weeks. Paid Internship and Job Training Includes: • Critical Thinking • Public Speaking • Business Etiquette • Financial Literacy • Leadership Training • Business Networking • Computer/Office Skills • Interviewing Techniques • College Planning Assistance Apply Today!-  Sunset Park, 783 Fourth Avenue,  Brooklyn, NY 11232  718-369-0303 | outreach@obtjobs.org Young adults must be • Ages 16-24 • Able to commit Mon-Fri, 9- 2:30 pm • Currently or previously have and ACS case in either foster care and/or juvenile justice systems • Must be eligible to work in the US

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