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. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqS02WPJl4I [pdf-embedder url="http://redhookhub.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/income-guide-english-1.pdf" title="income-guide-english"] [pdf-embedder url="http://redhookhub.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/ready-set-apply-english-1.pdf" title="ready-set-apply-english"] [pdf-embedder url="http://redhookhub.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/What-To-Expect-Your-Guide-to-Affordable-Housing.pdf" title="What To Expect, Your Guide to Affordable Housing"] [pdf-embedder url="http://redhookhub.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/after-you-apply-english-1.pdf" title="after-you-apply-english"] [pdf-embedder url="http://redhookhub.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/affordable-housing-income-eligibility-1.pdf" title="affordable-housing-income-eligibility"]

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, Community, Housing, Information, NYCHA

Monthly Red Hook Local Leaders Meeting

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

Where: Virtual

WE ARE HAVING OUR MONTHLY LOCAL LEADERS MEETING 

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 28TH, 6:00PM ONLINE VIA ZOOM.

PLEASE SEE THE ZOOM LOGIN INFORMATION BELOW:

Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85833244042?pwd=cUNxNGtraWZVZHhwbjZRd2V5M0NmUT09 Meeting ID: 858 3324 4042 Passcode: 946459 One tap mobile +19292056099,,85833244042#,,,,*946459# US (New York)

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, 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 joyr@nycourts.gov / emcgoldrick@nycourts.gov 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

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Art/Music, Community

Emotional Embodied Resilience

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

Where: Zoom - https://pioneerworks.org/classes/embodied-emotional-resilience/

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 https://bit.ly/3b54v4K using the password "redhook"

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, , Food, Information

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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Community, Environmental

Local Power Community Solar: info session

When: Nov 17, 2022 6:30-7:30 pm

Where: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/local-power-community-solar-info-session-on-how-to-subscribe-tickets-453994448617

Switch your electric account to Local Power, a brand new community solar program that lets you cut your energy costs every month. You'll start getting your power from large-scale solar energy systems on commercial buildings in the neighborhood. That means you can go solar without installing a system on your roof - the savings guaranteed, and it's free to sign-up! Help us create our local green power system. You'll learn where the systems are being installed and we'll discuss opportunities for investment and even ownership in a program that benefits the whole community, including training and jobs for our low-income populations. Join us for an info session on Nov. 17 @6:30pm to learn more! Learn more at www.reticenter.org/communitysolar

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Art/Music, Employment

K-12 Education Coordinator at Pioneer Works

When: Oct 27-Jan 1, 2022

Where: Pioneer Works

Job Title: K-12 Education Coordinator Department: Learn & Engage Supervisor: K-12 Education Manager Part Time or Full Time: PT Average Hours Worked Per Week: 24 Start Date: January 1st, 2023 Pioneer Works is an admission-free cultural center in Brooklyn, New York dedicated to experimentation, education, and production across the disciplines of art, science, music, and technology. Position Description: Pioneer Works is seeking a K-12 Education Coordinator to support the growth and development of the organization’s STEAM education programs. They will work closely with our Learn and Engage team to assist in the overall operations of the department, reporting directly to the K-12 Education Manager. The ideal candidate has at least 2 years of experience working with K-12 students and community-driven organizations, with excellent classroom management skills, excellent interpersonal skills and enthusiasm for youth engagement. The K-12 Education Coordinator will be responsible for assisting with school tour group logistics, developing and coordinating monthly community programs for K-12 audiences and families, and acting as a departmental liaison between educators and internal team members. Some weekend hours will be required based on the program schedule. RESPONSIBILITIES ● Provide the K-12 Education Manager with operational, administrative, and strategic programming support ● Serve as the internal point person and address email, phone and in-person inquiries from educators ● Coordinate monthly Second Sunday youth and family based activations ● Manage contracts and invoices for K-12 program educators ● Procure and oversee the inventory of materials for K-12 programs ● Track department expenses and receipts ● Distribute and collect educator and student surveys to support program evaluation ● Support K-12 Education Manager and educators in the development and execution of school programs and school tours ● Collaborate on Community Outreach activations and tabling events throughout the year ● Track attendance for K-12 programs and distribute reports as requested ● Perform other duties as needed REQUIREMENTS ● BA in art, education or related field of practice ● At least 2 years of experience coordinating K-12 programs and working in community-directed organizations ● Excellent classroom management skills, interpersonal skills and enthusiasm for youth engagement ● Demonstrated interest in interdisciplinary programming and commitment to youth audiences. A successful candidate will have: ● Excellent writing and communication skills ● Experience and interest in working with the public ● Attention to detail and outstanding organizational skills ● Experience managing multiple projects at once and adhering to deadlines ● Experience and interest in working in a collaborative, interdisciplinary environment ● Experience scheduling with multiple parties ● Experience working with public and/or charter schools preferred COMPENSATION Compensation is commensurate with experience. Range: $24-$27/hour Pioneer Works offers a competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, a 401K with a company match, a hybrid work environment, and a generous PTO policy. APPLY Please send a cover letter and resume via email to: jobs@pioneerworks.org w/ “K-12 Education Coordinator”_[Applicant Name]” in the subject heading. Please do not call to inquire about your application. Should you match our needs, we will be in contact with you. POLICY Pioneer Works is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Pioneer Works is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics.

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NYCHA

NYCHA Recovery and Resilience Red Hook Houses Update

When: Oct 21-Nov 25, 2022

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 https://www1.nyc.gov/site/nycha/about/recovery-resiliency.page Power Plant & Pods Phase Percentage Completion: 53% Project Start: Q4 2019 Anticipated Completion: Q1 2024 Ongoing Activities: • Construction of lily pad passive flood protection measures by buildings 2W (147 Richards) and 3W (100 Dwight) o The flood protection measures will help keep water out of flood-prone areas during a storm • Interior framing and waterproofing at 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 • Site restoration pilot work by building 6 including new plantings and lighting o Access from Mill Street to Centre Mall between building 5 and 6 is closed but the management office is still accessible from Mill Street. • 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 Upcoming Activities: • 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 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 every month and clean the construction work zones daily.

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Community, Employment, Environmental, Information, NYCHA

Roof RETI Solar Training

When: Oct 4 4:00 pm-Sep 6, 2022 5:00 pm

Where: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/85908691069?pwd=UHE0WGVGUFp4ejU5QUthTmhJcVRZdz09

Roof RETI Solar Training is a 3-week workforce training program that will prepare you to get a start in the in-demand solar industry. The course provides certifications in OSHA-40, GPRO Fundamentals, and solar PV installation. Join this info session to learn more! www.reticenter.org

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Community

Local Power Community Solar Info Session

When: Oct 11, 2022 6:30-8:30 pm

Where: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/422875049657

Save on electric with community solar! Join this info session to learn about Local Power--Red Hook's only community solar program--and get signed up for guaranteed energy savings on your monthly energy bills. Plus help the community and the environment!

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, Art/Music, Community

Red Hook Open Studios

When: October 8-9, 2022

Where: ex: at the Verezano pier

The weekend of October 8-9th, the Red Hook will transform as mysterious doors are suddenly thrust open, inviting you in for a behind the scenes look at more than 50 art studios and maker workspaces, from 1-6pm each day.

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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. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqS02WPJl4I [pdf-embedder url="http://redhookhub.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/income-guide-english-1.pdf" title="income-guide-english"] [pdf-embedder url="http://redhookhub.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/ready-set-apply-english-1.pdf" title="ready-set-apply-english"] [pdf-embedder url="http://redhookhub.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/What-To-Expect-Your-Guide-to-Affordable-Housing.pdf" title="What To Expect, Your Guide to Affordable Housing"] [pdf-embedder url="http://redhookhub.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/after-you-apply-english-1.pdf" title="after-you-apply-english"] [pdf-embedder url="http://redhookhub.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/affordable-housing-income-eligibility-1.pdf" title="affordable-housing-income-eligibility"]

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, Community, Housing, Information, NYCHA

Monthly Red Hook Local Leaders Meeting

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

Where: Virtual

WE ARE HAVING OUR MONTHLY LOCAL LEADERS MEETING 

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 28TH, 6:00PM ONLINE VIA ZOOM.

PLEASE SEE THE ZOOM LOGIN INFORMATION BELOW:

Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85833244042?pwd=cUNxNGtraWZVZHhwbjZRd2V5M0NmUT09 Meeting ID: 858 3324 4042 Passcode: 946459 One tap mobile +19292056099,,85833244042#,,,,*946459# US (New York)

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, Art/Music

P/T Visitor Services Attendant at Pioneer Works $20/hr

When: Aug 22-Oct 4, 2022

Where: Pioneer Works

POSITION TITLE: P/T Visitor Services Attendant at Pioneer Works $20/hr, 24 hours per week POSITION DESCRIPTION: Visitor Services Attendants work to welcome and host the public at Pioneer Works during public hours and during select events & programming. Attendants perform a variety of functions including greeting and checking in guests, soliciting donations, and informing visitors of current and upcoming programs, events and residencies. They also assist with tasks related to the opening and closing of the building such as counting cash, shutting down exhibitions, and setting up/striking the space before and after events. In addition, individuals in this role may have the opportunity to take on more hours for administrative work related to other departmental projects, if there is work available. RESPONSIBILITIES: Gallery Engage with visitors in the space, providing exceptional customer service, answering questions, and sharing information related to Pioneer Works public hours, exhibition content, programs, residencies and upcoming events Maintain up-to-date knowledge of Pioneer Works programming, Membership benefits and events, tour topics and offerings, daily gallery closing procedures, and operational procedures Track daily visitor attendance and collect contact and marketing information Monitor cash donations and manage shift cash count Receive and compile visitor feedback Further knowledge of Pioneer Works content and programing through participation in programs, curational walkthroughs, and crit nights Bookstore Assist with bookstore operations by processing customer purchases and increasing retail sales through suggestive selling techniques Track retail stock and sales of featured works from Pioneer Press through regular inventory Restock products that are sold and maintain a clean and welcoming storefront Events Assist event producers in setting up chairs and other event materials before events Manage attendee check-in via Eventbrite, including comp & guest lists Process door sales via Eventbrite Other Departmental Support Opportunities for additional administrative tasks in support of other departmental projects, as available, to be determined, discussed and agreed upon with the Manager of Visitor Services and other department heads COMPENSATION $20/hour Apply Please send a cover letter and resume via email to: jobs@pioneerworks.org w/ “Visitor Services Attendant_[Applicant Name]” in the subject heading. Please do not call to inquire about your application. Should you match our needs, we will be in contact with you. Policy Pioneer Works is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Pioneer Works is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics.

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