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Red Hook Farms is offering produce boxes:
Pick up at the Farm (in front of Ikea) 2pm - 4pm on Wednesdays (First come, first serve!)
Deliveries for those with medical or mobility issues: sign up by emailing email@example.com or fill out this form
Boxes changes weekly. Sample box below:
Green Bell Pepper
*Thank you to Red Hook Relief mutual aid volunteers for leading our local deliveries! Sign up to volunteer here.
Red Hook Farms ofrece cajas de productos:
Recogida en el Farm (en frente de Ikea): 4pm - 3pm los miércoles (¡Primero en llegar, primer servicio!)
Entregas para personas con problemas médicos o de movilidad: regístrese enviando un correo electrónico a firstname.lastname@example.org o complete este formulario
* ¡Gracias a los voluntarios de ayuda mutua de Red Hook Relief por liderar nuestras entregas locales! Regístrese para ser voluntario aquí.
Hello Leaders and Community Advocates,
Congresswoman Nydia Velasquez's office is putting together a Resident Community Advisory Group for Red Hook.
This will be a group of 15 to 25 individuals who will represent Red Hook and Red Hook Houses. Two seats will be appointed by the Resident Council Presidents.
If you are interested in participating in this advisory group; please complete the short survey posted below.
Community Partners; feel free to share with your members as well. We want a good variety of applicants.
Submissions will be accepted up until Friday, September 25th.
Contact Tevina Willis at email@example.com or Melissa Ortiz at Melissa.delValleOrtiz@mail.house.gov.
Red Hook Community Advisory Group: CAG
We are looking for creative and outspoken young people from Red Hook ages 14-24. WE offer a wide variety of programs ranging from restorative circles, civic engagement, theatre, photography, entrepreneurship, and more.
All programs are paid opportunities that emphasize community healing, social justice, giving youth a voice, and bringing about change. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (929) 277-8554.
Join the Red Hook Resilience Corp! Applicants must be 18+ yrs old, U.S. citizen or permanent resident with a HS Diploma. Paid service opportunity, starting November 1st.
Full-time positions must:
- Commit to one year of service,
- Complete 1,700 hours total (35hrs/wk),
- Total stipend amount $13,732,
- Basic health coverage,
- Reimbursement for childcare,
- Educational grant award $6,095.
Half-time positions must:
- Commit to 9 months of service,
- Complete 900 hours total (25hrs/wk),
- Total stipend amount $5,314.,
- Educational grant award $3,047.50.
Deadline October 5th. For more information, contact Leslie Gonzaga (929) 277-8554 or Lganzaga@nycourts.gov
To sign up for email updates of the ongoing resilience work at Red Hook Houses please email email@example.com
Power Plant & Pods Phase Percentage Completion: 8%
Project Start: Q4 2019
Anticipated Completion: Q4 2022
• Continued installation of new underground utility lines by buildings 1W, 2W, and 3W, 5E
o New utility lines will be installed throughout the site and will connect to the new utility pods to provide all Red Hook buildings with heat, hot water, and backup electricity
• Installation of underground retention tanks by building 4E
o The underground retention tanks will capture excess stormwater runoff to help prevent flooding during periods of heavy rainfall
o The retention tanks by buildings 2W and 3W were successfully installed and backfilled
• Excavation for and instillation of new underground electrical, heating, and plumbing lines between buildings
o This work will involve reconfiguring the building exits, however, access to all buildings will remain open and ADA-accessible at all times
o Buildings 1E, 2E, 3E, 4E, and 15 through 18 will be the first buildings affected by this work
o Residents will be notified in advance via flyers and phone calls once a start date is established
o These plans have been shared with property management, resident association presidents, and the FDNY
• Drilling of foundation piles for the new utility pods (small buildings) by building 2E, 4E, and 1W (West Pod)
o The piles will form the foundation of the new utility pods
o The utility pods will house critical electrical and mechanical equipment above the flood elevation to better protect building services during a flood event.
• Full demolition of building 28 (590 Clinton Street)
o The Red Hook East Plant will be constructed in its place to house standby generators and boiler equipment above the flood elevation
When: Fridays at 3:00 pm, from August 21, 2020 until October 30, 2020
Where: Red Hook Library, 7 Wolcott St
Rethink NYC will be providing about 100 free, delicious, prepared meals (choice of meat or vegetarian) from its food truck at about 3 pm on Fridays in front of the Red Hook Library. All are welcome!
Courtesy of rethinkfood.org and with the help of reticenter.org
VIRTUAL COMMUNITY UPDATE MEETING
The New York City Housing Authority's Recovery and Resilience
Department invites you to a virtual community meeting to learn
more about the ongoing Sandy work at Red Hook Houses
and address resident concerns and questions.
PLEASE RSVP TO RECEIVE THE MEETING ZOOM INFORMATION: HTTPS://REDHOOKHOUSES.EVENTBRITE.COM
OR EMAIL: DISASTER.RECOVERY@NYCHA.NYC.GOV
In Cooperation with
Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez
City Council Member Carlos Menchaca
State Senator Velmanette Montgomery
State Assemblyman Felix Ortiz
NYCHA’s Recovery & Resilience Department
Questions/Problems, 疑 问/家 里 的 问 题, Preguntas/Problemas
(212) 306-8532 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Where: Red Hook Recreation Center 151 Bay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231
COVID Testing Pop-Up Site opening in Redhook starting July 10th with hours of 9a-7p, seven days/week (for aprox 3 months).
Apertura del sitio emergente de pruebas COVID en Redhook a partir del 10 de julio con horas de 9 a 7 p, siete días a la semana (durante aproximadamente 3 meses).
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"
April 2020: Coronavirus Update Here (download)
NYC SCHOOLS TO CONTINUE REMOTE LEARNING FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR. MORE INFORMATION FROM THE NYC DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION HERE.
Click here to view a video by RHI's Youth Leaders on Coronavirus.