Red Hook Hub Weekly

, Emergency, Health


When: Wednesday, March 14, 2018


The Center for NYC Neighborhoods is rolling out the FloodHelpNY program. It’s a free program funded by the Governor's Office for residents in high-risk flood zones and gives community members insight on their flood risk, can help lower their flood insurance rate, and helps figure out which home resiliency measures are right for them. Visit our website for more info at


, Business, Employment

Hiring at Red Hook Lobster Pound

When: Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Where: 284 Van Brunt St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

The Red Hook Lobster Pound is always looking for team members. If you are a cashier, line cook, hostess or server; email: with your resume and a brief paragraph telling us something about why you are the perfect candidate.


Community, Information

Apply for a Compost Grant!

When: Wednesday, March 7, 2018


APPLICATIONS DEADLINE: March 23, 2018 In collaboration with the Manhattan Solid Waste Advisory Board and Borough President Gale Brewer, Citizens Committee is awarding grants of up to $750 to start or expand compost projects in NYC. Groups such as community gardens, schools, tenant associations, and community organizations in all 5 boroughs are eligible for the grant. Grant funds can be used to build compost bins, purchase other compost materials or tools, do outreach and education, and more. Download the application here:


Business, Community, Employment, Food

Food Business Pathways Info Session

When: Mar 13, 2018 5:30-8:30 pm

Where: 787 Atlantic Avenue, 2nd Floor (bet. Clermont Ave. & Vanderbilt Ave.) Brooklyn, NY 11238

Food Business Pathways is: *FREE! Only for NYCHA public housing residents or NYCHA Section 8 voucher holders *Grow or launch your food business *10 weeks of business training (6pm to 9pm on weeknights) *Grants to pay for your food handler's license and business incorporation *Access to a commercial kitchen *Business mentorship and coaching Join us for an Information Session: Directions: C train to Clinton-Washington Ave. (Use Clinton Ave. exit)


Community, Information


When: Mar 15, 2018 6:30-8:00 pm

Where: P.S. 27 27 Huntington Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231

The New York City Police Department 76th Precinct invites you to a discussion of the public safety problems in our neighborhood.  With neighborhood policing, the neighborhood coordination officers (NCOs), and the sector officers who work with them, have been given more time and opportunity to collaborate with residents in identifying and solving local problems and crime. This is a new way of doing business for the NYPD, and they need your help to make it work. They want to hear from a broad range of voices about what it will take to make all the residents of our neighborhood feel safe and secure. NCOs: Police Officers Krystal Class and Vegnel Jovin Doors open at 6:00 p.m. for refreshments.  Meeting start time is 6:30 p.m. for all meetings.


, Employment

Employment Assistant (Part-Time)

When: Monday, March 5, 2018

Where: RHI 767 Hicks Street

The Employment Assistant provides administrative support and one-on-one coaching and basic case management for young adults who are seeking employment and vocational training. Reports to: Young Adult Employment Coordinator Schedule/Status: Part-time, non-exempt, 20 hours per week; flexible schedule, to include a combination of daytime and post-5:00pm hours as needed.Responsibilities: The responsibilities of the Employment Assistant include but are not limited to:Create Avenues to Employment Provide one-on-one employment and job search support, helping participants to set employment goals, create action plans and track progress towards meeting their individual employment goals. Work directly with young adults in areas such as coaching, resume writing, cover letter writing, job searches, job applications and interview preparation.


Community, Information

Community Board 6 Meeting

When: Mar 14, 2018 6:30-8:00 pm

Where: John Jay Educational Campus, 237 7th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11215

Brooklyn CB6 represents the neighborhoods of Carroll Gardens/South Brooklyn, Cobble Hill, Columbia Waterfront, Gowanus, Park Slope and Red Hook. From the Buttermilk Channel to Prospect Park, 104,709 people (2010 Census figure) choose to make our district their home. The Community Board is the official municipal body whose primary mission is to advise elected officials and government agencies on matters affecting the good and welfare of the district. Brooklyn Community Board 6 meets on the second Wednesday of each month, except during July and August. All meetings are open to the public. In an attempt to maximize accessibility, general meetings are held at different locations within the district. We are your local non-partisan interface to the many offices and agencies of City government. District Office hours:  Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm T: (718) 643-3027 F: (718) 624-8410 E:  


, Art/Music, Community

Youth Coordinator Internship

When: Mondays, from March 12, 2018 until June 4, 2018

Where: Dance Theatre Etcetera

Dance Theatre Etcetera (DTE) seeks an intern to coordinate youth performance group performances in the 25th annual Red Hook Fest on June 1st and 2nd, 2018. Tasks will include working with DTE staff to identify youth performance groups, contacting their director and scheduling a visit to a class or rehearsal. Youth Group Coordensure will ensure that each youth group completes the paperwork required to participate in the Red Hook Fest, understands their call time and their performance time on site at the festival and that each group that requires audio playback sends their audio track to the Red Hook Fest Production Manager in advance of the event. The intern will also update documents on Google Drive with participating youth group information. The intern will be expected to work both days of the fest to assist the festival crew and will be in charge of Youth Group Check-In. Read more and apply here:


Business, Community, Employment

District Manager Wanted for Community Board 6

When: Wednesday, March 7, 2018


The Community Board is seeking a new District Manager to supervise the small paid staff and volunteers of the Board and carry out the policies of the Board. The District Manager reports to the Board Chair and also has considerable interaction with Board members, community residents and businesses, government agencies and local elected officials. For job description: To submit resumes email:  


, , Business, Community

Red Hook HUB Community Pop-Up Demo

When: Mar 17, 2018 2:30-4:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Public Library

Join Tevina Willis, RHI's WIFI Communications Assistant for a live demonstration on how to use and navigate the Red Hook HUB. Here you will see how you can create your own account and promote your own workshops, events and more. The HUB is a community board where everyone can find local employment, free items, classes  and informative meetings. *Light refreshments served For more information or to schedule a demonstration; please contact Tevina Willis at 347-469-3261 or email at


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, , , Business, Community


When: Jan 23, 2018 10:30-

Where: 767 Hicks Street

JOIN THE SOLAR PANEL TRAINING PROGRAM! THIS IS A PAID 6-WEEK TRAINING PROGRAM Learn practical skills in: Basic Carpentry, Intro to Electrical Wiring, Solar Panel Installation, Construction Math Tool Usage. Minimum requirements: Must be at least 18 years old, a low-income Red Hook resident, eligible to work in the US legally, able to lift 50lbs, comfortable with heights and able to score 8th grade level on a reading and math screening. ATTEND THE NEXT INFO SESSION TO APPLY


, , , Business, Community, Information

Paid on The Job Training



From the office of Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez: for Red Hook, Gowanus and Wycoff Houses residents Receive paid on the job training while maintaining your full social service benefits without incurring a rent increase and also receive a $5k college award upon completion. Come to the info session on the Americorps/Vista program. (B37 to 3rd Avenue & Baltic Street or 2,3,4,5,R,N,Q trains to Atlantic Avenue Barclay Center: walk 5 min)    


, , Community, Information

Neighborhood Development Workshops

When: Feb 13, 2018 6:00-8:00 pm

Where: 621 Degraw Street

Gowanus Neighborhood Development Series Workshops (for Red Hook, Gowanus, and Wycoff residents): Series of 3 workshops discussing Land Use, rezoning and what this means for businesses and residents and the environmental impact this will have. Tues: February 13th - Understanding Environmental Review - Learn about the public review process for development proposals. Food and refreshments served.  RSVP to 718-237-2017, ext 113 or  


, Business, Community, Information

FREE Tax Help

When: Jan 20-Apr 14, 2018

Where: Fifth Avenue Committee 621 Degraw Street

2018 Tax Season will operate ONLY on Saturdays starting January 20th – April 14th at 621 Degraw Street Brooklyn, NY 11217. Doors will open at 10am promptly.

Ø  An appointment MUST be scheduled! Participants can:

o   Call the Tax Hotline at 212-505-3482

o   Schedule their own appointment at

o   Contact Yannerys Castillo at 718-237-2017 x164

Ø  Participants interested in an ITIN, filing back years (up to 4 years; 2018,2017,2016 & 2015) or amendment taxes are welcomed!


, , Community, Information

Community Board 6 Meeting

When: Feb 14, 2018 6:30-9:00 pm

Where: John Jay Educational Campus 237 7th Avenue (between 4th/5th Streets) Brooklyn, NY 11215

Agenda for this weeks meeting:


, Business, Information

Part-time Peer Community Mental Health Worker

When: Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Where: Fund for Public Health, 22 Courtlandt Street, Suite 802, New York, NY 10002

The Community Health Worker will serve as a counselor and referral specialist for residents and community members through the activation of the Friendship Benches and referrals from partnering programs. Community Health Workers will be trained to provide one-on-one mental health coaching sessions to help resident participants identify alternative approaches to problem solving, accessing social services and identifying signs and symptoms of common mental illnesses like depression, anxiety and substance use. If you have any questions about job opportunities available with the Fund, please write to us at


, Business, Information

RHI is hiring!

When: Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Where: Red Hook Initiative

RHI is looking for a new High-School Program Manager: Dozens of participants in RHI programs have returned to RHI as staff, and have jump-started careers in youth development from there. The High School Program Manager guides the high school team to support youth (14 to 18-year-olds) to achieve their goals within the areas of education, employment, and personal development. The High School Program Manager will maintain a bird’s eye view of the program’s overall performance, troubleshooting barriers for youth or for the high school team in achieving program outcomes. More job description: To apply, email resume, cover letter, three references and salary requirements to:


, , Community

Join Community Board 6

When: Jan 2-Feb 15, 2018


Brooklyn Community Board Membership Application APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 15, 2018 You must be a New York City resident to serve on a community board. To qualify for a particular board, you must live, work in, or have a professional or other significant interest in that board’s district. Apply online here: