Red Hook Hub Weekly

, Community, Information

WIC Program Changes

When: Aug 1, 2018 9:00-5:00 pm

Where: 120 Richards Street

NEW DAYS AND HOURS OF OPERATION! Wednesdays - 9am - 5pm Thursday - 9am - 5pm Friday 9am -5pm (Closed 3rd Friday of the month) (OPEN 1ST SATURDAY OF THE MONTH ONLY 9am-2pm) Call 718-945-7150 x6110

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Community, Information

Ben Carson to visit NYCHA, local Housing and Urban Development administrator says

When: Monday, June 18, 2018

Where: NY Daily News

United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson will visit the New York City Housing Authority, an administrator with the department said Monday. Lynne Patton, head of HUD in New York and New Jersey, also promised to do everything in her power to make sure President Donald Trump visits NYCHA, the largest public housing system in the country, in his first term. “He’s a New Yorker born and raised and we would love nothing more than to support the great residents of the city,” she said at a NYCHA town hall. Click here for full article

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, Community, Health

Red Hook Caregiver Forum

When: Jun 22, 2018 10:00-2:00 pm

Where: Miccio Community Center 110 West 9th Street

Grandparent and Kinship caregivers come join us to learn about: Elder abuse/Healthy Relationships Respite Care Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Family Paid Leave HRA Child only benefits Breakfast, Lunch and giveaways. RSVP: Frank McCrea 212-602-4301 or Maria Sanchez 917-769-7518

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, Community, Recreation/Sports

Cops & Kids Basketball Game

When: Jun 19, 2018 5:30-8:00 pm

Where: 71 Sullivan Street

The 76th Precinct and the Beacon invite you to enjoy a community event where the community police officers play a friendly basketball game with local youth from Red Hook. To inquire more, contact P.O. Rueda at 917-941-2185.

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Community, Employment, Information

IT Associate Wanted at Red Hook Initiative

When: June 12-30, 2018

Where: RHI 767 Hicks Street

RHI is looking for an IT Associate: Reports to: Director of Operations Schedule: Part-time, 20 hours/week, flexible hours Summary/Description: The IT Associate is responsible for supporting Red Hook Initiative’s technology equipment and services, including daily, on-demand IT support for all staff. The IT Associate serves as a primary RHI liaison with external vendors providing technology services to RHI. Responsibilities: The responsibilities of the IT Associate include but are not limited to:  Provide routine IT support for RHI staff, such as creating and modifying users, resetting passwords, connecting to printers, and offering guidance on basic computer techniques and skills.  Troubleshoot equipment and/or internet failures as needed.  Support/Train staff to learn basic troubleshooting skills themselves and develop a culture of technological confidence and independence.  Oversee RHI’s password management system and work to improve staff adoption.  Orient new staff to their equipment and introduce them to RHI’s IT systems.  Manage RHI technology equipment. This includes inventory, upkeep and updates as designated by the Director of Operations.  Develop and manage an in-house ticketing system.  Serve as liaison/first point of contact to RHI’s contract IT vendor, Nonprofit Solutions Network. Engage additional outside IT support when needed.  Collaborate with RHI’s Digital Stewards team on technology projects as appropriate on trainings, workshops or seminars.  Collaborate with the Red Hook WIFI Project Manager as appropriate to support the expansion of the free wireless network in Red Hook.  Work with Operations team to identify areas where technology systems could be made more efficient and implement solutions.  Take on other tech projects as needed. Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:  Strong computing skills  Strong customer/client service orientation  Strong project management and organizational skills  Detail oriented  Ability to create and manage external relationships  Patience for new learners  Ability to keep accurate records and statistics  Willingness to collaborate on projects and work with a team Experience and Qualifications:  High School Diploma or HSE  Some form of computer science training/courses preferred  A+ or Net+ Certifications or similar, or equivalent experience  Customer relations  Knowledge of Red Hook community and RHI mission and vision (resident preferred) Contact: (718) 858-6782 for more information.

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Tenants Rights Workshop

When: Mar 27, 2018 6:00-8:00 pm

Where: Fifth Avenue Committee 621 Degraw Street (4th Ave & Degraw)

Join Fifth Avenue Committee and the urban Justice Center to learn what rights rent stabilized tenants have and how you can become engaged to preserve affordable housing in your community. The Urban Justice Center will speak about renewing a lease, eviction notices, rent overcharges, tenant harassment, what is rent stabilized, and learn about rent stabilized tenant's rights. All workshops are bi-lingual (Spanish interpretation provided). RSVP to 718-237-2017 ect 113 or email GNCJ@fifthave.org.

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Community, Recreation/Sports

Pick up Summer Camp Applications!

When: March 26-31, 2018

Where: 71 Sullivan Street

Summer Camp Applications are available for pick up Monday, March 26 from 10am to 6pm.  All completed  applications MUST be returned by Saturday, March 31st at 10am. (Completed applications must contain a medical). If you have any questions or concerns, please contact : 718-522-6910.

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Business, Community, Employment

Full Time Paid Manufacturing Training

When: Monday, March 19, 2018

 

Apprentice NYC for CNC Machine Operators We're offering a special opportunity to get paid while you're enrolled as an advanced manufacturing apprentice A Real Career Path In Advanced Manufacturing Train for a Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist position. You will continue your training and education through your employment. Get Paild While You Learn Starting pay as an apprentice is $15 per hour. As you gain more skills, you receive several merit-based pay increases. Register online now: Register and attend a required information session with Imani Council of WorkForce 1  

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Art/Music, Community

Toddler Time at Red Hook Library

When: Thursdays at 10:00 am, from March 22, 2018 until March 19, 2018

Where: Red Hook Public Library

Enjoy playtime and stories with your toddler. Open to the community. Please contact Ms. Zelaya at tzelaya@schools.nyc.gov.    

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Community, Health

Healing After Violence – Women’s Support Group

When: May 3 5:00 pm-Jun 13, 2018 7:00 pm

Where: 135 Dwight Street, Apt 1D

If you've ever unsafe in a relationship, this group offers a safe a confidential space to connect with others who have been in similar situations, share your feelings with people who understand, and begin to heal from past experiences. *Free Dinner and Metrocard provided All group members must complete an intake before the first session. Please contact Dalia at 347-404-9017 or rhcintern2@nycourts.gov to schedule intake or to get more information.

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, 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: team@redhooklobster.com with your resume and a brief paragraph telling us something about why you are the perfect candidate.

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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:  http://opportunitynycha.org/events/food-business-pathways-program-information-session-8-brooklyn/ Directions: C train to Clinton-Washington Ave. (Use Clinton Ave. exit)

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, 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.

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Community, Information

Red Hook Civic Association Meeting

When: Mar 28, 2018 7:00-9:00 pm

Where: PS 15; 71 Sullivan Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231

RED HOOK CIVIC ASSOCIATION Red Hook has been going through radical transformations over the past few years. We'd like to reflect and integrate the positive elements of both long-standing community elements and those of the newcomers.

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