Red Hook Hub Weekly

, Community, Environmental, NYCHA

NYCHA Recovery & Resilience Red Hook Houses Update

When: Tuesday, September 14, 2021

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. To learn more about the R&R program visit https://www1.nyc.gov/site/nycha/about/recovery-resiliency.page To sign up for email updates of the ongoing resilience work at Red Hook Houses please e-mail disaster.recovery@nycha.nyc.gov. Power Plant & Pods Phase Percentage Completion: 24% Project Start: Q4 2019 Anticipated Completion: Q4 2022 Ongoing Activities: • Testing of foundation piles for the new East Plant (formerly 590 Clinton Street) o The piles will form the foundation of the new East Plant o Tests are performed on site to confirm the piles are capable of holding the load of the structure as designed o The 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 • Excavation for and instillation of new underground electrical, heating, and plumbing lines across the site, including Center Mall between buildings 13E (39 Centre Mall) and 15W (40 Centre Mall) o The new electrical, heating, and plumbing lines will be installed throughout the site and will connect to the new utility buildings to service all of NYCHA Red Hook • Wet and dry floodproofing of building basements to limit damage during a flood event Upcoming Activities: • The contractor, Adam’s European, will begin working double shifts at the East Plant, only, for the next two weeks from 6:00 am to 2:30 pm and 3:00pm to 10:30 o Although this work is not expected to affect residents robocalls to neighboring buildings are underway • Permanent closure of building 19 (426 Columbia) windows next to the new utility pod o The closures are necessary to construct the utility pods, which will house critical electrical and mechanical equipment above the flood elevation to better protect building services during a flood event o All residents have been notified via in-person meetings, phone calls, and/or flyers

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, Food, Health, NYCHA

Red Hook Farm Stand Fridays & Saturdays

When: Jun 25 10:00 am-Nov 19, 2021 2:00 pm

Where: 30 Wolcott Street (Across from the Library)

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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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, Emergency, Health, Information, News

Coronavirus Information and Resources

When: Apr 27-Jun 30, 2020

 

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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. 

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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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, Emergency, Health, Information, News

Coronavirus Information and Resources

When: Apr 27-May 31, 2020

 

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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. 

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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, Food

Free Community Lunch in Coffey Park with Pioneer Works and Kit an’ Kin

When: Sep 15, 2021 12:30-1:30 pm

Where: Coffey Park

Join Pioneer Works for a nourishing meal of locally-grown foods, featuring local chefs engaged in building community around wellness. Bring your own blanket or chair and enjoy a meal under the shade of Coffey Park’s tree canopy. Meals include vegetarian options, served with a beverage and a dessert. This edition of Community Lunch features Kit an’ Kin. MENU Roasted Chicken Thighs with Shado Beni Sauce with Ginger Tea Rice Pilaf, Market Salad Curry Chickpea with Shado Beni Sauce with Ginger Tea Rice Pilaf, Market Salad Toasted Coconut Sheet Cake Hibiscus Tea --- First come, first served. Social distancing will be practiced, and this event will adhere to CDC guidelines as they are updated. About Kit an’ Kin Kit an’ Kin organically grew from Anya’s desire to connect with her community on Caribbean heritage and culture. As a graduate of Culinary Institute of America, Anya looked no further than her parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles to continue her culinary education on the Trinidadian and Jamaican foods she lovingly ate growing up. The intergenerational exchange and stories passed down in the kitchen amidst roti clapping, stews simmering, and spices grinding became the inspiration and basis of Kit an’ Kin with Anya’s family at the helm. Kit an’ Kin operates as a culinary studio and catering kitchen with cultural programming, events, and soon-to-be online marketplace featuring homecooked meals, pepper sauce, art prints, and her debut children’s cookbook, Ackee & Saltfish. Kit an’ Kin continues to teach, document, and proudly represent Caribbeanness to the masses through food and storytelling. Follow their journey and #feastwiththefamily. For more information about Kit an Kin visit www.kitankin.com

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