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

One-on-One Computer Training

When: Tuesdays at 4:00 pm, from August 8, 2017 until December 19, 2017

Where: Red Hook Library

Did you know that the Red Hook Library offers FREE one-on-one computer training? Learn basic computer skills, or get more advanced training from our technology experts. We have a drop-in labs on Tuesdays, but you can make appointments for more in-depth training, too!