Come one come all! Turning the Tide and Red Hook Public Library is hosting: Opportunity Fair 2017
Recruiters that will be there:Red Hook Initiative, Brooklyn Woods, Constellation, HireNYC, Grace Institute and many more.
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The Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency (ORR), the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, and Council Member Carlos Menchaca are leading a participatory process to commission a public art project on climate change and sea level rise in Red Hook, Brooklyn, and we need your help! Anyone with an interest in Red Hook can join in the decision making process.
Call to Artists
We are pleased to announce our Call to Artists for the Red Hook Public Art Project on Climate Change. The deadline for submissions is Earth Day, April 22nd. Artists are asked to submit examples of past work, a brief statement on their approach to this project, and references. For more information on how to apply, click here.
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Support group for sandy survivors. Come to a meeting at Shorefront Y in room 119 to find out which resources and help are currently available for you!
Thursday, March.30@ 6:30pm- 8:30pm
Sunday, April. 9 @ 2:00pm- 4:00pm
Thursday, April. 27 @ 6:30pm- 8:30pm
Sunday May.14 @ 2:00pm- 4:00pm
Thursday May.25 @ 6:30pm- 8:30pm
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ESL (English as a Second Language) classes are being offered at PS 15 Patrick F. Daly. The classes are free and are offered to adults 21 years of age or older. Classes take place Wednesdays and Thursdays from 6:00-9:00 PM. Click here to find out more.
RHI will host an event on gang raids in NYCHA at 6 pm at RHI.
----> Here are a few articles about this issue, which is an intentional NYPD strategy affecting NYCHA communities throughout the city
The speakers will be:
- Josmar Trujillo: an activist and writer from Spanish Harlem. His essays appear regularly in AM New York, Huffington Post, City Limits, and the Daily News
- Taylonn Murphy Sr. is the father of slain 18 year old promising basketball star Tayshana "Chicken" Murphy who was murdered in Grant Houses due to a feud with a rival housing project. He has since become an activist and leads up the 696 Cure Violence site in Queensbridge
- Paula Clarke is the mother of a young man arrested as part of the Bronx 120 raid. She has become a vocal advocate on behalf of families affected by these raids
Where: Dance Theatre Etcetera 480 Van Brunt Street
Learn digital media production, make videos, work on a production team, make new friends--and earn a stipend!
Open to teens and young adults ages 16-24.
March 11-May 20
Tuesdays 4-6 PM, Saturdays 1-4 PM
Orientation: Friday, March 10 @4:00 PM
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Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center 88 Visitation Place
Half Time Members: Are you graduating from an HSE Program or a Transfer School this year? Looking for an internship, to earn real life work experience? Are you between the ages of 17 – 24? Commit to NINE months of service and complete 900 hours by attending school and volunteering at the Red Hook Community Justice Center. BENEFITS: Total Living Stipend of $3,759 and an Educational Award of $2,887.
Minimum Time Members: Are you enrolled in an HSE Program or a Transfer School? Interested in creating a resume, cover letter, attending skill building training? Are you between the ages of 17 – 24? Commit to THREE months of service and complete 300 hours attending school and coming to the Red Hook Community Justice Center Fridays. Receive a $1,221 Educational Award
APPLY BY FEBRUARY 28TH Stop by the Justice Center to pick up an application or go online using the following link https://goo.gl/forms/MJTuK0V6VxLSSD62 for more information contact Leslie Gonzaga at 718-923-8242 or email Lgonzaga@nycourts.gov
Where: Gouverneur Health Auditorium 227 Madison Street Lower East Side of Manhattan
Come rally with Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez, her colleagues, Patients, Healthcare Providers, Advocacy Groups this Saturday morning!
New York, NY –Members of New York City’s Congressional delegation, City officials, New York healthcare providers, advocacy groups and patients will rally Saturday morning at 11:00 a.m. in lower Manhattan to oppose Republican efforts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
The rally comes the same day that House Democrats across the country are coordinating a “National Day of Action” to oppose Republican efforts to “Make America Sick Again.”
Due to heavy snow that will create slick and hazardous travel conditions, New York City Emergency Management has issued a Hazardous Travel Advisory for tomorrow, 2/9.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for New York City due to heavy snowfall. The warning is in effect from midnight until 6:00 PM on 2/9. The current forecast calls for 6-12" of snow, wind speeds of 10-20 mph with gusts of 35-40 mph, and visibility of one quarter mile or less.
The City of New York Department of Transportation, in conjunction with the Department of Sanitation, announced that Alternate Side Parking regulations will be suspended citywide for tomorrow, 2/9. Payment at parking meters will remain in effect throughout the city.
For more weather related information, please visit: http://www.weather.gov/okx/.
For additional details regarding the Alternate Side Parking Suspension and the Travel Advisory, please visit: http://on.nyc.gov/2kOVnLT.
The city is looking to develop a citywide transit plan and would like you to answer a survey about where you go, and where you wish you could go, via public transportation.
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When: Mon, Thu, Fri at 5:00 pm, from February 17, 2017 until April 17, 2017
Where: Brooklyn Borough Hall 209 Joralemon Street
Who is Eligible?
Those who income is under $55,00 (with dependents)
Those who income is under $33,000 (single)
Those who are self employed with expenses of $5,000 or less
What to Bring? ----> bring a government-issued photo ID; Social Security or ITIN cards for yourself and all individuals on your return; all relevant tax forms (W-2, 1099-R, etc.); documents of higher education expenses; child care expenses, provider information, and student fees, as well as your bank account number/routing number for direct deposit.
For more information on dates and times click here or to make an appointment, please call (347) 682-5606.
The Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, and Council Member Carlos Menchaca invite you to a public meeting to kick off a community process to commission a public art project to educate the city on the impacts of climate change while envisioning New York’s future.
• This $20,000 public art project will be youth-led
• This is the first in a series of public meetings to identify which project will be funded
• We encourage residents, students, arts supporters, artists and other stakeholders to come learn more about the program and to guide the project commissioning process
• Please share this post or download a flyer to share with your networks here: http://www.nyc.gov/html/planyc/downloads/pdf/publications/RedHookPublicArt.pdf
The Red Hook Library is wheelchair accessible. To request other accommodations contact Rachel Finkelstein at RFinkelstein@cityhall.nyc.gov or (212) 676-3150 at least 48 hours in advance.
Snacks and beverages will be served
For more information, contact: Office of City Council Member Carlos Menchaca at (718) 439-9012 or email@example.com
This project is part of the City’s broader education efforts around climate change and sea level rise, which include the FloodHelpNY.org campaign to educate New Yorkers on their flood risk.