Red Hook Hub Weekly

How to Apply for Affordable Housing

When: Monday, March 21, 2022

Where: Red Hook Initiative

Click here to watch the recording of our Affordable Housing Workshop with NYCLU! NYCLU explains the lottery system and how to apply and walks us through the application process online. [pdf-embedder url="" title="income-guide-english"] [pdf-embedder url="" title="ready-set-apply-english"] [pdf-embedder url="" title="What To Expect, Your Guide to Affordable Housing"] [pdf-embedder url="" title="after-you-apply-english"] [pdf-embedder url="" title="affordable-housing-income-eligibility"]


, Community, Housing, Information, NYCHA

Monthly Red Hook Local Leaders Meeting

When: Sep 29, 2022 6:00-8:00 pm

Where: Virtual




Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 858 3324 4042 Passcode: 946459 One tap mobile +19292056099,,85833244042#,,,,*946459# US (New York)


, 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 / 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


Art/Music, Community

Emotional Embodied Resilience

When: May 18, 2020 6:30-8:30 pm

Where: Zoom -

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 using the password "redhook"


, , 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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, Art/Music, Community, Education

11th Annual Red Hook Community Prom

When: June 9-11, 2023

Where: South Brooklyn Community High School (173 Conover Street, Red Hook)

SEEKING DEDICATED, ENERGETIC, AND HARD WORKING INDIVIDUALS TO ASSIST WITH PREPARATION, EXECUTION, AND STRIKE OF CORA DANCE'S 11TH ANNUAL RED HOOK COMMUNITY PROM Volunteer Sign-Up: The 11th Annual Red Hook Community Prom will take place on Saturday, June 10th, 2023 from 7pm-11pm at South Brooklyn Community High School (173 Conover Street, Red Hook, Brooklyn 11231) ABOUT THE RED HOOK COMMUNITY PROM: We’re back again with the 11th annual RETRO high-school-prom-themed dance party: THE RED HOOK COMMUNITY PROM! Sponsored by Apotheke in support of Cora Dance’s pay-what-you-can dance programs for Red Hook youth, this 70s-80s-90s throwdown will rock you like it’s 1999! What began as a community-wide spirit lifter after Hurricane Sandy has grown into a booty-shakin' throwdown dance party for the entire community, now revitalized after years of quarantining, testing, masking, and elbow bumping! There are no inhibitions on the dance floor at this prom, with a photo booth by FOBO Studios; live performances by Cora Youth Companies and Shannon Hummel/Cora Dance Professional Company; and throwback 70s, 80s, and 90s hits spun by DJ Robert Lux (featured at Lollapalooza)... and the punch may be spiked with the help of Red Hook's Dry Dock! Join Cora Dance and the Red Hook community to party the night away and to celebrate creating access to dance for ALL! Proceeds raised during the Red Hook Community Prom support the FREE and PAY-WHAT-YOU-CAN dance education programs for over 200 students annually in Red Hook, Brooklyn. We are seeking volunteers will for the following areas: Community outreach and advertisement Pre-event set-up Post-event strike Greeting/check-in table Food & drink (assisting the caterer) Raffle ticketing management Bartending Security/crowd control Performance & production assistance (set-up and breakdown of lighting and sound equipment, helping all aspects of performance run efficiently.) TIME COMMITMENT: Flexible, based on availability! We are seeking day-of volunteers for Saturday, June 10th (volunteering in shifts before, during, and/or after the event), as well as load-in volunteers for Friday, June 9th and clean-up volunteers for Sunday, June 11th. There is also an opportunity to promote the Prom at our Prom Pep Rally on Saturday, May 13th. Please note! The times listed in the sign-up questions below reflect the FULL time we will be working, but volunteers may be scheduled in shifts as schedules require. All volunteers will receive a free ticket to Prom! More information about Cora Dance: Press for the Red Hook Community Prom: To sign up to volunteer, please email Hillary Kooistra, Events Manager, at, or complete the Google Form below:


, , Art/Music, Recreation/Sports

Second Sundays Program: April 2023

When: Apr 9, 2023 12:00-7:00 pm


  Join us for the first Second Sundays of 2023! Get to know our exciting new resident cohort, bend your reality through Tin Drum’s Medusa, and engage with a series of interactive and thought-provoking activities for all ages. Second Sundays is our signature event series that engages Pioneer Works disciplines through live music, food, artist open studios, and programs


Art/Music, Community, Employment

Hook Arts Media is Hiring: Workforce Development Coach

When: Mar 20-Dec 31, 2023

Where: Hook Arts Media

Hook Arts Media is seeking an experienced young adult Workforce Development Coach for its Digital Connections/ Film Fellows program. Hook Arts Media’s Digital Connections Film Fellows program is our most advanced film production program. It will provide advanced film production training, workforce readiness training, internship placements, and post-program job placements within NYC’s media and entertainment industry to eight Film Fellows. It is designed expressly for the purpose of eliminating barriers to employment and to establish a pipeline of low-income young adults with technical and academic skills to employment in the NYC media industry. This program will: Provide advanced training designed to nurture the skills of young adults as media creators and educators. Build links between participants and employers in the media/tv/film and media education industries. Provide future positions within Hook Arts Media’s media education programs for program graduates. Provide additional training and mentorship in workforce readiness. The Workforce Development Coach will work closely with the Digital Connections Lead Media Educator to design and implement a 430-hour program that begins in March 2023. Tasks and Responsibilities include: Work with trainees to build a trusting relationship that yields outcomes in their confidence and competence using consistent engagement. Promote responsible and healthy physical and mental decision-making. Manages progress by evaluating trainees’ achievements; sharing with administrative staff and trainees in order to make positive decisions and correct behaviors as needed. Develop leadership, teamwork, and self-advocacy skills with trainees by encouraging the development of positive relationships and assisting them in the development of self-advocacy skills, initiative, and accountability. Regularly engages trainees through face-to-face contacts, in office, telephone, social networking, e-mail, etc. Work with Lead Media Educator and HAM Film Advisory Board to identify and connect Trainees with internship opportunities. Provide support designed to train young adults to enter the workforce, including resume building, interviewing, time management, communication skills, setting goals, and meeting deadlines. Assessing work performance once trainees are placed in internships, including consistent communication with internship site supervisor. Track trainees’ attendance and progress as required by NYS Dept. of Labor including attendance, skill acquisition, as well as other data collection as needed. Qualifications The ideal candidate will have at least three+ years of experience in the following areas of youth development: Previous experience in training young adults in workforce readiness. Proven commitment to social justice and equity, particularly relating to underserved and under-resourced populations Ability to work with diverse populations. Proficient in use of computer technology primarily Microsoft Word, Excel and Google Suite, Zoom. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work independently and as a part of a team Ability to design and implement innovative programs with strong attention to individual needs. Experience in young adult education and career exploration with a working knowledge of online learning tools – teaching style must be hands-on, interactive, and participatory (not lecture based) Experience in arts education/film/social justice issues is a plus. Pay is commensurate with experience. $30- $35 per hour. Requires 8+ month commitment beginning in March 2023. Approximately 13 hours per week. To be considered, please submit a resume, cover letter, and 2+ references via the application form on our website.


, , Art/Music

Figured Drawing @RHAP

When: Feb 24, 2023 6:00-9:00 pm

Where: 291 Van Brunt St