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Resident Empowerment Training-Run A Successful Meeting

When: Apr 28 2:30 pm-Jun 30, 2018 4:30 pm

Where: RHI 767 Hicks Street

SATURDAY MAY 19TH 2:30PM - 4:30PM Learn tips and methods on how to facilitate a meeting or a workshop. These workshops provide training for anyone who is: A resident in a community that wants to become more involved in making changes. Someone who works in a community that needs access to better resources. A leader in their community (Tenant Association President, Community Activist, Organizer, etc. ) Looking for employment in grassroots organizing. Please feel free to share in your networks,  your staff, etc.  If you have any questions or wish to confirm; please contact Tevina Willis at 347-469-3261 or email tevinaw@gmail.com "RET" in the subject. (Onsite workshops available for your staff ) PLEASE COMPLETE the registration form:  Register.Resident Empowerment Trainings

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Technical Difficulties on the HUB

When: Monday, May 14, 2018

 

Due to technical difficulties; account users are unable to create accounts and share event information. We are currently working to correct this matter. If you have any questions, you can contact the HUB Coordinator at hubcoordinator@rhicenter.org  

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News

Young Mens PAID Leadership Training

When: May 16-17, 2018

Where: Red Hook Inititiative

Calling all YOUNG MEN in Red Hook to be a part of a phenomenal Leadership Training. Get paid for the sessions, enjoy some good food AND leave with a metro card! Interested? Stop by RHI and ask for Marissa.

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Community Board 7 Meeting

When: May 17, 2018 6:30-8:00 pm

Where: 4201 4th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11232

Agenda: 1. The Pledge of Allegiance 2. Opening of the meeting 3. Adoption of the agenda 4. Adoption of the minutes of the March 21, 2018 board meeting (rescheduled & held on April 18, 2018) 5. Adoption of the minutes of the April 18, 2018 board meeting 6. Adoption of the minutes of the public hearing on May 9, 2018 7. Public Comment 8. Committee Reports: A) Executive Committee - 1. Laying out Chairperson's agenda for the remainder of the year 2. Upcoming projects/events B) Land Use/Landmarks Committee  - Application #C170213 ZMK - 57 Caton Place - Seeking a zoning change from C8-2 and C2-4 (commercial) to R7A (residential) C. Ability and Access Committee - 1. Presentation from the Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities D. Membership & Attendance Committee - Discussion on the attendance of Ray Acevedo 9. Elected Officials and Representatives 10. District Manager's Report 11. Chairperson's Report 12. Old Business 13. New Business 14. Public Comment 15. Adjournment

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Red Hook Local Leaders Info Session

When: May 19, 2018 4:00-5:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Initiative

Meet past Local Leader graduates and the Facilitators Fill out an application Learn more about the program Pick up an application from Red Hook Initiative or complete an online form here at this link: 2018 Local Leaders Application For more information on applying please contact Tevina Willis at (718) 858-6782 or tevinaw@rhicenter.org Trainings will be held for 10 weeks 5:30pm – 9pm at RHI at from June 6th to August 8th.

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, Health

Shape Up NYC – Cardio Sculpt Group Fitness Class

When: Saturdays at 10:00 am, from May 12, 2018 until December 29, 2018

Where: Red Hook Recreation Center, 155 Bay St., Brooklyn, NY

This class is designed to blast your cardio fitness and work your muscles in every way possible. Through a combination of strength training (with resistance bands) and high intensity cardio, this class will help you strengthen and tone your entire body and increase your cardio fitness levels. Just bring some water and a towel and get ready to have fun!

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Art/Music, Food, Health

Seed Bomb Workshop

When: May 19, 2018 2:00-3:30 pm

Where: Red Hook Library

Get a lesson in guerilla gardening tactics! Come to this workshop to learn how to create your own seed bombs out of compost and clay. The workshop will take place in our beautiful back garden. As always, we will have books on gardening available, but be sure to check out our brand new community seed bank as well!

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Parent Education for Young Mom’s & Dad’s

When: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri at 6:00 pm, from April 6, 2018 until April 6, 2018

Where: 76 Lorraine Street, Brooklyn, New York

The Alex House Project offers a holistic approach to parenting where they offer: *Parenting Education *Employment referrals and placement *Educational Support (Young mothers age 25 and under. Young dads age 30 and under.) For more information regarding registration and volunteering; please contact: (347) 951-5572

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Apply for SNAP Benefits Online

When: Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Where: Online

Do you need SNAP (Foodstamps) Benefits? Did you know that you can apply online? Follow the link , create an account and complete the application. The site allows you to upload your documents and you can receive Emergency Benefits within a few business days. Apply now (and or recertify) at: Apply for SNAP Benefits

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Neighborhood Restoration Crew

When: April 13-3, 2018

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center - 88 Visitation Place, Brooklyn, NY 11231

We want to hear from you! Neighborhood Restitution Crew is committed to improving South Brooklyn by enhancing public safety and quality of life through projects such as: Graffiti Removal, Clean-ups in local parks, streets and public spaces, Assisting community partners, etc. Please contact Derek Goddard, Community Service Supervisor (718) 923-8241 dgoddard@nycourts.gov or Jacqueline Soto, Director of Court Operations (718) 923-8204 jsoto@nycourts.gov.

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Join the Red Hook CSA

When: May 11-Nov 17, 2018

 

Register now to get your fresh and local veggies from Added Value Farms this season.🍅 Online registration takes less than 5 minutes. Register now and pay later. Payments will be accepted during the first Wednesday and Saturday pick up on June 13 and June 16. Sign up now to ensure your spot. Space is limited. Please see the attached flyer for more and to pass the word onto friends and neighbors. We look forward to seeing you on the farm! 🍆 Online Registration Form -- Red Hook CSA Core Group Added Value Farms www.added-value.org/csa

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Red Hook Local Leaders Info Session

When: May 19, 2018 4:00-5:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Initiative

Meet past Local Leader graduates and the Facilitators Fill out an application Learn more about the program Pick up an application from Red Hook Initiative or complete an online form here at this link: 2018 Local Leaders Application For more information on applying please contact Tevina Willis at (718) 858-6782 or tevinaw@rhicenter.org Trainings will be held for 10 weeks 5:30pm – 9pm at RHI at from June 6th to August 8th.

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FREE Civil Legal Services in Red Hook!

When: May 30, 2018 10:00-3:00 pm

Where: 88 Visitation Place

Staff on board to provide free legal assistance for: Housing - Tenants ONLY Public Benefits Disability Benefits Healthcare Benefits Identity Theft Debt Managment Consumer Credit Immigration Domestic Violence Divorce Custody Employment Advance Planning For more information please call: 718-923-8250  

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TASC Test Preparation

When: May 2-23, 2018

Where: Red Hook Justice Center 88 Visitation Place

Earn money while getting your education! Ages 17.5-21 As a student you qualify for the Workforce Development Internship Program and can receive: -Work readiness training -Professional development -Stipend For more info contact 718-923-8525    

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Red Hook Fest

When: June 1-2, 2018

Where: IKEA’s Erie Basin Park (1 Beard Street)

The 25th Annual Red Hook Fest: Artist as Activist, the FREE live music and dance festival on the Brooklyn waterfront, will be June 1 and 2, 2018! Featuring community workshops, free resources, family activities, games, face painting, and world-class performers, Red Hook Fest is fun for the whole family. We have a stellar line-up of performers, including Ronald K. Brown/ EVIDENCE! FRI JUNE 1, 2018 Community Cookout & DJ Dance Party (5:30pm-8: 30 pm) P.S. 15/Patrick F. Daly School (71 Sullivan St, Brooklyn) Performances by: DJ Mikey Palms! SAT JUNE 2, 208 Mainstage Performances (2pm-7pm) IKEA’s Erie Basin Park (1 Beard Street)  Live music & dance on the Brooklyn waterfront with performances by: Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE |Bombazo Dance Company | Soul Science Lab| Peliroja | In addition to our exciting lineup of professional mainstage performers, we’re also happy to have several youth groups, community groups, activities, and resources, including: Youth Groups: Purelements: An Evolution in Dance: Website | Facebook | YouTube | Twitter Solomon Goodwin/MVP MS 353k- Arelah’s Dance Academy

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Petition to Bring Back the B71 Bus

When: Apr 19, 2018-Apr 19, 2019

Where: Online

Bring back our bus! Restore the B71 with a new link through Red Hook to Manhattan Posted on October 10, 2017 Brooklynites were hit hard in 2010 when the MTA eliminated the B71, which ran along Union Street, and was a lifeline for seniors, students, and families. To this day, every time I visit the Eileen Dugan Senior Center, they have a very clear message: “Bring back our bus!” Despite economic recovery and significant population growth along the route, the line has never been restored, leaving thousands of riders stranded. Meanwhile, nearby residents of Red Hook remain in a transit desert, despite physical proximity to Manhattan. That’s why neighbors are rallying to demand the B71+ -- a new bus route for Brooklyn that will revive the cross-Gowanus B71 with a new link through Red Hook to Lower Manhattan. If you agree, please sign the B71+ petition today:

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NYCHA Public Hearing

When: May 22, 2018 5:30-8:00 pm

Where: Borough of Manhattan Community College 199 Chambers Street, NY, NY 10007

Join the conversation and get informed on issues impacting your home and community. Can't attend in person? Watch the LIVE video stream and read highlights of the meeting presentation at: Watch NYCHA Public Hearing LIVE Hope to see you there!

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Join Us for a Rally for Safety at Hamilton Ave

When: Apr 23, 2018 9:00-9:30 am

Where: Hamilton Avenue Intersection

Remember the last time you ran across Hamilton Ave fearing for your life? Was it this morning? The intersection at Hamilton Avenue is a crucial entryway to Red Hook - and we all deserve an upgrade. This was the topic of a research project in 2016 for a group of RHI Youth Researchers who studied the issue of safety at Hamilton Avenue. The team interviewed 110 residents about their experiences in crossing the intersection and found major safety issues including not enough time to cross the street and cars turning illegally. The study also found issues of poor lighting, unclean conditions, and sidewalks in disrepair. Over the past few weeks, as the topic of Brooklyn street safety has been happening in response to the tragedy in Park Slope, we've been promoting the study to highlight our own major street safety issues here on Hamilton Ave. The Borough President Eric Adams heard about the study and will be joining Youth Researchers at the intersection for a rally to call for safety improvements. The rally will be part of the BP's "Bike to Work" ride to Brooklyn Borough Hall on April 23rd.   We will gather at the intersection at 9:00am with "dream Hamilton Avenue" artwork and signs and rally until about 9:30am. Join us in demanding safety improvements for Red Hook's main pathway in and out of the community! Please RSVP to the invite if you can make it - thanks! More info to come on a "pizza art party" to prepare for this event.

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Apply for Red Hook Local Leaders!

When: Apr 11-Jun 4, 2018

Where: RHI 767 Hicks Street

A Local Leader is someone who takes initiative to help out the community. Gain skills in preparing yourself, your family, and your community for emergencies. Trainings & Workshops in: CPR Emergency Preparedness Volunteer Coordination Climate Justice Community Resiliency Conflict Mediation Pick up an application from Red Hook Initiative or complete an online form here at this link: 2018 Local Leaders Application For more information on applying please contact Tevina Willis at (718) 858-6782 or tevinaw@rhicenter.org Trainings will be held for 10 weeks 5:30pm - 9pm at RHI at from June 6th to August 8th.

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Spring Pop-Up Shop

When: Apr 21, 2018 2:00-7:00 pm

Where: 767 Hicks Street

You are invited to attend RHI's Pop-Up shop hosted by Shaquana Cooke. As you know, these regular community markets are where neighbors come together to sell merchandise, food, jewelry and tabling to promote their small businesses. Stop by and come support community vendors. Enjoy good food, good music and see the creativity Red Hook has to offer. Tables are FREE for vendors. To reserve your space contact Shaquana Cooke at 718-858-6783 or email at Shaquana.Cooke@rhicenter.org. You can also register online by completing a Vendor Application .

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