Red Hook Hub Weekly

, 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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Community, Emergency, Food

Red Hook Farms: Veggie Distribution

When: Monday, April 27, 2020

Where: Red Hook Farms

*Para español, desplácese hacia abajo* Red Hook Farms is offering produce boxes in three ways: Pick Up at the Miccio: 12pm - 3pm on Wednesdays (First come, first serve!)  Pick up at the Farm (in front of Ikea) 2pm - 4pm on Wednesdays (First come, first serve!) Deliveries for those with medical or mobility issues: sign up by emailing veggies@rhicenter.org or fill out this form   This week's box (5/6)  includes: Red Onion Beets Carrots Green Beans Green Bell Pepper Kale Salad Mix Apple, Fuji     *Thank you to Red Hook Relief mutual aid volunteers for leading our local deliveries! Sign up to volunteer here.     Red Hook Farms ofrece cajas de productos de tres maneras:   Recogida en el Miccio: 12pm - 3pm los miércoles (¡Primero en llegar, primer servicio!) Recogida en el Farm (en frente de Ikea): 4pm - 3pm los miércoles (¡Primero en llegar, primer servicio!) Entregas para personas con problemas médicos o de movilidad: regístrese enviando un correo electrónico a veggies@rhicenter.org o complete este formulario   Cebolla roja Remolacha Zanahorias Ejotes Pimiento verde col rizada Ensalada Mix Manzana, fuji * ¡Gracias a los voluntarios de ayuda mutua de Red Hook Relief por liderar nuestras entregas locales! Regístrese para ser voluntario aquí.    

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, Art/Music

HIP-HOP Dance Class!

When: Wednesdays at 3:00 pm, from May 13, 2020 until June 10, 2020

Where: Zoom visit www.hookarts.org and register

Join Red Hook's own Andre' Esanasson for virtual 45 minute hip-hop dance class!

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, Art/Music

Salsa Class

When: Mondays at 3:00 pm, from May 11, 2020 until June 8, 2020

Where: Zoom visit www.hookarts.org and register

Join Sandra Horn for a 45 minute Salsa Class and get your body moving!

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Community, Emergency, Food

Food Resources

When: Monday, May 11, 2020

 

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, Community, Emergency

Red Hook Business Impact Survey – COVID 19

When: Wednesday, April 1, 2020

 

Red Hook Business Association is collecting information from Red Hook Businesses to gauge the impact on business operations and sales during the COVID-19 outbreak. Please fill out this short survey so we can gather more information and derive solutions on how we can help. Access the survey here

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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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, Community, Emergency, Housing

NYCHA is halting residential evictions for as long as the City is under a state of emergency.  

When: Monday, March 16, 2020

 

NYCHA encourages households experiencing a loss of income to access our rent hardship program. You may qualify for a rent reduction if all the following conditions are met: There is at least a 5% reduction to gross income; Current rent is more than 30% of the net household income; and Reduction in income has lasted at least two months. Residents can request a rent reduction by completing an Interim Recertification via the NYCHA Self-Service Portal or by calling their Property Management Office to request a paper form be mailed to your home. If your household experiences a complete loss of income, you may qualify for NYCHA’s Zero Income Policy; please call your property management office to participate in the required eligibility interview.  https://www1.nyc.gov/site/nycha/index.page

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, Community, Emergency, Information

Online Connectivity and Learning

When: Monday, March 16, 2020

 

Hello Families,  NYC just announced DOE Schools will close this week. Here are resources on how to get connected for families without WIFI, and resources to help with online learning and social connection. We practiced with an online sing-a-long this weekend and kids loved it.  Connect to free online resources here...

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, Art/Music, Environmental

Auditions for ON THE HOOK: A Climate-Conscious Exploration of Anna Christie @ The Waterfront Museum

When: Jan 27-Feb 2, 2020

Where: Auditions @ The New School for Drama; Performances @ The Waterfront Museum

Looking for performers (actors and musicians) to join the cast of "On The Hook: A Climate-Conscious Exploration of Anna Christie" to be performed at The Waterfront Museum in late April. Project Description: “On The Hook: A Climate-Conscious Exploration of Anna Christie” is a site-specific, eco-theatre project designed to ignite the Red Hook community around issues of sustainability and climate change advocacy. This production of Eugene O’Neill’s Pulitzer Prize winning play Anna Christie will strive to illuminate how the actions and attitudes of past generations affect future generations, by connecting the dots between the growth of New York Harbor’s coal industry at the beginning of the 20th century, the devastation of Hurricane Sandy in 2012, and the present state of a community now vulnerable to gentrification and environmental injustice. Important Dates/Information: Performances will take place April 24-26, 2020 at The Waterfront Museum in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Rehearsals run February-April in Manhattan. There is a small stipend available and rehearsals will be worked around actor schedules. Character Descriptions: CHRIS CHRISTOPHERSON (M late 40-50s), captain of the coal barge Simeon Winthrop; good-humored, fond of drink, superstitious; must be able to do/learn a Swedish accent; POC encouraged to audition MAT BURKE (M late 20s- 30s), coal stoker on a steamship; strong, rough, bold, and romantic; must be able to do/learn an Irish accent; POC encouraged to audition MARTHY ( F 30s-50s), a seasoned prostitute who gets her way, withered, vivacious, quick-witted; POC encouraged to audition; musicians highly encouraged to audition (and bring their instrument!) Please email onthehook.producer@gmail.com by Jan 23 to be considered for an audition the week of Jan 27. Send along a headshot/photo and resume, if you have one!

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, Community, Information

NYPD 76 Pct Build The Block Meeting Sector D & PSA1

When: Mar 16, 2020 6:30-

Where: Urban Recovery located 411 Van Brunt Street between Van Dyke Street and Beard Street

76 Pct Sector C Build the Block Meeting, Thursday, March 19th at Urban Recovery located 411 Van Brunt Street between Van Dyke Street and Beard Street. Doors Open at 6 p.m. and the meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. Sector C covers the back of Red Hook along with P.S. 15, P.S. 676, Summit Academy, Good Shepherd High School & Basis School including IKEA. Bring your Concerns, Complaints or issues, nothing is too big or too small. Hope to see you there bring a Friend. Lite Refreshment to be served  

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Community

Red Hook Civic Association Meeting

When: Jan 29, 2020 7:00-8:30 pm

Where: P.S. 15 Patrick Daly School 71 Sullivan Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Come meet Brooklyn Boro President Eric Adams, Also Most recent flood protection plans, Bus/ BQX, 76 Pct Report, UPS & other distribution warehouses, PS 15 News, PS 676 News, Red Hook Library News, Red Hook Pool News, Job opportunities with US Census & New Matters.

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Art/Music, Community, Employment

JOB OPENING: Community Engagement Coordinator at Falconworks Theater

When: Jan 25-Feb 29, 2020

Where: Falconworks Theater Company, 135 Richards St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Falconworks Artists Group, an award-winning theater company based in Red Hook, Brooklyn, has an opening for the new position of Community Engagement Coordinator to help support and grow the organization. The Community Engagement Coordinator will be a key ambassador for Falconworks Theater Company in our home community of Red Hook, Brooklyn, and in other communities in New York City and beyond. The Coordinator will have three key areas of focus: • Increasing involvement by members of these communities in our programs, by recruiting and coordinating activities with program participants and volunteers; • Increasing attendance at performances and events by managing individual marketing activities; • Supporting Falconworks’ individual fundraising programs, including a spring fundraising event, and other possible small events. This is a part-time position, with opportunities for growth based on the organization’s success in increasing its annual income. Please visit http://falconworkstheater.org for more information about Falconworks and its programs. Responsibilities • Working with the Artistic Director and the Program Director, increase awareness of Falconworks’ programs and involvement by community members. This includes recruiting, helping select, and communicating with: – youth participants for the Off the Hook program; – adult and young adult participants for other existing or new programs; – volunteers for theater productions (actors, stage crew, technical artists and carpenters, front of house, etc.); and – other volunteers for events and activities that take place from time to time. • Working with the Board of Directors, help to coordinate fundraising events, including a major annual fundraising event and smaller events as may be practical. Help identify and coordinate activities of benefit committee members and volunteers. Coordinate with the event venue and donors. Oversee day-of-event activities. • Recruit and help manage volunteers for programs, fundraising events and administrative tasks. • Help execute marketing efforts for performances and other events, including: – leading outreach to local residents in and near Red Hook, including outreach through other community organizations, schools, churches, businesses, etc; – leading the distribution of flyers, posters, and other materials, including identifying and managing volunteers to help with distribution; – identifying opportunities for publicity in local media, calendars, online sources, etc.; and – assisting with mailings. Qualifications The primary qualifications are a commitment to education and community development through the arts, a desire for direct interaction with a diverse community, and readiness to perform both challenging and clerical tasks. We are looking for a self-starter able to work with a wide range of people, including young people and their families, theater professionals, artists, educators, social service providers, community activists, and bureaucrats. The following qualifications and experience are required: • Experience working with diverse groups of people in a variety of settings. A desire to engage with members of our community one-on-one, in small and large groups, via telephone, or in writing. • A focused approach to work, attention to detail, follow-through, and a readiness to ask for help when needed. • Knowledge of Microsoft Office or Google Docs, email, social media, and other computer skills. • A high-school diploma or equivalent; some college or a college degree is preferred. • Familiarity with the Red Hook community and surrounding neighborhoods. Some combination of one or more of the following additional skills and experience may be especially helpful: • Experience in building community engagement, particularly with under-resourced communities and in a not-for-profit setting. • Experience with marketing including through social media, traditional media, and direct marketing • Experience or skills in the arts, and particularly theater production • Additional software skills, including design software (Adobe Photoshop / Illustrator), web design, or other marketing-related tools • Graphic design skills • Strong writing skills • Fluency in Spanish or other languages Compensation and Schedule This is a part-time position averaging 15 hours per week. Pay will be $1,200 per month. The schedule will vary according to program activities occurring at any given time. Evening and weekend work will be required from time to time. To Apply Please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@redhooktheater.org. Review of applications will begin immediately. We will be happy to answer any questions you may have about this position or the organization.

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, , , Community, Health, Information

Healthy Families Red Hook

When: Mondays, from December 17, 2019 until December 31, 2020

Where: We come to you!

Is Healthy Families Red Hook for YOU? Are YOU expecting a baby or are the parent of an infant younger than 3 months of age? If YOU answered YES to any of the questions, then Healthy Families Red Hook is for you! Contact Information: Call Shaqwanda at (347) 638-3051 Call Ronda at (347) 638-3064 Email: HealthyFamilies@nyulangone.org

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, Art/Music, Community

Call for Creative Organizers

When: Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Where: Center for Court Innovation

The Arts Strategies Department of the Center for Court Innovation is searching for artists or creative people to apply for the opportunity to use the arts to foster community safety, healing, a sense of belonging to place, or civic engagement in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Artists and arts organizations with a strong connection to Red Hook are encouraged to propose projects that will be supported with up to $40,000 and will start in March 2020. Click the link for more info/ to apply: https://www.courtinnovation.org/arts-rfp

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