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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, , Community

Join Community Board 6

When: Jan 2-Feb 15, 2018


Brooklyn Community Board Membership Application APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 15, 2018 You must be a New York City resident to serve on a community board. To qualify for a particular board, you must live, work in, or have a professional or other significant interest in that board’s district. Apply online here:


, , , Art/Music, Community

Art Instruction plus Homework Help!



Music Program Special Events & Workshops Visual Art Program Homework Help On Monday through Thursday afternoons and evenings RHAP volunteer tutors provide Homework Help to all of our Visual Art and Music students. To register your child for the program or to volunteer, contact: E-Mail :redhookartproject@gmail.comTel :347-889-4098


, Art/Music, Community

Mixed Doubles: Photographs of People in Pairs by Teri Slotkin

When: Dec 14, 2017-Feb 8, 2018

Where: Red Hook Library

Kentler International Drawing Space and the Red Hook Library are partnering to present an exhibition of photographs from Teri Slotkin's MIXED DOUBLES series, taken in Red Hook between 1994-1998. On view in the library between December 14, 2017 and February 8, 2018. The MIXED DOUBLES series is part of the Red Hook Archives, a collection of maps, photographs, and printed materials documenting Red Hook's rich history and diverse population housed at the Kentler International Drawing Space on Van Brunt Street.


, , Community, Health, Information

Young Mothers & Fathers Program

When: Dec 13, 2017-Dec 25, 2018

Where: Alex House Project 76 Lorraine Street, 2nd Floor

"A Holistic Approach to Parenting" The Alex House Project (THAP) is a Brooklyn based, peer-led 501 (C3) social service support and leadership development organization for young expecting mothers, parenting mothers and young fathers who reside in New York City Parenting and Education Employment (referrals and placement) Educational Support *Young mothers age 25 and under and young dads age 30 and under* Enrollments Mon -Thurs 12:30 to 5 pm, or they can call and schedule an appointment. Contact 347-951-5572 or


, Community, Information

HRA Assistance at the Justice Center

When: Wednesdays, from February 12, 2018 until February 12, 2018

Where: Red Hook Justice Center - (Housing Resources Room) 88 Visitation Place

Maritza Cortaza from HRA-MAP (Mayor's Action Plan for Neighborhood Safety) is here every Wednesday to assist you with questions about SNAP benefits known as Food Stamps, One shot deals and any other social services programs that we can connect you to. We can help you learn what you are eligible for, how to apply for programs, or assist you with resolving any issues with your case. Ask for Maritza Cortaza  at 646-761-0503.  


, Community, Information

Housing Resource Center

When: Feb 12, 2018 9:00-5:00 pm

Where: 88 Visitation Place Brooklyn, NY 11231

Do you live in NYCHA Red Hook Houses?  The Housing Resource Center at the Red Hook Community Justice Center is here to support you in resolving housing issues.  Help understand Housing Court, fill out court forms, connect to rental assistance and request and obtain repairs. Contact us at: (718) 923-8250 Monday – Friday from 9:00am – 1:00pm and 2:30pm – 6:00pm


, Community

Up to the TASC? High School Equivalency Diploma Classes

When: December 5-21, 2017

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center

Pathways to Graduation: Sign up today and obtain your TASC diploma and open doors to new opportunities!  Earn money while getting your education! As a student you qualify for the Workforce Development Internship Program, receive Work Readiness Training, Professional Development, and a Stipend. Placement Test Dates: 12/07/17 at 12:30pm 12/12/17 at 12:30pm 12/19/17 at 12:30pm 12/21/17 at 12:30pm For more information, please contact (718) 923-8256


, , Community


When: Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center 88 Visitation Place

Have you had a disagreement with a friend, family member, or neighbor? Studies shows that disagreements occur over six times a day.  Come join us at Peacemaking to learn how to better resolve conflict in your family and community.  Please call (718) 923-8274 or come see us at the Red Hook Community Justice Center.