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VIRTUAL Open House

When: Friday, January 22, 2021

 

Calling ALL families with students Grade 5 or 8. Join the Brooklyn Collaborative Studies community this month at a VIRTUAL Open House to learn more about BCS and hear from our administrators, staff, students, and parents! Register here: http://www.bcs448.org/fallwinteropenhouse/

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, Community, Environmental

Red Hook Community Update-Notes

When: Friday, December 4, 2020

 

EPA project page: https://www.epa.gov/ny/cleanup-columbia-smelting-refining-works-red-hook-brooklyn-new-york

NYC Parks project page: https://www.nycgovparks.org/about/whats-happening/red-hook-park-remediation

NYC Parks capital tracker: https://www.nycgovparks.org/planning-and-building/capital-project-tracker#Brooklyn

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, Community

Red Hook Local Leaders Check In

When: Dec 16, 2020 6:00-

 

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Community, Emergency, Information

HRA One Shot Deal Event

When: Thursday, November 19, 2020

 

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, , Community, Recreation/Sports

RHI Virtual Programming

When: Friday, November 6, 2020

 

Interested in your young person participating in afterschool programming? RHI offers after school programming to youth ages 12-24 in support of career readiness, employment, education, and connection to socio & reproductive health. We are reaching out to youth & parents of participants in Red Hook to collect more information in order to advocate and support needs during this uncertain time through RHI's youth programming.   Please complete THIS survey so we can continue to provide our community with much needed services!    

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, Art/Music

Separate Sundays: November 2020

When: Nov 8, 2020 5:30-8:00 pm

Where: Online

Separate Sundays is an online continuation of Pioneer Works' monthly collaboration with 8ball Radio, when we will explore performances, activations, and residencies that would’ve happened on-site, off-site, or in parallel dimensions during our monthly Second Sundays program. Tune in at https://pioneerworks.org/programs/separate-sundays-november-2020/ We’ll be exploring black holes, hearing new work from our artists-in-residence, diving through our archive highlights, toasting to Scorpio season, and much more. Join us on Instagram Live for an Open Studios Q&A with Tech Resident Umber Majeed before the rest of the show at 5:30 pm

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, Community, Health, Recreation/Sports

Shape Up NYC Red Hook Walking Group

When: Tuesdays at 3:00 pm, from November 11, 2020 until December 9, 2020

Where: Red Hook Recreation Area

Join Shape Up NYC for a free walking program at Red Hook Recreation Area let by Anita. Meet us near the near the bleachers and we'll walk around the track. All levels welcome! Classes are limited to 10 participants. A face covering is required and participants must maintain social distancing of at least six feet. Please stay home if you’re sick. Click here to register: https://www.nycgovparks.org/reg/shape-up-nyc/10324 Contact Anita@allbeingsyoga.com for more info.

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Community, Health, Information

Conversation with Siddhartha Mukherjee on The Plague

When: Oct 29, 2020 8:00-9:30 pm

Where: Pioneer Works Broadcast - online

8pm, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29 Pioneer Works THE PLAGUE A conversation between Pulitzer Prize winner and Prof. Siddhartha Mukherjee (The Gene: An Intimate History) and Pioneer Works Director of Sciences Janna Levin. Together they'll look at vaccines, our precarious medical system, and our chances against the next virus to make the jump from the animal world. https://pioneerworks.org/programs/the-plague-siddhartha-mukherjee-and-janna-levin-in-conversation/

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Information, NYCHA

MAP Crime Dashboard: 1/1/20 – 9/6/20

When: Thursday, October 8, 2020

 

The MAP Stakeholder Dashboard tracks crime complaints in NYCHA developments served by the Mayor’s Action Plan for Neighborhood Safety (MAP). This dashboard tallies the total number of index crime complaints, domestic violence complaints, and shooting incidents reported to have occurred on a development’s grounds between January 1st and the most recent week of a given year. For more information on how to interpret this dashboard, see the Glossary page of the dashboard. Please send any inquiries to Imani Isaac at iisaac@moconsultant.nyc.gov

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, , Community, Emergency

ICE/Immigration Resources

When: Wednesday, October 7, 2020

 

Here's some good resources to print out. There's tons out there but we tend to like IDP the best: https://www.immigrantdefenseproject.org/ice-home-and-community-arrests/ Here's also guide from NYLAG for businesses: https://www.nilc.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/EmployerGuide-NELP-NILC-2017-07.pdf

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Join the Red Hook Community Advisory – CAG

When: September 17-30, 2020

 

Hello Leaders and Community Advocates, Congresswoman Nydia Velasquez's office is putting together a Resident Community Advisory Group for Red Hook. This will be a group of 15 to 25 individuals who will represent Red Hook and Red Hook Houses. Two seats will be appointed by the Resident Council Presidents. If you are interested in participating in this advisory group; please complete the short survey posted below. Community Partners; feel free to share with your members as well. We want a good variety of applicants. Submissions will be accepted up until Friday, September 25th. Contact  Tevina Willis at tevina@rhicenter.org or Melissa Ortiz at Melissa.delValleOrtiz@mail.house.gov.   Red Hook Community Advisory Group: CAG

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, Community, Employment, Information

Youth Impact: Red Hook – We’re Recruiting!

When: September 10-30, 2020

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center

We are looking for creative and outspoken young people from Red Hook ages 14-24. WE offer a wide variety of programs ranging from restorative circles, civic engagement, theatre, photography, entrepreneurship, and more. All programs are paid opportunities that emphasize community healing, social justice, giving youth a voice, and bringing about change. For more information, contact rhyc@courtinnovation.org or call (929) 277-8554.

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Community, Emergency

Coronavirus Resource: 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. Deep care to you all, we’re in this together.    ~ Vanessa PS139 Parent    Help Families get connected to WIFI   Share your internet - If you have internet, you can share your internet with your neighbors who do not have connectivity if your router reaches their apartment/ home. You can simply share your password with them for the time being.    Low cost or Free WIFI   Brooklyn Public Library Hotspots - BPL has now closed through March 31st, but we are checking on resources they may offer.   Internet Essentials from Comcast - If you live in a neighborhood with Comcast, you can access Free Comcast Internet for 60-days for Low-Income Households. https://www.internetessentials.com/covid19    Spectrum Broadband - If you live in a neighborhood with Spectrum, you can get free Spectrum WIFI for 60 days if you are a parent of a K - 12 or college student.  https://corporate.charter.com/newsroom/charter-to-offer-free-access-to-spectrum-broadband-and-wifi-for-60-days-for-new-K12-and-college-student-households-and-more    Optimum - You may be eligible for Altice Advantage Internet, a low-cost high-speed internet service to benefit families, seniors and veterans. Altice Advantage Internet is available to new Optimum and Suddenlink internet customers, who have not had internet service within the past 60 days and a member of the household also meets one or more of the following eligibility requirements: Eligible for or participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP); or New York City resident and attends a New York City public school; or Eligible for or receives Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and 65 years of age or older; or Veteran receiving state or federal public assistance  https://apply.alticeadvantageinternet.com/welcome    NYC Mesh - is community supported WIFI available in some Brooklyn neighborhoods (see map).  They are working to support people who don’t currently have an internet connection, you can fill out their join form and they will be in touch. https://www.nycmesh.net/join    Red Hook Wifi - If you live in Red Hook you can access Red Hook WIFI, free community wifi from multiple hubs. You can also get community updates on Red Hook Hub.    Social Connectivity & Online Learning    Zoom.us - Zoom is an online meeting platform. They have temporarily lifted the restriction on time limits for free accounts so people can use it for online learning - it’s a perfect platform for kids to interact and for virtual classes. You can find instructions for signing up here.  https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362033-Getting-Started-on-Windows-and-Mac  Once you create an account you can create a meeting and invite others to join.  Google Hangout - If you have a gmail account, Google Hangout may be the easiest platform to use. To schedule a hangout, you can go to Google Calendar, schedule a calendar time, and click on “add conferencing” and “Hangouts.” You can then enter email addresses in “guests,” and click “save” and “send.” Your guests will get an emailed invitation. They can click the calendar invite, and click “Join Hangout” to be connected to you at that time.  Mobile users will need to add the “Google Hangout” app to join.   Online Learning Resources   Scholastic Offers free resources, strategies, lessons for remote learning https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html   How can Khan Academy be used for remote learning during school closures? https://khanacademy.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360040167432-How-can-Khan-Academy-be-used-for-remote-learning-during-school-closures-   Khan Academy schedules for school closures https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vSZhOdEPAWjUQpqDkVAlJrFwxxZ9Sa6zGOq0CNRms6Z7DZNq-tQWS3OhuVCUbh_-P-WmksHAzbsrk9d/pub   List of Companies offering Free Subscriptions due to School Closings https://kidsactivitiesblog.com/135609/list-of-education-companies-offering-free-subscriptions/?fbclid=IwAR33XCUFgONcbuOR0h8Tzvk-Ou864s5ocsSZLSmXx2Kf3PwbrmqHTDYOz_o    Games ChessKid.com is a virtual chess platform, you can play live players, and set up tournaments.    Language Learning DuoLingo  is a free, fun, kid-friendly language learning program and app (can be done on a smart phone)    BPL's Remote Resources Did you know that many of the Library's resources are available online? Here are just some of the things you can do from home:   Check out an eBook Read the newspaper Browse dozens of magazines Listen to BPL's podcast, Borrowed Pick up a new language Learn a new software, business or creative skill   Children and teens might enjoy:   Hearing a story from our singing librarian Learning about career options Discovering different cultures Practicing for the SAT and other tests Learning about social issues like climate change Putting together a submission for our teen writing contest   And the whole family can learn about the 2020 Census together.  

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, 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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, Emergency, Health, Information

Coronavirus Info

When: Monday, March 9, 2020

 

Text COVID to 692-692 for real-time updates or visit nyc.gov/coronavirus. Call 311 to report harassment or discrimination. Coronaviruses are a group of viruses that can cause either mild illness, such as a cold, or can make people sick with pneumonia. Recently, a novel (new) coronavirus was detected. A "novel coronavirus" is a strain that has not been previously seen in humans. The disease, called COVID-19, can be spread from person to person. There are no specific vaccines or treatments available for this novel coronavirus, or any other coronavirus. However, medication and vaccine research is underway. Novel Coronavirus Outbreak Factsheet (PDF, March 8) Other Languages: 繁體中文 | 简体中文 | Español  

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