Red Hook Hub Alert

, Health, Information

Booster Shot Day at RHI

When: Dec 10, 2021 10:00-4:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Initiative

Nate's Pharmacy will be providing Moderna booster shots December 10 at RHI from 10am - 4pm. Walk-in appointments will be accommodated but we encourage you to reserve a time slot by filling out this google form: https://forms.gle/GQbRst6up5HmwNy87  

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NYCHA

NYCHA Recovery & Resilience Red Hook Houses Update

When: Sep 8-Oct 8, 2021

Where: NYCHA Red Hook Houses

The New York City Housing Authority is building back safer, stronger and smarter by improving structural resiliency and infrastructure protection at Red Hook Houses. NYCHA's Recovery and Resilience Department (R&R) is pushing design boundaries in building reinforcements, storm surge protection, and infrastructure upgrades. Below, please find the latest R&R construction update for Red Hook Houses. Any questions and/or concerns related to the updates can be directed to Richard Mumith at Rumith.mumith@nycha.nyc.gov. To learn more about the R&R program visit https://www1.nyc.gov/site/nycha/about/recovery-resiliency.page Power Plant & Pods Phase Percentage Completion: 28% Project Start: Q4 2019 Anticipated Completion: Q4 2022 Ongoing Activities: • Permanent closure of first and second-floor windows next to the new utility pods across the site o The closures are necessary to construct the utility pods, which will house critical electrical and mechanical equipment above the flood elevation to better protect building services during a flood event o Approximately 40% of the required window closures have been completed o All residents have been notified via in-person meetings, phone calls, and/or flyers • Additional engagement is underway to residents in the pending apartments • The contractor, Adam’s European, will be working longer shifts near the utility pods by Red Hook East buildings 9 through 14 for the next two weeks o Robocalls to residents in neighboring buildings are underway • Excavation for and instillation of new underground electrical, heating, and plumbing lines across the site o The new electrical, heating, and plumbing lines will be installed throughout the site and will connect to the new utility buildings to service all of NYCHA Red Hook Upcoming Activities: • Continued installation of underground piping at the East Plant • Installation of metal framing at the utility pods next to Red Hook West buildings 2, 3, and 19

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, Community, Environmental, NYCHA

NYCHA Recovery & Resilience Red Hook Houses Update

When: Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Where: NYCHA Red Hook Houses

The New York City Housing Authority is building back safer, stronger and smarter by improving structural resiliency and infrastructure protection at Red Hook Houses. NYCHA's Recovery and Resilience Department (R&R) is pushing design boundaries in building reinforcements, storm surge protection, and infrastructure upgrades. To learn more about the R&R program visit https://www1.nyc.gov/site/nycha/about/recovery-resiliency.page To sign up for email updates of the ongoing resilience work at Red Hook Houses please e-mail disaster.recovery@nycha.nyc.gov. Power Plant & Pods Phase Percentage Completion: 24% Project Start: Q4 2019 Anticipated Completion: Q4 2022 Ongoing Activities: • Testing of foundation piles for the new East Plant (formerly 590 Clinton Street) o The piles will form the foundation of the new East Plant o Tests are performed on site to confirm the piles are capable of holding the load of the structure as designed o The East Plant will hold standby generators and boiler equipment above the flood level to provide full backup power and heat to NYCHA Red Hook buildings • Excavation for and instillation of new underground electrical, heating, and plumbing lines across the site, including Center Mall between buildings 13E (39 Centre Mall) and 15W (40 Centre Mall) o The new electrical, heating, and plumbing lines will be installed throughout the site and will connect to the new utility buildings to service all of NYCHA Red Hook • Wet and dry floodproofing of building basements to limit damage during a flood event Upcoming Activities: • The contractor, Adam’s European, will begin working double shifts at the East Plant, only, for the next two weeks from 6:00 am to 2:30 pm and 3:00pm to 10:30 o Although this work is not expected to affect residents robocalls to neighboring buildings are underway • Permanent closure of building 19 (426 Columbia) windows next to the new utility pod o The closures are necessary to construct the utility pods, which will house critical electrical and mechanical equipment above the flood elevation to better protect building services during a flood event o All residents have been notified via in-person meetings, phone calls, and/or flyers

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, Food, Health, NYCHA

Red Hook Farm Stand Fridays & Saturdays

When: Jun 25 10:00 am-Nov 19, 2021 2:00 pm

Where: 30 Wolcott Street (Across from the Library)

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Art/Music, Community

Emotional Embodied Resilience

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

Where: Zoom - https://pioneerworks.org/classes/embodied-emotional-resilience/

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 https://bit.ly/3b54v4K using the password "redhook"

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, Emergency, Health, Information, News

Coronavirus Information and Resources

When: Apr 27-Jun 30, 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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, 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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, Health, Information

Booster Shot Day at RHI

When: Dec 10, 2021 10:00-4:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Initiative

Nate's Pharmacy will be providing Moderna booster shots December 10 at RHI from 10am - 4pm. Walk-in appointments will be accommodated but we encourage you to reserve a time slot by filling out this google form: https://forms.gle/GQbRst6up5HmwNy87  

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Community, Health, Information

BLOOM: an Event for New and Expectant

When: Dec 7, 2021 12:30-2:30 pm

Where: Miccio Cornerstone Community Center 110 West 9th Street Brooklyn, NY 11231

A celebration of motherhood. -Resources -Giveaways -Raffles -Healthy Snacks MUST RSVP BY DECEMBER 1ST For more information Contact Melissa 718-923-8251 or meltorres@nycourts.gov

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Community, Information

Youth Impact

When: Nov 22, 2021 4:00-6:00 pm

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

Members must be between the ages of 14-18 years old. program meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00-6:00pm in person. Program will run from November through June 2022. Members receive a monthly stipend of $200. For more information contact Leslie (718) 923-8261

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Community, Information

Next Steps Mentorship Program

When: Nov 22-Dec 6, 2021

Where: Red hook Community Justice center 88 Visitation Place Brooklyn, NY 11231

-Work 1:1 with a mentor -Build skills for work/Life -Earn incentives If you're passionate about your future, come find out how the next steps program can support you. Contact leslie at 718-923-8261 for more information.

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Business, Community, Information

Entrepreneur Blueprint Project

When: Nov 22-Dec 3, 2021

Where: Red hook Community Justice Center 88 Visitation PL, Brooklyn NY 11231

Calling all entrepreneurs! Looking to take the next step in your business? Join the business accelerator program for Red hook residents ages 18 and up. Offering support and for Incorporating your LLC sole propertiership, ETC Attaining your EIN and NYS tax permit website development, branding and much more! Contact leslie Gonzaga at Lgonzaga@nycourts.gov

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Art/Music, Catering, Information

Scientific Controversies: Exoplanets at Pioneer Works

When: Nov 7, 2021 6:00-10:00 pm

Where: 159 Pioneer St., Pioneer Works

Join us this Sunday evening for a discussion about exoplanets with Prof. Natalie Batalha, and Prof. Rebecca Oppenheimer, hosted by Pioneer Works Director of Sciences Janna Levin. There'll be food available for purchase from Teranga, rare grooves from DJ Black Helmet, and a cash bar along with stargazing, weather permitting, in the garden. RSVP required to this event. Note: tickets are $10, which is redeemable as credit towards a purchase at the bookstore or a drink at the bar at the event. Folks can get the fee waived and added to the guest list with no questions asked by sending an email to info@pioneerworks.org. https://pioneerworks.org/programs/scientific-controversies-exoplanets

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Community, Information

Anti-Violence March (Community Led March)

When: Oct 28, 2021 3:30-5:30 pm

Where: Coffey Park - Red Hook

It takes the hood to save the Hood! Attention Red Hook residents, leaders, and CBOs, together in solidarity we march with the Red Hook Community. Let’s stand up as One, together we are Stronger. Exposure to violent events can be traumatic and can negatively impact multiple factors such as development, academic functioning, coping skills, and relationships. People are not only being exposed to violence within their communities at a much higher rate but also through technology. As social media platforms grow in popularity, so does cyberbullying, harassment, spreading personal information, and much more. Let’s support each other and fight against violence in our community. Let’s WALK for PEACE! Please SHARE.

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Community, Information

Fall Open House: You’re Invited!

When: Oct 19, 2021 2:00-4:00 pm

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

We're Back Neighbors! Join our welcome back event this Tuesday, October 19th from 2-4PM. Resources, snacks, music, and more!

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