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WIC Program Changes

When: Aug 1, 2018 9:00-5:00 pm

Where: 120 Richards Street

NEW DAYS AND HOURS OF OPERATION! Wednesdays - 9am - 5pm Thursday - 9am - 5pm Friday 9am -5pm (Closed 3rd Friday of the month) (OPEN 1ST SATURDAY OF THE MONTH ONLY 9am-2pm) Call 718-945-7150 x6110

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Community, Information

Ben Carson to visit NYCHA, local Housing and Urban Development administrator says

When: Monday, June 18, 2018

Where: NY Daily News

United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson will visit the New York City Housing Authority, an administrator with the department said Monday. Lynne Patton, head of HUD in New York and New Jersey, also promised to do everything in her power to make sure President Donald Trump visits NYCHA, the largest public housing system in the country, in his first term. “He’s a New Yorker born and raised and we would love nothing more than to support the great residents of the city,” she said at a NYCHA town hall. Click here for full article

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, Community, Health

Red Hook Caregiver Forum

When: Jun 22, 2018 10:00-2:00 pm

Where: Miccio Community Center 110 West 9th Street

Grandparent and Kinship caregivers come join us to learn about: Elder abuse/Healthy Relationships Respite Care Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Family Paid Leave HRA Child only benefits Breakfast, Lunch and giveaways. RSVP: Frank McCrea 212-602-4301 or Maria Sanchez 917-769-7518

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, Community, Recreation/Sports

Cops & Kids Basketball Game

When: Jun 19, 2018 5:30-8:00 pm

Where: 71 Sullivan Street

The 76th Precinct and the Beacon invite you to enjoy a community event where the community police officers play a friendly basketball game with local youth from Red Hook. To inquire more, contact P.O. Rueda at 917-941-2185.

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Community, Employment, Information

IT Associate Wanted at Red Hook Initiative

When: June 12-30, 2018

Where: RHI 767 Hicks Street

RHI is looking for an IT Associate: Reports to: Director of Operations Schedule: Part-time, 20 hours/week, flexible hours Summary/Description: The IT Associate is responsible for supporting Red Hook Initiative’s technology equipment and services, including daily, on-demand IT support for all staff. The IT Associate serves as a primary RHI liaison with external vendors providing technology services to RHI. Responsibilities: The responsibilities of the IT Associate include but are not limited to:  Provide routine IT support for RHI staff, such as creating and modifying users, resetting passwords, connecting to printers, and offering guidance on basic computer techniques and skills.  Troubleshoot equipment and/or internet failures as needed.  Support/Train staff to learn basic troubleshooting skills themselves and develop a culture of technological confidence and independence.  Oversee RHI’s password management system and work to improve staff adoption.  Orient new staff to their equipment and introduce them to RHI’s IT systems.  Manage RHI technology equipment. This includes inventory, upkeep and updates as designated by the Director of Operations.  Develop and manage an in-house ticketing system.  Serve as liaison/first point of contact to RHI’s contract IT vendor, Nonprofit Solutions Network. Engage additional outside IT support when needed.  Collaborate with RHI’s Digital Stewards team on technology projects as appropriate on trainings, workshops or seminars.  Collaborate with the Red Hook WIFI Project Manager as appropriate to support the expansion of the free wireless network in Red Hook.  Work with Operations team to identify areas where technology systems could be made more efficient and implement solutions.  Take on other tech projects as needed. Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:  Strong computing skills  Strong customer/client service orientation  Strong project management and organizational skills  Detail oriented  Ability to create and manage external relationships  Patience for new learners  Ability to keep accurate records and statistics  Willingness to collaborate on projects and work with a team Experience and Qualifications:  High School Diploma or HSE  Some form of computer science training/courses preferred  A+ or Net+ Certifications or similar, or equivalent experience  Customer relations  Knowledge of Red Hook community and RHI mission and vision (resident preferred) Contact: (718) 858-6782 for more information.

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Earth Day Celebration

When: Apr 19, 2018 3:00-5:30 pm

Where: Coffey Park - near the Park House

The Red Hook Community Justice Center invites you to an Earth Day Celebration, for an afternoon of fun featuring: Flower Planting Arts & Crafts, Face Painting, and more. Then take home with you a lightly used toy! Everyone is encourage to bring a toy they would like to recycle. For more information, contact Leslie at (718) 923-8242.

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Can Online Resources Help You Save Money?

When: Apr 23, 2018 11:00-1:00 pm

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

Join this workshop to learn about Online Banking: Learn how to manage your bank account online, learn how to pay bills online & set up direct deposit, and learn how to bank online safely. Limited space available, please contact Leslie at (718) 923-8242 to confirm your seat in the workshop or for more information.

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Up to the TASC? – High School Equivalency Diploma Classes

When: Tuesdays at 10:00 am, from April 3, 2018 until April 25, 2018

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

Pathways to Graduation - Sign up today and obtain your TASC diploma and opens doors to new opportunities! Our program allows you to: Gain Knowledge, Obtain an Internship, and Earn Money. You must be 17.5 - 21 yrs old. Placement test dates: 4/3, 4/5, 4/11, 4/20, and 4/25 at 10AM. For more info, contact (718) 923-8256

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News

EMERGENCY WEATHER WATCH FOR NYC

When: Friday, March 2, 2018

Where: Red Hook and surrounding areas

Notification issued 3/2/18 at 2:05 AM. The National Weather Service has issued the following: What: Flood Warning Where: NYC When: Until 9:00 AM Today, 3/2 Hazards: Periods of heavy rainfall will cause widespread flooding of poor drainage and low-lying urban areas. Heavy rain will continue at a rate of up to a .25 of an inch per hour through the overnight and into the morning. Preparedness Actions: - Do not drive your vehicle or walk into areas where water covers the roadway as the water depth may be too great to allow you to cross safely. - Move to higher ground. For the latest weather info: www.weather.gov/okx/

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Free TASC (High School Equivalency Diploma) Classes

When: Tuesdays at 12:30 pm, from February 8, 2018 until February 27, 2018

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

Pathways to Graduation offers High School Equivalency Diploma Classes. Sign up today and obtain your TASC diploma and open doors to new opportunities. You must be 17.5 - 21 years old. Placement Test Dates: 2/6, 2/8, 2/13, 2/15, 2/20, 2/22, and 2/27 - at 12:30PM only. As a student you qualify for the Workforce Development Internship Program and can receive: Work readiness training, Professional development, and a stipend. For more information, please contact (718) 923-8256.

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Business, News

Need to use a computer?

When: Mondays at 2:30 pm, from February 8, 2018 until June 29, 2018

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

We are opening our Computer Lab to the public! Computer Lab Hours are: Monday and Friday 10:30AM - 12:30PM Monday and Friday 2:30PM - 4:00PM Please note we are closed on 2/12 and 2/19. Computer Lab is on the Lower Level (LL4).

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Free Computer Lab

When: Mondays at 10:30 am, from February 28, 2018 until June 29, 2018

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

We are opening our Computer Lab to the public! Computer Lab Hours are: Monday and Friday 10:30AM - 12:30PM Monday and Friday 2:30PM - 4:00PM Please note we are closed on 2/12 and 2/19. Computer Lab is on the Lower Level (LL4).

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Bridging the Gap: Youth, Community & Police

When: Feb 22, 2018 4:00-6:30 pm

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

We are excited to enter the second year in our Bridging the Series: Youth, Community and Police! On February 22nd at 4:30pm the Miccio Community Center located on 110 West 9th Street Brooklyn, NY 11231 join us for our traditional style of Bridging the Gap with a new addition, the NYPD Firearm Training Simulation (F.A.T.S). Youth and community members will have the opportunity to learn about the use of firearms and role-play similar encounters police officers may experience. If you would like any additional information feel free to contact Sabrina Carter at (718) 923-8261 or scarter@nycourts.gov.

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Art/Music, News, Recreation/Sports

The Justice Center Theatre Troupe

When: February 8-22, 2018

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

Want to be on stage? Improvise? Create social change through art? Join the Red Hook Community Justice Center Theatre Troupe - Kickoff: Tuesday, February 27th at 4:30PM Rehearsals: Tuesdays 4:30pm - 6:30pm until May 22nd. Performances in May. Snacks and Stipends provided for participants, for more information please contact Sabrina Carter at youthprg@nycourts.gov or call (718) 923-8261

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JustArts: Photography Program

When: Sunday, February 18, 2018

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center

We are excited to announce that we are recruiting for our JustArts: Photography Program. If you know of any young people between the ages of 14 – 18 who are interested in art, photography, want to learn artistic skills, and network with industry professionals. Please have them apply. Applicants can apply online using this link (https://goo.gl/forms/mnJRY2O1OZqYr89f2) or stop by the Youth and Community Program’s office (application also attached) DEADLINE to APPLY: February 18th Must be able to attend all sessions, Tuesday and Thursdays from 4:15pm - 6:30pm March 6th - May 22nd. Upon completion of the program you get: $200 stipend, camera of your own, chance to display your work in a final exhibition, learn about careers in art & photography, and build your portfolio. For more information, please call (718) 923-8261.

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