Red Hook Hub Alert

, Community, Housing, Information, NYCHA

Monthly Red Hook Local Leaders Meeting

When: Apr 6, 2022 6:00-7:00 pm

Where: Virtual


Join Zoom Meeting: Meeting ID: 898 0725 8196 Passcode: 958495

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How to Apply for Affordable Housing

When: Monday, March 21, 2022

Where: Red Hook Initiative

Click here to watch the recording of our Affordable Housing Workshop with NYCLU! NYCLU explains the lottery system and how to apply and walks us through the application process online. [pdf-embedder url="" title="income-guide-english"] [pdf-embedder url="" title="ready-set-apply-english"] [pdf-embedder url="" title="What To Expect, Your Guide to Affordable Housing"] [pdf-embedder url="" title="after-you-apply-english"] [pdf-embedder url="" title="affordable-housing-income-eligibility"]


, Community, Employment

Public Safety Organizer Application Portal Open Until 2/28



We are recruiting for our next Cohort of Public Safety Organizers! Looking for a total group of 20. Organizers are paid 17 an hour, and are expected to be able to work 10-15 hours a week, a combination of both virtual and in person work outings, including a weekly 1.5 hour training at RHI, starting the week of April 11th. To be eligible for the position, you must meet the following criteria: - Be an 18-24 year old who currently or has previously lived in Red Hook. - Be vaccinated (Much of our work requires in person meetings including our weekly training) - Be available to undergo a special CSS that will run from 3/14-3/25 (For applicants who have not undergone YA team CSS yet). The Application Portal will close on Monday February 28th. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis until Friday March 11th. Please feel free to refer interested potential applicants to our Public Safety Webpage, for more information about the program and what we do!


Art/Music, Community

Emotional Embodied Resilience

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

Where: Zoom -

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 using the password "redhook"


, 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. 


, 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 / 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


, , Food, Information

Apply for Foodstamps ONLINE!

When: Friday, July 12, 2019


The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly known as "food stamps") provides food assistance for nearly 1.8 million low-income New Yorkers including families, the elderly and the disabled. The program helps families and individuals supplement the cost of their diet with nutritious foods. How to Apply You can apply online on ACCESS HRA. Read the user guide for ACCESS HRA. You can call our Infoline at 718-557-1399 to have an application mailed to you You can pick up an application at one of our SNAP centers You can print out an application and drop off at a SNAP center:SNAP Benefits Application (LDSS-4826): English Español


What's Going On in Red Hook

Art/Music, Business, Community, Employment, Information

Community Engagement Coordinator for Red Hook Fest

When: Mar 30 9:30 am-Jun 6, 2022 5:30 pm

Where: Hook Arts Media

Hook Arts Media Seeks Community Engagement Coordinator for 29th Annual Red Hook Fest

Hook Arts Media (HAM) is a dynamic community-based cultural organization located in Red Hook, Brooklyn.

HAM seeks a part-time Community Engagement Coordinator for the 29th annual Red Hook Fest. This is a free outdoor arts festival that will take place June 3rd and 4th, 2022.

The festival kicks off with a Community Cook Out and DJ Dance Party on Friday, June 3rd at PS 15. Mainstage performances, cultural activities will take place 2 pm – 7 pm at Valentino Park and Pier in Red Hook, Brooklyn on Saturday, June 4th. Other non-main stage events on Saturday include activities provided by various community agencies, community resource tables, maritime activities, and other events to be determined. The Festival will include a Community Resource area where various cultural and educational workshops will take place that highlights the resources and services of organizations that serve Red Hook residents.

The Community Engagement Coordinator will take part in pre-festival planning by attending monthly production meetings with festival staff, handling engagement with local community organizations for tabling, coordinating and supervising a local flyer and poster distribution team, attending important civic meetings to discuss the festival, and using their social networks to promote the event. Additionally, the Coordinator will recruit, train, and supervise Festival volunteers.

Ideal candidate is a Red Hook resident with a strong community network, has strong written and verbal communication skills, can work as part of a team and independently, is highly organized. Previous community organizing experience is a big plus.

Required skills: Google Suite, Microsoft Office, social media.

Position starts Spring 2022

Part-time approximately 2-4 hours per week- March –April; May 4-6 hours per week.

Attend and work festival events June 3rd and 4th, 2022.

Pay is $1500-$2000. Commensurate with experience.

Apply via the form on our website:

Now Hiring: Community Engagement Coordinator