Red Hook Hub Weekly

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, Housing, Information, NYCHA

Monthly Red Hook Local Leaders Meeting

When: Sep 29, 2022 6:00-8:00 pm

Where: Virtual




Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 858 3324 4042 Passcode: 946459 One tap mobile +19292056099,,85833244042#,,,,*946459# US (New York)


, 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


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"


, , 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, Community, Employment

Hook Arts Media is Hiring: Workforce Development Coach

When: Mar 20-Dec 31, 2023

Where: Hook Arts Media

Hook Arts Media is seeking an experienced young adult Workforce Development Coach for its Digital Connections/ Film Fellows program.

Hook Arts Media’s Digital Connections Film Fellows program is our most advanced film production program. It will provide advanced film production training, workforce readiness training, internship placements, and post-program job placements within NYC’s media and entertainment industry to eight Film Fellows. It is designed expressly for the purpose of eliminating barriers to employment and to establish a pipeline of low-income young adults with technical and academic skills to employment in the NYC media industry. This program will:

Provide advanced training designed to nurture the skills of young adults as media creators and educators.
Build links between participants and employers in the media/tv/film and media education industries.
Provide future positions within Hook Arts Media’s media education programs for program graduates.
Provide additional training and mentorship in workforce readiness.
The Workforce Development Coach will work closely with the Digital Connections Lead Media Educator to design and implement a 430-hour program that begins in March 2023.

Tasks and Responsibilities include:
Work with trainees to build a trusting relationship that yields outcomes in their confidence and competence using consistent engagement.
Promote responsible and healthy physical and mental decision-making.
Manages progress by evaluating trainees’ achievements; sharing with administrative staff and trainees in order to make positive decisions and correct behaviors as needed.
Develop leadership, teamwork, and self-advocacy skills with trainees by encouraging the development of positive relationships and assisting them in the development of self-advocacy skills, initiative, and accountability.
Regularly engages trainees through face-to-face contacts, in office, telephone, social networking, e-mail, etc.
Work with Lead Media Educator and HAM Film Advisory Board to identify and connect Trainees with internship opportunities.
Provide support designed to train young adults to enter the workforce, including resume building, interviewing, time management, communication skills, setting goals, and meeting deadlines.
Assessing work performance once trainees are placed in internships, including consistent communication with internship site supervisor.
Track trainees’ attendance and progress as required by NYS Dept. of Labor including attendance, skill acquisition, as well as other data collection as needed.
The ideal candidate will have at least three+ years of experience in the following areas of youth development:

Previous experience in training young adults in workforce readiness.
Proven commitment to social justice and equity, particularly relating to underserved and under-resourced populations
Ability to work with diverse populations.
Proficient in use of computer technology primarily Microsoft Word, Excel and Google Suite, Zoom.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work independently and as a part of a team
Ability to design and implement innovative programs with strong attention to individual needs.
Experience in young adult education and career exploration with a working knowledge of online learning tools – teaching style must be hands-on, interactive, and participatory (not lecture based)
Experience in arts education/film/social justice issues is a plus.
Pay is commensurate with experience. $30- $35 per hour. Requires 8+ month commitment beginning in March 2023. Approximately 13 hours per week.

To be considered, please submit a resume, cover letter, and 2+ references via the application form on our website.

Now Hiring: Workforce Development Coach