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

Hook Arts Media seeks an Office Manager/Administrative Assistant

When: Feb 22, 2022 9:30-5:30 pm

Where: Hook Arts Media, 480 Van Brunt

Founded in 1994, Hook Arts Media is a vibrant community-based, multi-disciplinary arts organization located on the beautiful Red Hook, Brooklyn waterfront. HAM currently runs year-round arts education programs at high needs public high schools as well onsite and offsite after-school and community programs for ages 12-24, serving upwards of 700 students annually. In addition, HAM produces the annual Red Hook Fest each June – a free outdoor performing arts festival that features world class artists as well performances by over 100 local youth – and pop-up performances in support of community initiatives.

For further information, visit

HAM is seeking an Office Manager/Administrative Assistant to join our team. The position is part-time and based in HAM’s Red Hook offices. This is a three-day-a-week position with some options for remote work.

The Office Manager/Administrative Assistant will work closely with the Executive Director and will play a large role in maintaining office operations and providing support to the Executive Director. As a lead member of the staff, the Office Manager/Administrative Assistant will ensure the office operations all run smoothly. This position reports directly to the Executive Director.
Primary responsibilities include:

• Administrative
o Track, scan, file and send all bills, invoices, receipts for credit card purchases, and Petty Cash to Finance Consultants
o Review teaching artists contracts for accuracy, ensure they are fully executed with signatures by both parties, file and send to HR Consultants
o Assist with preparation of annual audit

• Office Management
o Track/order office and maintenance supplies and equipment
o Assist with Covid-19 safety protocols in office
o Purchase supplies and equipment for all programs
o Track all equipment/computer purchases and track against appropriate grants
o Work with IT consultants for any issues that arise
o Supervise and assist with office cleaning and organization as needed.
o Answer phone and all voicemail
o Work with Marketing to track all individual donations
o Assist with database updates
o Prepare and track Thank You letters for individual donations.

• Events
o Assist with planning and production of public events, including the Red Hook Fest and Education Program events
o Assist with planning and production of fundraising and cultivation events, including annual holiday party and/or gala

• Other
o Attend weekly staff meetings and provide status updates
o Handle communications and scheduling of meetings with Board of Directors
o Additional phone calling and emails to attend to daily management of organization.

Candidate must be highly organized, have strong writing & communication skills, and have excellent proficiency in Microsoft Office. Strong preference for candidates with at least 5 years’ experience in operations management within the NYC cultural sector.

Pay is commensurate with experience. Salary 32,000 P/T with health benefits. Three weeks paid vacation which includes the week between Christmas and New Year off.

Position is available February 2022.

Residents of Red Hook and the surrounding neighborhood strongly encouraged to apply.

Hook Arts Media requires all employees to show proof of Covid-19 vaccine, and if eligible a Covid-19 booster.

To be considered please apply with your cover letter, resume, and at least 3 references via the form on our website:

Please attach your paperwork with your name in the file name i.e Jane Doe_Resume