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)


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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


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Red Hook Business Alliance

When: October 14-29, 2022

Where: Red Hook

Qualifications Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, graphic, and visual) Strong sense of design principles and eye for taking interesting photos Good storyteller (verbally and visually) Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office, WordPress (or similar CMS program), and Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Illustrator and Photoshop Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects, and meet deadlines independently Self-starter, detail-oriented, extremely organized, and both an analytical and creative thinker Sense of humor and collaborative approach to work Able to work independently with minimal oversight link here:



The Health Network: Red Hook Healthcare Survey

When: Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Where: Remote

The Health Network has been hosting a series of community dialogues about healthcare access in the neighborhood. We're documenting what's said in these conversations and will deliver a report (with recommendations) to the Family Health Centers at NYU Langone for them to utilize as they open the new Red Hook location in early 2023.


Community, Environmental

Local Power Community Solar: info session

When: Nov 17, 2022 6:30-7:30 pm


Switch your electric account to Local Power, a brand new community solar program that lets you cut your energy costs every month. You'll start getting your power from large-scale solar energy systems on commercial buildings in the neighborhood. That means you can go solar without installing a system on your roof - the savings guaranteed, and it's free to sign-up! Help us create our local green power system. You'll learn where the systems are being installed and we'll discuss opportunities for investment and even ownership in a program that benefits the whole community, including training and jobs for our low-income populations. Join us for an info session on Nov. 17 @6:30pm to learn more! Learn more at


Art/Music, Employment

K-12 Education Coordinator at Pioneer Works

When: Oct 27-Jan 1, 2022

Where: Pioneer Works

Job Title: K-12 Education Coordinator Department: Learn & Engage Supervisor: K-12 Education Manager Part Time or Full Time: PT Average Hours Worked Per Week: 24 Start Date: January 1st, 2023 Pioneer Works is an admission-free cultural center in Brooklyn, New York dedicated to experimentation, education, and production across the disciplines of art, science, music, and technology. Position Description: Pioneer Works is seeking a K-12 Education Coordinator to support the growth and development of the organization’s STEAM education programs. They will work closely with our Learn and Engage team to assist in the overall operations of the department, reporting directly to the K-12 Education Manager. The ideal candidate has at least 2 years of experience working with K-12 students and community-driven organizations, with excellent classroom management skills, excellent interpersonal skills and enthusiasm for youth engagement. The K-12 Education Coordinator will be responsible for assisting with school tour group logistics, developing and coordinating monthly community programs for K-12 audiences and families, and acting as a departmental liaison between educators and internal team members. Some weekend hours will be required based on the program schedule. RESPONSIBILITIES ● Provide the K-12 Education Manager with operational, administrative, and strategic programming support ● Serve as the internal point person and address email, phone and in-person inquiries from educators ● Coordinate monthly Second Sunday youth and family based activations ● Manage contracts and invoices for K-12 program educators ● Procure and oversee the inventory of materials for K-12 programs ● Track department expenses and receipts ● Distribute and collect educator and student surveys to support program evaluation ● Support K-12 Education Manager and educators in the development and execution of school programs and school tours ● Collaborate on Community Outreach activations and tabling events throughout the year ● Track attendance for K-12 programs and distribute reports as requested ● Perform other duties as needed REQUIREMENTS ● BA in art, education or related field of practice ● At least 2 years of experience coordinating K-12 programs and working in community-directed organizations ● Excellent classroom management skills, interpersonal skills and enthusiasm for youth engagement ● Demonstrated interest in interdisciplinary programming and commitment to youth audiences. A successful candidate will have: ● Excellent writing and communication skills ● Experience and interest in working with the public ● Attention to detail and outstanding organizational skills ● Experience managing multiple projects at once and adhering to deadlines ● Experience and interest in working in a collaborative, interdisciplinary environment ● Experience scheduling with multiple parties ● Experience working with public and/or charter schools preferred COMPENSATION Compensation is commensurate with experience. Range: $24-$27/hour Pioneer Works offers a competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, a 401K with a company match, a hybrid work environment, and a generous PTO policy. APPLY Please send a cover letter and resume via email to: w/ “K-12 Education Coordinator”_[Applicant Name]” in the subject heading. Please do not call to inquire about your application. Should you match our needs, we will be in contact with you. POLICY Pioneer Works is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Pioneer Works is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics.



NYCHA Recovery and Resilience Red Hook Houses Update

When: Oct 21-Nov 25, 2022

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. To learn more about the R&R program visit Power Plant & Pods Phase Percentage Completion: 53% Project Start: Q4 2019 Anticipated Completion: Q1 2024 Ongoing Activities: • Construction of lily pad passive flood protection measures by buildings 2W (147 Richards) and 3W (100 Dwight) o The flood protection measures will help keep water out of flood-prone areas during a storm • Interior framing and waterproofing at East Plant o The new 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 • Site restoration pilot work by building 6 including new plantings and lighting o Access from Mill Street to Centre Mall between building 5 and 6 is closed but the management office is still accessible from Mill Street. • Continued construction of all utility pods (small buildings) including but not limited to installation of framing, brick facades, electrical equipment, and roofing • Installation of site lighting posts and conduit throughout the site o The new site lighting will be brighter and more energy efficient • Basement floodproofing work throughout the site to protect flood-prone areas o All basements except for building 6 (62 Mill Street) are expected to be completed by the end of 2023 Upcoming Activities: • Temporary street parking closures at Columbia between Bush and Mill Street to facilitate the installation of underground conduit that will help better protect Red Hook buildings from unplanned utility outages • Relocation of maintenance and management spaces to facilitate floodproofing work in building basements Other: • NYCHA’s Pest Management Department has been conducting regular visits to Red Hook to install and/or service bait stations, collapse rodent burrows, and close gaps in building basements to reduce the rodent population on site. o Additionally, the Sandy contractor has continued to install and/or service bait stations every month and clean the construction work zones daily.


Community, Employment, Environmental, Information, NYCHA

Roof RETI Solar Training

When: Oct 4 4:00 pm-Sep 6, 2022 5:00 pm


Roof RETI Solar Training is a 3-week workforce training program that will prepare you to get a start in the in-demand solar industry. The course provides certifications in OSHA-40, GPRO Fundamentals, and solar PV installation. Join this info session to learn more!



Local Power Community Solar Info Session

When: Oct 11, 2022 6:30-8:30 pm


Save on electric with community solar! Join this info session to learn about Local Power--Red Hook's only community solar program--and get signed up for guaranteed energy savings on your monthly energy bills. Plus help the community and the environment!