Red Hook Hub Weekly

, Community, Information

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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D15 Diversity Plan: Community Conversation

When: Jun 5, 2018 6:00-8:00 pm

Where: Miccio Center (110 W9th St, Brooklyn, NY 11231)

Please join us for an important community conversation about the D15 Diversity Plan - a DOE-led community planning process - focused on school diversity and integration. Community members will have an opportunity to learn more about the process and give their feedback on recommendations.

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, Art/Music

RED HOOK COMMUNITY PROM

When: June 2-3, 2018

Where: 173 Conover Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Cora Dance presents its 6th annual RETRO high school prom-themed dance party: THE RED HOOK COMMUNITY PROM. Whether you want to relive your glory days or need a total re-do, this 70's-80's-90's throwdown supporting Cora's pay-what-you-can dance programs for Red Hook kids will rock you like it's 1999!!! *ADMISSION IS PAY-WHAT-YOU-CAN. (Suggested: $100, minimum $5). Tickets are available now ONLINE or at the door. ADVANCE PURCHASE STRONGLY RECOMMENDED! For info, call Cora Dance’s office at 718-858-2520 or email Operations Manager, Heidi Morgan at hmorgan@coradance.org.

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, Art/Music

Red Hook Prom DRESS SALE / SWAP

When: May 30, 2018 5:00-7:00 pm

Where: 351 Van Brunt Street

RED HOOK PROM Dress Sale/Swap Tuesday 5/29, Wednesday 5/30 & Thursday 5/31 from 5-7pm at 351 Van Brunt Street. Bring your dresses! Come get a new dress! Dress are priced to move and all proceeds go to support the scholarship programs of Cora Dance! For more information call: (718) 858-2520

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, , Community, Information

Red Hook Civic Association Meeting

When: May 30, 2018 7:00-9:00 pm

Where: PS 15, The Patrick Daly School (Sullivan Street b/w VanBrunt & Richards)

Updates on: · Thor Equities/Beard Street Site · More New Warehouse Proposals · Possible Bus Service into Manhattan · VanBrunt Street Bus Stop · BQX Trolley Status · Red Hook Electric Grand Prix Please come and bring a friend.

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, Information

Apply for an NYC ID

When: May 29-Jun 29, 2018

Where: Online

IDNYC is the new, free identification card for all New York City residents, which gives all of us the opportunity to show who we are—New Yorkers. As a government-issued photo identification card, IDNYC secures the peace of mind and access to City services that come from having recognized identification. IDNYC benefits every city resident, including the most vulnerable communities—the homeless, youth, the elderly, undocumented immigrants, the formerly incarcerated and others who may have difficulty obtaining other government-issued ID. Apply for NYC ID

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, Community, Employment

RHI Is Hiring

 

 

RHI is growing and filling several positions with people with solid experience in youth development and capacity building. Take a look at our openings to see if your background and dedication to young people make you a good fit.

High School Program Manager – guide the HS team in preparing students to achieve their education, employment, and personal development goals College Access Specialist-work with juniors and seniors to co-create tailored post-secondary roadmaps Young Adult Program Manager– guide the YA team to support 18-24 year-olds in pursuit of education, employment and personal development goals ​​Employment Assistant ​ (PT) - provide one-on-one job search support for young adults, helping them on their professional journey​ Director of Professional Development – support staff stability, success and growt​h with ongoing trainings and programs designed to strengthen ​RHI's community hiring model ​Evening Front Office Assistant (PT) - greet, direct and assist visitors to RHI beginning at 5pm each day​ IT Associate (PT) - maintain RHI's technology and equipment with daily troubleshooting and planning for systems that prioritize security and efficiency

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NYLAG Mobile Legal Help Center Comes to Red Hook

When: May 30, 2018 10:00-3:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center 88 Visitation Place

The NYLAG van is staffed by attorneys who provide free legal consultations to anyone in the community on a wide range of issues, including immigration, housing, custody/divorce, benefits, consumer credit, employment issues, and more! Appointments can be made by clicking here. There are just a few appointments left, so please schedule ASAP! While they do take walk-ins where there is availability, we are strongly encouraged to fill all appointment slots to ensure that NYLAG will continue to come out to Red Hook to provide this vital resource to our community. NYLAG Mobile Legal Help Center

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, , , Community, Employment, Information

Resident Empowerment Training-Advocacy in NYC

When: Jun 2, 2018 12:00-1:30 pm

Where: RHI 767 Hicks Street

Learn how to navigate through New York City's agencies to find access to services and resources. These workshops provide training for anyone who is: A resident in a community that wants to become more involved in making changes. Someone who works in a community that needs access to better resources. A leader in their community (Tenant Association President, Community Activist, Organizer, etc. ) Looking for employment in grassroots organizing. Please feel free to share in your networks,  your staff, etc.  If you have any questions or wish to confirm; please contact Tevina Willis at 347-469-3261 or email tevinaw@gmail.com “RET” in the subject. (Onsite workshops available for your staff )

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, , Business, News

B71 Meeting with MTA President Byford Red Hook Stand Up!

When: May 29, 2018 6:30-8:30 pm

Where: John Jay High School 237 7th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215

Now, we have a chance to make our case to the one person who matters most: MTA/NYC Transit President Andy Byford. On Tuesday, May 29th, from 6:30 - 8:30, Assembly Member Robert Carroll is holding an MTA Town Hall with Byford at the John Jay Educational Complex at 237 7th Avenue (between 4th & 5th Streets in Park Slope). This is a great chance to make your voice heard -- to let President Byford know how desperately our community wants the B71 bus back. Please bring signs, stories, testimony, model buses, whatever you’ve got! Byford recently announced the MTA’s new “Bus Action Plan,” a strong plan to improve bus service in New York City, with efforts to speed up buses, reduce board times, and much more. As part of the plan, we promised to take a hard look at new routes. So here’s our chance to put the B71 at the top of his list. So I hope to see you there!

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