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AmeriCorps Opportunity for Students

When: Friday, April 21, 2017

 

We are currently recruiting AmeriCorps members to join the Red Hook Community Resilience Corps as our minimum time members. Youth between the ages of 17-24 who may be pursuing a HSE/ HS diploma are eligible to apply. We have a summer program and school year that youth can choose from. Click here for more info.  School Year- You will be responsible for 300 hours; most hours will be completed from attending classes. On Fridays, you would come to the Justice Center for workshops and mentoring sessions. They will work one on one with another AmeriCorps member. Members will receive an educational award of $1,221. The program will run between May and October. Summer Program- You will be responsible for 300 hours, some of these hours will come from attending class.  The majority of the hours will be from their participation in our Summer Internship program in which they will be trained and place at a site, enhancing their job skills. Members will receive a stipend of $800-$900 in addition to the education award of $1,221. The program will run between June and September.    

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Solar Panel Installation Training

When: April 19-26, 2017

Where: Red Hook Intiative - 767 Hicks St

Take this 6-week course and receive a stipend while you earn the industry certifications from North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Learn practical skills in: Basic Carpentry Intro to Electrical Wiring Solar Panel Installation Construction Math Tool Usage  Attend one of these information sessions: Wednesday, April 19th 10:30am and 2:00 pm; Wednesday, April 26th 10:30am and 2:00 pm Red Hook Intiative - 767 Hicks St, Brooklyn, NY 11231 FOR RED HOOK RESIDENTS  For inquiries call: (347) 987-3920 Click here for more info

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NYC Department of Education

When: Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Where: P.S. 15 Patrick F. Daly

Welcome: Back To School Free Adult Education Classes What: English as a Second Language(ESL) When: Wednesdays & Thursdays 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Where: P.S.15 Patrick F. Daly 71 Sullivan Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231 Must Be 21 Years and Older Registration Locations: P.S.15 Patrick F. Daly Wednesdays 5:40pm School 6: P.S. 013 Roberto Clemente Monday- Thursday 9:30 am Tuesday- Thursday 5:30 pm Saturday 9:00 am For additional information or to confirm registration dates please call our office: 718-240-2770

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REPORT YOUR MOLD TODAY!

When: Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Where: At Red Hook Initiative please call for appointment 718-858-6782 Ext.7033

MOLD IS HAZARDOUS TO YOUR HEALTH AND THE HEALTH OF YOUR FAMILY! REPORT YOUR MOLD TODAY! Red Hook Initiative is working to track Mold Complaints to NYCHA. Come to RHI at 767 HICKS ST. TO REPORT YOUR MOLD ISSUE! ALISA PIZARRO 718-858-6782 OR alisa@rhicenter.org Mold exposure can cause headaches, sinus congestion, shortness of breath, skin irritation, permanent respiratory problems, and chronic fatigue syndrome. In addition to aggravating conditions associated with asthma, studies have established that mold exposure can be a contributing factor in the development of asthma. Exposure to large quantities of any kind of indoor mold during a baby’s first year of life has been demonstrated to increase the risk of asthma.

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No Cuts Red Hook!

When: Apr 13, 2017 6:30-

Where: PAVE Academy 732 Henry street

The Trump Administration's proposed cuts to HUD will cut NYCHA's budget $75 million for FY 2017 and stand to cut up to $350 million for FY 2018 based on the $6 Billion cut proposal. The cuts will mean a loss to public housing across the country as well as losses for senior services, Section 8 vouchers, and affordable housing programs     A group of community stakeholders including NYCHA resident leadership, PAVE, PS15, the Justice Center, the South West Brooklyn Tenant's Union, Carroll Gardens Association, local electeds, and others planned a community forum on this issue and to mobilize for a citywide action on April 20th. So come join us and learn how you can take actions to fight the cuts! Click for more info

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OBT – Youth Education (HSE) and Job Training Program

When: Fri, Apr 7, 2017 12:00 pm

Where: 25 Thornton Street Brooklyn, NY 11206

This program provides youth with work readiness skills, training for certifications in Microsoft Office and Customer Service, and for those who did not finish High School, preparation for the High School Equivalency through Pathways to Graduation.  We are hosting an Open House at our Bushwick location this Friday at 12pm for interested applicants to learn more! Applicants must be 17-24, be out of school and live in the 5 boroughs. Offered at in Bushwick, Sunset Park and Jamaica Queens. Click Here To Find Out More Info

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OBT- Web Design and Coding Fundamentals Program Open House

When: April 5-19, 2017

Where: Innovation Lab, 87 35th Street, Brooklyn 11232

Calling all Young Adults that are interested in the tech field, this free 12 week program is a perfect opportunity to learn coding languages, design their own websites and become certified in Adobe Photoshop.  We have open houses the next three Wednesdays. Applicants must be 17-24, have a diploma/GED, be out of school and unemployed and live in the 5 boroughs. Offered at the Innovation Lab, 87 35th Street, Brooklyn 11232. Click here for more info

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Job Opportunity – Young Adult Case Manager

 

 

Position: Young Adult Case Manager Description: The Young Adult (YA) Case Manager guides and supports young adults (18 to 24-year-olds) as they transition to adulthood. The position involves co-creating education and employment goals as young adults navigate the YA program at RHI. The majority of work is based on developing strong relationships with young adults and providing intensive case management from a strengths-based perspective. The Case Manager will maintain a bird’s eye view of participants’ overall growth and development within the program, troubleshoot barriers (e.g. housing, financial, childcare, etc.), and provide needed advocacy and referrals to ensure participants achieve their goals. Click Here To Find Out More

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Come Tell Your Story

When: Apr 3, 2017 1:30-4:30 pm

Where: Red Hook Initiative 767 Hicks street

Have the police ever harassed you? Come by and tell your stories, on camera, about police harassment, TODAY is a  drop-in interview day, it's happening at RHI from 1:30-4:30. Click here to find out more info                

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2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt

When: Apr 15, 2017 12:00-

Where: Redemption Church 767 Hicks Street

Come out to our 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt in Red Hook!! There will be food, drinks and much more, this is sponsored by Redemption Church, which is a new church being established in the community. Bible studies are held at Red Hook Initiative Sunday mornings. Click here to find out more.

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Carlos Menchaca- Vote Week Is Here for Participatory Budgeting!!

When: Mar 27-Apr 2, 2017

 

Participatory Budgeting is true democracy in action. Results are better when residents decide how City dollars should be spent.This is his 4th year making the maximum possible commitment to PB. When residents make decisions about how government impacts their neighborhoods the results are better, and our communities grow stronger.

The process for voting has gotten even easier this year with Online Voting.

How To Vote Online for #PBNYC 1. Visit www.pbnyc.org/vote 2. Select your preferred language 3. Fill out the digital voter affidavit to confirm you can vote in #PBNYC 4. Select your Council District or type in your address to look it up 5. Enter your cell phone number and receive a text message with a verification code (* standard messaging rates apply). 6. Enter your verification code when prompted 7. Vote for up to 5 projects 8. Please complete the optional survey or click "skip and submit my vote now". 9. You're done! Enter your email address if you'd like to receive updates and results. Click here to find out more info 

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Red Hook Library’s Job Fair

When: Mar 25, 2017 11:00-4:00 pm

Where: 7 Wolcott St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Come one come all! Turning the Tide and Red Hook Public Library is hosting: Opportunity Fair 2017 Recruiters that will be there:Red Hook Initiative, Brooklyn Woods, Constellation, HireNYC, Grace Institute and many more. Click here for more information.

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Recreation/Sports

Friday Night BOXING Ages 12-19, Fridays, 7-9 PM at The Miccio Center 110 West 9th St.*

When: Fridays at 7:00 pm, from February 6, 2015 until February 6, 2016

Where: Miccio Center: 110 West 9th St.

Red Hook Boxing night! Classes will be held weekly Fridays at 7:00pm - 9:00pm for ages 12 - 19 and started last week. No equipment is required. Please share with youth, flyers are on the front table. Friday Night Boxing 7:00 - 9:00pm Miccio Center: 110 West 9th St. Contact: Keesha or Trequan at 718-243-1528

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News

ASSEMBLYMAN FELIX W. ORTIZ

When: Feb 5-Dec 31, 2015

Where: NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY

ASSEMBLYMAN FELIX W. ORTIZ WAS JUST APPOINTED AS THE FIRST HISPANIC LEGISLATOR IN NEW YORK STATE HISTORY TO SERVE AS ASSISTANT SPEAKER OF THE STATE ASSEMBLY.

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Art/Music

Off the Hook Workshop

When: Wednesdays at 5:00 pm, from February 4, 2015 until April 25, 2015

Where: South Brooklyn Community High School

Off the Hook is a free program for youth who are 11 – 14 years old and want to write and act in their own play. You write your play in 8 sessions; play theater games in a group of adults and other young people; then finish your play during a field trip out of the city. In the next step, you rehearse your play for two Saturdays with theater volunteers and spend one week of production getting your play ready. Finally, you perform your play for the neighborhood on a Friday night and a Saturday afternoon. Off the Hook happens twice a year and is a major Red Hook event that brings family, friends and neighbors together to celebrate community.

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Volunteer at RHAP!

When: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, from January 18, 2015 until May 31, 2015

Where: RHAP, 176 Richards Street Brooklyn, NY

Red Hook Art Project, Inc. (RHAP) is looking for more volunteers to help tutor Red Hook children and youth in Homework Help, Visual Art and Music. Please contact us at redhookartproject@gmail.com if you are interested in helping us help Red Hook children and youth!

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Health

Nurturing Parenting Classes Recruitment for Young Mothers Living in Red Hook

When: Fridays at 6:30 pm, from January 30, 2015 until March 20, 2015

Where: The Alex House Project 76 Lorraine Street, 1st Fl.

The Alex House Project is recruiting for the 2015 spring cycle of nurturing parenting classes for young mothers and their children. Weekly support groups will begin January 3o and run until March 20 to kick off our eight week classes. Young mothers should be 25 years of age and under, preganant or parenting living in Red Hook. *Hot meals provided

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Business, News

Looking for Work? Don’t know where to start?

When: Jan 1, 2015-Jan 1, 2016

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center

Red Hook Responders are here to help with Employment Services: - Resume Writing - Job Search Strategies - Mock Interviews - Referrals to Job Trainings To request assistance or make a referral please contact: Shaneeka Stanley (718) 923-8279 or SSTANLEY@nycourts.gov

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Business, Emergency, Health, News

Red Hook Responders

When: Jan 1, 2015-Jan 1, 2016

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center

Available to respond to social service needs throughout the community, particularly those residing in public housing. We provide support with: - Housing Support & advocacy - Job training & employment needs - Youth & adolescent concerns - Physical & mental health concerns - Post-Superstorm Sandy needs To request assistance or make a referral, please call (718) 923-8287 or visit us at 88 Visitation Place Bklyn, NY 11231 Services are available in English & Spanish

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Recreation/Sports

Drill & Play Free Basketball Training

When: Fridays at 5:00 pm, from January 2, 2015 until March 27, 2015

Where: Miccio Community Center 110 West 9th St. Bklyn, NY 11231

Ages 7 - 10 Ages 11 - 14 Information: Good Shepherd Svcs (718) 243-1653 Ask for Trequan & Nigel Hosted by Saturday Night Lights (No End Date)

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Business

Free Computer Training Classes

When: Mondays at 5:45 pm, from January 26, 2015 until June 23, 2015

Where: 201 Columbia Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Carroll Gardens Association, Inc. is offering two types of free computer training classes: Introduction to Computers and Microsoft Office. Introduction to Computers is specifically geared to those who have absolutely no background in computers. Participants will learn about computer operating systems, how to surf the internet, send emails, as well as an introduction to Microsoft Word. After completing the two-week program, participants will receive a Certification of Completion in Introduction to Computers. Microsoft Office is a beginner-level course on MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint. Participants will also have the opportunity to develop their workforce readiness skills through tips on resume writing, searching for jobs, etc. Upon successful completion of the six-week program, participants will receive a Certificate of Completion in Microsoft Office. Due to limited space, registration is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. We require that participants commit to completing the course. For more info and to fill out a registration form, please visit our website: http://bitly.com/1l6No7n

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, Art/Music

Second Sundays

When: Dec 14, 2014 5:00-10:00 pm

Where: Pioneer Works

SECOND SUNDAYS is a monthly series of open studios, live music, and site-specific interventions presented by Pioneer Works the second Sunday of every month. The series showcases artists in residence along with musical performances and DJs, curated in collaboration with Olivier Conan of Barbès. Live Music Featuring Klezmer-rock band, Golem, and legendary hip-hop DJ, Grandwizzard Theodore. Closing Receptions Final viewing of Bosco Sodi's exhibition The Last Day and Mark Hogancamp's photographic series The Women of Marwencol. Yearbook 2014 Group installation bringing together this year's artists in residence. Clocktower Radio will be streaming interviews and performances live at clocktower.org/listen. Interventions 12–7pm, Weaving Together: Participate in a community based textile featuring Emily Spivack. 4pm, Artist Talk: with Bosco Sodi and Christian Viveros-Faune, followed by a book signing. 6pm, Craftone Symphony: A real time film project by Franck Lesbros – Featuring live musicians: Franck Lesbros, Emilie Lesbros, Steve Swell 6:15pm, Year End Jam Session: Dorit Chrysler, Marco Orozco David Sheinfeld and Joey Frank come together for a short Theremin, Flute, Voice and Piano Impro

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