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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Evening of Yoga

When: Mar 29, 2018 4:30-5:15 pm

Where: Red Hook Justice Center 88 VISITATION PLACE

Join us for an evening of Yoga to celebrate the strength in ourselves and all women in our community. Please reach out to Daniella at 917.328.7709 or dacker@nycourts.gov with any questions.

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, , Business, Community

Financial Empowerment Workshop

When: Mar 27, 2018 5:30-7:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Library 7 Wolcott Street

It's like the more money we come across, the more problems we see. Right?! Flip those lyrics and setup yourself for more opportunities in your financialfuture. The Red Hook Community Justice Center in partnership with the Brooklyn Public Library Red Hook Branch is organizing an informational workshop for Red Hook residents who are interested in money management, budgeting, credit scores & more financial topics. Food will be served. What to bring with you to the event: 1. List your monthly expenses & income 2. Write down one or two financial goals 3. Bring a neighbor or a friend, spread love it's the Brooklyn way! Questions? Contact Ross Joy, 347-216-5738 or email joyr@nycourts.gov Support provided by Santander Bank

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, Health, Recreation/Sports

Future Posture Yoga

When: Tuesdays at 7:00 pm, from March 20, 2018 until December 18, 2018

Where: 19 Delavan Street, Suite 3S

A weekly yoga class at a therapeutics yoga studio in Red Hook which is focused on alignment, healing from injuries, strengthening, flexibility, with a foundation of back care. The class is offered by donation suggested $15-20 - however if you cannot pay that then I am happy to work something out with you. My email is ashtay67@gmail.com -- please email me to rsvp and let me know that you are coming.

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, Employment

Employment Assistant (Part-Time)

When: Monday, March 5, 2018

Where: RHI 767 Hicks Street

The Employment Assistant provides administrative support and one-on-one coaching and basic case management for young adults who are seeking employment and vocational training. Reports to: Young Adult Employment Coordinator Schedule/Status: Part-time, non-exempt, 20 hours per week; flexible schedule, to include a combination of daytime and post-5:00pm hours as needed.Responsibilities: The responsibilities of the Employment Assistant include but are not limited to:Create Avenues to Employment Provide one-on-one employment and job search support, helping participants to set employment goals, create action plans and track progress towards meeting their individual employment goals. Work directly with young adults in areas such as coaching, resume writing, cover letter writing, job searches, job applications and interview preparation.

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, Business

BMCC FREE College Prep HSE course

When: March 2-1, 2018

Where: 25 Broadway, 8Fl New York, NY 10004

CUNY TechWorks and The Borough of Manhattan Community College Center for Continuing Education and Workforce Development, is now offering a "No Cost" 22 week computer training program in Computer Network Support, for quali-fied participants. As IT jobs continue to grow, the need for people to learn the latest technology and certify as skilled professionals remain in high demand.  Please RSVP: By calling 718 289 8100 or create an account/log-in to self-service portal which will allow you to manage your own events. Please visit https://selfserve.nycha.info/.

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Free TASC (High School Equivalency Diploma) Classes

When: Tuesdays at 12:30 pm, from February 8, 2018 until February 27, 2018

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center - 88 Visitation Place, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Pathways to Graduation offers High School Equivalency Diploma Classes. Sign up today and obtain your TASC diploma and open doors to new opportunities. You must be 17.5 - 21 years old. Placement Test Dates: 2/6, 2/8, 2/13, 2/15, 2/20, 2/22, and 2/27 - at 12:30PM only. As a student you qualify for the Workforce Development Internship Program and can receive: Work readiness training, Professional development, and a stipend. For more information, please contact (718) 923-8256.

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, Art/Music, Business, News, Recreation/Sports

JustArts: Photography Program

When: Sunday, February 18, 2018

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center

We are excited to announce that we are recruiting for our JustArts: Photography Program. If you know of any young people between the ages of 14 – 18 who are interested in art, photography, want to learn artistic skills, and network with industry professionals. Please have them apply. Applicants can apply online using this link (https://goo.gl/forms/mnJRY2O1OZqYr89f2) or stop by the Youth and Community Program’s office (application also attached) DEADLINE to APPLY: February 18th Must be able to attend all sessions, Tuesday and Thursdays from 4:15pm - 6:30pm March 6th - May 22nd. Upon completion of the program you get: $200 stipend, camera of your own, chance to display your work in a final exhibition, learn about careers in art & photography, and build your portfolio. For more information, please call (718) 923-8261.

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LOOKING TO LAUNCH A CAREER IN SOLAR PANEL INSTALLATION?

When: Jan 23, 2018 10:30-

Where: 767 Hicks Street

JOIN THE SOLAR PANEL TRAINING PROGRAM! THIS IS A PAID 6-WEEK TRAINING PROGRAM Learn practical skills in: Basic Carpentry, Intro to Electrical Wiring, Solar Panel Installation, Construction Math Tool Usage. Minimum requirements: Must be at least 18 years old, a low-income Red Hook resident, eligible to work in the US legally, able to lift 50lbs, comfortable with heights and able to score 8th grade level on a reading and math screening. ATTEND THE NEXT INFO SESSION TO APPLY

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Art Instruction plus Homework Help!

 

 

Music Program Special Events & Workshops Visual Art Program Homework Help On Monday through Thursday afternoons and evenings RHAP volunteer tutors provide Homework Help to all of our Visual Art and Music students. To register your child for the program or to volunteer, contact: E-Mail :redhookartproject@gmail.comTel :347-889-4098

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