Red Hook Hub Weekly

, Community, Information

Affordable Housing Help with CUFF

When: Thursdays at 11:00 am, from September 24, 2018 until September 23, 2019

Where: Saint Michael' Church (Pope Francis Center) 345 43rd Street,(Corner of 4th Ave & 3rd) Brooklyn, NY 11231

Churches United For Fair Housing (CUFF) Learn how to apply for affordable housing and obtain assistance on filling out affordable housing lottery applications. Learn about available resources, including credit counseling, tenants rights referrals and more. Contact: Cesar Rodriguez at 347-583-0476 or email at crodriguez@cuffh.org    

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, , Employment

AmeriCorps is Recruiting

 

 

AmeriCorps is back and they are currently recruiting for their full time, half time and minimum time positions. Selected members will start on November 1st, 2018. If you could please share this opportunity with your participants- we are looking for 18+, with a high school diploma, U.S. Citizen or permanent resident. Stop by the Justice Center to pick up a paper application or complete it online using the following link: Application

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Ark for the Arts at the Library

When: Wednesdays at 11:00 am, from September 19, 2018 until October 18, 2018

Where: Red Hook Library 7 Wolcott St Brooklyn, NY 11231

A public art project based out of the Red Hook Public Library. The Ark is a bicycle powered sculpture that brings together art, community, and information programming http://www.arkforthearts.com.

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Join the NYCHA Board

When: Sep 15-Oct 15, 2018

Where: 250 Broadway, 11th Floor New York, NY 10007

Board members represent the almost 400,000 people who call NYCHA home. Their responsibilities include voting on contracts, resolutions, polices, rules and regulations and other administrative matters.  Resident members are required to devote a minimum of 15-20 hours each month for which they will receive a monthly stipend per hours of services up to $1,500. To qualify, constituents must be: at least 18 years old; a NYCHA resident in good standing; and cleared for service by the New York City Department of Investigation, the New York City Conflicts of Interest Board and/or NYCHA's Office of the Inspector General The application period will start on September 15, 2018 and end October 15, 2018. Applications will be available online and at the Property Management and Borough Management Offices. Candidates can also call 311 for more information or the NYCHA Customer Contact Center, 718-707-777.

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, Business, Employment

Now Hiring Digital Stewards

When: Aug 30-Sep 30, 2018

Where: RHI

THE JOB: Digital Stewards @ VStudio is a small business incubator where members get paid to learn digital career skills. Members learn on the job as they create and deliver products and services to clients. Hiring is ongoing for eager young adults, 18 – 24 years old, who want hands on experience and fast paced learning. No prior experience necessary. All interested apply: Administrative Technologist The person we’re looking for is interested in working “behind the scenes” of a business, scheduling meetings, organizing teams and learning what it takes to keep a business running smooth. Photography Technologist The person we’re looking for knows taking photos isn’t just about pointing and clicking. They’re willing to learn how important it is to create high quality photos for commercial and marketing purposes. Retouching Technologist The person(s) we’re looking for can sweat small details and be a known perfectionist. We are looking to create a team of photo editors learning to work in programs like Photoshop. For more information and to submit resumes; please contact: Jaebi Bussey Jajaebi@rhicenter.org

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Employment, Food, Information

NYCHA Food Business Pathways Program is Back

 

 

The NYCHA Food Business Pathways Program has a competitive, multi-step application process based on qualifications and proven interest. The following is the process for application and selection:

RSVP Online or Call RESS to RSVP for an Information Session: 718-289-8100.
For your convenience, you can register for an upcoming information session using this website or by calling the REES hotline at the above number.

http://opportunitynycha.org/business-development/food-business-pathways/

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Community, Food, Health

$5.00 Veggie Bags are Here!

 

 

Pick up a bag of fresh produce from our Red Hook Community Farm. Your bag can include greens, herbs, and severy pounds of vegetables such as tomatoes, carrots, peppers and zucchini.

Every Wednesday from 4pm-8pm in front of the Miccio 110 West 9th Street or

Every Saturday from 10am to 3pm at the Red Hook Community Farm 560 Columbia Street. 

Who is eligible: Any one living in NYCHA housing or anyone paying with SNAP benefits.

For more information contact Added Value at veggies@added-value.org. 

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Art/Music, Recreation/Sports

Cora Dance 18-19 Open Registration

When: Sep 5, 2018 12:00-5:00 pm

Where: Cora Dance @ 358 Van Dyke Street

Come in to our new studio at 358 Van Dyke Street to enroll in classes for the 2018-2019 school year. View our class schedule and policies at http://coradance.org/school/info/ If you have any more questions, call or email Programs Manager, Rebekah Bono at 718-858-2520 or rbono@coradance.org.

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, Food

12th Annual Taste of Red Hook

When: Sep 25, 2018 6:00-9:00 pm

Where: Liberty Warehouse, 260 Conover St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

The 12th Annual Taste of Red Hook is a meaningful community event that brings together 50 award-winning restaurants,breweries, bakeries, wineries and distilleries for one night only. All proceeds benefit the work of Red Hook Initiative. Enjoy stunning views from the Red Hook coast, a silent auction, food and drink, while meeting RHI staff, participants, and donors during this spectacular evening. Get Your Tickets Here!

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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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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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, , 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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, Health, Recreation/Sports

DWRT x NBR Red Hook Games

When: Jun 2-May 2, 2018

Where: Red Hook Running Track 158 Bay St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Registration: $15 online registration, $20 day of (if avail) Register with the following link: https://runsignup.com/Race/NY/Brooklyn/DWRTxNBRRedHookGames Think of this as an "all access pass." Registration gets you into to all running events - whether you want to race one or all. Registration before May 20 includes a free t-shirt! Order of events: 9am: 5000 meters 10am: mile Plus: 400m, 800m, kids 100m dash, DMR, 4x400m Note: Relay teams will be registered/logged on race day but all members of a team must be registered individually

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, Art/Music

IN THE GROOVE International Exhibition of Album Cover Artwork

When: May 12-Oct 28, 2018

Where: 481 Van Brunt Street

“In the Groove” – BWAC’s national print exhibition of original album cover artwork will be on view for three seasons, from May 12th – October 28th, 2018.  The exhibition seeks to celebrate the mutually inspiring, creative relationship between music and art, and to recognize the profound cultural impact and influence of the art form itself, its trailblazing history and ever evolving visual and conceptual strategies. Jurors:  -Sal Cataldi – NYC-based musician and publicist, leader of the critically acclaimed Spaghetti Eastern Music, Founder and Creative Director of Cataldi Public Relations -Wendi Gueorguiev – BWAC Performance Series Coordinator, Exhibiting Artist Opening day reception, Saturday May 12tH,  will include complimentary performances by Richard X Bennett/RXB5 at 1:45 and Zoe Over Zero at 4pm. https://www.facebook.com/groups/bwacalbumcoverexhibition/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/bwacperformanceseries/

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, , Community, Health

Report Unsanitary Food Conditions

When: May 11, 2018-May 10, 2019

Where: Online

If you reside in Red Hook and have purchased food well past its expiration date or have witnessed unsanitary conditions in ANY of our supermarkets and grocery stores; you can file a complaint online with 311 and the NYS Department of Agriculture. These establishments are in OUR community and we deserve to have access to adequate food. Please file your complaint here. When done share the links with your neighbors, families and friends. The more we complain they will be FORCED to improve the conditions of their stores. The 2 notorious are: CTown on Mill Street and Associated on Lorraine Street. Report unsanitary conditions in a food establishment: 311 Online Complaint Form NY State link: NYS Department of Agriculture

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, Art/Music, News, Recreation/Sports

Vote for Red Hook Flicks!

When: May 7-18, 2018

Where: Red Hook Library

Red Hook Library is the official polling for choosing which film adaptation of a children’s book Red Hook Flicks screens this summer for movies on the pier! Come by the library now through May 18th to cast your vote. The choices are: -Coraline -Charlotte’s Web -Captain Underpants -Jumanji (1995) -The Jungle Book (1967)

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