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Healthy Mom/ Healthy Baby Workshop

When: Apr 17, 2018 6:00-8:00 pm

Where: 76 Lorraine Street, Brooklyn, NY

 8 -week Parenting Workshops! These workshops are two days a week (Tues & Thurs). (All HM/HB workshops are facilitated by moms that have previously completed the HM/HB program) We will also be having a program for Dads. Young Dads Unite, will begin on Weds, April 18th, 6-8 pm every Weds at 76 Lorraine Street. (All YDU workshops are facilitated by dads that have previously completed the YDU program).  All programs provide dinner and childcare while parents are in the workshops. Feel free to share the information within your network or with anyone who would be interested in the program. If you would like more information on the program or The Alex House Project feel free to contact me via email or at 347-951-5572.

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Community Seed Exchange

When: Apr 21, 2018 2:00-3:30 pm

Where: Red Hook Library

Please join us for a casual afternoon seed exchange and horticultural chat. Everyone is welcome, with or without seeds. Bring what you can, and take what you need. Brought to you by the Red Hook Library, Red Hook Food Co-Op 2018, with generous donations from our friends at Brooklyn Botanic Garden and Gowanus Nursery

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Red Hook Eats its Greens

When: Apr 21, 2018 12:00-2:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Library

Have you ever asked yourself, "How do I know if something is healthy?" "What can I make with that vegetable/fruit/grain?" or "How do I read a recipe?" The cycle begins again! Red Hook Library & the RHDSEP (Red Hook Diabetes Support and Education Program) are teaming up to bring you a series of workshops aimed at providing you with strategies to take control of your health! Come to this fun and engaging series to learn: Small changes that make a big difference How to identify healthy foods that taste great How to read nutritional labels and cut down on the bad stuff Strategies for supermarket shopping and pantry stocking Featuring: Freebies! Recipe cards, resource kits, and prizes for sticking to exercise and eating goals

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Join Us for a Rally for Safety at Hamilton Ave

When: Apr 23, 2018 9:00-9:30 am

Where: Hamilton Avenue Intersection

Remember the last time you ran across Hamilton Ave fearing for your life? Was it this morning? The intersection at Hamilton Avenue is a crucial entryway to Red Hook - and we all deserve an upgrade. This was the topic of a research project in 2016 for a group of RHI Youth Researchers who studied the issue of safety at Hamilton Avenue. The team interviewed 110 residents about their experiences in crossing the intersection and found major safety issues including not enough time to cross the street and cars turning illegally. The study also found issues of poor lighting, unclean conditions, and sidewalks in disrepair. Over the past few weeks, as the topic of Brooklyn street safety has been happening in response to the tragedy in Park Slope, we've been promoting the study to highlight our own major street safety issues here on Hamilton Ave. The Borough President Eric Adams heard about the study and will be joining Youth Researchers at the intersection for a rally to call for safety improvements. The rally will be part of the BP's "Bike to Work" ride to Brooklyn Borough Hall on April 23rd.   We will gather at the intersection at 9:00am with "dream Hamilton Avenue" artwork and signs and rally until about 9:30am. Join us in demanding safety improvements for Red Hook's main pathway in and out of the community! Please RSVP to the invite if you can make it - thanks! More info to come on a "pizza art party" to prepare for this event.

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Apply for Red Hook Local Leaders!

When: Apr 11-Jun 4, 2018

Where: RHI 767 Hicks Street

A Local Leader is someone who takes initiative to help out the community. Gain skills in preparing yourself, your family, and your community for emergencies. Trainings & Workshops in: CPR Emergency Preparedness Volunteer Coordination Climate Justice Community Resiliency Conflict Mediation Pick up an application from Red Hook Initiative or complete an online form here at this link: 2018 Local Leaders Application For more information on applying please contact Tevina Willis at (718) 858-6782 or tevinaw@rhicenter.org Trainings will be held for 10 weeks 5:30pm - 9pm at RHI at from June 6th to August 8th.

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Spring Pop-Up Shop

When: Apr 21, 2018 2:00-7:00 pm

Where: 767 Hicks Street

You are invited to attend RHI's Pop-Up shop hosted by Shaquana Cooke. As you know, these regular community markets are where neighbors come together to sell merchandise, food, jewelry and tabling to promote their small businesses. Stop by and come support community vendors. Enjoy good food, good music and see the creativity Red Hook has to offer. Tables are FREE for vendors. To reserve your space contact Shaquana Cooke at 718-858-6783 or email at Shaquana.Cooke@rhicenter.org. You can also register online by completing a Vendor Application .

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Get the Red Hook “Tea”

When: Apr 21, 2018 11:00-2:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Public Library

This is an open mic event where you can meet and greet our community stakeholders, residents, and businesses. All are welcome to give us updates regarding various projects and proposals for the entire Red Hook community and beyond. For more information and to RSVP; contact Karen Blondel at 718-809-2070 or email at kblondel@fifthave.org.

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NYCHA Annual Recertification is Now Online

When: Mon, Tue, Thu at 9:00 am, from April 10, 2018 until December 31, 2018

Where: Red Hook Justice Center 88 Visitation Place

Complete your NYCHA annual review at the Red Hook Community Justice Center. Staff is available to assist tenants. You walk in or make an appointment by contacting 718-923-8250. Please bring: Letter from NYCHA with your USER NAME listed (or SS number and date of birth if you did not receive this letter) Proof of any income for anyone of the age of 18: W-2 Form; Job Letter, Paystubs; SSI Award letter; PA Budget Letter; Pension/Annuity Statement Proof of any identification and income for anyone you are adding to the household that is over the age 18 School letter for any persons over age 18 and not employed  

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Red Hook Peacemaking is Recruiting New Peacemakers!

When: Fridays at 11:00 am, from April 20, 2018 until April 20, 2018

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center

Mandatory Orientation: April 6th from 11am - 1pm Peacemaking Training Sessions: Fridays: April 6th – June 15th 11AM - 1PM Saturday: June 16th 10AM - 4PM To be considered eligible, candidates must: Currently live in or around Red Hook's NYCHA Housing Be able to attend ALL days of training and the orientation in their entirety Sessions will be held at both the Red Hook Community Justice Center and the Miccio Community Center in Red Hook. Please attend the first mandatory Peacemaking Session for more information. NYCHA residents will receive a $100 stipend upon completion of the training. For more information, please contact the Peacemaking Program at PeacemakingRH@gmail.com or (718) 923-8279.

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Resident Empowerment Training-Outreach Strategy

When: Apr 28 2:30 pm-Jun 30, 2018 4:30 pm

Where: RHI 767 Hicks Street

Learn tips and methods on how to get the best turnout for your events. 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 ) PLEASE COMPLETE the registration form:  Register.Resident Empowerment Trainings

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Parent Education for Young Mom’s & Dad’s

When: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri at 6:00 pm, from April 6, 2018 until April 6, 2018

Where: 76 Lorraine Street, Brooklyn, New York

The Alex House Project offers a holistic approach to parenting where they offer: *Parenting Education *Employment referrals and placement *Educational Support (Young mothers age 25 and under. Young dads age 30 and under.) For more information regarding registration and volunteering; please contact: (347) 951-5572

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Pioneer Works Second Sundays

When: Mar 5, 2018 4:00-10:30 pm

Where: Pioneer Works 159 Pioneer St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Second Sundays is a FREE event series presented on the second Sunday of every month. The program features open studios with current artists in residence, live music, exhibitions and participatory programs exploring art, science, technology, and education. Free to attend. Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH) captures the imagination and play of the gender fluidity of childhood and gives kids glamorous, positive, and unabashedly queer role models. Drag queen Lola Lemon will read children’s picture books before leading a simple craft activity. DQSH is best for children aged 3-8, but is generally enjoyed by all ages. Drag Dress Up Booth Toss on a boa or a bowtie and strike a pose! Come play Drag Dress Up to mix and match a variety of costumes, accessories, genders and identities. Contact for more information: (718) 596-3001 http://ow.ly/Xj4x30dn6rK

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Rebuilding Together NYC Workforce Training Info-Session

When: Mar 8, 2018 12:00-

Where: RHI 767 Hicks Street

6-weeks paid construction training that includes the OSHA 10 Hour Certification, Flaggers Safety Training Certificate, Home Builders Institute Pre-Apprenticeship Certificate Training. Participants will receive steel toed boots, safety goggles, gloves, coveralls, hardhats, and a $1000 stipend. Please bring Proof of Citizenship (Social Security Card, Birth Certificate, or U.S. Passport), proof of address (mail addressed to you), proof of income for head of household (tax return, pay stub, benefits letter, or statement of unemployment). Contact Jessie: 718-488-8840 ext 18. (NYCHA and non-NYCHA residents welcome to apply)  

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Donate Today to Send Young Red Hook Activists to National Conference!

When: Feb 16-Jun 16, 2018

 

Our anti-violence PAR group launched last June. Since our first meeting, the team has done an incredible amount of work learning about anti-violence initiatives and the skills of community research, and digging in to issues affecting young adults in Red Hook. The team identified research questions, conducted over 30 interviews, and held several data collection events and focus groups. In December, the PAR team received an invitation to present at the Innovations in Participatory Democracy Conference. This invitation represents an opportunity for our young adults to share their work on the national stage. With the conference approaching next month, we are raising $10,000 for the trip now! Please share the crowdfunding site with your networks of Red Hook contacts, professional connections, and friends.   https://rhicenter.networkforgood.com/projects/46906-send-brooklyn-youth-to-phoenix-conference

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Hope & Anchors Farewell!

When: Feb 24, 2018 9:00-2:00 am

Where: Hope & Anchor 347 Van Brunt St, Brooklyn, New York 11231

This is it! Come join us as we say goodbye! Lets spend the evening with love, joy, songs and I'm sure some tears! Full Bar, Food, lots of Karaoke and your Hostess Dropsy Dousman.

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Red Hook Star Revue Pizza Party

When: Feb 12, 2018 7:00-10:00 pm

Where: Sam's Restaurant and Pizzeria 238 Court St, Brooklyn, New York 11201

Red Hook Star Revue  Is hosing a pizza party for friends and neighbors! Come and enjoy free pizza! (Cash bar)

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Bridging the Gap: Youth, Community & Police

When: Feb 22, 2018 4:00-6:30 pm

Where: Miccio Community Center - 110 West 9th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231

We are excited to enter the second year in our Bridging the Series: Youth, Community and Police! On February 22nd at 4:30pm the Miccio Community Center located on 110 West 9th Street Brooklyn, NY 11231 join us for our traditional style of Bridging the Gap with a new addition, the NYPD Firearm Training Simulation (F.A.T.S). Youth and community members will have the opportunity to learn about the use of firearms and role-play similar encounters police officers may experience. If you would like any additional information feel free to contact Sabrina Carter at (718) 923-8261 or scarter@nycourts.gov.

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Red Hook Community Meeting

When: Feb 1, 2018 6:00-7:30 pm

Where: Red Hook Library, 7 Wolcott Street

Health Community Meeting & Survey Over the past few months, Alex House Project, Good Shepherd Services, Red Hook Community Justice Center, Red Hook Initiative, Family Health Centers at NYU Langone, and NYU Department of Population Health have been meeting to begin designing the needs assessment.  Our goal is to review data and information from community members about their health needs and priorities that can then be used to help shape programs to address those concerns and to reduce inequalities in the neighborhood.   We are reaching out to you to join us in this conversation.

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Paid on The Job Training

 

 

From the office of Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez: for Red Hook, Gowanus and Wycoff Houses residents Receive paid on the job training while maintaining your full social service benefits without incurring a rent increase and also receive a $5k college award upon completion. Come to the info session on the Americorps/Vista program. (B37 to 3rd Avenue & Baltic Street or 2,3,4,5,R,N,Q trains to Atlantic Avenue Barclay Center: walk 5 min)    

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Neighborhood Development Workshops

When: Feb 13, 2018 6:00-8:00 pm

Where: 621 Degraw Street

Gowanus Neighborhood Development Series Workshops (for Red Hook, Gowanus, and Wycoff residents): Series of 3 workshops discussing Land Use, rezoning and what this means for businesses and residents and the environmental impact this will have. Tues: February 13th - Understanding Environmental Review - Learn about the public review process for development proposals. Food and refreshments served.  RSVP to 718-237-2017, ext 113 or GNCJ@fifthave.org.  

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