Red Hook Hub Weekly

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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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Red Hook Public Art Project on Climate Change

When: Mar 20-Apr 22, 2017

 

The Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency (ORR), the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, and Council Member Carlos Menchaca are leading a participatory process to commission a public art project on climate change and sea level rise in Red Hook, Brooklyn, and we need your help! Anyone with an interest in Red Hook can join in the decision making process. Call to Artists We are pleased to announce our Call to Artists for the Red Hook Public Art Project on Climate Change. The deadline for submissions is Earth Day, April 22nd. Artists are asked to submit examples of past work, a brief statement on their approach to this project, and references. For more information on how to apply, click here. Click here for more info 

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Still Recovering From Sandy

When: Mar 30 6:30 pm-May 25, 2017 8:30 pm

Where: Shorefront YM-YWHA 3300 Coney Island Ave

Support group for sandy survivors. Come to a meeting at Shorefront Y in room 119 to find out which resources and help are currently available for you! Thursday, March.30@ 6:30pm- 8:30pm Sunday, April. 9 @ 2:00pm- 4:00pm Thursday, April. 27 @ 6:30pm- 8:30pm Sunday May.14 @ 2:00pm- 4:00pm Thursday May.25 @ 6:30pm- 8:30pm Click here for more info

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Free Adult Education Classes in Red Hook!!

When: Mar 13, 2017 6:00-9:00 pm

Where: PS 15 Patrick F. Daly

ESL (English as a Second Language) classes are being offered at PS 15 Patrick F. Daly. The classes are free and are offered to adults 21 years of age or older. Classes take place Wednesdays and Thursdays from 6:00-9:00 PM. Click here to find out more.

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NYCHA Gang Raids

When: Mar 15, 2017 6:00-8:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Initiative 767 Hicks St

RHI will host an event on gang raids in NYCHA at 6 pm at RHI.   ----> Here are a few articles about this issue, which is an intentional NYPD strategy affecting NYCHA communities throughout the city  http://citylimits.org/2016/05/03/no-backspace-nycs-big-gang-raids-wont-solve-nychas-violence-problem/ https://www.citylab.com/crime/2017/02/has-gang-policing-replaced-stop-and-frisk/517572/ The speakers will be: - Josmar Trujillo: an activist and writer from Spanish Harlem. His essays appear regularly in AM New York, Huffington Post, City Limits, and the Daily News - Taylonn Murphy Sr. is the father of slain 18 year old promising basketball star Tayshana "Chicken" Murphy who was murdered in Grant Houses due to a feud with a rival housing project. He has since become an activist and leads up the 696 Cure Violence site in Queensbridge - Paula Clarke is the mother of a young man arrested as part of the Bronx 120 raid. She has become a vocal advocate on behalf of families affected by these raids

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Dance Theatre Etcetera Film Making Program

When: Mar 10 4:00 pm-May 20, 2017 6:00 pm

Where: Dance Theatre Etcetera 480 Van Brunt Street

Learn digital media production, make videos, work on a production team, make new friends--and earn a stipend! Open to teens and young adults ages 16-24. Dates: March 11-May 20 Tuesdays 4-6 PM, Saturdays 1-4 PM Orientation: Friday, March 10 @4:00 PM Click here to find out more.

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AmeriCorps Opportunity

When: Friday, February 17, 2017

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center 88 Visitation Place

Half Time Members: Are you graduating from an HSE Program or a Transfer School this year? Looking for an internship, to earn real life work experience? Are you between the ages of 17 – 24? Commit to NINE months of service and complete 900 hours by attending school and volunteering at the Red Hook Community Justice Center.  BENEFITS: Total Living Stipend of $3,759 and an Educational Award of $2,887. Minimum Time Members: Are you enrolled in an HSE Program or a Transfer School? Interested in creating a resume, cover letter,  attending skill building training? Are you between the ages of 17 – 24? Commit to THREE months of service and complete 300 hours attending school and coming to the Red Hook Community Justice Center Fridays.  Receive a $1,221 Educational Award APPLY BY FEBRUARY 28TH  Stop by the Justice Center to pick up an application or go online using the following link https://goo.gl/forms/MJTuK0V6VxLSSD62 for more information contact Leslie Gonzaga at 718-923-8242 or email Lgonzaga@nycourts.gov  

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, Health, Information, News

Rally to Oppose Repeal of Affordable Care Act, Medicare Cuts

When: Feb 18, 2017 11:00-

Where: Gouverneur Health Auditorium 227 Madison Street Lower East Side of Manhattan

Come rally with Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez, her colleagues, Patients, Healthcare Providers, Advocacy Groups this Saturday morning! New York, NY –Members of New York City’s Congressional delegation, City officials, New York healthcare providers, advocacy groups and patients will rally Saturday morning at 11:00 a.m. in lower Manhattan to oppose Republican efforts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act (ACA).   The rally comes the same day that House Democrats across the country are coordinating a “National Day of Action” to oppose Republican efforts to “Make America Sick Again.”

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Community, Information, News

Notify NYC – Winter Storm

When: Feb 9, 2017 2:30-

 

Due to heavy snow that will create slick and hazardous travel conditions, New York City Emergency Management has issued a Hazardous Travel Advisory for tomorrow, 2/9. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for New York City due to heavy snowfall. The warning is in effect from midnight until 6:00 PM on 2/9. The current forecast calls for 6-12" of snow, wind speeds of 10-20 mph with gusts of 35-40 mph, and visibility of one quarter mile or less. The City of New York Department of Transportation, in conjunction with the Department of Sanitation, announced that Alternate Side Parking regulations will be suspended citywide for tomorrow, 2/9. Payment at parking meters will remain in effect throughout the city. For more weather related information, please visit: http://www.weather.gov/okx/. For additional details regarding the Alternate Side Parking Suspension and the Travel Advisory, please visit: http://on.nyc.gov/2kOVnLT.

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Citywide Transit Plan

When: Monday, February 6, 2017

 

The city is looking to develop a citywide transit plan and would like you to answer a survey about where you go, and where you wish you could go, via public transportation. -----> Fill out this survey to have your voice heard. <-----

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FREE Tax Prep at Brooklyn Borough Hall!

When: Mon, Thu, Fri at 5:00 pm, from February 17, 2017 until April 17, 2017

Where: Brooklyn Borough Hall 209 Joralemon Street

Who is Eligible? Those who income is under $55,00 (with dependents) Those who income is under $33,000 (single) Those who are self employed with expenses of $5,000 or less What to Bring? ----> bring a government-issued photo ID; Social Security or ITIN cards for yourself and all individuals on your return; all relevant tax forms (W-2, 1099-R, etc.); documents of higher education expenses; child care expenses, provider information, and student fees, as well as your bank account number/routing number for direct deposit.   For more information on dates and times click here or to make an appointment, please call (347) 682-5606.  

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Art/Music

Red Hook Climate Change Public Art Kickoff Meeting

When: Feb 8, 2017 6:00-7:30 pm

Where: Red Hook Library, 7 Wolcott St

The Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, and Council Member Carlos Menchaca invite you to a public meeting to kick off a community process to commission a public art project to educate the city on the impacts of climate change while envisioning New York’s future. • This $20,000 public art project will be youth-led • This is the first in a series of public meetings to identify which project will be funded • We encourage residents, students, arts supporters, artists and other stakeholders to come learn more about the program and to guide the project commissioning process • Please share this post or download a flyer to share with your networks here: http://www.nyc.gov/html/planyc/downloads/pdf/publications/RedHookPublicArt.pdf The Red Hook Library is wheelchair accessible. To request other accommodations contact Rachel Finkelstein at RFinkelstein@cityhall.nyc.gov or (212) 676-3150 at least 48 hours in advance. Snacks and beverages will be served For more information, contact: Office of City Council Member Carlos Menchaca at (718) 439-9012 or info38@council.nyc.gov This project is part of the City’s broader education efforts around climate change and sea level rise, which include the FloodHelpNY.org campaign to educate New Yorkers on their flood risk.

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AmeriCorps Opportunity

When: Friday, February 17, 2017

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center 88 Visitation Place

Half Time Members: Are you graduating from an HSE Program or a Transfer School this year? Looking for an internship, to earn real life work experience? Are you between the ages of 17 – 24? Commit to NINE months of service and complete 900 hours by attending school and volunteering at the Red Hook Community Justice Center.  BENEFITS: Total Living Stipend of $3,759 and an Educational Award of $2,887. Minimum Time Members: Are you enrolled in an HSE Program or a Transfer School? Interested in creating a resume, cover letter,  attending skill building training? Are you between the ages of 17 – 24? Commit to THREE months of service and complete 300 hours attending school and coming to the Red Hook Community Justice Center Fridays.  Receive a $1,221 Educational Award APPLY BY FEBRUARY 28TH  Stop by the Justice Center to pick up an application or go online using the following link https://goo.gl/forms/MJTuK0V6VxLSSD62 for more information contact Leslie Gonzaga at 718-923-8242 or email Lgonzaga@nycourts.gov  

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Red Hook Initiative’s Young Adult Program!

When: Monday, February 6, 2017

 

Calling all 18 -24 year olds in Red Hook! Earn over 2,000 in 10 weeks!  Beginning Feburary 6th, we're offering a PAID empoloyment program. Stop by RHI or email Janeen@rhicenter.org. To enroll you must: Be a young adult between the ages of 18 and 24; Be a resident of Red Hook; Complete an intake assessment **Note: Participants must attend all training sessions once enrolled in the program.** Program overview: The program is 10 weeks long; Participants are compensated at a rate of $11.00per hour; Participants are required to attend 30 hours of mandatory training before being placed; Participants are paid for working 20 hours per week at their internships Join us at our upcoming open house next week! TUESDAY, January 31 at 10:00 am at 763 Hicks Street! 

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OBT presents Free skills training and GED Preparation

 

 

Are you 17-24 years old? Didn’t complete high school? Need a job? FREE Clerical Skills Training and High School Equivalency Preparation During this 20-week training program you will receive: • Business administrative/customer service skills • Public speaking and communications skills • College access assistance   • Job placement assistance • High School Equivalency (HSE) preparation Compensation -  Biweekly stipend • Metrocard To obtain more information or to register, call, visit, or click here. Sunset Park 783 Fourth Avenue  Brooklyn, NY 11232    718-369-0303  

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Recruiting Americorps

When: September 22-30, 2016

 

Red Hook Community Justice Center is recruiting Americorps Members to join the Red Hook Community Resilience Corps! DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 30, 2016 In-person at the Red Hook Community Justice Center 88 Visitation Place, Brooklyn NY 11231  or online at  http://goo.gl/forms/CChG8D6Nt The Resilience Corp, an AmeriCorps National Service Program that seeks to make Red Hook safer, stronger and a more resilient community. Members will work with a mentor from the community to achieve goals and perform service project throughout the neighborhood. Memeber must: Commit to the program between September – December, Enroll in or willing to enroll in a GED/HSE Program?, Complete 300 hours, 100 hours a month, Attend Friday Meetings, Must be between 17 – 24 years old, US Citizen/Legal permanent resident  of the US   

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Red Hook Youth Court

 

 

The Red Hook Youth Court is hiring teens ages 14-18 to hear court cases of other teens and want to learn about law and serve their communities.  Accepted applicants must complete an UNPAID 6-8 week training to  prepare for service on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:15-6:30PM.  If you are accepted and become a youth court member, you can earn $100 per month for working 4-6 hours per week.  All applications should be submitted online at Red Hook youth court online application or mailed to our office on or before September 16, 2016. For any additional information contact: Luz Gonzalez (lugonzal@nycourts.gov) Community Relations Associate 718-923-8203 Red Hook Community Justice Center

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Seasonal Hiring Event at RHI

 

 

Red Hook Initiative Second Fridays Sandy Workforce 1  Seasonal Hiring Event On the spot job screening for summer jobs in Coney Island. Friday, May 13th 4pm - 6pm 767 Hicks St. Brooklyn NY Call Catherine at 718-858-6782 for more information.

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As Storm Cleanup Continues; Mayor Deblasio and NYC Sanitation Seek Additional Snow Laborers To Clear Snow and Ice

 

 

Registration Available at Sanitation Depots Around City As cleanup from this weekend’s winter storm continues, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia put out a call today for additional emergency snow laborers to remove snow and ice from bus stops, crosswalks, fire hydrants, step streets, and other locations throughout the city. Interested individuals can register at local Sanitation garages today and every day this week from 7am until 3pm. The list of garage locations can be found below and online here. Snow laborers will be paid $13.50 per hour, and $20.25 per hour after 40 hours are worked in a week, an increase from the previous year. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, be eligible to work in the United States, and capable of performing heavy physical labor. All applicants must bring: Two small photos (1 ½ square) Original and copy of two forms of identification Social Security card or Tax ID Number

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RED HOOK INITIATIVE SECOND FRIDAYS OPEN HOUSE : RESOURCES FOR RED HOOK RESIDENTS 1/15/1016

 

 

STRONGER TOGETHER JOB OPPORTUNITY: Job training and Job Opening: Fifth Avenue Committee. ON THE SPOT INTERVIEWS: For *New* Carla Hall's Southern Kitchen in Red Hook through Workforce 1. RESUME PREP: Red Hook Initiative NYCHA REES JOBS OPPORTUNITIES: Hiring for Sandy Construction Opportunities AFFORDABLE HOUSING RESOURCES: Carroll Gardens Association HOUSING LOTTERY RESOURCES : Churches United for Fair Housing. ENROLLMENT IN PUBLIC BENEFITS: Fifth Avenue Committee Community Services Mayor's Office to Combat Domestic Violence. IF INTERVIEWING: DRESS PROFESSIONALLY AND BRING 3 COPIES OF YOUR RESUME!  

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Red Hook Initiative Second Fridays Friday, December 11th 12pm – 2pm at 767 Hicks st

 

 

On the spot resume prep with Fifth Avenue Committee Enrollment in Community Services resources such as public benefits counseling, application assistance and advocacy; legal services; financial coaching; tax preparation; and referrals to other community resources and organizations. Free workshop to learn tips on how to correctly fill out and submit affordable housing lottery  They are available through NYC HPD's lottery system. Apply for affordable housing located in Bond St in Carroll Gardens! On the spot interviews with Carla Hall's Southern Kitchenfor the following positions: cashiers, runners, line cooks, prep, dish, and managers. Carla Hall's is looking for Red Hook residents to hire!-- Contact Catherine at 718-858-6782 or catherine@rhicenter.org for more information

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