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Clocktower Radio Show

When: Friday, May 19, 2017

 

Check out http://clocktower.org/series/2-stones-and-1-bird to listen to 2 Stones & 1 Bird. 2 Stones & 1 Bird is a radio show about Red Hook: Red Hook fashion, comedy, friends, music, movies, and work. It comes from the minds of five young men in the neighborhood and features their smart and comedic take on these topics and more. It was created during their 3-month technology and media training at Pioneer Works. Produced by: Javon Webb, Denzel Walker,Savon Sims, Jacob Gibbs and Joseph Alston, in collaboration with Clocktower Radio.

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RHI Media Career Panel

When: Apr 28, 2017 5:30-7:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Initiative 767 Hicks street

Join us TONIGHT for an evening with film makers, audio techs, editors and other pros sharing insider tips to launch your media career. Hosted by Digital Stewards. Free Pizza!!!

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PEACEMAKING

When: Mondays at 9:00 am, from April 27, 2017 until December 31, 2017

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center 88 Visitation pl. Brooklyn, NY 11231

Chances are you have had some type of disagreement with a friend, family member, or someone you hardly know. Studies show that disagreements occur over six times a day. Come join us at Peacemaking to learn how to better resolve conflicts in your life. Please call or come see us @ the RHCJC Peacemaking program. 718-923-8274

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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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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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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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Pioneer Works is hiring a Seasonal, Part-Time Assistant Gardener

When: Mar 31-Apr 10, 2017

Where: 159 Pioneer Street

Seasonal Part-Time Assistant Gardener About Pioneer Works Pioneer Works is a center for research and experimentation in contemporary culture located in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Through a broad range of educational programs, performances, arts and science residencies, and exhibitions, Pioneer Works seeks to transcend traditional disciplinary boundaries, foster community, and provide a space where alternative modes of thought are supported and activated in tangible ways. The garden at Pioneer Works is a place for public enjoyment, collaborative programming and ecosystem regeneration. As as a site situated in a flood zone, the garden includes native plant restoration and serves to become a salt-tolerant landscape. The ½ acre space contains a young food forest including fruit trees, perennial vegetables along with medicinal and culinary herbs, in addition to site-specific artist projects. The Position Pioneer Works is in search of a Part-Time Seasonal gardener who will work alongside the Landscape Curator to assist in planning, planting, watering and maintaining the horticultural landscape. The Assistant Gardener will also help to manage and supervise a group of up to two Interns, who will also work part-time in the garden. In addition, the Assistant Gardener will collaborate to plan and lead weekly youth programs in the space, and work to engage with the public during open garden hours. Ideal candidates are interested in food and urban farming, and have previous experience teaching as well as maintaining and developing a public garden. This position requires availability to work on one weekend day, when the garden is open to the public. Responsibilities include: - Assisting in the physical maintenance of the garden including planting, watering, pruning, weeding, mulching and mowing while collaborating to create long-term care plan for the space -Engaging with the public during open garden hours, especially during one weekend day -Cultivating a small food garden, and co-teaching weekly garden-centric programming with local youth throughout summer and fall -Helping to build and maintain a compost system that will collect and process food scraps Ideal candidates have: -Knowledge of gardening and compost techniques and can identify common plants in urban landscapes -Experience strategizing, problem solving and working independently as well as collaboratively -The ability to perform physical labor including shoveling, digging, raking and occasionally carrying heavy objects in the great outdoors, regardless of weather -Availability on one weekend day, either Saturday or Sunday, weekly. Details This a part-time, seasonal position, with a flexible schedule and up to 20 hrs/week. The season begins in early April and continues through late November. Compensation is $20/hr. Candidates should email their cover letter and resume to garden@pioneerworks.org. Pioneer Works provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Pioneer Works complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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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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