Monday, March 24, 2014

Vote for the Justice Center!

Want to help make a difference? We're participating in the 4th annual 'IKEA Life Improvement Challenge' - a program that gives the Red Hook Community Justice Center the chance to win a makeover from IKEA-Brooklyn for our community programs room. 

Participating is simple. All you have to do is go to:



and vote for the Red Hook Community Justice Center. You can vote once a day from March 17th until March 28th. It's that easy!

Please support us and encourage others to vote. Click for a cause today and help us be a winner!




(Not the actual makeover)



Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Youth Summer Internship and Job Fair

Are you between the ages of 14 and 21 and don't have any plans for the summer? Are you interested in building your resume and making extra cash? Please join us at our annual Youth Summer Internship and Job Fair on Tuesday May 6, 2014 4:00pm - 6:30pm at the Miccio Community Center in Red Hook at 110 West 9th Street, Brookly, NY 11231https://goo.gl/maps/nwDPy

If you are interested in hosting summer interns at your work place, please contact our programs staff at 718-923-8261 by April 30th.






Monday, March 17, 2014

Free Basketball Training Program in Red Hook

Teens don't miss out on this new free basketball training program every Friday at the Miccio Center in Red Hook. Learn from the professionals. Boys and girls, and all skill levels welcome.

Every Friday
First Session 5pm-7pm (Ages 11-14)
Second Session 7pm-9pm (Ages 15-18)
Miccio Community Center 110 West 9th, Brooklyn, New York 11231 https://goo.gl/maps/nwDPy






JustArts Photography Program is Recruiting Teens for this Spring

Are you a teen who loves to take photographs or wants to learn how to create great images? Apply to the JustArts Photography Program at the Red Hook Community Justice Center. Professional photographers and staff from the Brooklyn Arts Council provide instruction and support to students. All students that successfully complete the program will receive $250, a camera, and a chance to exhibit their work at a public art installation. Applicants must be 14-18 years old, and available to attend programming every Monday and Thursday from 4pm-6pm from April 7 - June 12. Deadline to apply is Friday March 28th! For more information call 718-923-8260.

You can apply online here: http://goo.gl/SciJLB

 

 

Friday, March 14, 2014

Red Hook Youth Baseball League in Recruiting!

Spring is almost here - so that means another season of the Red Hook Youth Baseball League is about to start. Don't miss out! All boys and girls 6-12 years old can sign up.

 
 
 
 
 
 


Thursday, March 13, 2014

Red Hook Youth Court is Recruiting!

Do you know a high school student interested in law, criminal justice, or making a difference in their community? The Red Hook Youth Court is recruiting now. The Red Hook Youth Court trains young people aged 14-18 years old to serve as jurors, judges and advocates, handling real-life cases involving their peers. The goal of youth court is to use positive peer pressure to ensure that young people who have committed minor offenses learn accountability and repair the harm caused by their actions. Applications are due Friday, April 4, 2014. The Red Hook Youth Court is a program of the Red Hook Community Justice Center.

Apply online: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/10-211j1u2xj938J_rnakABo9bwZ1bd-HznrdoyvsWpg/viewform?edit_requested=true

 
 
 
 

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Jessica Colon Receives Red Hook Community Spirit Award

Jessica Colon, the Deputy Project Director of the Red Hook Community Justice Center, was honored with the "Red Hook Community Spirit" from Calvary Baptist Church of Red Hook, along with long-time residents Missionary Edith Hough, and Mrs. Frances Brown and Mr. Halvard Brown. The award is given to recognize the work of community members that work to improve the lives of Red Hook residents. This is the first year of the award. Councilmember Carlos Menchaca and a representative from State Assemblyman Felix Ortiz' office were also on hand to celebrate with local residents.

 
Jessica Colon with Reverend John A. Credle Jr.