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Showing posts from September, 2014

Red Hook Youth Court Remembers 9/11

“In keeping up with Red Hook Youth Court tradition and in recognition of the 13th anniversary of September 11th,the youth court members baked some treats and dropped off goody baskets with thank you cards to the local precinct and fire department – honoring them for their bravery during 9/11 and on an everyday basis. We salute them!”  

Red Hook Youth Court Goes to the U.S. District Court

On Thursday, August 28th the Red Hook Youth Court members visited the U.S District Courthouse and were able to attend a Naturalization Ceremony lead by the Honorable Judge William Kuntz.  Following the ceremony Youth Court members went up to Judge Kuntz's courtroom where he greeted the members and allowed them to ask him questions regarding law, justice and current social issues. The discussion and visit as a whole went very well.  For the past year the Red Hook Youth Court has been establishing its relationship with the Eastern District’s  U.S. Attorney's Office and District Courthouse. So far we have visited the courthouse twice and most recently held one of our bi-annual Graduation and Induction ceremonies in the Ceremonial Courtroom of the Courthouse.  This Fall for their third time a few of the U.S. Attorney's will be coming back to the Red Hook Youth Court to facilitate a few training sessions for our upcoming training cohort. We hope to maintain our relationship as our…