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Showing posts from November, 2016

Keeping up with the Office of Youth & Community Programs!

As an addition to our long running internship fair, and community need for employment and educational services the Office of Youth and Community programs hosted our first annual College & Career Fair!

 On Thursday, October 27th at the Miccio Community Center we opened our doors to young adults and community members from Red Hook and other parts of Brooklyn in hopes of providing them accessto educational resources, job readiness resources, career advancements and access to employment opportunities. We partnered up with over 30 local colleges, youth development programs and businesses!

They all came out to help spread information to the public. Some organizations and businesses included, Starbucks, Bottom Line, YearUp and U.S Army Recruiting Center. Colleges included York College, St. Francis College, Franklin Career Institute, St. Joseph's College and Borough of Manhattan Community College just to name a few. We would like to thank everyone who came out and helped make the event …

Join AmeriCorps at the Justice Center!

The Red Hook Community Resilience Corps will be having a second year!                   *We are currently accepting applications for all positions*

The Red Hook Community Resilience Corps is an AmeriCorps National Service Program that seeks to make Red Hook a safer, stronger and more resilient community. Corps members will be part of our unconventional programs and services throughout the Justice Center that engage local residents, promote public safety and solve local problems such as Housing Resource Center, Peacemaking, Alternatives to Incarceration, Youth and Community Programs, High School Equivalency classroom and Neighborhood Restitution Crew.
In addition, full time and half time members will serve as mentors to minimum time members in the AmeriCorps program and perform service projects throughout the neighborhood. By the end of the AmeriCorps term, each member will be responsible for planning and implementing their own event for the community.
Full Time members will commit to se…