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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 a success, we are looking forward to next year!

Also, in order to help celebrate Halloween we teamed up with the Red Hook Recreational Center for a fun-filled and youth friendly event called "Halloween Costume Party!"


The Justice Center had a table where children could create bookmarks, play Halloween bingo and engage in a mummy wrap race. There was snacks, haunted rooms, games, drinks, party bags, face painting and more! It was a great way to celebrate and gather the community together. We loved seeing everyone come dressed up in costumes and get in the Halloween spirit! We hope everyone enjoyed Halloween! #GOREDHOOK 



 







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