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April Highlights

It has been a busy month for the Red Hook Community Justice Center!
The department of Youth & Community programs hosted our 9th Annual Young Adult Internship and Opportunity Fair in partnership with Good Shepherd Services on 4/17. Young people between the ages of 14-24 throughout Brooklyn, and other parts of NYC  had to the chance to apply for paid and unpaid summer programming opportunities at the Justice Center, other local businesses and community based organizations. Some organizations who tabled at the event included Exalt, Red Hook Initiative and Green City Force. 

On Friday April 20, The Neighborhood Restitution Crew partnered with Red Hook Community Justice Center staff, MAP(Mayor’s Action Plan) , MOCJ (Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice), 76th Precinct Neighborhood Coordination Officers, PSA1 officers and TASC Students, for an Earth day project. We painted over a graffiti covered fence. It was a day to show our community we care. We thank everyone who came out to lend a hel…

Spring into CARES!

The CARES team is excited to announce that we are recruiting for two upcoming support groups: one on the topic of emotional wellness and one for people who’ve experienced intimate partner violence. Take a look at the details included below and if you know of anyone who might be interested in either group, please encourage them to contact Tyshiamba at 347-404-9017 or email RHCintern1@nycourts.gov for more information. For both groups, dinner and MetroCards will be provided.


EMOTIONAL WELLNESS

Who: Anyone over 18 is welcome! What: 6-week healing and supportive wellness group for those dealing with stress and interested in exploring new ways to cope and find balance in their daily lives
When: Tuesdays 5-7pm starting March 20th
Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center - 88 Visitation Place, Brooklyn, NY 11231


HEALING FROM VIOLENCE

Who: Any woman who has ever felt unsafe in an intimate relationship What: 6-week confidential group for individuals interested in connecting, sharing, and healing wi…

Peacemaking wants to give a big THANK YOU!

Peacemaking held a fundraiser last week at Rocky Sullivan's to support out yearly trip to the African American Museum located in Washington, DC. This trip provides an opportunity for former peacemaking participants, students, peacemakers, police officers etc., to learn about the African American culture, history and traditions through interactive exhibitions. We had wonderful entertainment and food, it was a great success! We raised over $1,000! Thank you to all that came out and supported us.We Still need your help!We are only a third of the way to our goal of $3,200. If you would like to make a donation stop by the Peacemaking Department located on the lower level of the Red Hook Community Justice Center.