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Red Hook Initiative
RHI believes that social change to overcome systemic inequities begins with empowered youth.
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Red Hook Initiative Jul 12
Join our community of passionate, skilled, & nurturing staff. RHI is hiring! Check out our job openings:
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Red Hook Initiative Jun 29
Summers at RHI start with graduation. This year 92% of our high school seniors will graduate. Even more exciting named 4 seniors “Wings Scholars”. Kaniyah, Jamie, Cyrus, & Raquel will embark on their college journeys with full scholarships in tow. 👩🏾‍🎓🌟👨🏿‍🎓
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Red Hook Initiative Jun 13
“We believe that the solution to violence is not more police. Our findings point to community-led solutions that empower young people as community leaders & problem-solvers. Our recommendations do not rely on police.” -testimony from Tyneisha, RHI Community Researcher
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Bklyn Community Fdn Jun 8
Check out these job opportunities at Red Hook Initiative!
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Red Hook Initiative Jun 8
Honored to be included in today’s “At the Crossroads of Change: The Intersection of Mental Health, Juvenile Justice & Racial Disparities” conference. Each year, RHI brings critical mental health care services to over 400 young people in Red Hook.
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Red Hook Initiative Jun 6
RHI is hiring!! Bring your passion for youth development and capacity building to Red Hook. Apply to join our team of devoted, driven and caring staff! Learn more:
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Reed Bundy Jun 5
The skies may look gloomy but the future is bright for these awesome kids! It was a pleasure hosting youth from last week, high atop our Pier 6 site in .
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Friends of PS 15 May 31
Worth reading through the whole thread to see what young adults have highlighted as causes and solutions for violence in the community
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Josmar Trujillo May 30
Youth researchers at have put together an amazing report on how to reduce violence in their communities – which includes and highlights police violence. Red Hook Houses see intense police harassment & there are concerns of future "gang raids" in the neighborhood.
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Red Hook Initiative May 31
Last year, RHI Community Researchers set out to examine how violence impacts youth growing up in Red Hook. They found: ▫️Top forms of violence are police harassment & local disputes ▫️Young adults lack leadership opportunities despite hoping to become community builders
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Red Hook Initiative May 24
For the past year, RHI Community Researchers have examined root causes and impacts of violence in Red Hook. Please join us tomorrow in Coffey Park to hear about their findings and celebrate a year’s worth of research. 🙌🏾🏀
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Girls for Gender Equity (GGE) May 18
Mon., staff & youth leaders from , & GGE discussed findings from our PAR project "Finding Relief In Action: Intersections of Youth-Led Community Organizing and Mental Health In Brooklyn.”
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UniversitySettlement May 15
Our friends at are recruiting for the NYCHA Resident Training Academy - this FREE pre-apprenticeship program for NYCHA residents 18+. Info sessions today, 5/16, and 5/17 at and . More information on the flyer.
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Red Hook Initiative May 7
“It forces you to ask why this low income community almost 6 years later is still dealing with this.” - True to Red Hook form, at a recent community mtg, RHI youth suggested that residents could get the job done by helping with cleanup efforts themselves.
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Red Hook Initiative May 4
Red Hook residents cannot afford to see their rent increase. We’re rallying at City Hall with to resist proposed rent hike!
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NYHousingConference May 3
Public housing tenants in Red Hook are taking a stand against .
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Carlos Menchaca 萬齊家 May 3
Speak loud, speak truth ! and I are with you!
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Red Hook Initiative May 3
I can’t afford a rent increase. Members of Congress Oppose Yo no tengo cómo pagar un aumento del alquiler. Los Miembros del Congreso se deben Oponer al cc
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Red Hook Initiative May 3
Dear tenants: Choose to fight against Use this calculator to determine how much your rent will increase. Then tweet your results to your representatives. TAKE ACTION NOW! cc
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