Red Hook

Red Hook Initiative

Founded in 2002 as a program of a local hospital in response to the severity of health and social issues in Red Hook, RHI has become a neighborhood stronghold and nationally recognized model for youth and community development, providing safe and enriching opportunities for young people ages 11- 24 primarily living in the Red Hook Houses—New York City’s largest NYCHA housing development.

Mixteca

Support for neighborhood-based, immigrant-led organizations working on the frontlines to address legal, safety, and civil rights issues.

Added Value

Urban farming and youth empowerment program, which hires a cohort of teens to run the farm, farmers market, and community food events as they develop leadership on food justice issues.

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