Empowering Youth
  • 100% of participants believe they can make a positive change in their community.
  • 85% of participants feel like they gained peer education experience through facilitating a workshop, running a group, or leading an activity.
  • 48 young people completed Career Starter Series
  • 12 articles published on issues related to the Red Hook community
Building Community
  • 24,688 COVID-19 tests, masks ad bottles of hand sanitizers were distributed
  • 217,000 in emergency relief to Red Hook residents during the pandemic and financial crisis
  • 1,800 meals distributed to the Red Hook community through our Open Streets community lunch initiative
Investing in Residents
  • $429,631 earned by Youth Leaders and young adults working to create positive change in Red Hook, in roles like: Peer Health Educators, Youth Organizers, Peer Navigators, Photojournalists, Public Safety Organizers, and Youth Farmers
  • $1.5M earned last year by people from Red Hook through staff salaries, stipends, or contracts with local businesses
  • 40 young adults secured employment, started college, or enrolled in vocational training within six months of completing RHI’s workforce development program