Empowering Youth
  • 140 youth participated in homework help, STEM programs, college exploration, socio-emotional programming, and educational advocacy
  • 85% of Youth Leaders graduated from high school on-time
  • 100% of RHI seniors who applied to college gained admission
  • 171 young adults pursued goals around furthering their education
Building Community
  • 2,500+ community members reached through organizing workshops, community health fairs, seasonal farm stands, and community zines designed and implemented by Youth Leaders
  • 600+ local residents were vaccinated at RHI community center
  • $217,000 distributed to families needing emergency financial assistance
  • 75+ residents were engaged in community meetings, citywide actions, and policy discussions to advocate for equitable funding for public housing
Investing in Residents
  • $429,000 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
  • $1.6M earned last year by people from Red Hook through staff salaries, stipends, or contracts with local businesses
  • 79 young adults secured employment, started college, or enrolled in vocational training within six months of completing RHI’s workforce development program
Responding to COVID-19
  • 20,000+ pounds of produce were distributed to vulnerable and food insecure residents.
  • 270 Red Hook youth received customized academic, employment, and socio-emotional support
  • $429,000 earned collectively by RHI’s high school and young adult participants for their work in the community