Empowering Youth
  • $260,000 earned by Youth Leaders for their work to create positive change in Red Hook
  • 2,500+ community members were engaged through organizing workshops, community health fairs, seasonal farm stands and zines — all designed and implemented by Youth Leaders
  • 220 Young Adults strived toward individual goals for education, employment and professional or personal growth
  • 85% of Youth Leaders graduated from high school on-time
Building Community
  • 1,500 users logged onto Red Hook WIFI
  • 400 petition signatures to extend the rezoning timeline and invest in a Participatory Action Research project for the district
  • 68% record-setting self-response rate to ensure an accurate count in the 85th and 59th census tracts
  • 25 youth and adult residents of the Red Hook Houses completed RHI’s Organizing Academy, an intensive 8-week training academy
Investing in Residents
  • $5.5M was earned by people from Red Hook in the past five years
  • $1.6M earned from Red Hook residents through staff salaries, stipends or contracts with local businesses
  • 30+ alumni have joined RHI as permanent staff members since our founding in 2002
Responding to COVID-19
  • 3,758 food boxes containing 36,041 pounds of produce were distributed to vulnerable and food insecure residents.
  • 1,500 young adults joined a new virtual Entrepreneurship Series
  • 250 young people aged 12–24, maintained contact with RHI
  • 100% of our college students received outreach to support a safe return to Red Hook