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Hackathon Project

On April 14, Gen 6 completed a project called “Mouse in the House”. It will and can detect any movement interrupting the laser once it breaks it. At that point generation 6 members, Effi Llera, Davonne Walker & Shaniya Moore would get a text saying “Mouse in the House” to alert them. This mouse detector consist of an Arduino on one side […]

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Welcome Aditi Metha!

On June 2, Digital Stewards welcomed Red Hook Initiatives  newest staff member, Aditi Mehta. During the all generations team meeting she got to meet all generation and shared important work she doing as part of the evaluation team basically Aditi will be using her expertise to strategically improve RHDS operations and training. The Digital team is looking […]

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Mold Production Project

RHDS are working on a high stakes production to expose the mold issue in Red Hook Houses for what it is–a big problem for the quality of life residents face! Through various meetings, 1-on-1, panels and forums, we’re aiming to acknowledge everybody’s voice. The goal of the project is to bring awareness and change by putting pressure on […]

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Generation 6 Graduation

On May 20th, Generation 6 celebrated the completion of the Digital Stewards program. The  team completed 8 months of Digital learning starting with IT Support and Maintenance before moving on to media production.  They then completed a series of technical products in and around the community. Congratulation Generation 6 Digital Stewards! Visit Shaniya Moore, Davonne […]

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CPR

On August 26, 2015 the Digital Stewards attended a workshop at the RHI(Red Hook Initiative)  learning CPR. The workshop taught and showed different ways that you can help someone if they can’t breath or have a hard time breathing. The workshop was very interactive, there were practice manikins for everyone to try to simulate an […]

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learning Animation

On August 27, 2015 the Digital Steward’s had a workshop from one of their very own Steward Jose Hernandez. During the workshop the steward’s learned how to use a software on Adobe CC (creative cloud) called Flash. Jose showed the stewards the basics of flash point such as the basic tools, what each tool does […]

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The Digital Stewards & 3D Printing

On Thursday April 16th, Generation 5 of the Digital Stewards took a trip to Jacob Javits Center to see technology in action. Technology is extremely multi-faceted in it’s uses but Thursday’s focus was all about how we can take our ideas and use technology to bring those ideas into the physical world; in other words […]

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Allied Media Conference

On Thursday June 17th, The Digital Stewards took a trip to Detroit, MI for the Allied Media Conference. The conference was about a bunch of organizations coming together and talking/brainstorming ideas on technology and community outreach strategies. The Digital stewards attended many workshops that the AMC had to offer and also had the opportunity to share […]

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Regatta Boat Race

In the upcoming weeks the Digital stewards will be having a boat race at Valentino pier! The race will consist of these 3d modeled boats that the Digital stewards created with help of David and Cassie from Pioneer Works. The stewards were able to get familiar with the software “rhinoceros” and then set their paths on figuring out […]

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Google apps workshop

On August 26, 2015 the Digital Steward’s Kick started the morning off at RHI (Red Hook Initiative) where they held a workshop teaching the different apps google has to offer such as Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides, Google Forms and Google Drawings. During the workshop the Steward’s had the participants in the workshop complete […]

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