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Safe Harbors of the Hudson is working with Avante Contracting Corporation on the rehabilitation of Safe Harbors’ 128-unit Cornerstone Residence in the City of Newburgh, NY. AVANTE is currently accepting bids for this moderate rehabilitation. NYS Certified M/WBE and SDVOB Contractors and Vendors are strongly encouraged to bid. [...]
July 31, 2023 ADDENDUM to: Request for Proposals Environmental Engineering Services to Perform Brownfield Assessments Date of Issuance: Wednesday, June 28, 2023 Date of Submission: Friday, August 4, 2023 Please see link for questions and answers regarding the above referenced RFP.
Request for Proposals for Environmental Engineering Services to Perform Brownfield Assessments Date of Issuance: Wednesday, June 28, 2023 Date of Submission: Friday, August 4, 2023 Link to Addendum. Prepared by: Safe Harbors of Hudson, Inc. 111 Broadway Newburgh, New York 12550 Section A: Overview Background and General [...]
Safe Harbors of the Hudson 2023 Board of Directors Left to Right: Top row: Alicia Roe, Anusha Mehar, Shawn Strong, Nancy Layne, Willie Williams, Candyce Young, Jacqui Jarmann, Ashley Colazzo, Likkia Moody Bottom Row: Jonathan Deull, Virginia McCurdy, Elizabeth Rowley, Maritza Calderon-Caballero, Angela Paul-Gaito, Bridget Hayes Newburgh, [...]
Newburgh, NY—Safe Harbors of the Hudson is pleased to announce it has been approved by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to receive a Grants for Arts Projects award of $20,000 in support of its Ann Street Gallery’s BIPOC Emerging Artist Fellowship. This grant is one of 1,251 Grants for Arts [...]
Safe Harbors of the Hudson 2023 Board of Directors
Left to Right:
Top row: Alicia Roe, Anusha Mehar, Shawn Strong, Nancy Layne, Willie Williams, Candyce Young, Jacqui Jarmann, Ashley Colazzo, Likkia Moody
Bottom Row: Jonathan Deull, Virginia McCurdy, Elizabeth Rowley, Maritza Calderon-Caballero, Angela Paul-Gaito, Bridget Hayes
Safe Harbors of the Hudson Welcomes New Members to the Board of Directors
January 26, 2023
Newburgh, NY – Safe Harbors of the Hudson is pleased to announce the appointment of Ashley Collazo, Jacqui Jarmann, Likkia Moody, and Shawn Strong to its Board of Directors.
Ashley Collazo is the Program Coordinator at the Desmond Center for Community Engagement & Wellness at Mount Saint Mary College. Ashley was on the Planning Committee for Downing Park and brings with her 10+ years of experience in the not-for-profit industry. Owner of the Newburgh Mercantile, Jacqui Jarmann, a Newburgh native, has volunteered with Flowers Grow in Newburgh, Newburgh Café Night, Newburgh Illuminated and the Newburgh Shop Small initiative. Likkia Moody, is the Director of Newburgh Campus, SUNY Orange. Her commitment to Newburgh can be seen in her work with Newburgh Urban Food and Farm Initiative and the Newburgh Enlarged City School District. NFA graduate, Shawn Strong, brings with him his “strong” connections in the Newburgh community as well as his creative assets as the Owner of Phanatiks Entertainment and Co-Founder of Hudsy.TV.
Safe Harbors is pleased to welcome back former Board members Jonathan Deull and Angela Paul-Gaito.
All Safe Harbors’ Board members bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the organization as they help guide its growth and strengthen its mission of transforming lives and building community through housing and the arts.
Safe Harbors of the Hudson to Receive
$20,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts
January 19, 2023
Newburgh, NY—Safe Harbors of the Hudson is pleased to announce it has been approved by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to receive a Grants for Arts Projects award of $20,000 in support of its Ann Street Gallery’s BIPOC Emerging Artist Fellowship. This grant is one of 1,251 Grants for Arts Projects awards totaling nearly $28.8 million that were announced by the NEA as part of its first round of fiscal year 2023 grants.
“The National Endowment for the Arts is proud to support arts projects in communities nationwide,” said NEA Chair Maria Rosario Jackson, PhD. “Projects such as this one with Safe Harbors of the Hudson strengthen arts and cultural ecosystems, provide equitable opportunities for arts participation and practice, and contribute to the health of our communities and our economy.”
“Safe Harbors of the Hudson is thrilled to receive support from the National Endowment for the Arts as we work to make our arts programming more reflective, relevant, and inclusive of our community,” stated Lisa Silverstone, Executive Director of Safe Harbors. “We applaud NEA’s Grants for Arts Projects program, its dedication to ensuring everyone can live a more artful life, and its recognition that arts create stronger communities!”
The Ann Street Gallery Emerging Fellowship Program aims to provide a supportive platform for experimental and substantive growth for emerging artists. The selected artists will form a cohort that will engage in workshops and site visits designed to expand their practices, develop their portfolios, resumes, and artist statements, and build their identities as professional artists. Fellows will visit local art institutions such as Storm King Art Center, Dia:Beacon, the Hessel Museum, Magazzino, among others to broaden exposure to arts in the Hudson Valley. The program will culminate with a self-organized collective group exhibition showcasing the Fellows’ work at Ann Street Gallery.
Questions about the fellowship can be addressed to email@example.com
For more information on other projects included in the NEA’s grant announcement, visit arts.gov/news.
Safe Harbors of the Hudson Awarded a 2022 Technical Assistance Grant
This grant from the Preservation League of NYS will fund a mechanical, electrical, and plumbing assessment
for the ongoing restoration of Safe Harbors Historic Ritz Theater.
January 12, 2023
NEWBURGH, NY — The Preservation League of New York State and their program partners at the New York State Council on the Arts are thrilled to announce that Safe Harbors of the Hudson has received a 2022 Technical Assistance Grant. This grant will contribute to the ongoing restoration of Safe Harbors historic Ritz Theater. During this grant cycle, 19 projects representing 14 counties across the state have been selected by an independent panel of preservation professionals. A total of $68,130 was awarded.
“Safe Harbors is thrilled to receive TAG funding for the ongoing preservation of its Ritz Theater, one of Newburgh’s greatest treasures! We are proud to partner with the Preservation League of New York and the New York State Council on the Arts on this exciting project,” said Lisa Silverstone, Safe Harbors Executive Director.
TAG funding will allow Safe Harbors to engage Derive Engineers to complete an options analysis and identify appropriate mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection (MED/FP) for the ongoing redevelopment of the historic Ritz Theater stage house in downtown Newburgh, NY.
The 2022 TAG grantees are:
Cayuga County: Seward House Museum; Canal Society of New York State; Cayuga Museum of History and Art | Chenango County: Chenango County Historical Society | Essex County: Fort Ticonderoga Association, Inc. | Greene County: Hudson-Athens Lighthouse Preservation Society | Montgomery County: Glen Conservancy, Ltd. | New York County: Renee & Chaim Gross Foundation | Orange County: Safe Harbors of the Hudson; Village of Montgomery | Oswego County: Cleveland Historical Society | Queens County: King Manor Association of Long Island | Rensselaer County: Arts Center of the Capital Region | Suffolk County: Sylvester Manor Educational Farm; Oysterponds Historical Society | Ulster County: Reher Center for Immigrant Culture and History; Ulster County Historical Society | Wayne County: Village of Clyde | Wyoming County: Silver Lake Institute
The Technical Assistance Grant (TAG) program is a partnership between the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) and the Preservation League of New York State, made possible by NYSCA with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature. The Maurice D. Hinchey Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area has provided additional support for the projects within the National Heritage Area boundary. The TAG program supports arts centers, historic sites, music halls, theaters, libraries, and other cultural nonprofit or municipal entities that steward historic buildings throughout New York State.
With the announcement of the 2022 awards, support provided by TAG since its launch in 2012 totals $602,104. These grants have directly advanced the efforts of 191 preservation projects.
“NYSCA applauds the works of the Preservation League of New York State – whose stewardship of our arts centers and historical sites preserves our collective histories and cultural assets for New Yorkers and our visitors for decades to come,” said Mara Manus, Executive Director of the New York State Council on the Arts.
“NYSCA’s support for the Preservation League of NYS projects is an investment in the importance of our history and our understanding of New York’s heritage,” said Katherine Nicholls, Chair of the New York State Council on the Arts. “Our museums and historically significant structures are cultural anchors, connecting us to our past and contributing to the health and vitality of our communities. On behalf of NYSCA’s Council and staff we would like to congratulate all the Technical Assistance Grant recipients and thank them for their important work.”
Safe Harbors of the Hudson is a mixed-use redevelopment in the City of Newburgh with the mission of transforming lives and building community through housing and the arts. The Safe Harbors campus includes the Cornerstone Residence, affordable, supportive housing for 128 of our neighbors; Ann Street Gallery, a contemporary arts space; the Lobby at the Ritz, an intimate performance space; Safe Harbors Green, a half-acre urban park and venue for visual and performing arts; and the historic Ritz Theater, which Safe Harbors is dedicated to preserving and redeveloping as a state of the art performance space for presentation, education, innovation, and engagement. Learn more at safe-harbors.org
About the Preservation League of New York State
Since its founding in 1974, the Preservation League has built a reputation for action and effectiveness. Our goal has been to preserve our historic buildings, districts, and landscapes and to build a better New York, one community at a time. The Preservation League of New York State invests in people and projects that champion the essential role of preservation in community revitalization, sustainable economic growth, and the protection of our historic buildings and landscapes. We lead advocacy, economic development, and education programs across the state.
NYSCA preserves and advances the arts and culture that make New York State an exceptional place to live, work and visit. The Council upholds the right of all New Yorkers to experience the vital contributions the arts make to our communities, education, economic development, and quality of life. To support the ongoing recovery of the arts across New York State, NYSCA is awarding record funding in Fiscal Year 2023, providing support across the full breadth of the arts.
NYSCA further advances New York’s creative culture by convening leaders in the field and providing organizational and professional development opportunities and informational resources. Created by Governor Nelson Rockefeller in 1960 and continued with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature, the Council is an agency that is part of the Executive Branch. For more information on NYSCA, please visit http://www.arts.ny.gov, and follow NYSCA’s Facebook page, Twitter @NYSCArts and Instagram @NYSCouncilontheArts.