Archives for November 2015

SCO Family of Services Welcomes Mirna Daouk and Guy Moszkowski to Board of Directors

(November 19, 2015 – Brooklyn, NY) SCO Family of Services, one of the oldest and largest human service nonprofits in New York, welcomed two distinguished business leaders to the SCO Board of Directors: Mirna Daouk, Managing Director, CAO Strategy & Process Improvement for JPMorgan Chase & Co, and Guy Moszkowski, Managing Partner for Autonomous Research US, the U.S. unit of Autonomous Research LLP, London.

“We are proud and excited to have Mirna and Guy join our Board,” said SCO Board Chair Kelly L. Williams. “They bring years of investment, technological and management expertise. Most important, both Mirna and Guy have a deep appreciation for the important work of SCO and a genuine desire to contribute their skills to helping fellow New Yorkers. SCO is laying great plans for 2016 and beyond and we truly welcome their experience and advice as the Board works with SCO’s leadership to advance the agency’s goals.”  [Read more…]

ANNOUNCEMENT: NYC Worker Cooperative Development Initiative

trusty amigosThe Center for Family Life’s Cooperative Development Program (CDP) has been incubating worker cooperatives in Sunset Park, Brooklyn for the past nine years. We have seen how our work has helped empower our community by supporting cooperative members in their quest for fair wages and dignified employment through their cooperative businesses. Since 2012, CDP has been helping other community based organizations develop worker cooperatives through our NYC Worker Cooperative Development Initiative. With the generous support of the New York Women’s Foundation and the City Council, CFL will provide 12 months of training and technical assistance to selected organizations to incubate worker cooperatives in their communities.

If you would like to learn more about this Initiative, please take a look at our Request for Proposal. The deadline for submissions is Friday, November 20, 2015.

“Making the Connection: Economic Stability & Child Welfare” at our Sister Mary Geraldine Symposium

12132393_1001496119901515_5654489335758570248_oThank you to everyone who joined us at our Center for Family Life’s 2015 Sister Mary Geraldine Symposium for an important discussion on Making the Connection between Economic Stability and Child Welfare.

Special thanks to Keynote Speaker Jennifer March of Citizens’ Committee for Children of New York, Moderator Jennifer Jones-Austin of Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies and discussion panelists Andrew White of NYC Administration For Children’s Services, Lisa Van Brackle NYC Human Resources Administration, Brian Lyght of Casey Family Programs and Jacqueline Mallon of NYC Department of Small Business Services!

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SCO Family of Services to participate in Americana Manhasset’s Champions for Charity

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Champs for Charity SCO

From Thursday, December 3 through Sunday, December 6, over 70 participating Americana Manhasset and Wheatley Plaza stores will donate 25% of designated pre-tax purchases to the participating organization(s) of the customer’s choice. Purchases are not automatically eligible; you must register for a complimentary CHAMPION CARD.

Simply designate SCO Family of Services as your charity of choice and present your CHAMPION CARD when making purchases during the event. 25% will be automatically calculated and submitted to SCO Family of Services.

For more information visit championsforcharity.org or call 800.818.6767

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