Center for Family Life in Sunset Park

Please join us for Center for Family Life’s annual CELEBRATING COMMUNITY benefit


Thursday, May 21, 2015
6-8 PM
Why-Q Open House Lofts
75 Green Street, 5th Floor
Soho, NYC


Anne Sherman
Outgoing Chair, Center for Family Life Advisory Board

The Kiwanis Club of Parkway East

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Rachel Carmean
Brown Harris Stevens Brooklyn, LLC
Kurt Fulepp
Michael Melcher
NextStep Partners LLC
Kathryn Chen
Federal Reserve Bank of NY
James Hernandez
Soroban Capital Partners LP
Puneet Pardasani
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Jessica Cohen
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
William I. Lees, Jr.
Capstone Executive Offices
Timothy Sheehan
CBRE, Inc.


For more information, please contact Emily Hays at 718.438.9500 ext. 205 or

ANNOUNCEMENT: NYC Worker Cooperative Development Initiative

The Center for Family Life (CFL) has been incubating worker cooperatives in Sunset Park, Brooklyn for the past eight 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. In the last 3 years we have 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, CFL will provide 6 months of training and technical assistance to selected organizations planning 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, May 15, 2015.

Free Tax & Financial Services Offered Now Through April 15

SCO’s Center for Family Life has partnered with Food Bank for New York to provide free tax and financial services in Sunset Park, now through April 15th. Food Bank’s Tax Assistance & Financial Services Program provides hard-working low-income New Yorkers with free tax preparation services, helping them get the refunds and credits to which they are entitled.

In addition, Food Bank offers other free financial services that help empower New Yorkers toward greater economic self-sufficiency by providing eligible households with access to bank accounts, affordable health insurance information and a savings incentive program.

For details, download an information sheet in English or en Español.

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