Free Tax & Financial Services Offered Now Through April 15 at Center for Family Life
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.
Life Lines Artists Unveil New Mural
CFL’s “Life Lines” Visual Arts Troupe recently unveiled an original piece of artwork at the Dedalus Foundation Gallery in Sunset Park’s Industry City. Students worked collaboratively to create the 8′ x 4′ canvas mural, titled “Capturing Memories,” which depicts images of Sunset Park families along the horizon, from the vantage point of the park – representing the tight-knit Sunset Park community.
Read more and see photos here.
CFL in the News
CFL representatives speak at the New York City Council Public Hearing to discuss how worker cooperative can lift families out of poverty. See the video.
The Trusty Amigos Pet Care Cooperative – CFL’s newest worker cooperative – launched its citywide dog-walking and pet care services in June. Read more about the Trusty Amigos in SCO News, Labor Press and Voices of New York.