Center for Family Life in Sunset Park

Events

Recent Events

May 26, 2016 – CFL Celebrating Community 2016 – Why-Q Open House Lofts, NYC – More info

Recognition

Awards and Citations
Publications

CFL in the News

Worker cooperatives in the US raising labour standards – April 8, 2016 – Al Jazeera

Community Job Training Center Pushes Sunset Park Forward  – April 7, 2016 – Kings County Politics

Center for Family Life Offers Technical Assistance for Organizations to Create Worker Co-ops – April 5, 2016 – Grassroots Economic Organizing

NYC Set to Triple Number of Worker Cooperatives – January 11, 2016 – Next City

More Cities Get Serious About Community Wealth-Building – November 10, 2015 – Forbes

One woman’s journey from Staten Island slavery to being her own boss – November 2, 2015 – Christian Science Monitor

National Program Recognizing Outstanding and Equitable High Schools May 10, 2015 – The Bronx Chronicle

Schools of Opportunity: the inaugural winners – May 7, 2015 – The Washington Post

National Program Recognizing Outstanding and Equitable High Schools Announces its First Accolades May 7, 2015 – National Education Policy Center Newsletter and PRWeb

SUNSET PARK HIGH SCHOOL, BROOKLYN, NY  |  SILVER RECOGNITION May 7, 2015 – Schools of Opportunity Program

Parents in Brooklyn fight for after-school programs April 23, 2015 – News 12 Brooklyn

Free tax help offered at sites across Brooklyn – April 11, 2015 – News 12 Brooklyn

Co-ops Enable Low-Income Women to Work as Owners and Decision Makers – March 30, 2015 – Truthout

Design Within Reach to open first NYC outlet – March 12, 2015 – Crain’s New York Business

City Council Will Decide to Include Co-Ops in Reports for City Contracting – February 26, 2015 – The Working World

Brooklyn Youth Turn to Cooperatives for Economic Opportunity – February 9, 2015 – Fast Co.Exist

More Than 50,000 Sign Up to Enroll in City’s New Municipal Identification Program in First Week – January 16, 2015 – NBC4 New York

6,000 NEW YORKERS ENROLL FOR MUNICIPAL ID IN FIRST WEEK – January 16, 2015 – City & State

NYC ID Card Appointments Backed Up to April in Spots Amid High Demand – January 16, 2015 – DNAinfo

When Philanthropy Builds Community – December 30, 2014 – The New York Times

Chronic Absenteeism, Poverty and How Community Schools Can Help – December 2, 2014 – HuffingtonPost

How worker-owned co-ops lift people out of poverty – October 8, 2014 – Christian Science Monitor

Using Democratic Education to Change the Way Social Services are Delivered – August 27, 2014 – Toolbox for Education and Social Action

A Co-op State of Mind: New York City jumpstarts worker cooperatives – August 18, 2014 – In These Times

How America’s Largest Worker Owned Co-Op Lifts People Out of Poverty – August 14, 2014 – Yes! Magazine and Truthout

Against the Odds: Four NYC worker-owners talk co-ops, family, and jobs with justice – July 29, 2014 – Grassroots Economic Organizing

How New York City Is Advancing Worker Cooperative– July 24, 2014 – NationSwell

State Announces Advantage After School Awards – July 21, 2014 – New York Nonprofit Press

Brooklyn afterschool programs nab share of $10.9M grant – July 18, 2014 – Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Governor Cuomo Announces Major Grant For CAMBA – July 18, 2014 – Ditmas Park Corner

Governor Cuomo Announces $10.9 Million in Grants for After School Programs Statewide – July 18, 2014 – NY.gov

NYC budget includes $1.2M for worker co-ops – July 14, 2014 – Home Reporter News and Brooklyn Spectator

City Budget Provides $1.2M to Help Low-Income New Yorkers Become Business Owners – July 10, 2014 – New York Nonprofit Press

Featured Grantee Partner: Center for Family Life’s Progressive Business Model – July 9, 2014 – New York Women’s Foundation newsletter

Worker Cooperatives Address Low-Wage Work and the Feminization of Poverty – July 1, 2014 – Community Wealth and Yes! Magazine

The Home Reporter has a story about a new dog walking cooperative launched by SCO’s Center for Family Life in Sunset Park – June 30, 2014 – Brooklyn Buzz(Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce newsletter)

Trusty Amigos Dog Walking Co-op Launches in Sunset Park – June 25, 2014 – Home Reporter News

Leveling the Playing Field for Worker Cooperatives – June 21, 2014 – Truthout

‘Trusty’ New Co-op Debuts; City Council Urged To Back More – June 6, 2014 – Labor Press

With City Contracts, New York Fails to Diversify  – June 5, 2014 – Gotham Gazette

DACA Outreach Provider: SCO Center for Family Life in Sunset Park – May 29, 2014 – New York Immigration Coalition

Empresas ofrecen trabajos en Sunset Park (Companies offering jobs in Sunset Park) – May 29, 2014 – El Diario and La Opinión

Let’s Vote: Do We Water the Plants Too? – April 4, 2014 – Voices of New York

Economic Update: Building Worker Co-ops – April 3, 2014 – truth-out.org

Community Supported Agriculture in Sunset Park – February 7, 2014 – Heritage Radio Network

State Grant Helps Two Sunset Park After-School Sites – February 4, 2014 – Brooklyn Daily Eagle

State Grant Helps 2 Sunset Park After-School Sites – January 30, 2014 – Brooklyn Bureau

Worker Cooperatives for New York City – January 2014 – FPWA Report 

Sunset Park High School Celebrates First Graduation – July 4, 2013 – The Brooklyn Spectator

Immigrant-Run Worker Co-op Program Wins Innovation Award – May 28, 2013 – Voices of NY

NYC Innovative Nonprofit Awards – May 23, 2013 – New York Nonprofit Press

Brooklyn Kids Rally Against Child-Care Budget Cuts – March 29, 2013 – Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Sunset Park Soccer Players Kick Off Training Co-Op with Help of Former Pro – February 1, 2013 – DNAinfo.com

Bronx Group that Serves South Asian Immigrants to Create Worker Co-ops with Aid of City Training Program – January 7, 2013 – Daily News

Fair Pay: Brooklyn Co-ops Provide Opportunities for Immigrant Women – January 2, 2013 – Independent Sources

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