CFL & Golden Steps meet with City Council Speaker’s office
September 5, 2014 / SCO News
SCO’s Center for Family Life and members of the “Golden Steps” worker cooperative met Thursday with staff from City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito’s office to discuss CFL’s implementation of initiatives funded by the Council for FY15 to incubate worker cooperatives in low-income NYC neighborhoods and develop new cooperatives in Brooklyn’s immigrant communities. Thank you to the NYC Council for championing this important work on behalf of unemployed and under-employed New Yorkers!
Pictured (from left to right): Alicia Chavez, President, Si Se Puede! Cleaning Cooperative; Theodore Moore, Senior Policy Analyst, City Council Speaker’s office; Mercedes Rodriguez, Secretary, Golden Steps Elder Care Cooperative; Angelina Cazares, Vice-President, Golden Steps; Irma Casco, Publicity Committee, Golden Steps; Zenayda Bonilla, Treasurer, Golden Steps; Esteban Duran, Community Liaison, City Council Speaker’s office; Reg Flowers, Cooperative Developer, CFL; Maru Bautista, Cooperative Developer, CFL; Sara Castillo, Cooperatives United for Sunset Park Representative, Golden Steps; Emma Yorra, Cooperative Developer, CFL; Maria Ferreira, Director of the Adult Employment Program, CFL.
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