SCO News

2014 Family Dynamics Art Auction A Great Success

May 2, 2014 / Independent Youth News

The 4th Annual SCO Family Dynamics Art Auction was a huge success! Thanks to our wonderful supporters and all the artists who donated their work, last night's benefit raised a record amount and will help us to expand after-school arts programming in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Bushwick and Brownsville. Thanks, everyone!

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WSJ Donor of the Day: Alexandra Alger Boosts Arts in Family Dynamics Program

April 28, 2014 / Independent Youth News

The Wall Street Journal By MELANIE GRAYCE WEST April 27, 2014 9:31 p.m. ET Everything good about an arts education for children—fueling personal expression, improving cognitive development and having fun—is what Alexandra Alger wanted for her own children. Turns out, she also wanted it for children living just a few miles from her in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn. About six years ago, a friend encouraged Ms. Alger to check out the after-school programming provided by Family Dynamics, an initiative of the SCO Family of Services, a Brooklyn-based organization that provides a variety of social and occupational services to help some of Brooklyn's neediest people.

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April 24, 2014 / Uncategorized

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SCO Family of Services Celebrates National Volunteer Week

April 11, 2014 / Independent Youth News

SCO Family of Services, one of New York City and Long Island’s leading nonprofit human service agencies, is celebrating National Volunteer Week (April 6 to April 12, 2014) by recognizing our outstanding volunteers.

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CFL speaks at New York City Council Public Hearing

February 24, 2014 / SCO News

Representatives from SCO’s Center for Family Life spoke at a New York City Council Public Hearing in February 2014 to discuss how worker cooperatives can lift families out of poverty. Vanessa Bransburg, Director of Cooperative Development at CFL and Yadira Fragoso of Sí Se Puede! Women’s Cooperative were joined by Saduf Syal of Make the Road New York to…

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“Special Man in My Life Day” at the Early Childhood Education Center

February 17, 2013 / SCO News

One dad sat still for a pretend “makeover.” Others dug into building blocks, and some just sat and read aloud with their children. No matter the activity, everyone found pleasure and meaning in “Special Man in My Life Day,” held recently at SCO’s Jerome Hardeman Early Childhood Education…

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93%

of graduates at SCO's high school for over-age, under-credited students received a NYS Regent's diploma.

Last year, we helped

418

adults become employed heads of households