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SCO Family of Services Recognized by Brooklyn Defender Services for Helping Fathers in Brooklyn Reconnect with Their Families

July 16, 2019 / SCO News

Brooklyn Defenders Services honored SCO for their comprehensive Fatherhood Program that provides support and parenting classes to fathers in Brownsville, Bed-Stuyvesant and East New York. Brooklyn Defender Services honored SCO Family of Services for the success and widespread influence of its Fatherhood Program. The award was accepted by Fatherhood…

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Jeremiah Program Coaches Single Mothers in Brownsville Through College

April 30, 2019 / SCO News

The program provides a range of supportive services to help mothers and their families find a path out of poverty. Jeremiah Program New York, a national nonprofit providing career preparedness and support services for single mothers, is currently recruiting for the next…

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Yale Child Study to Examine United for Brownsville Outcomes

January 22, 2019 / SCO News

United for Brownsville’s initiative, Discover Together: Brownsville, will be the focus for the newly created Yale Child Study Center-Scholastic Collaborative for Child & Family Resilience. Discover Together: Brownsville is a project to support the literacy and social and emotional learning of families with young children in Brownsville, Brooklyn. The Collaborative…

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CFL’s “Life Lines” Community Arts Project presents DREAMS

May 14, 2014 / Independent Youth News

“Life Lines” Community Arts Project was proud to present this year's original production, "DREAMS" during the week of May 12 – May 16, 2014, with six performances at Sunset Park High School. Our cast of 150+ participants includes students from Sunset Park High School, MS 821, MS 136, as well as from other Brooklyn middle and high schools. “DREAMS” provides a glimpse into the lives of 16 teenagers and parents as they follow their hearts and explore their innermost hopes, despite the obstacles standing in their way.

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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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Last year,

288

children were reunified with their parents who worked hard preparing for their return home

100%

of participants in our award-winning Fathers' Program met their goals by improving their relationship with their children, financial commitment to their children, and/or connecting to essential services