The Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies promotes the social and economic well-being of greater New York’s most vulnerable by advocating for just public policies and strengthening human service organizations.
On Tuesday, March 18th, FPWA held its first "Women of Faith" breakfast at Sarabeth’s in the Flatiron District. Women representing more than 10 denominations and faith traditions gathered to discuss a progressive agenda for NY’s most vulnerable citizens.
Co-hosts, Jennifer Jones-Austin (FPWA CEO/Executive Director) and Rev. Dr. Emma Jordan Simpson (FPWA board member and Executive Pastor) led a robust dialogue on the role and perspective of women in the faith community on issues of social justice and economic . The women shared powerful stories, offered meaningful approaches to begin the business of impacting communal challenges and committed to continuing the discussion.