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March 18, 2019

Join FPWA for its third Courageous Conversations Conference! This year, we expand the conversation of revealing the truth about trauma and poverty in nonprofit organizations. As nonprofits, we will explore the often-unseen ways that trauma and poverty play out in mission-driven work and, together, identify opportunities to be sustainable and transformative.

February 13, 2019

A father's unwavering love for his special-needs son resulted in the two living in a homeless shelter. However, it was a call to social services that ended up being the turning point the two needed to get back on their feet. FPWA, through the New York Times Neediest Cases, was able to provide a grant for furniture to Tyree Scott and his son, Zahir.

October 17, 2018

Introducing a new learning community for women of color working within the nonprofit sector. This training program will be informative, hands-on and centered around trauma-informed care. Explore strategies for building a professional brand, and how to best access your network. One-on-one coaching included. Don't miss this professional development opportunity. You'll conclude the program feeling inspired and empowered.

August 29, 2018

After-school and summer programs enable parents to work while their children are safe in programs that enhance their skills, interests and leadership. Hear from NYC youth of different ages about the importance of after-school and summer programming.

September 27, 2017

FPWA CEO and Executive Director Jennifer Jones Austin sat down with WABC’s Bill Ritter to discuss poverty in New York City and how #FPWA is lifting up New Yorkers in need to become economically stable and self-sufficient. Watch the full interview.


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