2022 Select Victories & Achievements
- The first measure added preamble to the City Charter laying out the basic standards of living that every New Yorker should be entitled to, recognizing indigenous communities that preceded New York, the enslavement and forced labor of Africans that is intertwined with the city’s history, and the multi-cultural, diverse democracy that is New York.
- The second measure established a racial equity office, plan, and commission dedicated to improving racial equity and identifying where the city government can work to reduce or eliminate racial disparities.
- The third measure requires city government to measure the true cost of living to track and report on the actual cost in New York City of meeting essential needs, including housing, food, childcare, transportation, and other necessary costs. The measure would move beyond calculations of poverty and estimates how much it actually costs to live and thrive in New York City.
22.2 million digital impressions to combat vaccine hesitancy through search, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram video.
6.3 million people directly reached via phone, text, at in-person and community events to combat vaccine hesitancy.
$424,985 granted to members agencies in support of emergency food and aid, scholarships, elder support and more.
- Successful completion of Trauma-Informed New York City Demonstration Pilot informed by our “Ending the Poverty to Prison Pipeline” report with a cohort of six FPWA members in Brooklyn neighborhoods with high concentration of poverty and incarceration rates.
- 601 non-profit and faith practitioners joined us on virtual workshops and events addressing leadership and human service capacity building needs.
*Read our official statement in response to the NYC FY23 budget announcement for more details.