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February 1, 2022

Gov. Kathy Hochul, NYC Mayor Eric Adams, and NYC Council Speaker Adrienne Adams salute the work of FPWA, New York’s Leading Anti-Poverty Nonprofit.

October 21, 2021

On October 19, New York University’s Wagner School of Public Service published 15 forward-thinking proposals for the next Mayor and City Council to follow to ensure an equitable post-pandemic recovery for all. Jennifer Jones Austin's proposal on the city's economic recovery is featured in this project among other proposals on mayoral power, healthcare, housing and more.

October 20, 2021

Congratulations to our CEO and Executive Director, Jennifer Jones Austin, on being named to the City & State New York's Power of Diversity: Black 100. City & State New York's Black 100 list recognizes many Black leaders who are making a difference in New York politics, business, the nonprofit sector, and beyond.

September 16, 2021

The Poverty 2020 data released Tuesday suggests that poverty dropped in America in 2020. Read on for our full statement.

August 9, 2021

Congratulations to our CEO and Executive Director, Jennifer Jones Austin who was named to City and State's 2021 Brooklyn Power 100 list. This list recognizes not only the borough’s leading politicians, but also the business and nonprofit executives, real estate developers, labor leaders, advocates, activists, academics and others who live and work in Brooklyn.