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November 16, 2022

NYC voters passed a number of racial justice ballot measures in last week's election. Jennifer Jones Austin, chair of the NYC Racial Justice Commission, CEO and executive director of FPWA, discusses these initiatives in more detail, and what they mean for the future of racial justice in NYC.

November 15, 2022

Congratulations to FPWA's CEO and Executive Director, Jennifer Jones Austin, for being named to City & State NY's Teh Power of Diversity list which highlights female commissioners, business executives, nonprofit leaders, advocates, academics and others who are in the arena of New York politics and government.

November 9, 2022

New York City voters approved three ballot measures meant to alleviate impacts of structural racism on New Yorkers of color and create a more equal city through equitable city services.

November 9, 2022

A trio of New York City ballot proposals aimed at bolstering racial justice across the five boroughs earned an overwhelming victory in Tuesday’s voting, according to partial and unofficial election results.

November 9, 2022

New Yorkers said yes to the Environmental Bond Act and approved changes proposed by the Racial Equity Commission.