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December 6, 2021

“I’m proud and honored to support Mayor-elect Adams as he prepares to lead our city,” says Jennifer Jones Austin, CEO and Executive Director, FPWA. “All of us on the Equity Committee are committed to helping inform and guide the next administration’s important work to advance and achieve a more equitable city for all New Yorkers."

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 23, 2021

On September 23, Jennifer Jones Austin will join Rev. Al Sharpton and other faith and civil rights leaders to visit Del Rio, Texas where Haitian refugees are encamped at U.S.-Mexico Border.

September 21, 2021

Find out why FPWA's Chief Program & Policy Officer, Emily Miles and Director of Policy, Jeanette Estima call for a reimagining of how poverty is measured.