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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.

June 30, 2021

Today Mayor de Blasio and the New York City Council reached a budget agreement for Fiscal Year 2022.

June 3, 2020

FPWA’s Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, Jennifer Jones Austin, and Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II, The National Co-Chair of Poor People’s Campaign and President of Repairers of the Breach, will hold a virtual rally on June 9, 2020 from 11:00AM to 11:30AM to bring attention to the Poor People’s Campaign’s Mass Poor People’s Assembly and Moral March on Washington, to be held on June 20, 2020.