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April 23, 2021

FPWA applauds Mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York City Council for their announcement today of an investment of $120 million over the next two years to fully fund accepted indirect costs associated with an effective nonprofit human services sector.

April 20, 2021

FPWA’s newest investigative report, “Pushed to the Precipice: How Benefits Cliffs and Financial Gaps Undermine the Safety Net for New Yorkers,” explores the barriers working families face when striving for financial stability. It also provides recommendations to reduce the impact that an abrupt benefit cutoff can have on New York State families.

April 12, 2021

On Tuesday, Governor Cuomo released a $212 billion budget for fiscal year 2022 which includes several key investments that support the longest-suffering New Yorkers after more than a year of extreme hardship and uncertainty.

March 25, 2021

Today FPWA and the University of Washington release a new report, “The Self-Sufficiency Standard for New York 2021.” The Standard Flips the Debate About How to Measure and End Poverty by Focusing on How Much Income is Needed for Financial Independence

March 19, 2021

FPWA condemns the mass murders in Atlanta of eight people, six of whom were Asian American women. We grieve for the families of all those who died and were injured.