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September 29, 2022

Join NYC Racial Justice Commission chair Jennifer Jones Austin, who is CEO and Executive Director of the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies (FPWA), for a one-on-one conversation with acclaimed journalist and newly appointed Dean of Columbia School of Journalism Jelani Cobb, about our entrenched racism, this moment in the national conversation, and moving the needle forward towards meaningful change.

August 9, 2022

FPWA announced today that they are awarding $40,000 in college scholarships to sixteen low-income junior and senior college students to support them through graduation.

July 12, 2022

FPWA launched a campaign to generate public awareness and understanding of the three racial equity ballot proposals put forth by the NYC Racial Justice Commission.

July 7, 2022

New York City’s fiscal year 2023 adopted budget achieves gains for human services Total funding remains below last year levels amid falling federal funding On June 13, 2022, the New […]

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.