February 23, 2023

Last week, Jennifer Jones Austin, CEO and Executive Director of FPWA (Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies, Inc.), moderated the workshop, “Making Ends Meet”, at the 52nd annual legislative conference that addressed one of the largest issues in our nation today: The deliberate undercounting of poverty.  

February 17, 2023

As an organization that has fiercely fought to eradicate systemic racism, FPWA applauds President Biden’s latest executive directive, which compels government agencies to institute more equitable practices in order to close the gap on racial disparities in access to quality education, housing, job, and funding opportunities.

January 10, 2023

Join us January 11 at 10 am for a virtual launch event for FPWA’s new report on cash assistance, Caught in the Gaps. Assembly Member Linda Rosenthal and State Senator Roxanne J. Persaud will make remarks at the start of the program.

November 9, 2022

Yesterday, New Yorkers made history when they voted to enshrine racial justice and economic equity in our city’s Charter by passing the NYC Racial Justice Commission’s three ballot proposals. A […]

October 19, 2022

10 Days Out From Early Voting, All Eyes On Are On Landmark Measures That Would Dismantle Structural Racism in City Government