The Perrin Family Foundation partners with organizations based in under-resourced communities across Connecticut in order to create environments that support
youth as leaders of social change.

Why Youth Led Social Change?

Creating opportunities for youth to share their truths, question the status quo, exercise leadership and take action to create change will not only pave the way for young people’s lifelong participation and leadership in the civic sphere, it also has the potential to transform our youth, communities, and institutions in the here and now.

GRANTMAKING

Investing in organizations and grassroots groups engaged in youth-led social change

CAPACITY BUILDING

Deepening the effectiveness and impact of youth-led social change efforts across Connecticut

FIELD BUILDING

Cultivating a community and philanthropic ecosystem committed to youth-led social change

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PFF Statement on Student Walkouts

Dear Friends and Partners, We, like many of you, have been moved by the power and courage of young people across the country that have responded to the tragic mass shooting in Parkland with calls for change and action. On March 14th, thousands of students across the...

PFF Program Officer Amarilis Pullen facilitates a break-out activity that groups funders around the @TWI_2022 Principles of Trust-Based Philanthropy - the goal is for each of us to make a commitment to work on that principle on an organizational level.

This morning, we’re learning from and with @PiaVision from @TWI_2022 on Trust-Based Philanthropy as part of the @CTphilanthropy Program Officer’s Network.

Our Critical Consciousness youth development workshop at @conncat_ is underway this morning, and we’re starting off the day building relationships and sharing knowledge based on or lived experiences.

Today’s the day! We’re kicking off the launch of our second BLOC Cohort tonight, and getting a glimpse of what the next three awesome years will be. #BuildingBLOC #YouthOrganizingCT

Great Debates happening at @CTphilanthropy right now! With my fellow debaters Jay Williams @HartfordFdn and Frances Padilla @UHCF_CT #philanthropy #debate #towonthego

Enjoying the "Great Debate" at CCP's Philanthropy 101 w/ Jay Williams, Frances Padilla and Emily Tow. @TowFdn @HartfordFdn

"The world around us is recruiting us to be jailers of young people when we should be healers."—Dr. Hardy #SchoolSW

"We cannot be advocates of social justice if our voices are on mute." ~ Dr. Kenneth V. Hardy #SchoolSW #SocialJustice #Keynote

"Racism is an act of terrorism. And so when you see something, say something"—Dr. Hardy #SchoolSW

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CONTACT US

The Grove, 2nd Floor
760 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT 06510

(203) 438-7349
info@perrinfamilyfoundation.org

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CONTACT US

The Grove, 2nd Floor
760 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT 06510

(203) 438-7349
info@perrinfamilyfoundation.org

Social Channels