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Able to Vote? Register Today!

In advance of Election Day on November 6th, read on to learn how to register to vote in the state of Connecticut.

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...

We are engaging in a session on Financial Resilience at the Program Officer’s Network for CCP @ctphilanthropy @rodneywrites @fma4nonprofits #Philanthropy #PON #CCP

Closing out #EASJ2018 with our youth plenary and this beautiful original poetry....”The ocean represents me, like the ocean I will never stop fighting.” #ElevateTheGenius #EducationAnew

"How do talk to people about a larger vision for the future of the state...It's not just enough to vote...How do we get more people to join the movement?" Rachel Gilmer @Dreamdefenders

"How do we use elections to contribute to us building long-term power?" Rachel Gilmer @Dreamdefenders

"Are you with the people regardless, or just because it makes your foundation look good?" Karen Marshall of @RethinkNOLA

#Philanthropy #Accountability RT @EducationAnew: "There is a level of accountability that needs to be demanded of philanthropy so that you know where you stand in the struggle."
Karen Marshall of @RethinkNOLA

"Psychology for liberation [means] that we need to address external systems while at the same time addressing our own internal responses." Karen Marshall of @RethinkNOLA

If we are to win #PoliceFreeSchools we must understand its history and development and how generations before us organized. #EducationAnew #ElevateTheGenius

YES! THIS!!! “It’s not anecdotal, it’s qualitative data...Every lived experience is data.” -@AndreaVasquezJ @EducationAnew #ElevateTheGenius

Not once when asked what safety looks like do youth answer “cops”, they say “food”, “my mom not working two jobs”, “my family together”. @MaketheRoadNY #educationanew

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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