We are pleased to share that the Perrin Family Foundation team is expanding! In July, Camelle Scott-Mujahid joined the Perrin Family Foundation as an Associate Program Officer. Camelle comes to the Foundation having worked in the social change field for the...
Focusing on issues of police brutality, particularly use of deadly force against unarmed black and brown people, activists in the Black Lives Matter movement have brought national attention to stories of police violence against black and brown people and made...
Over the past 15 years, across the country, undocumented youth have come together to fight for access to education, opportunity, and a path to citizenship for themselves and their families. Courageously sharing their stories and employing direct action...
@NLYouthVoices was a part of @Perrinfamilyfdn’s BLOC program, which helped them build relationships & led to a state-wide organizing network in CT - FCYO spoke with Yanitza Cubilette about their #JourneyStory: https://t.co/uxduMwCosl
How did a family foundation focused on youth development pivot to invest in #youthorganizing? Read the #JourneyStory of @Perrinfamilyfdn w/founder Sheila Perrin & board member David Perrin about what it took: https://t.co/05ypbAKFP6
Today we co-hosted a Funders Briefing on our #Connecticut #CJReform Field Scan, alongside @TowFdn @Perrinfamilyfdn @cfgnh. Special thanks to all who were in attendance & brought their voices and concerns about the issues deeply affecting our communities, to the table.
FCYO interviewed @CalEndow & @Perrinfamilyfdn for their #JourneyStories of how they came to invest in #YouthOrganizing & how their investments impact orgs such as @resilienceoc & @NLYouthVoices. Scroll to bottom to read: https://t.co/P6gFaCYeDe
Closing recommendations for funders at #FCYO2019:
-Fund multi-year gen op support
-Remember this money belongs in our communities; figure out how to move it swiftly
-Fund transformation, not transactions
-Trust young people
-Fund the new ideas, transition + dark times