By: Camelle Scott-Mujahid and Christoph Sawyer Follow our journey @THE_FCYO Youth Power Conference hosted by @YouthOrganizeNC#YouthPower2015#endwaronyouthpic.twitter.com/ngaKeItopj — Alliance4EdJustice (@4EdJustice) November 13, 2015 Four Youth Led Social change...
The Perrin Family Foundation has been a supporter of Neighborhood Studios of Fairfield County (NS) since 1997 when the organization was called the Music and Arts Center for Humanity. In the past five years, in partnership with PFF, Neighborhood Studios has moved its...
In November, PFF Program Officer Laura McCargar joined Michael Moody of the Johnson Center for Family Philanthropy and Katherine Lorenz of the George and Cynthia Mitchell Foundation at the Grantmakers for Effective Organizations conference in Houston, Texas to talk...
The LGBTQ+ Youth Kickback’s speak out and fundraiser #SpeakforYrself brought together over 150 youth, elected officials, community members, workers, and unemployed people to hear stories about the intersecting needs affecting New Haven’s queer and trans...
@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