Reflections on PFF’s Lunch and Learn with The California Endowment In April, PFF hosted a funder lunch and learn with Albert Maldonado, Manger of Youth Initiatives for The California Endowment (TCE). With assets of more than $3 billion, TCE is one of the...
Youth organizing can be a powerful tool for social change, developing youth leaders who take action to improve the communities they live in and grow up to be strong, politically engaged adults. Youth leaders who begin organizing early in their high school careers...
Young People Discuss Youth Leadership at Youth Services Bureau Day at the Capitol On April 21st at the Connecticut Legislative Office Building, more than sixty young people and adults representing the Connecticut Youth Services Association gathered to hear a panel of...
Young people explore the arts as a tool for social change PFF has been deeply moved by the many ways that our arts based grantee partners have incorporated youth voice into the creation of brilliant performance and visual arts pieces. We have similarly been...
@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