In early March, students from across Connecticut gathered to testify at the Capitol for two bills that would require schools to include African American, Puerto Rican, and Latino studies in K – 12 schools statewide. The students represented several youth...
M: What’s your name? Where do you work? What’s your position at the organization? T: My name is Ta’LannaMonique Miller and I work with Citywide Youth Coalition (CWYC) as the community organizer. A lot of what I do is form relationships with other people who are doing...
On February 14th PFF Trustee David Perrin and President Laura McCargar participated in the National Center for Family Philanthropy webinar “Balancing Power Dynamics” on bridging power divides in philanthropy and building collaborative relationships. As...
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
Happening now at #GEOlearn: Trust-Based Approaches to Learning and Evaluation in the ballroom. Come have breakfast with @TWI_2022 @RSClarkFdn @headwatersmt @durfeeLA @Perrinfamilyfdn & Satterberg Fdn @GEOfunders
Reciprocal, Equitable, Accountable, Learn - some REAL talk with @CT4aDREAM and @Perrinfamilyfdn. Learning moves in both directions. Everyone has something to teach, everyone has something to learn. And it's not extractive. #GEOLearn