Perrin Family Foundation envisions a Connecticut where young people are vital leaders in creating safe, healthy and just communities.

@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:

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:

Full house at New Haven Free Public Library for our #CommunityConversation on harm reduction in New Haven. #HealthyJustCT

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.

Today the @Perrinfamilyfdn team is attending the co-hosted funders briefing with @katalcenter, @TowFdn, and @cfgnh.

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:

Our Community Organizers @K_Muzzanni & @DajuanWiggins with Katal Board member, Cheidza, at the @Perrinfamilyfdn social!

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 3 - There is still time to apply for the Development & Events Manager position - Join our team!

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


The Grove, 2nd Floor
760 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT 06510

(203) 438-7349


Social links