Grantee Partners Participate in Local C.R.A.F.T. Day

Grantee Partners Participate in Local C.R.A.F.T. Day

Last August, more than 120 young people and adult allies from across Connecticut gathered in Bridgeport for a C.R.A.F.T. (Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training) day – a day that used agricultural engagement to support young people’s learning...
Reflections from PFF’s Board Chair

Reflections from PFF’s Board Chair

In May, Perrin Family Foundation’s founder and Board Chair Sheila Perrin received the John H. Filer Award from the Connecticut Council on Philanthropy. Following her acceptance of the award, Sheila shared reflections and lessons learned about philanthropy’s role and...
Perrin Family Foundation Appoints New President

Perrin Family Foundation Appoints New President

Ridgefield, CT – The Connecticut-based Perrin Family Foundation is pleased to announce that Laura McCargar has been appointed as its President. The Perrin Family Foundation was founded in 1994 by Sheila and Charlie Perrin, and its mission is to partner with...
Hearing Youth Voices: Youth Reflection

Hearing Youth Voices: Youth Reflection

Families Over Politics by Nylah Greaves, Youth Organizer On Sunday, November 2nd Hearing Youth Voices attended a peaceful protest in Bridgeport, CT. They sent out a call asking for other organizations to rally alongside them at an event where President Obama was...
True Colors Conference – March 20-21, 2015 (Storrs, CT)

True Colors Conference – March 20-21, 2015 (Storrs, CT)

The 22nd annual True Colors conference (the nation’s largest and most comprehensive lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans* and ally (LGBTA) youth concerns event) will be held on March 20 and 21, 2015 at UCONN in Storrs. Registration (including up to 9.5 CEUs) is $85 for...