Mayor de Blasio And BOC Chair Jennifer Jones Austin Announce Working Group To End Punitive Segregation

Today Mayor Bill de Blasio and Board of Correction Chair Jennifer Jones Austin announced the formation of a working group to eliminate punitive segregation in the New York City jail system. Continue Reading →

Anti-Poverty Agency FPWA Announces Antonia Yuille Williams As New Board Chair

FPWA is pleased to announce that Antonia Yuille Williams, Director of Regional and Community Affairs, Corporate Affairs for Con Edison Company of New York, has assumed the role of Board Chair at FPWA. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Nikita Stewart And Jennifer Jones Austin Hosts Intimate Discussion With Brian Silva

brian-silva-and-nikita-jonesThe Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies (FPWA) convened its Personally Speaking speaker series on Wednesday, September 28, bringing Brian Silva, Executive Director of Marriage Equality USA (MEUSA), together with New York Times reporter Nikita Stewart and FPWA CEO Jennifer Jones Austin, for an intimate discussion on nonprofit leadership and building a platform around social justice issues. Continue Reading →

Everything Harlem’s Sharpton Has Lived For Is At Stake

e03921212e871ea2716eab1327767f02July 20, 2014, three days after Eric Garner suffocated to death during an arrest by New York City police officers for selling loose cigarettes, the Reverend Al Sharpton delivered the Sunday sermon at Riverside Church, on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Continue Reading →


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