Special Events


FPWA hosts a number of special events throughout the year to engage our member agencies, elected officials, supporters and partners. Please check back here regularly to stay up-to-date with our upcoming events, and review highlights from past events.

City Advocacy Day

FPWA hosts an annual City Advocacy Day to call on the Mayor and New York City Council to support programs and initiatives that promote economic equity for some of New York's most vulnerable. Our day begins with a press conference on the steps of City Hall, followed by legislative meetings throughout the day with elected officials.

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State Advocacy Day

Join FPWA in Albany to tell State elected officials that New York's budget must make economic equity and upward mobility a priority to move toward a Building a City of Equal Opportunity. There will be a webinar on Thursday, February 18th at 3pm to help us prepare for State Advocacy Day.

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2015 Impact Awards Gala

Please save Monday, Oct. 26, 2015 for FPWA’s 2015 Impact Awards Gala. This year’s celebratory evening will be held at Capitale in New York City. We are honoring an amazing group of individuals and organizations who are giving of their time, talent and treasure to impact the lives of New York City’s most vulnerable citizens.

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City Legislative Breakfast

The FPWA Legislative Breakfast is an opportunity for FPWA member agencies and other community and faith-based leaders to hear from their elected official about issues concerning equality and upward mobility.

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Holiday Toy and Gift Drive

December 9, 2014 On Tuesday, December 9, FPWA kicked-off its Annual Holiday Toy and Gift Drive with a holiday party for pre-school children from FWPA member agency Mary McLeod Bethune Child Development Center in Brooklyn. Alan Muraoka who plays “Alan”, the proprietor of Hooper’s Store on Sesame Street, and Sesame Street puppeteer Pam Arciero, with Leona, treated the children to […]

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