2021

Want to bring the Racial Wealth Gap Learning Simulation to your agency?

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For Black History Month in February, FISA hosted a series of Racial Wealth Gap Learning Simulations for our grantees and partners.  This program was very well received.  It’s an excellent way to learn about the ways income inequality has developed over time because of federal policy. Many organizations were eager … Read More >

Recording on Cultural Humility is now available

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The second webinar in the RACE + DISABILITY series: Cultural Humility in Disability Services was recorded and is now available to view: You can also access the slides here:

Race, disability, poverty and hunger in 2021

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The local statistics about poverty and hunger are sobering: 1 in 5 Pittsburgh residents has food insecurity, and 1 in 3 Black residents of Pittsburgh lives in a food desert. People with disabilities are three times more likely than others to live in poverty. The rates of disability are higher in communities of color: 1 in 3 Black Pittsburghers has a disability. Read More >

NEW INITIATIVE: RACE + DISABILITY learning series

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To promote greater understanding of the intersection of racism and ableism, FISA Foundation is partnering with the Heinz Endowments to offer: The RACE + DISABILITY webinar series Disability is a common human experience, 20% of Americans have some type of disability.  Many disabilities are hidden (such as mental health, intellectual … Read More >

Black History Month: Attend a Racial Wealth Gap Learning Simulation!

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In honor of Black History Month, FISA Foundation invites our grantees and partners to participate in a Racial Wealth Gap Learning Simulation. As we work to address racial inequities in our communities and our organizations, it is important to understand that racism is not primarily a problem of personal beliefs … Read More >