2022

Upcoming programs in the Race + Disability webinar series

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Please join us for the final two programs in the 2021-22 Race + Disability Webinar Series, co-sponsored by FISA Foundation, The Heinz Endowments and The Pittsburgh Foundation. Messing It Up, Figuring It Out: Repairing Community After Restoring Harm June 7, 2022; noon-2:00pm ET. Join anti-oppression coach Wanda Swan as she … Read More >

Grantee convening: race, gender and disability

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Throughout the last couple of years, FISA and many of its grantees have focused on being more intentionally addressing racism and ableism.  In January, they reconvened for a progress update.  More than 40 individuals attended. FISA provided an update about some of the changes it has made over the last … Read More >

Upcoming webinar: Cradle to Prison Pipeline

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This upcoming webinar explores the systematic exclusion of kids of color and kids with disabilities from early childhood education and preschool programs. Learn about this pattern and what can be done to create welcoming and inclusive early education programming. Read More >

New Report: Student Arrests in Allegheny County Schools: The Need for Transparency and Accountability

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FISA Foundation is proud to have supported the ACLU of PA in developing Student Arrests in Allegheny County Schools: The Need for Transparency and Accountability. FISA believes it’s imperative that school administrators, school boards, parents and advocates examine their own data about student arrests and use it to inform policy … Read More >