The 2017 Data Bulletin – The Hope and Challenge for Us All

We wanted to create a data bulletin that shed light on the hope that we see in this county. That said, race still affects outcomes for children across their lifetimes. Read More & Comment »

My Summer as a Blumenthal Intern at WCA!

The following post was written by our fabulous summer intern, Sarah Halperin. Sarah was with WCA for 10 weeks this summer through  Cornell University’s Blumenthal Internship Program. She will certainly be missed and we wish her all the best as she … Read More & Comment »

Happy birthday, Children By the Numbers!

Happy Birthday Children By The Numbers!

Today our blog “Children By the Numbers” is one year old. So much has happened in that one year. We hope that our blog has helped you in your own work advocating for children. At the very least, we hope that by showing you the data, you have some notion of the diverse, maddening community that is our home. Read More & Comment »

Break Through with Data

Break Through with Data

Break Through with Data: Do you want to build credibility with funders, partners and the general public? Do you want to increase engagement with your audience as you seek to accomplish your agency’s mission? Learn from Westchester Children’s Association’s experience using data to get their message across. In this presentation, we discuss how to: identify data with maximum impact, transform that data into something approachable and appealing, and use that information to mobilize and engage child advocates. We’ll share insights into particular data sources you can explore, online, free tools you can use to present data effectively and strategies for sharing your message with measurable results. Read More & Comment »