Guest Blog Post: Student Advocacy

We’ve been paying attention to Chronic Absence since the beginning of the 2016-17 school year, and we are not alone.  In addition to the ongoing national discussion, local media has also been covering this topic: the Journal News featured chronic … Read More & Comment »

2016 Candidate Survey on Children’s Issues

Will You Vote for Kids? Our children bring us together, regardless of party and ideology. Each election, our Vote for Kids initiative surveys candidates on their opinions regarding issues affecting Westchester’s children and youth. Westchester Children’s Association does not support … Read More & Comment »

2016 Community Snapshots

The 2016 Community Snapshots are here!  This year we have… Westchester County Mamaroneck – NEW this year! Mount Vernon New Rochelle Ossining Peekskill Port Chester-Rye White Plains Yonkers Each 2016 Community Snapshot includes a number of new features: Chronic Absence … 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 »

Help! The Community Snapshots are Coming!

Hello, I’m Denise! I first want to take a paragraph here to introduce myself to all of our Children by the Numbers subscribers since, in theory I am still new to WCA! If I have not personally met you yet, … Read More & Comment »