Youth Blog Series: What Does Raise the Age Mean to You?

Westchester Children’s Association received a grant through the Westchester Community Foundation to teach two Teen Advocacy Leadership courses. We focused the advocacy lessons around one of our priority issues, Raise the Age (click here to learn more about RTA). This next … Read More & Comment »

Youth Blog Series: What Does Raise the Age Mean to You?

Westchester Children’s Association received a grant through the Westchester Community Foundation to teach two Teen Advocacy Leadership courses. We focused the advocacy lessons around one of our priority issues, Raise the Age (click here to learn more about RTA). We … Read More & Comment »

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What Does Raise the Age Mean to You?

Westchester Children’s Association received a grant through the Westchester Community Foundation to teach two Teen Advocacy Leadership courses. We employed our Social Work Intern, Linnea Leger, to take the lead on this initiative. We focused the advocacy lessons around one … Read More & Comment »

Youth in Juvenile Correctional Facilities Experience Maltreatment

This report highlights the continued, and in many instances, increased prevalence of maltreatment experienced by youth residing in juvenile correctional facilities throughout the United States. While there is evidence of maltreatment in facilities across the country, certain states – including New York – were listed as repeated offenders. Read More & Comment »

Peekskill City Snapshot

The Peekskill City Snapshot that we’re sharing today is the final fact sheet in our City Snapshots Series. If you missed the first four City Snapshots for Yonkers, New Rochelle, Mount Vernon, and White Plains, be sure to check them out! We hope you have found these City … Read More & Comment »

White Plains City Snapshot

Today we’re sharing a White Plains City Snapshot, the fourth fact sheet in our City Snapshots Series. If you missed the first three City Snapshots for Yonkers, New Rochelle, and Mount Vernon, be sure to check them out. Next week, we’ll share the final City Snapshot … Read More & Comment »