On the Home Front: A report on Home Visiting in Westchester

Download here: On the Home Front The following post was written Dr. Katherine Lobach, a member of the Westchester Home Visiting Work Group and a former WCA Board Member.  Katie now serves on WCA’s Advisory Council and is a Professor Emerita of … Read More & Comment »

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 »

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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 »

Mapping New York’s Home Visiting Programs

Parenting is difficult for everyone, but it can be particularly challenging for low-income families. Voluntary early childhood home visiting programs can ease this challenge by partnering families with trained professionals.  Home visiting programs demonstrate parenting techniques, offer health resources, answer … Read More & Comment »

A timeline of the Raise the Age campaign to change the age of adult criminal responsibility in NY to 18 years.

A Timeline of the Raise the Age Campaign

New York remains one of only two states that automatically treat 16 and 17 year olds as adults in the justice system – despite the fact that most states set the age of criminal responsibility at 18 in the 1940s! A new infographic traces the Raise the Age campaign from its early roots to the present day. We’ve come a long way together, but there is still work to do! Read More & Comment »

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Facts About Westchester Graduates

By now, many high school seniors across Westchester County have already donned the classic cap and gown. After a much-anticipated walk across the stage, they now have a high school diploma in hand. They have joined the ranks of Westchester graduates! … Read More & Comment »