WCA’s 2022 Advocacy Breakfast Sheds Light on the Need for Increased Mental Health Supports

The Westchester Children’s Association (WCA) held its annual Advocacy Breakfast on October 18. The Annual Kathryn Wasserman Davis Child Advocacy Lecture was presented by Dr. Kira Hudson Banks, co-founder of the Institute for Healing Justice and Equity at Sant Louis University. Dr. Banks spoke to the audience of over 100 about supporting the socio-emotional wellbeing of youth and that change must begin with an understanding of equity as “the guarantee of fair treatment, access, opportunity, and advancement while at the same time striving to identify and eliminate barriers that have prevented the full participation of some groups.” Read More »

Executive Director Allison Lake Appointed as Member of New York State’s Child Poverty Reduction Advisory Council

Executive Director Allison Lake has been appointed as one of the inaugural members of New York State’s Child Poverty Reduction Advisory Council by Governor Kathy Hochul.  WCA is extremely proud of Allison, and we welcome the continued opportunity to advocate for our county’s children at the state level. Read More »

Allison Lake on 2022 Westchester Power 100 List

For a third year in a row, Allison Lake has been listed as one of City & State’s “2022 Westchester Power 100”.   City & State’s Westchester Power 100 highlights county leaders, including government officials, business executives, health care leaders, nonprofit heads, union chiefs, advocates, activists and more, across all sectors.  Congratulations Allison! Read More »

Hope Quilt Opening at the Westchester Children’s Museum

Quilts Made by Hundreds of Adults and Children to Be Unveiled on September 28 for Westchester Children’s Association’s Early Childhood Support Awareness Campaign Over the past year, the Westchester Children’s Association (WCA) has collected hundreds of quilt squares from Westchester … Read More »