Well, the school district elections certainly happened yesterday in New York State, but in Westchester County, voter turnout continued to be low, much as it has in past years. (Some) Voters Turn Out to Override Tax Caps A tax cap … Read More & Comment
Monthly Archives: May 2015
3 Reasons to Vote at Tomorrow’s School Budget/Board Election
We can’t put it plainly enough. Please vote tomorrow at the School Board/Budget elections. We’ve articulated three reasons why you should. 1) Your vote can influence your district’s educational priorities. Very often, the School Budget Vote is your ONE CHANCE … Read More & Comment
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
Vote for the 2015 City Snapshot Locations!
The inaugural City Snapshot series in 2014 highlighted five Westchester cities: Yonkers, New Rochelle, Mount Vernon, White Plains, and Peekskill. This year we’ll be updating the City Snapshots for those five cities, plus adding two new school districts. But we’d like you … Read More & Comment
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