As the pandemic continues to increase the rate of child poverty in Westchester and throughout the nation, WCA urges policymakers to act quickly upon their public commitment to cut child poverty rates in half by 2030 while paying special attention … Read More & Comment »
Angel Gray joined Westchester Children’s Association in February 2022 as our new Program and Policy Manager. Over the past 9 years, Angel has provided family support, prevention, intervention, and educational services for families and children at psychiatric hospitals, high schools, … Read More & Comment »
WCA eBulletin #21: Pace grad intern explains new Digital Access Survey Video Transcript Hi! My name is Sydney Moraitis and I am in my final year of graduate studies at Pace University towards earning my Masters of Public Administration with a … Read More & Comment »
The Westchester County Child and Youth Homelessness Dashboard (WCCHYD) is being published after months of data hunting and analysis by WCA so that demographic, geographic, and racial trends among children and youth experiencing homelessness in Westchester County are more visible. … Read More & Comment »
On November 18 at 1 pm, Limarie Cabrera, Director of Data, Operations & Finance, will present at a special session for the KIDS COUNT: ALL Data Are Local virtual conference hosted by the New York State Council of Children and … Read More & Comment »
On Monday, 21 September, Allison Lake will be participating in the AntiRacism Alliance discussion “Why Are Westchester Schools and Legal System Failing Black Children?” online. She will be joined by The Honorable Kathie Davidson, Chief Administrative Judge of the 9th … Read More & Comment »
On July 21st, WCA hosted a youth-led virtual event focused on civic engagement and community change called “Project 2020: Speak Up! Speak Out!” Sponsored in part by the Westchester Community Foundation, this event was an opportunity for youth ages 15 to 21 to make their concerns and … Read More & Comment »
Almost 1,000 parents from throughout Westchester County responded to WCA’s Parents Survey on Remote Learning this summer and we are still using this feedback to support families as kids return to school. < See results of our Parents Survey here >
We would like to say thank you to all who responded to our survey and invite you to read the results or follow us @wca4kids or by subscribing to our emails to find out more about what we are working on.
The novel Coronavirus pandemic has changed all of our lives, but no matter what please know that #WeGotYou.