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
Category Archives: About Children By The Numbers
My Summer as a Blumenthal Intern at WCA!
The following post was written by our fabulous summer intern, Sarah Halperin. Sarah was with WCA for 10 weeks this summer through Cornell University’s Blumenthal Internship Program. She will certainly be missed and we wish her all the best as she … Read More & Comment
Missed Our 2015 Data Webinar Series? Watch It Now
There’s widespread agreement that businesses and nonprofits alike should use data to guide their decisions and activities. But just because society “believes” in data doesn’t mean we’re comfortable with it. Read More & Comment
Summer Internship Wrap Up
We invited Joanna Ezratty, our 2015 summer intern through Cornell University’s Blumenthal Internship Program, to write about her experience working for us these past couple of months. We will miss her and the valuable contributions she made during her short time here. … Read More & Comment
You’re Invited to Our Next Webinar
We get it. Sometimes data can be confusing. Or misleading. Or just plain old inaccurate. But we don’t want you to miss out. Data can be a powerful tool for understanding what’s really going on, and then encouraging others to … Read More & Comment
Announcing WCA’s Data Webinar Series!
Have you ever wondered, “Can I really trust this piece of data? How do I know if it’s really valid?” Or do you feel like your nonprofit or business could become more effective by using data, but you’re not sure … 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
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