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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 »

Get the 2016 Data Bulletin Right Here

DOWNLOAD THE 2016 CHILDREN BY THE NUMBERS BULLETIN HERE! Data sources are also available. Last Friday, we released the printed version of our 2016 Data Bulletin at the annual County Legislative Breakfast on Children and Youth. This year, as we worked … Read More & Comment »

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2015 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 or oppose any candidate … Read More & Comment »

Happy birthday, Children By the Numbers!

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 »

Chart: Westchester youth of color are disproportionately more likely to be arrested for a crime than white youth

A Better Juvenile Justice System for Our Youth and Our Communities

If you follow us on Facebook or Twitter, you’ve probably noticed that the #RaisetheAge campaign is really picking up steam. Along with many concerned community members and nonprofit partners, Westchester Children’s Association has been pushing for juvenile justice reforms. These reforms would give young people who have been convicted of a crime better access to the age-appropriate services that will help them turn their lives around. Learn more about the proposed reforms with this infographic. Read More & Comment »