And Just Like That, I Became a Huge Data Nerd

Using data to influence the greater good has become something of a passion of mine over the last three years or so. I have Westchester Children’s Association to thank for that. When I showed up at this office in March … Read More & Comment »

Does Your School Excessively Suspend Students of Color?

Our schools treat certain children differently from their peers. Children, as young as preschoolers, are subject to discrimination and bias, which can alter their future in sinister ways. School disciplinary practices disproportionately affect children of color, and it is a … Read More & Comment »

Dear nonprofit employee – YOUR VOTE MATTERS!

VOTE! More specifically, #914NonProfitsVote! Voting has been promoted as a good thing for as long as I can remember. Whether it was to exercise my right as an American citizen or to stand and take action for what I believed … Read More & Comment »

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 »

Takeaways from the 2016 School District Elections

(See our Voter Participation Map below!) Last week’s school district elections on May 18 were marked by a particular event that didn’t even happen in Westchester County:  a fire under the Metro North tracks which effectively brought train service in … Read More & Comment »