Hi everyone! My name is Mythri Galpotthawela. I was born and raised in northern Westchester and am a rising junior at Bucknell University. I am majoring in Neuroscience and minoring in Children’s Studies while on the pre-health track because I … Read More & Comment
Category Archives: WCA Staff
New Faces at WCA: Angel Gray, Program & Policy Manager
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
Our Children Deserve No Less – Allison Lake
Our children deserve no less. It is hard for me to get my head, heart, and soul around all that is happening in the nation currently. The recent killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery have left me … Read More & Comment
Our Last Cornell Blumenthal Intern – Thomas Mac Barreca
This post was written by Thomas ‘Mac’ Barreca, who spent Summer 2019 with us as an intern and is the last student to participate in the Cornell University Blumenthal Internship Program. This internship program was started and lead by WCA … Read More & Comment
And How are the Children?
It’s hard to know where to begin. There has been a steady onslaught of new policies and actions that have targeted children and families lately with little regard for the long-term implications. From the separation of children from their families … Read More & Comment
My Summer Internship at WCA!
The following post was written by our amazing summer intern, Eric Fedio. Eric was with WCA for 9 weeks this summer through Cornell University’s Blumenthal Internship Program. We wish him all the best as he enters his senior year at … Read More & Comment
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