WCA’s 2022 Advocacy Breakfast Sheds Light on the Need for Increased Mental Health Supports

The Westchester Children’s Association (WCA) held its annual Advocacy Breakfast on October 18. The Annual Kathryn Wasserman Davis Child Advocacy Lecture was presented by Dr. Kira Hudson Banks, co-founder of the Institute for Healing Justice and Equity at Sant Louis University. Dr. Banks spoke to the audience of over 100 about supporting the socio-emotional wellbeing of youth and that change must begin with an understanding of equity as “the guarantee of fair treatment, access, opportunity, and advancement while at the same time striving to identify and eliminate barriers that have prevented the full participation of some groups.” Read More »

2019 Advocacy Breakfast

Join us for the 2019 Advocacy Breakfast hosted by Westchester Children’s Association on October 29, 2019 at the DoubleTree Inn, Tarrytown, NY from 8 – 10 am. Registration is open! Keynote Speaker is Marc Dones, Executive Director of National Innovation Service. For more info email wca@wca4kids.org Read More »

2017 Advocacy Breakfast

Please save the date, Thursday, April 20th, 2017 for our annual Advocacy Breakfast. Our keynote address, by Dr. Walter Gilliam, author of 2016 research study “Implicit Bias in Preschool”, is so timely and relevant to our GPS4Kids goal of “children and youth thriving regardless of race or zip code” and other initiatives throughout the county. Register now: http://bit.ly/17AdvoBfast Read More »