Qualitative analysis of WCA Parents Survey on Remote Learning

Parents respond in droves to WCA’s Remote Learning Survey

The COVID-19 pandemic has taught us that living through a historical moment as opposed to just studying it are two radically different experiences.  This past May, WCA released not one but two online surveys to assess how Westchester children and … 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 »

Westchester’s Digital Divide for Kids

UPDATE: May 15, 2020 WCA has released the ‘Westchester Parent Survey about Remote Learning’  so we can find out how families are coping with the new (and not so new) challenges that have emerged due to pandemic.  All responses will … Read More & Comment »

The Story Behind “Wendy Finds A Home in Westchester”

See behind-the-scenes photos of our journey as we created their first children’s book ‘Wendy Finds A Home In Westchester.” Like so many great ideas, our first children’s book started at the kitchen table.  Rebekah and Onya came to Ilana’s parents’ … Read More & Comment »

last Cornell Blumenthal intern at WCA Thomas Mac Barreca

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 »

WCA supports kids in Government Shutdown 2019

WCA response to partial federal government shutdown

From our Executive Director [IMPORTANT UPDATE BELOW] Westchester Children’s Association (WCA) is Westchester County’s only children’s advocacy organization focused on the welfare of children ages 0 to 25 and their families.  We feel compelled to respond to the impact that … Read More & Comment »

Limarie Carbrera's Wish List for Data Transparency

My Data Transparency Wish List

On December 6, the US Census Bureau released the 2013-17 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates and I got excited! The American Community Survey (aka “ACS”) covers over 40 social, economic, housing and demographic topics and it’s ripe for advocacy analysis.   Unlike the … Read More & Comment »