A NOTE FROM ALLISON LAKE, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR The traditional Masai greeting, Kasserianingera, means “how are the children?” It’s a way to frame what is most important — most essential. Today, the children are actually not so well. Granted, we are … Read More & Comment
It’s 2023 County Budget Time!
As we collectively recover from the pandemic and other hardships, WCA and Campaign for Kids (CFK) continues to support the well-being of children, teens and families. We offer our recommendations for the 2023 Westchester County Budget. Read More & Comment
Limarie lays out the facts at the Westchester Child Poverty Symposium
914Cares invited Limarie Cabrera, our Director of Data, Operations & Finance, to speak at its 3rd Annual Westchester County Poverty Symposium that was held on March 10th at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester. At the event, Jessica Reinmann, CEO … Read More & Comment
Westchester County Children & Youth Homelessness Data (WCCYHD) Dashboard is here!
The Westchester County Child and Youth Homelessness Dashboard (WCCHYD) is being published after months of data hunting and analysis by WCA so that demographic, geographic, and racial trends among children and youth experiencing homelessness in Westchester County are more visible. … 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
Looking for Clues – 2018 Community Snapshots are here!
Click here for the Community Snapshots! When the Community Snapshots first started, they included only five cities in Westchester County—Peekskill, White Plains, New Rochelle, Mount Vernon, & Yonkers. In the following years, WCA expanded coverage to include Ossining and Mamaroneck. … Read More & Comment
The 2017 Data Bulletin – The Hope and Challenge for Us All
We wanted to create a data bulletin that shed light on the hope that we see in this county. That said, race still affects outcomes for children across their lifetimes. Read More & Comment