Allison Lake is sharing her thoughts and experiences as WCA’s new executive director through her new medium blog called Consider Kids. Be on the lookout for Allison’s medium blog posts as she continues to advocate on behalf of Westchester’s children. CLICK … 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
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
During My Internship at WCA…
This post was authored by our 2017 Cornell University Blumenthal Intern, Lauren Woods. Lauren is a rising junior majoring in industrial and labor relations. She is currently on a pre-law track, and wishes to attend law school after graduation. Lauren … Read More & Comment
Missed Our 2015 Data Webinar Series? Watch It Now
There’s widespread agreement that businesses and nonprofits alike should use data to guide their decisions and activities. But just because society “believes” in data doesn’t mean we’re comfortable with it. Read More & Comment
You’re Invited to Our Next Webinar
We get it. Sometimes data can be confusing. Or misleading. Or just plain old inaccurate. But we don’t want you to miss out. Data can be a powerful tool for understanding what’s really going on, and then encouraging others to … Read More & Comment
Announcing WCA’s Data Webinar Series!
Have you ever wondered, “Can I really trust this piece of data? How do I know if it’s really valid?” Or do you feel like your nonprofit or business could become more effective by using data, but you’re not sure … Read More & Comment
Break Through with Data
Break Through with Data: Do you want to build credibility with funders, partners and the general public? Do you want to increase engagement with your audience as you seek to accomplish your agency’s mission? Learn from Westchester Children’s Association’s experience using data to get their message across. In this presentation, we discuss how to: identify data with maximum impact, transform that data into something approachable and appealing, and use that information to mobilize and engage child advocates. We’ll share insights into particular data sources you can explore, online, free tools you can use to present data effectively and strategies for sharing your message with measurable results. Read More & Comment