Allison has a new Medium Blog!

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 »

Break Through with Data

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 »