How Are the Black Children of Westchester?

On Monday, 21 September, Allison Lake will be participating in the AntiRacism Alliance discussion “Why Are Westchester Schools and Legal System Failing Black Children?” online. She will be joined by The Honorable Kathie Davidson, Chief Administrative Judge of the 9th … Read More & Comment »

WCA eBulletin #7 – Project 2020: Speak Up! Speak Out! was a success!

On July 21st, WCA hosted a youth-led virtual event focused on civic engagement and community change called “Project 2020: Speak Up! Speak Out!” Sponsored in part by the Westchester Community Foundation, this event was an opportunity for youth ages 15 to 21 to make their concerns and … Read More & Comment »

WCA eBulletin #7 – Parent Survey Thank You!

WCA eBulletin # 7 – Parent Survey Thank You Video Almost 1,000 parents from throughout Westchester County responded to WCA’s Parents Survey on Remote Learning this summer and we are still using this feedback to support families as kids return … Read More & Comment »

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 … 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 »

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 »

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 »