2022 Community Snapshots are here! [WCA ebulletin #24]

2022 Community Snapshots are here! On April 20, WCA launched the 2022 edition of our popular Community Snapshots! This digital publication features data profiles for children and youth under age 25 for Westchester County and all of the 40 geographic … 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 »

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 »

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 »