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WJCS Center Lane TransParentcy Group Lauded at Westchester County Pride Month Celebration

Published: Tuesday, June 21, 2016

The TransParentcy Support Group was honored with a proclamation for its ground-breaking work addressing unique challenges faced by transgender youth and their parents in family relationships, school and the community. Accepting the proclamation from Legislator Ken Jenkins, from left, was Santo Barbagiovanni, Center Lane director, and Amy Nichols, program specialist, with Westchester County Board of Legislators chairman Mike Kaplowitz.

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Our Thoughts Are With the Victims, Survivors & Families

Published: Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Our thoughts are with the victims, survivors and families and all those impacted by the mass shooting in Orlando. We at WJCS remain committed to supporting LGBTQ youth and the entire Westchester community and hope that our local community can serve as a model for conversations and actions that bring people together to heal from this national tragedy

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And the 2016 Winners Are --

Published: Wednesday, June 8, 2016

WJCS is proud to honor the 2016 Agency Award Winners announced at the WJCS Annual Meeting: Shamar Watson, employee of the year; Jean Fray, Batkin Award; Leroy Ennis, Clinical Staff Award; Nancy Kennedy, Leonard Rohmer Award, and Ruth Dumevi, Home Health Aide of the Year.

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Team of Volunteers Teach Mt. Vernon Teens Interviewing Skills

Published: Thursday, June 2, 2016

When WJCS Board member and volunteer Linda Plattus brought a group of volunteers to the WJCS After-School Academy at Hamilton Elementary School in Mt. Vernon, it wasn't just to see the program, but to add a special component. Plattus and several colleagues and professionals took on a different role: teaching the teen group and assistant group leaders how to interview effectively.

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WJCS Marks Pride Month; Reflects on Trail Blazed by Center Lane

Published: Thursday, June 2, 2016

During Pride Month, WJCS joins others in reflecting on "the tireless dedication of advocates and allies who strive for a more inclusive society." WJCS Center Lane, the only youth and community education center in Westchester, has blazed this trail for the past 20 years, promoting a community culture supportive of LGBTQ youth in Westchester

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WJCS Holds Job Fair, June 1

Published: Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Come to the WJCS Job Fair at WJCS Headquarters on June 1, 2016 and learn about the employment opportunities WJCS has to offer

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WJCS Kids' Kloset Recognizes Outstanding Youth Volunteers

Published: Friday, May 20, 2016

Kudos to five award winners recognized at the WJCS Kid's Kloset Fashion Show Fundraiser this week! Their stories of support to the program are impressive

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WJCS Center Lane, PrideWorks Prom Set for May 20

Published: Monday, May 16, 2016

The WJCS Center Lane and PrideWorks Prom, the only event of its kind in the Northeast, is set for Friday, May 20, 7:00 PM at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in White Plains

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