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Actor, Comedian Raises Funds for WJCS Youth Mental Health First Aid

Published: Thursday, June 1, 2017

Kudos to Ben Schwartz, an actor and comedian, and his Snowpants for Charity for raising $4,600 at a comedy show for WJCS' Youth Mental Health First Aid training initiative

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WJCS Center Lane Marks Pride Month in June with Dedicated Support to LGBTQ Youth

Published: Thursday, June 1, 2017

WJCS Center Lane marks Pride Month in June as it continues to support LGBTQ youth in Westchester and beyond. Center Lane, Westchester’s only LGBTQ youth and community education center, held its 22nd Annual Gay Prom last month

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NY State Senator Carlucci Visits WJCS YPA Program

Published: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

WJCS Young People Achieve (YPA) for pregnant and parenting teens was honored that New York State Senator David Carlucci visited the program at Ossining High School on May 12 and grateful for the chance to thank him for facilitating funding to support the program

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WJCS Compeer Creates Friendships that Foster Recovery

Published: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

“Good Friends Are Good For You,” is an adage that's proven true for the general population, and especially so for people recovering from mental illness. It's the tenet at the core of the WJCS Compeer Program

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Fun, Food, Festivities at 2017 Gay Prom

Published: Monday, May 15, 2017

Almost 200 attendees packed the 22nd WJCS Center Lane & PrideWorks Gay Prom celebrating this rite of passage in an evening of fun, food and festivities

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WJCS Parent-Child Home Program Celebrates 45th Anniversary

Published: Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Deputy County Executive Kevin Plunkett joined in the 45th Anniversary celebration of the WJCS Parent-Child Home Program today, offering congratulations and praise to the program’s home visitors who lay the foundation that bridges the academic achievement gap

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WJCS Center Lane Prom Set for May 12

Published: Tuesday, May 2, 2017

The WJCS Center Lane and PrideWorks' 22nd Annual Gay Prom will be held on Friday, May 12, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in White Plains. Youth 14 - 19 are invited to attend. If you'd like to support this special event or sponsor a youth, go here to donate

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WJCS Pledges To Stand Against Racism

Published: Thursday, April 27, 2017

In partnership with the YWCA, WJCS pledges today to stand against racism.

The Stand Against RacismTM is a movement of the YWCA which brings together like-minded organizations that share in the YWCA’s vision of eliminating racism and celebrating the richness of diversity

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