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YOU DID IT!

Published: Thursday, April 5, 2018

Thanks to your advocacy efforts and the work of Westchester legislators committed to the welfare of children in our county, funding for the Advantage After School Program has restored to $22.3 million in this year’s state budget and funding for the Empire After School Program was increased by $10,000,000.

 

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CALL TO ACTION: Help Us Advocate for Westchester's Youth

Published: Friday, March 9, 2018

Hundreds of children, living in Westchester communities challenged by poverty and other forms of disadvantage are at risk of losing access to safe and educationally and personally fortifying after-school programs 

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If You're LGBTQ, Your Input is Needed

Published: Thursday, March 8, 2018

Are you LGBTQ? Do you live in Westchester County? Would you like your voice heard? If so, we’d like you to participate in a 15-minute survey about your experiences and needs. The LOFT: LGBT Community Center, WJCS Center Lane, the LGBTQ Legal Project at Legal Services of the Hudson Valley and the Westchester Community Foundation have joined... Read More »

Response to Parkland

Published: Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Our hearts and our thoughts are with the community of Parkland, Florida. We share in the sadness and loss that this senseless tragedy has wreaked and applaud the strength of the students and their families as well as residents and government workers in the area.

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WJCS' New Emerging Leadership Council Hosts First Learning Event

Published: Monday, February 19, 2018

WJCS' newly formed Emerging Leadership Council hosted a fun and powerful event at the agency last week to learn how to promote WJCS’ mission through educational, fundraising and service initiatives

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Margaret's Place Participants Campaign Against Violence

Published: Monday, February 12, 2018

February is Teen Violence Awareness Month and a time to recognize the pervasiveness of this issue 

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WJCS After-School Academy Students Give Rousing Performance at MLK Event

Published: Monday, February 5, 2018

Students from the WJCS After-School Academy wowed an audience of 200+ at the Westchester Reform Temple’s MLK Commemoration event

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Kids' Kloset Has a New Home

Published: Friday, February 2, 2018

WJCS has announced that Kids’ Kloset has found a new home with (914) Cares, a non-profit formerly named Chappaqua Cares.

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