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WJCS Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration

Published: Friday, January 18, 2019

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere,” wrote Martin Luther King, Jr. To commemorate Martin Luther King Day 2019, the WJCS Undoing Racism Alliance hosted a special, staff wide program 

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9 Steps to Successful Job Seeking

Published: Wednesday, January 2, 2019

The start of the year can be a great time to look for a new job. Here are nine steps to take now to position yourself for job-seeking success:

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Is Your Child Misbehaving at School? Here’s How You Can Help

Published: Wednesday, January 2, 2019

When a child has behavioral difficulties at school, parents wonder how they can best support their child and if they should get involved with school staff or leave things to the experts at school to handle the situation.

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Mindfulness and Meditation

Published: Monday, December 10, 2018

These days, the word “mindfulness” seems to be everywhere. But what is mindfulness and why does it matter? Harvard professor and developer of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, Jon Kabat-Zinn, gives the following definition: “Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmentally.”

 

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At WJCS, #GivingTuesday is #GratefulTuesday

Published: Tuesday, November 27, 2018

They say "it takes a village." At WJCS, that is certainly true. We are so grateful for your support! It is because of your help that we are able to provide vital services to 20,000 Westchester residents each year.

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An Attitude of Gratitude

Published: Wednesday, November 21, 2018

On behalf of all of us at WJCS, we want to express our deep appreciation to you for supporting our organization. They say "it takes a village." At WJCS, that is certainly true. We are so grateful for your support! It is because of your help that we are able to provide vital services to 20,000 Westchester residents each year.

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Infertility – A Story of Silent Sorrow

Published: Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Sarah and David are a young, married couple. Just two years ago they stood under the chuppah with their parents, repeated their vows. and broke the glass.  At the wedding reception Sarah’s father made a toast to the new bride and groom and wished them a long life filled with good health, happiness, and, of course, grandchildren.

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Enrich Your Life by Volunteering

Published: Tuesday, November 13, 2018

It is 3:30 in the afternoon at Hamilton Elementary School in Mount Vernon and a teen volunteer reminds a small group of third graders at the WJCS Off the Street afterschool program to hurry up and finish snack.

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