Westchester Children’s Association (WCA) has added new staff members.
Jordana Lorenzo, a resident of Mamaroneck, has joined WCA as Program and Policy Associate. Lorenzo, a Florida native, graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Social Work. She received her master’s degree in social work from Fordham University. Prior to joining WCA, she worked as a Program Manager with Sponsors for Educational Opportunities, located in New York City, where she provided individual academic, career, and psychosocial support for a cohort of 150 college students.
Lauren Woods has joined WCA as the group’s 2017 Blumenthal. Woods is currently attending Cornell University, School of Industrial and Labor Relations. She graduated from White Plains High School in 2015. She is active at Cornell participating in track and field and as a reporter with the Cornell Daily-Sun News. While still in high school, she was a Transport Volunteer with White Plains hospital and many other community service events throughout the White Plains community.
Westchester Children’s Association is one of several nonprofit organizations that participate with the Blumenthal Internship program. These internships are available to students who wish to work with nonprofit agencies, many of which work on social justice and/or human service issues. Agencies are primarily located in Westchester County with a few in New York City. The Blumenthal Family works to ensure that each opportunity is paid.
For more information about Westchester Children’s Association visit www.wca4kids.org.