Five Lessons from Leading

This is the first installment in our celebratory series: Leading through Change—40 years of Westhab.  In 2016, Westhab had an annual budget of $28 million and 250 employees. We were a substantial and established community development nonprofit with a 35-year track record in Westchester County. We then ventured into New York City, balancing a new, […]

Celebrating Social Work Month with Katie Green, MSW

In honor of Social Work Month, we’re getting to know some of Westhab’s incredible social workers. Katie Green celebrated 20 years with Westhab on March 8, 2021. We sat down with her to learn more about how she came to be a social worker. Her story is an inspiring one—and it’s one of the reasons […]

Reinvest at Home

It took months of spreading lies to the general public about election fraud, 147 members of Congress to object to the certification of a valid presidential election, and a deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol for many of America’s largest companies to reevaluate their political giving, but we are glad they did. Some companies announced […]

The Roof Over My Head

I’ve always been an advocate for practicing gratitude, especially during the holidays and as we enter into a new year. In a year where we’ve seen extreme suffering and an exacerbation of the homelessness crisis in NYC, Westchester, and all over the country, I’m pushing myself further […]

Giving Thanks Under the Mask

Thanksgiving has always been my family’s favorite holiday. My parents usually host 20 or more family and friends for an incredible day of feasting, football, and fellowship. This year, our tradition will be broken for the first time in my life. It has been a tough year all around. My parents have only held my […]

Topping Off Milestone for Westhab’s New Affordable Rental Building in Yonkers

Today, Westhab marked an important milestone in the construction of Dayspring Commons, a state-of-the-art, 63-unit affordable and supportive residential building in the Nodine Hill neighborhood of Yonkers.  Normally, this moment would be celebrated with the long-standing tradition of hoisting the building’s final steel beam in the company of the contractors, architects, construction workers, government officials, […]

Westhab Announces Changes to Leadership Team

For Immediate ReleaseYonkers, NY – September 19, 2020Today, Westhab announced important changes to its leadership team. According to President and CEO Rich Nightingale, “Westhab is Building Communities and Changing Lives in more places and for more people than ever before. While our community continues to face serious challenges, Westhab has continued to grow and thrive. […]