The Yonkers Basics Kickoff


Did you know 80% of human brain development takes place in the first three years of life?

During this period, skill gaps between socio-economic, racial, and ethnic groups become clearly apparent. This does not need to be! Everyday interactions between children, their parents, and other caregivers provide abundant opportunities to give children from every background a more equal start in life.

The Yonkers Basics are five evidence-based parenting and caregiving principles that encompass much of what experts find is important for children from birth to age three. Every child from every background can benefit from routinely experiencing Yonkers Basics learning experiences.

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Yonkers Public Library
One Larkin Center
Yonkers, NY 10701The zipcode must be numeric with at least five numbers.