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Geoffrey Canada created the Harlem Children's Zone back in the 90s and it has since developed into a program that reaches more than 10,000 young people.

Geoffrey Canada created the Harlem Children's Zone back in the 90s and it has since developed into a program that reaches more than 10,000 young people.

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Emma commented on Harlem Children's Zone

Totally! Your comment actually made me think of this Atlantic article I read a while back: http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2014/04/and-dont-help-your-kids-with-their-homework/358636/

The gist is that modeling behaviors like reading for pleasure or sticking through a tough problem is key to childhood development - even more so than say being knowledgable in certain areas of school that your child may be struggling with...

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Emma commented on Harlem Children's Zone

Thanks Jessica! I think prenatal care is so important in thinking about the healthy future development of children!

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Emma commented on Harlem Children's Zone

Thanks! I think they do great work. Excited to see ideas build!