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Yonkers Partners in Education Family Literacy Program

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Yonkers Partners in Education provides 8,500 primary grade students with a bag filled with books to read at home each week, accompanied by bi-lingual instructional materials for parents and caregivers.

In Yonkers, New York, many children live at or below the national poverty level.

Yonkers Partners in Education provides 8,500 primary grade students with a bag filled with books to read at home each week, accompanied by bi-lingual instructional materials for parents and caregivers.

Upon returning the bag, each child receives different titles for the following week.