Friday, December 26, 2014
YOLO COUNTY NEWS
99 CENTS

Early help is a great investment

By
From page A6 | April 18, 2014 |

It is with great frustration that I hear the Yolo Crisis Nursery may be closing. Are there any more vulnerable among us than babies and young children? How can a community as caring (and affluent) as Davis justify allowing this travesty to occur?

Anyone who has taken a cursory peek at social science research on early intervention for young children from unhealthy backgrounds knows the return on the dollar far exceeds initial output. Children who receive help early, and when needed, have a greater chance of succeeding and living a more normal life than those who fall through the cracks.

Let’s not create or widen those cracks unnecessarily.

Donna Provenza
Davis

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