The Youth Bureau is committed to ensuring equity and access to formal and informal opportunities for the county's children, youth and families. Learn more about the Youth Bureau and its Executive Director.

Poems to Uplift and Inspire
A collection of poems compiled by the Westchester County Youth Poet Laureate Danielle Kohn during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Poetry has been shown to reduce anxiety and can be a source of reassuring calm during times like this. Reading and thinking about the same poems can connect our community even though we are apart.” - Danielle Kohn, Westchester County Youth Poet Laureate

Youth Bureau Videos Playlist
Tap into informative and topical discussions recorded by the Youth Bureau and featured on the YB Videos Playlist on YouTube.

County Youth Bureau Director Dr. DaMia Harris-Madden and Deputy County Executive Ken Jenkins hosted a Facebook Live discussion on children and teens during the Covid-19 pandemic. In accordance with social distancing practices, Jenkins and Harris-Madden hosted this conversation virtually.

You may also go to YouTube to watch the full conversation.