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Covington, County Alabama Youth Advocate Programs (YAP) Inc. Serves up Thanks for Local Referral Authorities

Covington, County Alabama Youth Advocate Programs (YAP) Inc. Serves up Thanks for Local Referral Authorities

  • 11/21/2018 2:24:00 PM
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Covington County, Alabama Youth Advocate Programs (YAP) Inc. staff cooked Thanksgiving lunch and supper and served it to the office’s referral authorities, supporters, donors and fellow coworkers. It was the team’s way of saying thank you to those who believe in YAP as a cost-effective, community-based alternative to youth incarceration and other out-of-home behavioral health or residential placement.YAP partners with families, matching youth and others with neighborhood-based mentor...
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Washington, D.C. - Maryland Metro Youth Advocate Programs (YAP) Inc. Partners with DeMarco Solar Clothing to Share Thanksgiving Love

Washington, D.C. - Maryland Metro Youth Advocate Programs (YAP) Inc. Partners with DeMarco Solar Clothing to Share Thanksgiving Love

  • 11/20/2018 3:45:00 PM
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Prince George’s County, MD (Nov. 20, 2018) -- Participants in Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. in Prince George’s and Montgomery County, Md. are sharing Thanksgiving love, thanks to DeMarco Solar Clothing in Forestville Mall.  DeMarco Solar donated turkeys, cranberry sauce, sweet potatoes and other treats, making it possible for youth to share Thanksgiving baskets with their families and join their YAP Advocates to deliver them to others in their neighborhoods.YAP is a succes...
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Chicago Sports Franchises Continue Alliance for Second Year to Address Violence

Chicago Sports Franchises Continue Alliance for Second Year to Address Violence

  • 11/16/2018 2:56:00 PM
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YAP is one of the organizations that the Chicago Sports Alliance invests in through the Choose 2 Change program.  Pictured are YAP’s Chris Sutton, Choose 2 Change Director, along with Regional VP David Williams at today's press conference.For more information, read the press release and this article from the Chicago Tribune.
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#YAPGivingTuesday Donations Support Community-Based Alternatives to Youth Prison and other Out-of-Home Placement

#YAPGivingTuesday Donations Support Community-Based Alternatives to Youth Prison and other Out-of-Home Placement

  • 11/6/2018 10:29:00 AM
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(Nov. 6, 2018) – For more than four decades, Youth Advocate Programs (YAP) Inc. employees have been focused on delivering programs that have proven to be an effective and safe alternative to youth prison, residential behavioral health facilities and other out-of-home placements.  On Nov. 27, with their #YAPGivingTuesday campaign, YAP employees will raise public awareness of their mission and give people who believe in their cause a way to support individuals and families YAP serves in...
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Youth Advocate Programs Partners with Pennsylvania Bureau of Juvenile Justice Services to Prepare Youth to Transition to Workforce after Placement

Youth Advocate Programs Partners with Pennsylvania Bureau of Juvenile Justice Services to Prepare Youth to Transition to Workforce after Placement

  • 11/1/2018 1:50:00 PM
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In just a few weeks, T reaches a critical crossroads. He just turned 18 and will soon be released from Loysville Youth Development Center after serving more than four years. Loysville is operated by PA’s Bureau of Juvenile Justice Services.A Philadelphia native, T has been in residential placement off and on since he was 11. “I was the oldest of four and we lived in the projects,” he said. “My mother had gotten laid off and I didn’t want to see her struggle. My...
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