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Family Fun Day in Toledo

  • 8/15/2016 2:02:00 PM
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On July 29th, Lucas County YAP held a Family Fun Day for their youth and families.  "It was one of the best days of the summer!" said Program Director Sherri Munn.  Staff members from YAP and Lucas County Juvenile Court to manned activity booths including a bounce house, dunk tank, basketball game, and photo booth.  Concessions included cotton candy, popcorn and snow cones.   Musical entertainment was provided by a Lucas County DYS volunteer who DJ'd the event.  Community providers were also in ...
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Burns Institute Report on DMC Cites YAP's Safely Home

  • 8/4/2016 11:17:00 AM
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"While the overall rate of incarceration of all youth has decreased by 55% since 1997, the rate of incarceration of youth of color continues to rise, marking an alarming pattern."A report by the Burns Institute examines the dispropritionate overrepresentation of youth of color in prisons.  "Stemming the Rising Tide: Racial & Ethnic Disparities in Youth Incarceration and Strategies for Change" cites Youth Advocate Programs' report Safely Home and its call for culturally competent, community b...
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