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Five Major Chicago Sports Teams Grant $1M to Three Organizations Working to Reduce Violence In Chicago

Five Major Chicago Sports Teams Grant $1M to Three Organizations Working to Reduce Violence In Chicago

  • 12/21/2017 1:53:00 PM
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YAP is proud to be a part of the Choose to Change Project (C2C), one of the grantees of the Chicago Sports Alliance's one million dollar grant to stem violence in Chicago. The Chicago Sports Alliance, is comprised of all five major Chicago Sports teams, the Chicago Bears, Blackhawks, Bulls, Cubs and White Sox. C2C is a high intensity mentoring and trauma therapy program proven to reduce violent behavior among youth in the Greater Englewood community who are at-risk for violence inv...
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YAP Co-authors New Report: New Funds for Work: Connecting Systems for Justice-Involved Young People

YAP Co-authors New Report: New Funds for Work: Connecting Systems for Justice-Involved Young People

  • 12/21/2017 9:52:00 AM
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National Youth Employment Coalition and YAP's Policy and Advocacy Center recently published a new report New Funds for Work:  Connecting Systems for Justice-Involved Young People. The report stems from a convening of juvenile justice and workforce administrators from around the country, and includes their recommendations for how to cultivate cross-system collaboration to better serve justice-involved youth, including through new WIOA dollars.In 2014, the WIOA was enacted into law. It in...
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