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Youth Advocate Programs Joins Jack & Jill of Greater Essex County Chapter, Jelani Cobb & Other Influencers for a Critical Conversation on Justice Reform

Youth Advocate Programs Joins Jack & Jill of Greater Essex County Chapter, Jelani Cobb & Other Influencers for a Critical Conversation on Justice Reform

  • 10/26/2018 10:15:00 AM
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With a history lesson connecting the dots between the U.S. slave economy and wealth generated from today’s prison system, author, writer and Columbia University Ira A. Lipman Professor of Journalism William Jelani Cobb headlined a Critical Conversation on Justice Reform. The event was hosted Sun., Oct. 21, in Basking Ridge, N.J. by Greater Essex County Chapter (GECC) of Jack and Jill of America, Inc., the nation’s oldest and largest organization of African American Mot...
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Dallas-area YAP youth and friends say thank you to Taylor Swift

Dallas-area YAP youth and friends say thank you to Taylor Swift

  • 10/24/2018 10:19:00 AM
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A couple dozen youth served by Dallas-Ft. Worth area Youth Advocate Programs (YAP) and Santa Fe Youth Services -- are saying thank you to Taylor Swift. Because of a donation of concert tickets from Tickets for Kids Charities, the young people enjoyed their first concert, Sat., Oct. 6, the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX, the final U.S. date of the Taylor Swift Reputation Tour.  
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Compassion Transport Helps Michael Silvis Work and Play

Compassion Transport Helps Michael Silvis Work and Play

  • 10/22/2018 10:07:00 AM
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October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. This month, Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. highlights individuals served by the organization. With programs that keep young people and others safely home and out of institutions, YAP provides intensive mentorship/advocate support while connecting individuals and their families with tools that help them thrive.  Recently, Michael Silvis, recipient of one of the tools -- the YAP Tom Jeffers Endowment Scholarship for Continued Edu...
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Participants in Youth Advocate Programs (YAP) Inc. Alternative Incarceration Program to View and Discuss Issues Related to The Hate U Give

Participants in Youth Advocate Programs (YAP) Inc. Alternative Incarceration Program to View and Discuss Issues Related to The Hate U Give

  • 10/19/2018 10:53:00 AM
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 For More InformationContact Kelly Williamskdwilliams@yapinc.org202-604-7061Camden County, NJ -- On Oct. 25, all seats for the 5:30 Camden County, N.J. The Hate U Give showing will be reserved for Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), a community-based alternative to youth incarceration and institutional confinement. The Hate U Give is based on Angie Thomas’ young-adult novel about a 16-year-old girl who witnesses the shooting by a police officer of her close friend.Shootings by the police o...
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Unique Scholarship Helps Youth Served by Community-Based Alternative Incarceration Program

Unique Scholarship Helps Youth Served by Community-Based Alternative Incarceration Program

  • 10/17/2018 7:36:00 AM
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Dozens of youth once enrolled in a community-based alternative to juvenile incarceration and some of their parents are benefitting from a unique scholarship program. Some recipients have graduated or are enrolled in two- or four-year colleges. Others have used their scholarships to pursue training for building trades, creative endeavors, service jobs or other careers.Named for its founder, the Youth Advocate Programs, (YAP) Inc. Tom Jeffers Endowment Fund for Continuing Education scholarship is ...
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