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Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. Appoints New Board Members, Affirming its Commitment to Providing Alternatives to Youth Incarceration/Institutional Placement and Advancing Systems Reform

Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. Appoints New Board Members, Affirming its Commitment to Providing Alternatives to Youth Incarceration/Institutional Placement and Advancing Systems Reform

  • 12/13/2018 1:33:00 PM
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December 13, 2018 – Upholding its strategy to expand its proven youth incarceration/institutional placement model while advancing social and justice system reform, Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. has added five more game changers to its Board of Directors.YAP, a 43-year-old nonprofit, serves 19,000 families in 100 communities in 22 states and the District of Columbia. YAP International operates in Guatemala, Ireland and Sierra Leone. The organization is scaling its proven, cost-effecti...
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Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. Positioned to Serve as Alternative to Lock-Up for  Youth Released from New York’s Adult Prisons

Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. Positioned to Serve as Alternative to Lock-Up for Youth Released from New York’s Adult Prisons

  • 12/5/2018 10:07:00 AM
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New York (Dec. 5, 2018) – At age 37, Anton Cannatella speaks of a former Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. participant as he would a younger brother, nephew or even son. The young man, now 18, is one of many youth Cannatella has worked with since 2013 in his role as a YAP mentor-advocate in the Bronx."When I met him, he had just turned 16 and was referred to our program because of a robbery charge. His YAP enrollment ended almost a year ago and he hasn't been in any trouble for ...
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Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. Delivers Holiday Love

Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. Delivers Holiday Love

  • 12/3/2018 9:14:00 AM
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Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. advocates are going above and beyond this holiday season. A community-based alternative to youth incarceration and other behavioral health and social services institutional placements, YAP hires advocates who live in neighborhoods of those they serve. The advocates provide intensive, one-to-one mentoring and work with their teammates to connect youth and families to resources that nurture their gifts, bolster their foundation and help them to give back.New Bru...
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