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Innovative Alternative to Youth Incarceration and Out-of-Home Placement Now Serving Los Angeles Families

Innovative Alternative to Youth Incarceration and Out-of-Home Placement Now Serving Los Angeles Families

  • 12/3/2019 10:39:00 AM
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Los Angeles, Ca. (December 3, 2019) -- Standing a block away from her Jordan Downs apartment in Watts, Abriana, 15, reflects on her life and its dramatic turn for the better.“Before I thought I was just going to be a lowlife; like I wasn’t going to have a future,” she said.Several months ago, Abriana spent a night in youth detention facing burglary charges. As part of her probation, she was connected to Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc.“Now that I came to YAP, I know th...
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Baltimore YAP Thankful for the Opportunity to Serve

Baltimore YAP Thankful for the Opportunity to Serve

  • 12/2/2019 4:32:00 PM
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For the Baltimore YAP (BYAP) and the Safe Streets team, Thanksgiving has been an opportunity to serve youth, families and the broader community. With the help of local community partners, BYAP provided two dozen turkeys to families throughout Baltimore City. The team received donations from local groups and small businesses. Program Coordinator Chasity Dorsey spent rounded up the turkeys and Assistant Director Christopher Campbell alongside YAP Advocates delivered turkeys to all the families in ...
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