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Innovative Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. Group Gives New Hope  to Washington, D.C. Justice System Involved Girls and Young Women

Innovative Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. Group Gives New Hope to Washington, D.C. Justice System Involved Girls and Young Women

  • 5/20/2019 3:59:00 PM
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Washington, DC (May 21, 2019) — Tearra Walker looks forward to Saturdays; not because it’s a day off, but because it’s a day when she is very much on. It’s when she combines her unique and courageous experiences as a spoken word artist, trained NASCAR technician and natural advocate to show others that they, too, can identify and realize their own talents.Tearra is the facilitator for a program offered exclusively to Washington DC girls and young women who have been involved in the youth j...
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Chicago YAP Participants Tell State Lawmakers to Fund Community-Based Services

Chicago YAP Participants Tell State Lawmakers to Fund Community-Based Services

  • 5/20/2019 1:48:00 PM
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Chicago YAP youth, their Advocates and other YAP staff took a trip to their state capital in Springfield to show and tell lawmakers why they should invest in programs like YAP. The visit was part of a May 16 Lobby Day and rally organized by the inVEST campaign.YAP youth and Advocates joined other Chicago organizations to make the case for using $150 million in public funding to reduce gun violence in Illinois’ most at-risk communities. Specifically the Chicago organizations hope $100 milli...
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Eagle Riders Roll and Rock for Autism Gearing Up to Support Adams County Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc.

Eagle Riders Roll and Rock for Autism Gearing Up to Support Adams County Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc.

  • 5/6/2019 3:53:00 PM
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For the second year, the Gettysburg F.O.E. #1562 Eagle Riders Group is hosting Eagle Riders Roll and Rock for Autism to benefit the Adams County Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. Autism and Developmental Disabilities Services, Supports, Education and Training (ASSET) Program. The event will take place May 11, 2019, at YAP’s Gettysburg office (57 N. 5th St.), beginning at 8 a.m. with a community revealing of Adams County YAP’s new family waiting room, designed for individuals with a...
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YAP Participates in GiveLocalYork (PA)

YAP Participates in GiveLocalYork (PA)

  • 5/3/2019 12:45:00 PM
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Our York County PA program is participating in the county-wide GiveLocalYork day of giving.  Today's the day and you can give up until 11:59pm tonight.  
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Newark-Area YAP Participants Create Multi-media Radio Program Pilot

Newark-Area YAP Participants Create Multi-media Radio Program Pilot

  • 5/2/2019 9:05:00 AM
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Newark, NJ – A few months ago, 14--year-old Iyahna and 13-year-old Rayvon got an opportunity that changed how they look at their communities, their families and themselves. They were among a group of kids, ages 13-16, who spent two days a week  at Newark, N.J.’s Nonfiction Radio studios to create a pilot for a global multi-media internet radio program produced by and for kids who face some of society’s toughest challenges.“I felt pretty happy because I’d never ...
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