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YAP Participates in Panel about Juvenile Justice

YAP Participates in Panel about Juvenile Justice

  • 9/22/2012 10:54:00 AM
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Gary Ivory, YAP Southwest President and National Director of Program Development participated in a panel about the juvenile justice and gang intervention. The panel, hosted and moderated by Congressman Bobby Scott, focused on the Youth PROMISE Act and cost-effective intervention and prevention efforts to improve the educational, social and life outcomes of youth in some of America's most distressed communities. The panel also discussed how to redirect focus away from ineffective "tough on crime"...
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YAP Testifies about Helping Youth Recover from Trauma

  • 4/23/2012 10:11:00 AM
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Gary Ivory, YAP's President of the Southwest Programs and National Director of Program Development, presented testimony in Detroit April 23 before US Attorney General Eric Holder's Defending Childhood Initiative's Task Force on Children Exposed to Trauma. Mr. Ivory testified about the need to invest in successful programs that utilize community resources to reconnect youth to trusting adults, families and communities, helping youth recover from trauma. 
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YAP Appoints New National Policy Director

YAP Appoints New National Policy Director

  • 1/1/2012 8:27:00 AM
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Shaena Fazal was appointed as YAP's National Policy Director in January. Shaena will work with YAP and national leaders on policy issues that affect YAP youth and families, collaborate with the youth advocacy community and advocate to redirect resources from ineffective and costly institutions back to communities.
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