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Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. Interns Spread #YAPGuatemalaLove on Monmouth University Campus

Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. Interns Spread #YAPGuatemalaLove on Monmouth University Campus

  • 3/6/2019 3:52:00 PM
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In an effort to spread understanding of Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc.’s global mission, Jessica Viscuso and Robert McNamara took center stage this week in a Monmouth University classroom. As special guests of a Global Human Rights and Social Justice class, Viscuso and McNamara hosted an interactive presentation to illustrate YAP’s street soccer methodology, which is being used globally as a mediation tool for young people.  The presentation comes as YAP is launching #...
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West Virginia Counseling & Advocacy Open House

West Virginia Counseling & Advocacy Open House

  • 9/8/2017 4:04:00 PM
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On Friday, September 8th, West Virginia Counseling and Advocacy (WVCA) held an open house to introduce the West Virginia community to YAP's new location in Martinsburg.  The new office is centrally located in historic downtown, making it more accessible to youth and families who need to ride the bus or walk to their appointment.  The event included a hot dog roast, meet and greet with WVCA staff.  Additionally, back-to-school item donations were collected to be given to youth ...
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WV Youth Wins Writing Competition

  • 5/17/2016 11:10:00 AM
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Amy, a youth from our program in West Virginia, took first place in the Berkeley Young Writer's Competition with the essay she wrote about coping with the traumatic loss of her brother.  Here is her essay:"One minute he was standing in front of me and within seconds he was gone forever. I know its real, I attended the funeral and watched as they laid the flowers on his casket. As tears rolled down my face, I didn't want to say that last goodbye. After a month of him being gone, it still feels li...
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