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Participants in Youth Advocate Programs (YAP) Inc. Alternative Incarceration Program to View and Discuss Issues Related to The Hate U Give

Participants in Youth Advocate Programs (YAP) Inc. Alternative Incarceration Program to View and Discuss Issues Related to The Hate U Give

  • 10/19/2018 11:53:00 AM
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 For More InformationContact Kelly Williamskdwilliams@yapinc.org202-604-7061Camden County, NJ -- On Oct. 25, all seats for the 5:30 Camden County, N.J. The Hate U Give showing will be reserved for Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), a community-based alternative to youth incarceration and institutional confinement. The Hate U Give is based on Angie Thomas’ young-adult novel about a 16-year-old girl who witnesses the shooting by a police officer of her close friend.Shootings by the police o...
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Impressed by Program’s Outcomes, New Jersey Man Creates Personal Fundraiser to Support Youth Advocate Programs

Impressed by Program’s Outcomes, New Jersey Man Creates Personal Fundraiser to Support Youth Advocate Programs

  • 10/2/2018 4:59:00 PM
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Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey Analytics Analyst Chibunna Chimezie was so impressed when he learned about the work and positive results of New Jersey Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. (YAP), that he contacted the organization to offer his support. New Jersey YAP recently celebrated 40 years serving as a successful alternative to youth prison and other away-from-home institutional care.This Summer, Chibunna told the team at Essex County YAP that he is available to volunteer.  ...
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Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. (YAP) Celebrates 40 Years in New Jersey as a Successful Alternative to Youth Prison and Other Residential Placement for Kids and Adults

Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. (YAP) Celebrates 40 Years in New Jersey as a Successful Alternative to Youth Prison and Other Residential Placement for Kids and Adults

  • 7/5/2018 2:18:00 PM
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New Brunswick, NJ -- Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. (YAP), a proven, cost-effective alternative to prisons, group foster care, behavioral health and other residential placements for youth and vulnerable adults, celebrates 40 years in New Jersey. YAP, which at any given time serves 1,000 youth and families in the state, will honor people who contributed to its success at an anniversary ceremony July 20, 2018 at Monmouth University.YAP supports youth who would otherwise be in some type of out-...
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Help wanted for troubled kids. Will pay

  • 7/2/2018 1:12:00 PM
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As NJ YAP prepares to celebrate 40 years keeping families together and out of institutions, our CEO, Jeff Fleischer, Newark YAP Program Director Robyn Dawson and long-time YAP Advocate Joan Newton talk about their work at YAP in this column in the New Jersey Star Ledger. In NJ, kids of color are 30 times more likely to be incarcerated than than their white peers for similar crimes. In response, we must build a foundation of meaningful community-based family-friendly supports in each of our ...
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