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NJ YAP Director Receives Courageous Leadership Award

NJ YAP Director Receives Courageous Leadership Award

  • 11/30/2013 8:00:00 PM
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Atlantic County Youth Advocate Program (YAP) Director Lamont Fauntleroy will receive the Courageous Leadership Award in California this Thursday from the W. Haywood Burns Institute.  The Burns Institute is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to reduce ethnic and racial disparities for youth in the juvenile justice system and help to protect and improve the lives of youth of color and poor youth by promoting and ensuring fairness and equity in youth-serving systems across the...
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NJ YAP Director Recognized by CASA

NJ YAP Director Recognized by CASA

  • 11/22/2013 8:07:00 AM
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Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Cumberland, Gloucester, and Salem counties featured YAP Program Director Jennifer Rodriguez on their website and highlighted her work as "a voice for the children." Keep up the great work, Jennifer!
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High Fashion Helps High Risk Girls

  • 5/6/2013 5:43:00 AM
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Please join us on Tuesday, May 7th at 6:00pm at The Bonnell Building, Community College of Philadelphia for "A Walk Down a Different Path", Philadelphia YAP's 6th Annual Fashion Show for young women who have a history of trouble with the law. "These events give our young women the opportunity to stand before friends and loved ones while displaying their talents, instead of standing before a judge," says the event organizer, Tawaina Reed, Assistant Director of PYAP's Day Treatment/Aftercare Progr...
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MERGE Graduation in Atlantic County, NJ

  • 5/2/2013 11:28:00 AM
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The MERGE program in Atlantic County, NJ celebrated the graduation of 19 members on Tuesday. See coverage from a local television station below.NBC40.net
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Atlantic City YAP Receives Grant for Computers

  • 3/12/2013 11:40:00 AM
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3/12/13  YAP's Atlantic City program was awarded a $38,000 grant from the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority.  The funds will go toward a new state-of-the art computer lab. Said Director Lamont Fauntleroy, the computer lab will "help young people as far as jobs are concerned...applications are electronic, and some of the our kids...aren't able to have their own computers at home."  More. Watch local NBC news video. 
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