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2019 Janet Reno Forum Explores Building the Ideal Juvenile Justice System

2019 Janet Reno Forum Explores Building the Ideal Juvenile Justice System

  • 7/18/2019 3:27:00 PM
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Washington, DC (July 18, 2019) -- Researchers, policymakers, advocates and youth services practitioners gathered at Georgetown University this week for the 2019 Janet Reno Forum: Building the Ideal Juvenile Justice System—Guiding Principles and Strategies for Reform. The McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University Center for Juvenile Justice Reform (CJJR) forum, sponsored by Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc., sought to answer the question: what exact...
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These Chicago youth have a secret to success – even when impacted by crime, trauma or personal struggles

These Chicago youth have a secret to success – even when impacted by crime, trauma or personal struggles

  • 7/8/2019 12:10:00 PM
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Chicago, IL (July 5, 2019) – At their May meeting in Chicago, members of The Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. Board of Directors – many of them, recently appointed -- witnessed powerful testimonials from youth and the Advocates empowering them with tools to succeed. YAP serves as an alternative to youth incarceration and out-of-home placement in more than 100 communities in 24 states and the District of Columbia. In Chicago and other cities, YAP also applies its model to work...
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Families Shared Stories of Triumph and Hope at St. Lawrence County Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc 20th Anniversary Celebration

Families Shared Stories of Triumph and Hope at St. Lawrence County Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc 20th Anniversary Celebration

  • 7/2/2019 2:25:00 PM
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Canton, NY -- Thursday, June 27, marked a major milestone for St. Lawrence County Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. Area young people and families gathered with YAP staff, partner agencies, local employers and friends to celebrate the program’s 20th anniversary at an open house of its new office. Families and staff told powerful stories, shared in this Watertown Daily Times story, that brought the audience to tears.Since 1999, YAP has partnered with juvenile justice, child welfare, behav...
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New Jersey Youth Impacted by Gun Violence Kick off "Sixty-four days: A summer of Peace.”

New Jersey Youth Impacted by Gun Violence Kick off "Sixty-four days: A summer of Peace.”

  • 6/28/2019 4:28:00 PM
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New Jersey (July 1, 2019) – More than one thousand New Jersey kids ages 6-18 -- many who have lost loved ones to gun violence -- are kicking off a campaign called, “Sixty-four days: A summer of Peace.”The young people are enrolled in Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc., a nonprofit operating in every New Jersey county and more than 100 communities in 24 states and the District of Columbia, that serves as an alternative to youth incarceration and other out-of-home placement...
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