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Young People Served by Rhode Island Youth Advocate Programs Join Celebration of Organization’s Success

Young People Served by Rhode Island Youth Advocate Programs Join Celebration of Organization’s Success

  • 1/28/2019 8:40:00 PM
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Rhode Island Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. will soon celebrate two years of service. YAP serves as an alternative to out-of-home placements and partners with youth justice and family services agencies to support and empower individuals and families who are faced with complex needs and challenges.Recruited from the neighborhoods of the individuals they serve, YAP Advocates are mentors and more who empower youth and families with individualized toolkits that help them identify, nurture and s...
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Youth Advocate Programs (YAP) Inc. State and National Team Attends New York Public Welfare Association (NYPWA)’s 150th Anniversary Winter Conference

Youth Advocate Programs (YAP) Inc. State and National Team Attends New York Public Welfare Association (NYPWA)’s 150th Anniversary Winter Conference

  • 1/25/2019 4:03:00 PM
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Albany, NY -- Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. New York and national leaders this week attended workshops at the New York Public Welfare Association (NYPWA)’s 150th Anniversary Winter Conference. The conference was an opportunity for the team to learn from specialists in trauma, racial disparity, use of data, collaboration and other areas that impact YAP’s work. YAP was also among the exhibitors, raising awareness of YAP’s ongoing juvenile justice and child welfare work in s...
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With Generosity of Empire Beauty School in Thornton, Colorado, Youth Advocate Programs (YAP) Inc. Helps a Young Girl Healing from Grief-Related Trauma

With Generosity of Empire Beauty School in Thornton, Colorado, Youth Advocate Programs (YAP) Inc. Helps a Young Girl Healing from Grief-Related Trauma

  • 1/16/2019 11:02:00 AM
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Adams County, Colo. -- When Daniela Ozaeta asked Empire Beauty School in Thornton, Colo. to support her efforts to help a girl healing from trauma associated with the loss of her sister, the school’s management and students were all in. Ozaeta is an Advocate with Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. in Adams County.YAP Advocates are paid mentors who serve individuals and families with complex needs. YAP partners with Adams County Department of Human Services to support individuals dealing w...
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PA My Clean Slate law Author Rep. Sheryl Delozier Meets with Youth Advocate Programs (YAP) Inc.

PA My Clean Slate law Author Rep. Sheryl Delozier Meets with Youth Advocate Programs (YAP) Inc.

  • 1/13/2019 10:44:00 AM
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Harrisburg, Pa. -- PA Rep. Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland) joined Youth Advocate Programs (YAP) Inc. leaders gathering this week for a public policy training in Harrisburg. Rep. Delozier authored a new Pa. law that seals records of second- and third-degree misdemeanor convictions after 10 years if there has been no subsequent arrest, prosecution or conviction. YAP, founded 44 years ago in Harrisburg, is receiving increased recognition for being a cost-effective community-based alternative to yout...
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