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Charitable Giving

  • 3/14/2012 10:10:00 AM
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Click here for a charitable giving opportunity for YAP. You can now give to YAP through this fun LPGA event.
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YAP NY Life Coach Program Featured in NYSAC

  • 2/28/2012 9:16:00 AM
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YAP's Wayne County, NY, Life Coach program is featured in the current issue of NYSAC (New York State Association of Counties) News. The article, written by Stephanie Hart, president of New York YAP, details how our reentry program for adult parolees succeeded in safely connecting paroled men to their communities – without any recidivism.
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New Re-Entry Programs Help Parolees in New Jersey

  • 2/13/2012 9:14:00 AM
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The Hudson/Bergen/Passaic and Atlantic County Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. (YAP) received grants from the New Jersey Juvenile Justice Commission (JJC) to provide intensive services to youth released from correctional facilities and juvenile detention centers. New Re-entry programs are designed to reduce recidivism rates for youth following release from a JJC facility on parole or probation status and to increase success rates in setting and achieving positive goals in the community.Once YAP get...
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A Second Chance to "Pay it Forward" for NJ Teens

  • 2/13/2012 8:59:00 AM
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The restorative justice project in Cumberland County, dubbed "Pay It Forward," allows law enforcement officials to refer youth to YAP to organize group and individual service projects benefiting both the community and youth participants.
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MERGE: Providing Life and Job Skills to Young Men in High-Crime Areas

  • 2/13/2012 8:51:00 AM
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Youth Advocate Programs Inc. (YAP) of Atlantic City, NJ has provided subsidized transitional employment services for young men for over 10 years. With a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, it has augmented those services with a large community mobilization effort called MERGE (Males Engaged in Reducing Violence through Gainful Employment). MERGE focuses on improving longer term job and educational outlooks for young men ages 14-24.
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