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Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc., an Alternative to Youth Incarceration/Institutionalization, Celebrates Mentors and More

Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc., an Alternative to Youth Incarceration/Institutionalization, Celebrates Mentors and More

  • 1/2/2019 11:00:00 AM
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Jan. 2, 2019 -- This January, National Mentoring Month, Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. celebrates all who volunteer their time to help others. At the same time, YAP is raising awareness of its own unique brand of paid mentorship, which serves individuals and families with complex needs involved with justice and social services systems. The 43-year-old YAP model is receiving increased recognition for being a cost-effective community-based alternative to youth incarceration, behavioral health...
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Lebanon County Be Kind Gala

Lebanon County Be Kind Gala

  • 12/27/2018 1:36:00 PM
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Lebanon County Youth Advocate and Lebanon Valley College recently partnered together for Senior Seminar.  This collaboration pairs sociology and criminal justice majors with YAP staff and youth for a semester long project. This is the fourth year that YAP has partnered with Sharon Arnold, Chair of LVC’s Sociology and Criminal Justice department, and her students. The collaboration successfully gives college students real world experience working with youth and offers a glimpse at coll...
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Firefighters Group Helps Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. of Hudson, Passaic, and Bergen Counties Spread Holiday Cheer

Firefighters Group Helps Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. of Hudson, Passaic, and Bergen Counties Spread Holiday Cheer

  • 12/19/2018 10:03:00 AM
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Bronze Heat of Paterson NJ, a chapter of the International Association of Black Professional Firefighters, helped Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. of Hudson, Passaic, and Bergen Counties warm the hearts of neighborhood families.YAP, a 43-year-old nonprofit operating in 100 communities in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves 19,000 families annually. The organization is working to scale its proven, cost-effective model to serve as a community-based alternative to out-of-home youth ju...
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Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. Appoints New Board Members, Affirming its Commitment to Providing Alternatives to Youth Incarceration/Institutional Placement and Advancing Systems Reform

Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. Appoints New Board Members, Affirming its Commitment to Providing Alternatives to Youth Incarceration/Institutional Placement and Advancing Systems Reform

  • 12/13/2018 2:33:00 PM
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December 13, 2018 – Upholding its strategy to expand its proven alternative youth incarceration/institutional placement model while advancing social and justice system reform, Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. has added five more game changers to its Board of Directors.YAP, a 43-year-old nonprofit, serves 19,000 families in 100 communities in 22 states and the District of Columbia. YAP International operates in Guatemala, Ireland and Sierra Leone. The organization is scaling its proven, ...
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