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Roanoke Youth Advocate Programs Teams with Nu Look Beauty Supply & Area Stylists for Back-to-School ‘Dear Black Girl: A Hair Care Extravaganza’

Roanoke Youth Advocate Programs Teams with Nu Look Beauty Supply & Area Stylists for Back-to-School ‘Dear Black Girl: A Hair Care Extravaganza’

  • 9/6/2018 12:34:00 PM
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Due to weather considerations, the Back-to-School ‘Dear Black Girl: A Hair Care Extravaganza’ event is canceled. We will notify you when we have a new date. Thank you for your interest.Roanoke, Va. -- Back-to-school time can put a lot of pressure on kids – not just to be their best, but to also look their best. For black girls confronted with conflicting standards of beauty, achieving a hairstyle that makes them feel confident can cause additional anxiety -- especially when the...
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Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh Joins Nearly 200 Guests at Baltimore YAP’s Annual Resource Fair

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh Joins Nearly 200 Guests at Baltimore YAP’s Annual Resource Fair

  • 9/4/2018 12:43:00 PM
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Nearly 200 people came out Sat., Aug. 25, for the Baltimore Youth Advocate Programs (YAP) Inc. annual Resource Fair. Among them was Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, who helped welcome and mingled with guests from the Cumberland and Carey Park neighborhood, where the event took place this year.  Baltimore YAP hosts the event just before the start of the school year to let families know about community resources available to them in their neighborhood.YAP provided free back-to-school backpacks...
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South Carolina Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. Expands, Offering Behavioral Health Services to More Adults -- as well as Children

South Carolina Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. Expands, Offering Behavioral Health Services to More Adults -- as well as Children

  • 8/24/2018 10:47:00 AM
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By William Cameron, Program Director, South Carolina Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. Working in behavioral health in a small community has many rewards. The biggest is running into former clients. Not long ago, I happened to see Victoria, an 18-year-old who was in treatment a few years ago. I told her I’d heard she just finished high school and is off to college. It was true. She plans to major in nursing.  I work for South Carolina Youth Advocate Programs, Inc., also known as YAP,...
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Sponsors Help Harris County, Tx Youth Advocate Programs Get Youth Back to School with New Backpacks

Sponsors Help Harris County, Tx Youth Advocate Programs Get Youth Back to School with New Backpacks

  • 8/23/2018 8:17:00 AM
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Harris County, Tx Youth Advocate Programs (YAP) staff members spent time during a recent staff meeting stuffing 70 backpacks for youth in their programs. The activity was sponsored by Houston-based H-E-B Tournament of Champions’ Build a Backpack program, which donated $2,500 to Harris County YAP for the effort and two other activities.YAP was one of several YES Waiver program providers benefitting from Build a Backpack. YES Waiver providers serve youth who are at risk of being in out-of-ho...
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