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Maryland-DC Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. Participants Who Had Faced Incarceration and Institutionalization Celebrate Freedom, College and Hope

Maryland-DC Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. Participants Who Had Faced Incarceration and Institutionalization Celebrate Freedom, College and Hope

  • 10/21/2019 10:10:00 AM
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Oct. 21, 2019 – It takes a village to support youth in their communities as an alternative to incarceration and institutionalization. That’s why Maryland-DC Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. asked Baltimore Chef Ray “Ziggy” Davis, owner of Flight American Fusion Restaurant & Bar, to keynote their 5th Community Banquet, Oct. 25, (dinner program, 5:15 pm – 7:15 pm). An alternative to youth incarceration and out-of-home placement, YAP relies on Davis and oth...
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Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc.’s Community-Based Alternative to Incarceration Recognized as “Promising” by Federal Evaluators

Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc.’s Community-Based Alternative to Incarceration Recognized as “Promising” by Federal Evaluators

  • 10/18/2019 12:00:00 PM
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Oct. 18, 2019 – As Americans seek safe, effective justice reform, Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. is pleased to announce that Federal evaluators have identified its community-based alternative to youth incarceration model as “promising.”YAP is a new addition to the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) Crimesolutions.gov “Promising Programs” list and Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)’s Model Programs Guide. Currently, 58 percent of t...
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They Once Faced Prison, Institutionalization, Poverty and/or Despair – Now They Have Scholarships, Life Tools and Hope

  • 10/11/2019 11:10:00 AM
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An unconventional scholarship is helping some Clark County young people go to college, get vocational certifications or start businesses while overcoming some of life’s most difficult challenges.The Tom Jeffers Endowment Fund for Continuing Education scholarship is one of many tools available to individuals served by Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. Founded in 1975, the nonprofit partners with youth justice, child welfare, behavioral health, developmental disabilities/autism, educa...
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