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2013 National Mentoring Summit

2013 National Mentoring Summit

  • 1/2/2013 11:16:00 AM
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Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. joins major, national youth-serving organizations in the third annual National Mentoring Summit to be held at The Mayflower Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C., January 24 and 25, 2013. The Summit will bring together more than 650 leading youth-serving organizations, along with government, civic, research, philanthropic and corporate leaders to share innovative program models, examine new research, project future developments in the field and fundamentally ensure ...
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Curbing Gang Violence in Savannah, GA

  • 12/19/2012 11:14:00 AM
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YAP's Savannah GA program is highlighted in this local TV News broadcast about how we help to curb the epidemic of gang violence in that city. YAP Deputy CEO and Southeast President, Dorienne Silva notes that "the solution isn't just about prevention or reaction to gang members, it's also about intervention." For more information about the Savannah Program, contact Dorienne Silva, at dsilva@yapinc.org.
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YAP Film

YAP Film

  • 12/19/2012 11:11:00 AM
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YAP recently worked with award winning filmmaker Mark Landsman to create a documentary about the work that we do in communities across the nation. The result is a moving and compelling film called "Safely Home". To watch the short version, click the video box below. To watch the full 13-minute version and learn more about the film, click here.
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YAP Submits Testimony to Senate Hearing on School to Prison Pipeline

  • 12/12/2012 11:09:00 AM
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YAP's Policy & Advocacy Center submitted written testimony to Senator Durbin's Subcommittee Hearing on the School to Prison Pipeline. The written testimony summarizes YAP's community-based approach to ending the pipeline, improving outcomes for youth, keeping schools safe and saving communities dollars. Read the report here.
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YAP Presents

YAP Presents "Rethinking Autism"

  • 11/28/2012 11:07:00 AM
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On April 24, 2013, YAP will present a state-of-the art conference titled "Rethinking Autism" in Greenville, SC.  The day-long event includes sessions that will guide attendees to explore new and positive ways of living and working with autism and appreciating neurodiversity. Attendees will acquire a powerful new lens through which to view the experience of autism, and practical suggestions about how to provide effective, respectful accommodations and supports.
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