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Nearly 1000 Youth Face Losing Community-Based Services that Keep them Out of Placement

Nearly 1000 Youth Face Losing Community-Based Services that Keep them Out of Placement

  • 9/8/2020 8:16:00 AM
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Nearly 1000 New Jersey youth will lose their Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. services if proposed cuts by DCF are accepted by Governor Phil Murphy. For four decades, the state has relied on the nonprofit and its evidence-based intensive, in-home, wraparound advocacy model to keep youth with their families or stable in resource foster homes as an alternative to out-of-home placements and youth prison.Like other New Jersey nonprofits, YAP, which operates in all 21 New Jersey counties, was hit ...
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YAP's Response to COVID-19

  • 9/1/2020 10:30:00 AM
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YAP has been closely monitoring The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance to inform our practices and ensure that we are taking appropriate precautions to keep our staff and families safe and healthy during the Coronavirus pandemic.  Some steps we have taken include Developed a Coronavirus Contingency Plan and other resources to assist staff in following recommended guidance Educated staff and families about the virus and how to stay safe   Convened an Emergenc...
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New Virtual Series to Highlight Justice System and Policing Alternatives

New Virtual Series to Highlight Justice System and Policing Alternatives

  • 8/7/2020 9:38:00 AM
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Aug 7, 2020 -- A virtual three-part national symposium will present alternatives to the kinds of  traditional policing, probation, placement, and parole approaches that have perpetuated systemic injustice. On the Road to Unlocked!: Investing in Our Children and Communities is hosted by The Social Justice Initiative of Bryn Mawr College and Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc., an alternative to youth incarceration and out-of-home placement.Session one of th...
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LINCOLN CHARTER SCHOOL WILL PARTNER WITH YORK COUNTY YOUTH ADVOCATE PROGRAMS (YAP), Inc. TO PRESENT DRUM POWER

  • 6/10/2020 8:58:00 AM
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June 9, 2020 (York, PA) – Anne Clark, Director of Community Outreach for Lincoln Charter School announces LINCOLN CHARTER SCHOOL WILL PARTNER WITH YORK COUNTY YOUTH ADVOCATE PROGRAMS (YAP), Inc. to present DRUM POWER! The Lincoln Charter School Board of Directors approved York County YAP to teach Drum Power to students attending the school.YAP, which partners with social services and youth justice systems to provide community-based alternatives to out-of-home placements, has used Drum Powe...
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