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Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. Implements New Strategy to Elevate and Expand its Effective Alternatives to Youth Prisons and other Institutions

Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. Implements New Strategy to Elevate and Expand its Effective Alternatives to Youth Prisons and other Institutions

  • 7/11/2018 8:45:00 AM
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$20 million grant from Ballmer Group enables YAP to scale programs and share lessons from evidence-based models for serving youth who often have nowhere else to goHarrisburg, PA (July 11, 2018) – Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. (YAP) has implemented a new strategy to increase its impact and reach more communities with its unique home-based alternative to costly youth prisons and other institutions for young people and vulnerable adults. YAP is in 100 communities in 23 states (including Washi...
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Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. (YAP) Celebrates 40 Years in New Jersey as a Successful Alternative to Youth Prison and Other Residential Placement for Kids and Adults

Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. (YAP) Celebrates 40 Years in New Jersey as a Successful Alternative to Youth Prison and Other Residential Placement for Kids and Adults

  • 7/5/2018 2:18:00 PM
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New Brunswick, NJ -- Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. (YAP), a proven, cost-effective alternative to prisons, group foster care, behavioral health and other residential placements for youth and vulnerable adults, celebrates 40 years in New Jersey. YAP, which at any given time serves 1,000 youth and families in the state, will honor people who contributed to its success at an anniversary ceremony July 20, 2018 at Monmouth University.YAP supports youth who would otherwise be in some type of out-...
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Help wanted for troubled kids. Will pay

  • 7/2/2018 1:12:00 PM
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As NJ YAP prepares to celebrate 40 years keeping families together and out of institutions, our CEO, Jeff Fleischer, Newark YAP Program Director Robyn Dawson and long-time YAP Advocate Joan Newton talk about their work at YAP in this column in the New Jersey Star Ledger. In NJ, kids of color are 30 times more likely to be incarcerated than than their white peers for similar crimes. In response, we must build a foundation of meaningful community-based family-friendly supports in each of our ...
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