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 YAP, Lucas County, OH Juvenile Court & NCCD Brief Capitol Hill on Community-Based Alternatives for Juvenile Justice-Involved Youth

YAP, Lucas County, OH Juvenile Court & NCCD Brief Capitol Hill on Community-Based Alternatives for Juvenile Justice-Involved Youth

  • 9/11/2014 9:12:00 AM
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On September 10, 2014, Congressman Tony Cardenas welcomed Youth Advocate Programs (YAP) and the National Council on Crime and Delinquency (NCCD) as co-hosts of the briefing, "Building Safe and Strong Communities: A Conversation about Community-Based Alternatives for Juvenile Justice Involved Youth." Robert Listenbee, Administrator of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention attended the briefing along with 50 others.In a House committee room, Rep. Cardenas, who sponsored the bri...
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Invest in People, Not Prisons

  • 2/5/2014 8:00:00 PM
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YAP's National Policy Director Shaena Fazal cites YAP's Life Coach Program in New York to highlight how community-based programs that build plans around a parolees' individual needs can be an effective measure to keep communities safe while saving tax payers millions. If we "redirect the money we spend on locking people up to supporting them in their communities...everybody wins." Read her letter to the editor published by the Providence Journal.
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YAP Chicago Director Steve Gates Discusses Youth Violence in Chicago at the Kennedy School at Harvard

YAP Chicago Director Steve Gates Discusses Youth Violence in Chicago at the Kennedy School at Harvard

  • 11/18/2013 11:37:00 AM
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Steve Gates, YAP Chicago Director will join Illinois State Representative Ken Dunkin and former CEO of Chicago Public Schools, Jean Claude Brizard in a panel discussion, Stemming the Tide: Confronting Youth Violence in Chicago. The program is hosted by the Harvard Kennedy School of Public Leadership and facilitated by YAP's Policy & Advocacy Center Advisory Board Member, Hayling Price, a student at the Kennedy School. Steve will share YAP's approach in Chicago where, under his leadership, 94...
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YAP Co-Presenting on the Need for Juvenile Justice Reform

  • 11/8/2013 4:43:00 AM
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On Sunday, November 10th, YAP will be co-presenting at the Ignatian Family Teach-in for Justice on "The US Juvenile Justice System: The Federal Role and Areas in Need of Reform" with Alexandra Staropoli from the Coalition for Juvenile Justice (CJJ).
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