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Baltimore YAP Thankful for the Opportunity to Serve

Baltimore YAP Thankful for the Opportunity to Serve

  • 12/2/2019 4:32:00 PM
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For the Baltimore YAP (BYAP) and the Safe Streets team, Thanksgiving has been an opportunity to serve youth, families and the broader community. With the help of local community partners, BYAP provided two dozen turkeys to families throughout Baltimore City. The team received donations from local groups and small businesses. Program Coordinator Chasity Dorsey spent rounded up the turkeys and Assistant Director Christopher Campbell alongside YAP Advocates delivered turkeys to all the families in ...
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Baltimore YAPWORX Graduate Fully Employed After Another Major Milestone

Baltimore YAPWORX Graduate Fully Employed After Another Major Milestone

  • 11/27/2019 9:14:00 AM
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As part of YAPWORX’ commitment to develop participants’ future economic opportunities, Baltimore YAP was honored to have the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development (M.O.E.D)  select YAPWORX graduate Miguel as one of 20 candidates for Baltimore City Water Industry Career mentoring program through the Department of Public Works (DPW) and the Chesapeake Water Environment Association (CWEA).Miguel started with Baltimore YAPWORX in June 2018, eager to make connections and wor...
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With Support from Community Partners, Metro YAP Spreads Thanksgiving Love

With Support from Community Partners, Metro YAP Spreads Thanksgiving Love

  • 11/25/2019 3:17:00 PM
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Metro Youth Advocate Programs (Prince George’s and Montgomery Counties, Md.) had a busy weekend. Leaders, staff, Advocates, community partners and volunteers worked with program participants to collect and create Thanksgiving baskets.The efforts made it possible for 34 YAP families and others to have Turkeys and all the trimmings.Metro YAP Program Director Syl Parson thanks all who made the holiday gift baskets possible, including BJ Paige, Exit Realty & 1k Homeowners and Holy Mountain...
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Maryland-DC Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. Pays Tribute to Youth, Families and Community Partners

Maryland-DC Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. Pays Tribute to Youth, Families and Community Partners

  • 10/28/2019 12:25:00 PM
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BALTIMORE, Md. -- Maryland-DC Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. staff gathered to celebrate the progress of individuals and families they serve. An alternative to youth incarceration and out-of-home placement, YAP has begun applying its model to support adults returning from prison.In the region, in addition to partnering with youth justice and child welfare systems, YAP also supports returning adult citizens through partnerships with the Washington DC Department of Youth Rehabilitative Servic...
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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 9:10:00 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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