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Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. Delivers Holiday Love

Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. Delivers Holiday Love

  • 12/3/2018 9:14:00 AM
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Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. advocates are going above and beyond this holiday season. A community-based alternative to youth incarceration and other behavioral health and social services institutional placements, YAP hires advocates who live in neighborhoods of those they serve. The advocates provide intensive, one-to-one mentoring and work with their teammates to connect youth and families to resources that nurture their gifts, bolster their foundation and help them to give back.New Bru...
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Washington, D.C. - Maryland Metro Youth Advocate Programs (YAP) Inc. Partners with DeMarco Solar Clothing to Share Thanksgiving Love

Washington, D.C. - Maryland Metro Youth Advocate Programs (YAP) Inc. Partners with DeMarco Solar Clothing to Share Thanksgiving Love

  • 11/20/2018 3:45:00 PM
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Prince George’s County, MD (Nov. 20, 2018) -- Participants in Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. in Prince George’s and Montgomery County, Md. are sharing Thanksgiving love, thanks to DeMarco Solar Clothing in Forestville Mall.  DeMarco Solar donated turkeys, cranberry sauce, sweet potatoes and other treats, making it possible for youth to share Thanksgiving baskets with their families and join their YAP Advocates to deliver them to others in their neighborhoods.YAP is a succes...
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Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh Joins Nearly 200 Guests at Baltimore YAP’s Annual Resource Fair

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh Joins Nearly 200 Guests at Baltimore YAP’s Annual Resource Fair

  • 9/4/2018 12:43:00 PM
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Nearly 200 people came out Sat., Aug. 25, for the Baltimore Youth Advocate Programs (YAP) Inc. annual Resource Fair. Among them was Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, who helped welcome and mingled with guests from the Cumberland and Carey Park neighborhood, where the event took place this year.  Baltimore YAP hosts the event just before the start of the school year to let families know about community resources available to them in their neighborhood.YAP provided free back-to-school backpacks...
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Baltimore YAP Featured in Photo Series by Public Welfare Foundation

Baltimore YAP Featured in Photo Series by Public Welfare Foundation

  • 11/30/2015 4:27:00 PM
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Our thanks to Public Welfare Foundation for dedicating the entire week to share glimpses into the work we do through images and quotes from staff and youth in Baltimore this summer on their website.Check out today's highlight of Advocate Sharine Ward. And major thanks to incredible photographer David Y. Lee for sharing his talents in this effort.Visit this link every day this week to learn more about YAP's work in Baltimore.  
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Supported Work Partners Help Build Life Skills

Supported Work Partners Help Build Life Skills

  • 9/24/2014 9:56:00 AM
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Ray Davis, owner of Flight American Fusion restaurant, is a YAP Supported Work partner. Supported Work is a component of many YAP programs that is designed to help youth not only gain work experience, but also to learn the soft skills necessary to succeed in a work environment.Davis was recognized recently at an event in Baltimore for his partnership and support of YAP youth and kids through Supported Work. "I usually start the youth in the kitchen doing dishes," he shared, noting that working a...
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