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Celebrating Peace in Harrisburg, PA

Celebrating Peace in Harrisburg, PA

  • 7/25/2013 10:51:00 AM
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On July 19th, the Dauphin County Advocate Program combated violence through a celebration of peace with young people and families during its 3rd annual Peace Street event in Harrisburg, PA. The event was held at the Family Clinic, strategically located in the city's Old Uptown, a neighborhood known for its poverty and violent crime."We're seeing the highest violence in this area that we have seen in a very long time," says Program Director Cheryl McSherry. "You cannot address psychological needs...
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Advocating for PA Families

  • 5/2/2013 10:28:00 AM
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YAP's newly released paper "Preserving Resources for Pennsylvania's Families with Children with Behavioral Health Challenges" highlights how Pennsylvania's behavioral health rehabilitation services (BHRS) are critical for families who need support for children with behavioral health challenges and how the threat of more budgetary cuts will devastate them. "BHRS strengthens families. With support, families can stay together; both parents are more likely to be able to work; placement in a more res...
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Denny Laine Concert to Benefit Endowment Fund

Denny Laine Concert to Benefit Endowment Fund

  • 4/3/2013 10:29:00 AM
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Denny Laine, original member of The Moody Blues, will be performing a concert benefitting the YAP Youth Endowment Fund on May 18th at The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company in Harrisburg, PA.Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Visit Greenbelt Events to learn more or purchase tickets.
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Peace Street

Peace Street

  • 6/28/2012 9:36:00 AM
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YAP's Dauphin County Family Clinic held a "Peace Street" event on July 20 in response to the growing violence in Harrisburg. There was free food, live entertainment and opportunities for the public to "speak their peace" at an open mic. 
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