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#YAPGuatemalaLove Tackles Hardships Causing Families to Flee to U.S. Border

#YAPGuatemalaLove Tackles Hardships Causing Families to Flee to U.S. Border

  • 2/12/2019 10:17:00 AM
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SCROLL DOWN FOR LINKS TO THE CAMPAIGN TOOLSYouth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. is launching #YAPGuatemalaLove, a global social media campaign to raise awareness and funding to address the violence, extreme poverty, drug trafficking and unemployment that cause Guatemalan families to risk family separation and the lives of their children to seek asylum in the U.S. The four-week YAP-employee led campaign launches March 4, with support from Monmouth University Fraternity and Sorority Life students a...
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My Life Changing Experience

  • 10/14/2016 7:59:00 AM
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Hello…My name is Lottie. I was a part of a program called the YAP Truancy Program in Pittsburgh. During my time in the program, I learned things that I never knew, seen, or heard about before. I learned to love myself and others by just being there and lighting a place with my smile or tears. I came from nothing to be something and I have my mind made up. I got involved in this program in my 11 grade year of high school which was a very difficult time for me to get up on time for school. I had ...
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YAP Ireland Making Youth Voices Heard

  • 6/15/2016 8:23:00 AM
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Youth from our sister program in Ireland were interviewed by a local television program about the importance of young people having a voice in the services they receive.  Watch the video clip and learn about YAP's model and VOICE initiative.  
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YAP Shares Model with Central and South American Youth Workers

YAP Shares Model with Central and South American Youth Workers

  • 6/8/2016 1:25:00 PM
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YAP's Director of International Development, Diana Matteson, recently presented to a group of youth workers from Central and South America.  Diana, who is bilingual, presented in Spanish to the group as part of the "Addressing the Needs of Underserved and At-Risk Youth" program arranged by the Institute of International Education.  
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Street Soccer Cross Cultural Exchange

Street Soccer Cross Cultural Exchange

  • 5/12/2016 10:32:00 AM
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Building on friendships that grew from November events in New York and Pennsylvania when (US Embassy Buenos Aires-sponsored) a team from the FuDE organization in Argentina sent a delegation to conduct street soccer workshops at the Orange County NY YAP Program and then shared a workshop on street soccer and game in Harrisburg as part of the 40th Anniversary activities, YAP Ireland staff and Newburgh staff reunited to introduce street soccer to the YAP Ireland community in Dublin and Galway this ...
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