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Team YAP to Argentina Represents US at Buenos Aires Street Soccer Tournament

Team YAP to Argentina Represents US at Buenos Aires Street Soccer Tournament

  • 6/1/2015 4:31:00 AM
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Representing Florida, Nevada, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas and Washington, DC, Team YAP to Argentina joined 200 young people from 14 countries in Buenos Aires in May for Copa America Nelsa Curbelo street soccer tournament.  Guided by the principles of solidarity, collaboration and respect, the street soccer movement is active in 50 countries and uses street soccer to teach mediation and peace-building skills to young people living in vulnerable situations, particularly gang-affiliated youth.  U...
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Team YAP to Argentina

  • 4/7/2015 2:47:00 AM
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Team YAP to Argentina seeks sponsorship from local businesses and individual donations to support our participation in the Street Soccer America Cup in Buenos Aires this spring! DONATE NOWYAP has been invited to represent the United States at the Street Soccer America Cup in May. Street Soccer America Cup is an international event that brings youth delegations from around the world for a cultural exchange, leadership workshops and a street soccer tournament. Organized by FuDE (Fundación Fútbol ...
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YAP Youth Competes in Street Soccer World Cup

YAP Youth Competes in Street Soccer World Cup

  • 7/21/2014 5:54:00 AM
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Ellana Watson, Philadelphia YAP Graduate, represented YAP in Sao Paulo, Brazil at "Mundial Futebol de Rua/Street Soccer World Cup" this month. Young people from over 20 countries participated in workshops, activities and a Street Soccer Tournament devoted to social inclusion, human rights, leadership development, collaboration and peaceful resolution to conflict.The delegates represented various non-profits from 5 continents doing work in their respective countries to address issues such as excl...
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YAP Ireland Evaluation Shows Positive Outcomes

YAP Ireland Evaluation Shows Positive Outcomes

  • 3/26/2014 7:00:00 PM
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The Youth Advocate Programs (YAP) Ireland launched on 3 March an evaluation carried out by a research team from National University of Maynooth. This longitudinal study sought to evaluate the effectiveness of the YAP model in an Irish context, to assess whether the structure of the organization is fit for purpose and whether its new programs contribute to positive outcomes for young people and families.The study concludes that the YAP program is implemented as intended, with treatment fidelity....
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YAP's Community-Based Approach for High-Risk Youth to be Highlighted at France Forum, Nov 2-6

YAP's Community-Based Approach for High-Risk Youth to be Highlighted at France Forum, Nov 2-6

  • 10/29/2013 11:02:00 AM
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YAP's international team will participate in a plenary address and facilitate a workshop at a forum, "Engaging and Empowering Young People to Participate in a Collective Social Action for Change," in Lyon, France. The plenary and workshop will focus on YAP's 5 guiding principles: individualized service planning, family engagement, using a strength-based approach, adhering to a no-reject policy and cultural competence, with a special emphasis on neighborhood-based recruitment.The participants of ...
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