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Sierra Leone Youth Advocate Programs (SLYAP) Supports People Rebuilding their Nation’s Foundation

  • 8/23/2019 10:56:00 AM
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More than 20,000 children and families in more than 100 U.S. communities in 26 states benefit from Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc.’s unique community-based alternative youth incarceration/out-of-home placement model.As YAP expands in the U.S. to meet communities’ needs for time-tested reformative justice and child welfare alternatives, the nonprofit’s global programs are also growing. Its sister agencies in Ireland, Australia, Sweden, Guatemala and Sierra Leone apply the ti...
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Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. Board Meets Youth Justice Reform Pioneers and Partners

  • 8/19/2019 10:32:00 AM
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Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. Board of Directors members recently met policy pioneers and program partners whose work has advanced their alternative-to-youth-incarceration model and justice reform programs. The board members, several of whom are new to the organization, were gathered for a luncheon as part of a board meeting in Chicago, highlighted in this video.Later, the board met Chicago program participants and their YAP  Advocates who empower the youth to identify and realize the...
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Roanoke Mom Receives Special Scholarship as Part of a Unique Toolkit to Support and Keep Her Family Together

Roanoke Mom Receives Special Scholarship as Part of a Unique Toolkit to Support and Keep Her Family Together

  • 8/6/2019 11:07:00 AM
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Less than two years ago, life for Michelle Labrecque was more than 100 percent about her children and managing their complex health and developmental challenges. To say she was overwhelmed would be an understatement.“[My son] has a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit- hyperactivity disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, oppositional defiance disorder as well as specific learning disabilities in math and written expression. [My daughter] has been diagnosed with disrupt...
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Invitation for Bid - Office Supplies

  • 8/2/2019 10:10:00 AM
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Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. supports, cares for, organizes and empowers the most vulnerable and marginalized young people, adults and families in the US and abroad. By tapping into the strengths and capabilities of the 19,000 families we serve each year, our 2,000+ YAP staff members, and the capacity of communities, YAP affects positive change.YAP currently has programs in 26 states and the District of Columbia, and serves 25 major US cities as well as dozens of other urban, suburban and ...
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William A. Verdier Retires After Serving Dozens of Newark Young People Over 15 Years as a Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. Advocate

William A. Verdier Retires After Serving Dozens of Newark Young People Over 15 Years as a Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. Advocate

  • 7/30/2019 9:13:00 AM
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Photo caption:  William Verdier photographed with Newark YAP Director Robyn DawsonNewark, N.J. For 15 years, William A. Verdier  provided community-based services to dozens of New Jersey child welfare systems-involved young people who might have otherwise been in out-of-home-placement.He served as an Advocate for New Jersey Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. YAP partners with youth justice and child welfare systems to provide a community-based alternative to youth incarceration a...
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