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YAP Helps Employers Appreciate Workers Like Bethany,  who have Special Skills and Needs

YAP Helps Employers Appreciate Workers Like Bethany, who have Special Skills and Needs

  • 10/9/2018 11:00:00 AM
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Bethany, who had previously worked as a dishwasher, filled out application after application at various restaurants and cafes and had a few interviews, but unfortunately didn’t get any of the jobs. While she loves kitchen work, she kept her options open and tried shadowing someone in a housekeeping position. After feeling a bit defeated and confused by the job searching process, Bethany took a break. Brittany Hilton, her Lebanon, Pa. Youth Advocate Programs (YAP) Inc. job coach, helped her...
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Video Highlights Young People Beating the Odds through Chicago YAP

Video Highlights Young People Beating the Odds through Chicago YAP

  • 10/5/2018 6:51:00 AM
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Chicago Youth  Advocate Programs, (YAP) Inc. is gaining national exposure as a key to solving crime in Chicago. Known in Chicago for its success as a community-based alternative to youth incarceration or other away-from-home residential confinement, YAP’s emerging crime prevention work is in the national spotlight.The effectiveness of YAP’s model is its simplicity. In 100 communities across 23 states, YAP neighborhood Advocates partner with youth and families, providing them too...
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Celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month

  • 10/4/2018 9:16:00 AM
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Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. today announced its participation in National Disability Employment Awareness Month, an annual awareness campaign that takes place each October. The purpose of National Disability Employment Awareness Month is to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America's workers with disabilities. This year's theme is "America’s Workforce: Empowering All."The history of National Disability Emp...
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Impressed by Program’s Outcomes, New Jersey Man Creates Personal Fundraiser to Support Youth Advocate Programs

Impressed by Program’s Outcomes, New Jersey Man Creates Personal Fundraiser to Support Youth Advocate Programs

  • 10/2/2018 3:59:00 PM
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Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey Analytics Analyst Chibunna Chimezie was so impressed when he learned about the work and positive results of New Jersey Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. (YAP), that he contacted the organization to offer his support. New Jersey YAP recently celebrated 40 years serving as a successful alternative to youth prison and other away-from-home institutional care.This Summer, Chibunna told the team at Essex County YAP that he is available to volunteer.  ...
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Ohio Nonprofit Leader Urges Those Who’ve Served Time to Know their Voting

  • 9/10/2018 8:29:00 AM
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Did you know Maine and Vermont are the only two states where people can vote while serving time for a felony? In most states, those behind bars on felony convictions, on probation or on parole are not allowed to vote – until a certain amount of time after their supervision ends.As the nation approaches mid-term elections, voting rights advocates urge those who have served time to know their voting rights and check now to see if it’s time. They believe millions of people across the na...
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