YAP Violence Prevention Credible Messengers Reception
Washington, D.C. — The Board of Directors of Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. hosted a reception to inform Congressional members and staffers about the nonprofit’s Violence Prevention programs. The event took place in Washington, D.C. where YAP board members met in June for their quarterly meeting.
In its 47th year, YAP is a national nonprofit in 33 states and the District of Columbia that partners with youth justice, child welfare, behavioral health and other systems to provide community-based wraparound services as an alternative to youth incarceration and congregate residential placement. In the past five years, the nonprofit has also combined its model with other evidence-based approaches in partnership with communities seeking to reduce neighborhood violence.