Everyone Deserves Love – The Importance of Pride Month

The month of June is upon us, which means that Pride Month is here. The culmination of different stories, backgrounds, and experiences within the LGBTQ+ community. Pride may be seen as something of the… Continue reading

Juneteenth: A Celebration of Resilience and Freedom

Today is the 154th anniversary of Juneteenth, a historical event in history that marked the beginning of change for African American slaves and the African American community today.  The history behind the date… Continue reading

Foster Care Month: Debunking the Myths – The Realities of Foster Care

The celebration of National Foster Care Month has reminded us all how important foster care really is. Many choose to discuss the rewarding experience that followed when a family was forever changed by… Continue reading

Foster Care Month: Why I Can’t Be A Foster Parent?

Fear. It’s often defined as a mixed feeling of dread and reverence. Because of the uncertainty of things, it inevitably affects our lives. Now imagine for a moment what it does to foster… Continue reading

National Child Abuse Prevention Month: Protecting Our Youth Through Compassion

According to data from the National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System, nearly four children die from child abuse and neglect on a daily basis. Children victimized by child abuse and neglect have… Continue reading

The Women in NYAP

As we enter into a beautiful season of spring, we also enter into a beautiful month of celebration- Women’s History Month. Women’s History Month is a time to honor the contributions that women… Continue reading

A Journey into the Life of James Poindexter

As we continue to celebrate Black History Month, we recognize a number of individuals who have had many hardships along their path of life, yet persevered through the difficulties. One of these individuals… Continue reading

Introduction to Black History Month

Today, we say hello to February and welcome in a special celebration of Black History Month. Black History Month is a time to give tribute and thanks to the generations of African-Americans and… Continue reading

Caring as Martin Luther King, Jr. did

Read our blog celebrating the care that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. portrayed during his life.

NYAP’s Year In Review

As we head into the last month of 2018, we look back on an amazing year in NYAP. Let’s reflect on some of the wonderful opportunities NYAP participated in this past year that… Continue reading