Announcing LAYC’s 2018 Board Executive Committee

Please join me in welcoming the new leadership team to the LAYC board of directors! Our executive committee members represent the academic, nonprofit, and business sectors, as well as community-based organizations. Their impressive and diverse set of skills and expertise will help guide LAYC in the coming year as we transition to a new President…

Create the Way You Want to Be Remembered: A Thoughtful and Caring Estate Plan

Today there are more opportunities for financial creativity in estate planning than ever. In addition to the traditional will, there are many ways to transfer assets to others, depending on what you want to accomplish: Providing for loved ones, Continuing support of your favorite philanthropies, Reducing taxes for you or your heirs, Simplifying the transfer…

Social Work Month 2017

LAYC Thanks its Social Workers

LAYC was pleased to celebrate the talents and dedication of its social workers during Social Work Month! Over 20 staff are licensed social workers stationed at all of LAYC’s sites and working in all program areas. Their special skills, commitment, and warm smiles make it possible to meet the comprehensive needs of our youth. Please…

MLK Day 2017 Riverdale

LAYC’s 2017 MLK Day

We were proud to answer Dr. King’s question, “What are you doing for others?” by hosting three National Day of Service events in all three of our jurisdictions in Washington, DC, and Prince George’s and Montgomery counties in Maryland. From knitting scarves for the homeless to picking up trash in their communities (and a bit…

United National Association of the National Capital Area Community Human Rights Award

LAYC Receives the Distinguished 2016 United Nations Association of the National Capital Area Community Human Rights Award

Pictured above from left: LAYC President & CEO Lori Kaplan, Board Chair Antonio Marquez, participant Kory Molina, and Board member Carlos M. Gutierrez, Jr. LAYC was honored as the recipient of the 2016 Community Human Rights Award given by the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area. LAYC joined international advocates, community members, ambassadors,…

Coat Drive

Help us Reach Our Goal of Collecting 350 Coats!

It’s time for our annual coat drive supporting the youth and families in our community. This year, we are pleased to partner with the LAYC Career Academy, YouthBuild, and Next Step Public Charter Schools to identify youth in need. And, we’re thankful for members of LAYC’s Associate Board who are collecting coats at their respective…