LAYC Opens Search for New President and CEO

Washington, D.C., August 14, 2017 – The Latin American Youth Center (LAYC) announces today that it has opened a search for a new President and CEO. After 38 years of extraordinary leadership, LAYC’s current President and CEO, Lori Kaplan will step down following the identification of her successor. “The new President and CEO will build…

LAYC to Celebrate GED Graduate Ceremony

WASHINGTON, DC, June 26, 2017 – The Latin American Youth Center’s (LAYC) Maryland program, the Maryland Multicultural Youth Centers (MMYC), will host a GED graduation ceremony to celebrate over 35 young people who obtained a GED in the past year through its Montgomery County Steps to Success program, its Montgomery County Conservation Corps, its Prince…

LAYC Wins Grant to Lower 9th Grade Drop Out Rate

WASHINGTON, DC, June 9, 2017 – Latin American Youth Center’s (LAYC) President and CEO Lori Kaplan today announced that the organization has been selected by the New York Life Foundation to receive one of 18 Aim High grant awards to support its out-of-school program serving disadvantaged youth. LAYC’s Road Map to Graduation program will receive an…

Latin American Youth Center to Host Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service Events

WASHINGTON, DC; January 13, 2017 —The Latin American Youth Center will commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a day of service, Monday, January 16, 2017, in Washington, DC and Prince George’s County, Maryland. We are proud to answer Dr. King’s question, “What are you doing for others?” by hosting these community events led by…

Latin American Youth Center Names Jacob Newman Montgomery County Managing Director

WASHINGTON, DC; September 14, 2016 – The Latin American Youth Center (LAYC) has named Jacob Newman as its new Montgomery County Managing Director. Mr. Newman, who has been with LAYC for eight years, will provide leadership and day-to-day management for all the Latin American Youth Center’s programs in Montgomery County, known as the Maryland Multicultural…