Posts by Araceli Rosenberger

Marvin Delcid

May 2017 Youth Spotlight: Marvin Delcid

Marvin Delcid is about to graduate from Bell Multicultural High School ready to continue his work in sustainable agriculture, a passion he’s had since he was a young boy working his uncle’s farm in El Salvador. He was 14 when he moved to the U.S. to reunite with his mother, excited for the educational opportunities a…

Data Word Cloud

Partner Spotlight: Deloitte Consulting, LLP

At LAYC, program data drives many decisions: from using data to inform program improvement to tracking log-term outcomes for program participants. With over 50 programs in action in four place-based sites, school based sites, and dozens of service points through partner schools and organizations, LAYC creates and collects a lot of data. Thanks to our…

Brenda Peña

April 2017 Youth Spotlight: Brenda Peña

Brenda, 17, plans to become a public health researcher focusing on sexually transmitted infections in low-income communities. She owes her new aspirations to her mentor Maximilian who introduced her to the varied career paths in health care. He specializes in global health at a government agency. Until a few months ago, Brenda thought she’d become…

Cecilia Dos Santos

March 2017 Staff Spotlight: Cecilia Dos Santos

Cecilia Dos Santos is LAYC’s special projects manager and in-house guru on immigration issues. She is also the number one fan of six-year-old immigration activist Sophie Cruz. Cecilia started her career at LAYC as a program coordinator for a new domestic violence prevention program in 2013. She developed LAYC’s Healthy Relationships program, including prevention trainings…

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…