Posts by Lupi Quinteros-Grady

2020 – A YEAR OF COMING TOGETHER FOR HOPE

Back in March, LAYC  developed a campaign called “Together for Hope” because we understood that only by leaning on each other would we be able to get through these difficult times. Over the past nine months, we have seen the best of ourselves in people who have willingly given monetary support, as well as their…

Healing and Recovery Through LAYC Mental Health Support

We have all been impacted by the pandemic this year. In addition to its toll on the health of many of our loved ones, the additional social isolation and uncertainty have felt especially disruptive to our lives. In response to the impacts of COVID-19 on individual’s mental health and the well-being of our community, LAYC…

EMPOWERING YOUTH TOGETHER

Ruth’s Story Like many LAYC youth, I am part of the first generation in my family to go to college. Because of this, I understand first-hand the particular determination needed for a young person to stay focused on a goal that, at times, seems out of reach. Ruth, an LAYC participant, inspired us all this…

Message from the President Nov 2020

We Can Do This Together As the pandemic continue to impact our daily lives, the mission of LAYC has never been more clear. We are still here to serve our youth and communities. We do this by stepping in to fill service and resource gaps that have been exacerbated by systemic racism, and by providing…