LAYC Website

Partner Spotlight: Crimsonbridge Foundation

We’ve been dreaming of a beautiful, bilingual, mobile-friendly website, and thanks to our friends at the Crimsonbridge Foundation, we’ve got one! Our brand new website is now live, featuring our wonderful youth front and center. The new site is much easier to navigate from any device, and all of our program information is available in…

LAYC DREAMERS

Stakes of the Election on LAYC DREAMER Youth

by Cecilia Dos Santos and Colleen Muse, LAYC DREAMER Committee Throughout this election, policy issues that affect real people have been neglected and overshadowed by every new political scandal. This election season, LAYC’s DREAMER Committee* would like to share with you a story of one youth whose life could be changed by real policy change: immigration…

Araceli Rosenberger Staff Spotlight

November 2016 Staff Spotlight: Araceli Rosenberger

By President & CEO Lori Kaplan and Chief Development Officer Barbara Myers It takes a multi-talented, strategic thinker to lead LAYC’s communications team. With over 50 programs in three jurisdictions to support with bilingual communications, you’d think there was an army of staff managing our website, newsletter, social media, and program promotion. In fact, there’s Araceli…

Jahwill and Joseline

October 2016 Youth Spotlight: Joselin Salmeron and Jahwill Taylor

by DC Prevention Wards 1 & 2 staff Two amazing young people are the winners of the DC Prevention Center Wards 1 & 2’s PhotoVoice challenge! Joselin Salmeron, 16, is a student at Cesar Chavez Public Charter School, and Jahwill Taylor, 16, attends Benjamin Banneker Academic High School. PhotoVoice is about youth expressing their voices…

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…

SW Creatives

Partner Spotlight: SW Creatives, LLC

by Jessica Cordero, Job Developer; and Janice Castro, Job Coach Our partnerships in Montgomery County help us ensure the youth in our programs make a successful transition to young adulthood. One of those partners is Shala W. Graham and her design firm SW Creatives, LLC. Since 2013, we’ve worked with Shala and SW Creatives to enhance…