Brianna Townes

April 2016 Youth Spotlight: Brianna Townes

by Ana Villagomez, Career and Education Specialist and Alexandra Raphael, Case Manager Brianna Townes, 19, never fails to brighten other people’s days with her smile and creative ideas. It’s hard to believe that when we met Brianna, she barely made eye contact, missed our meetings, and seemed to have given up on the idea of…

Carolyn Greenspan

April 2016 Staff Spotlight: Carolyn Greenspan

By Ana Hageage, External Partnerships & Community Schools Director Many times I wonder if there is one Carolyn or three. She is energetic, enthusiastic, committed, and proactive. It’s very hard to find all of these traits in one individual and Carolyn embodies them all! On any given day, you’ll see her whiz by on her way…

Meet DC AmeriCorps Team

Meet our DC AmeriCorps Health Team

Introducing our wonderful DC AmeriCorps Health Team. Get to know them and the impact they are having in our schools and community in DC! About LAYC’s AmeriCorps Health Team in DC This year the AmeriCorps Health Team served over 310 DC middle school students. The health team is responsible for three critical components of the Stages…

Latin American Youth Center/ Maryland Multicultural Youth Centers Announce 11th Annual Youth Job Fair

WASHINGTON, DC, March 18, 2016—The Latin American Youth Center’s Maryland Multicultural Youth Centers (MMYC) along with the WorkSource Montgomery and the Montgomery County Department of Recreation will host the 11th annual Let’s Get It Started youth job fair, Saturday, March 19, 2016, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Silver Spring Civic Building, One Veterans’ Plaza, Downtown…

Student Testimony to the Committee on Business, Consumer & Regulatory Affairs March 7, 2016

Testimony to the Committee on Business, Consumer & Regulatory Affairs Monday, March 7th, 2016 Testifying: Karen Privado, Student at the Latin American Youth Center’s WISE Program Re: Department of Employment Services (DOES) Oversight Hearing Hello Council members, Committee Chair, and committee members. My name is Karen Privado and I am currently a student at the…

Staff Testimony to the Committee on Business, Consumer & Regulatory Affairs March 7, 2016

Testimony to the Committee on Business, Consumer & Regulatory Affairs Monday, March 7th, 2016 TESTIFYING: Ana Hageage, Director of External Partnerships & Community Schools, LAYC RE: Department of Employment Services (DOES) Oversight Hearing Good Morning/Afternoon Committee Chair Orange, Committee members, and members of the Council staff. My name is Ana Hageage and I currently serve…