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…

Student 2 Testimony to the Committee on Business, Consumer & Regulatory Affairs March 7, 2016

Testimony to the Committee on Business, Consumer & Regulatory Affairs Monday, March 7, 2016 Testifying: Ademir Delcid, Student at the Latin American Youth Center’s Guide to Post Secondary (GPS) Program Re: Department of Employment Services (DOES) Oversight Hearing Good morning Committee Chair Orange, Committee members, and members of the Council staff. My name is Ademir…

Ronnie Evans

March 2016 Youth Spotlight: Ronnie Evans

by Adam Angel, Montgomery County Conservation Corps Program Manager Ronnie Evans is that youth who greets everyone with a warm smile and a handshake. You can’t help but smile back, no matter what else is going on. Filling a room with great energy is only one of Ronnie’s many talents. Ever since he became a GED…

Dora Guevara

March 2016 Staff Spotlight: Dora Guevara

by Elizabeth Mohler, Clinical Supervisor You could say that Dora is the “heart and soul” of the Treatment Department here at LAYC. Her warmth, dedication, and enthusiasm are infectious. She is very highly regarded by the youth and families she serves and by her colleagues and co-workers. In addition, Dora is well known in the…

Aoife Delargy

Volunteer Spotlight: Immigration Attorney Aoife Delargy

by Cecilia Dos Santos, Executive Coordinator and Program Manager Executive Coordinator and Program Manager, DREAMER committee member, and enthusiastic user of face make-up for Halloween, Cecilia Dos Santos has a background in dating and sexual violence advocacy for youth. A native of West Hartford, CT and graduate of Tufts University, she writes about the intersection of…