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…

LAYC Youth Testimony on the UDC DREAM Amendment Act of 2015

Statement on Behalf of the Latin American Youth Center by Miguel Castro, LAYC Youth Participant Before the Committee of the Whole of the Council of the District of Columbia Bill 21-0422, the “UDC DREAM Amendment Act of 2015” Thursday, February 18, 2016   Good afternoon, Councilmembers: My name is Miguel Castro. I am one of…

LAYC Testimony to DC OSSE Oversight Hearing, February 17, 2016

Testimony drafted by Ana Hageage, LAYC Workforce Investment Director Presented by Luis Quiñones, LAYC Education Director on February 17, 2016, at the DC OSSE Oversight Hearing Good Morning, My name is Luis Quiñones, and I am the Director of Education for the Latin American Youth Center (LAYC) in Columbia Heights. LAYC is a long-standing multi-service…

LAYC Response to ICE Raids

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…

Andrea Thomas shares her testimony to the DC Department of Health Budget Hearing

Testimony of Andrea Thomas on February 26, 2014 Sexual Wellness Program Coordinator, Latin American Youth Center (LAYC) To the D.C. Department of Health, Community Health Administration, and the Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant Advisory Committee Annual Public Hearing on the Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant Good evening, everyone. I am delighted…

Youth Voices: Youth Leaders Visit with Councilmember Will Campos

  Story by Cinthia Rivera, Puentes Youth Leader On June 27, 2012, youth leaders from the Latin American Youth Center/Maryland Multicultural Youth Center’s Puentes: Bridging Youth to Healthy Behaviors attended a local event featuring Council member Will Campos. At the event Campos announced the next step in his public service career when his term as…