Superhero Health Fair

MMYC Riverdale Hosts First Annual Superhero Summer Health Fair

Our Riverdale team hosted their first annual Superhero Summer Health Fair for over 150 community members Saturday, June 4, 2016. The health fair emphasized healthy living and wellness in our community during the summer months. The youngest guests came clad in their favorite superhero costumes and enjoyed a moon bounce, bean bag toss, ring toss,…

LAYC Gala 2016

LAYC Gala 2016 “Today’s Dreamers, Tomorrow’s Leaders”

The Latin American Youth Center (LAYC) welcomed over 500 friends and supporters at its annual Gala on Wednesday, May 4, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel. The theme of Gala 2016 was Today’s Dreamers, Tomorrow’s Leaders. The event featured exciting silent and live auctions; a VIP reception hosted by lead sponsor Capital One; and an inspiring…

Do More 24

Do More 24 June 2nd: Power Your Community

Our Project Your generous donation on June 2nd will fund The Latin American Youth Center’s DREAMer grant and related activities. Last year’s Do More 24 campaign established the scholarship fund that helps LAYC youth apply for the President’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which grants them temporary deportation relief and a work permit at…

Solutions for Youth

LAYC’s Promotor Pathway® Releases Study, Goes National

The Promotor Pathway® is going national! Created in 2008 by the Latin American Youth Center (LAYC), the Promotor Pathway® has successfully identified and served approximately 450 young people in the Washington area who were facing unusually steep barriers to success. Initial partnerships have been established with organizations in Salem, Oregon and Orange County, California, and…

11th Let's Get It Started Youth Job Fair

11th Annual Youth Job Fair a Huge Success

The Latin American Youth Center’s Maryland Multicultural Youth Centers (MMYC) along with the WorkSource Montgomery and the Montgomery County Department of Recreation held its 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 Silver Spring. The job fair…