LAYC Wins Grant to Lower 9th Grade Drop Out Rate

WASHINGTON, DC, June 9, 2017 – Latin American Youth Center’s (LAYC) President and CEO Lori Kaplan today announced that the organization has been selected by the New York Life Foundation to receive one of 18 Aim High grant awards to support its out-of-school program serving disadvantaged youth. LAYC’s Road Map to Graduation program will receive an…

Latin American Youth Center to Host Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service Events

WASHINGTON, DC; January 13, 2017 —The Latin American Youth Center will commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a day of service, Monday, January 16, 2017, in Washington, DC and Prince George’s County, Maryland. We are proud to answer Dr. King’s question, “What are you doing for others?” by hosting these community events led by…

Latin American Youth Center Names Jacob Newman Montgomery County Managing Director

WASHINGTON, DC; September 14, 2016 – The Latin American Youth Center (LAYC) has named Jacob Newman as its new Montgomery County Managing Director. Mr. Newman, who has been with LAYC for eight years, will provide leadership and day-to-day management for all the Latin American Youth Center’s programs in Montgomery County, known as the Maryland Multicultural…

LAYC Young Artists Participate in Commemorative Mural of Orlando Letelier and Ronni Karpen Moffitt at American University’s Katzen Arts Center

WASHINGTON, DC, August 17, 2016—The Latin American Youth Center (LAYC) is honored to have young artists from its art and media program working with muralist Francisco Letelier on his large-scale installation Todas Las Manos. The interdisciplinary public art project at American University’s Katzen Arts Center sculpture garden commemorates the 40th anniversary of the assassinations of…

Latin American Youth Center to Host DC Pride Benefit Concert

WASHINGTON, DC, June 6, 2016—The Latin American Youth Center will host Play for Pride Benefit Concert, a live art and musical event with popular local artists to support its art and media programs, Friday, June 10, 2016, at 7 p.m. at St. Stephen and the Incarnation Episcopal Church,1525 Newton Street NW, Auditorium, Washington, DC 20010….