LAYC Website

Partner Spotlight: Crimsonbridge Foundation

We’ve been dreaming of a beautiful, bilingual, mobile-friendly website, and thanks to our friends at the Crimsonbridge Foundation, we’ve got one! Our brand new website is now live, featuring our wonderful youth front and center. The new site is much easier to navigate from any device, and all of our program information is available in…

SW Creatives

Partner Spotlight: SW Creatives, LLC

by Jessica Cordero, Job Developer; and Janice Castro, Job Coach Our partnerships in Montgomery County help us ensure the youth in our programs make a successful transition to young adulthood. One of those partners is Shala W. Graham and her design firm SW Creatives, LLC. Since 2013, we’ve worked with Shala and SW Creatives to enhance…

IKEA Volunteers

Partner Spotlight: IKEA College Park

We needed a bright, beautiful space to store and display clothing, shoes, diapers, and other supplies for the youth who use LAYC’s Drop-in Center for homeless and runaway youth, and thanks to IKEA College Park (and everyone who voted for us, more on that later), we’ve got it! Welcome to Hope’s Closet, LAYC’s newest addition…

DC Diaper Bank

Partner Spotlight: DC Diaper Bank

Since February of 2014, LAYC has received thousands of free diapers for parenting families thanks to our partner the DC Diaper Bank. The DC Diaper Bank provides diapers, and formula, hygiene items, and clothing through its Baby Pantry program to social service organizations that are already helping families in need through comprehensive programs and services….

GRID MidAtlantic

Partner Spotlight: GRID Alternatives Mid-Atlantic

LAYC’s Montgomery County Conservation Corps (MCCC) has taken on job training in the solar industry thanks to a partnership with GRID Alternatives Mid-Atlantic, a non-profit that brings together community partners, volunteers, and job trainees to implement solar power and energy efficiency for low-income families in Maryland, DC, Virginia, and Delaware. MCCC participants work toward their…

SevaTruck Spotlight

Partner Spotlight: SevaTruck Foundation

Is that a food truck in Columbia Heights? Yes, it is! But, it is not selling anything at all. In April of this year, LAYC partnered with SevaTruck Foundation to serve free vegetarian meals to LAYC participants with the highest need. SevaTruck is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization established in December 2015 and represents the first…