LAYC Receives Largest Grant from a National Foundation

LAYC’s Maryland Multicultural Youth Centers recently received a $65,000 grant from the DPR Construction Foundation for programs at the Center for Educational Partnership in Riverdale, Maryland.    Maryland Managing Director Luisa Montero accepted the award, along with dozens of youth, from DPR Mid-Atlantic Regional Manager Jeff Vertucci. DPR employees regularly volunteer during the school year and…

LAYC Participates in White House-Department of Labor Summer Jobs+ Initiative

Yes, that’s Bon Jovi! The two lucky gals in this photo are LAYC’s very own Cynthia Sanchez (left) and Adriana Bonilla.   Cynthia and Adriana attended the White House launch briefing of the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Summer Jobs+ initiative, which was also attended by President Obama and Department of Labor Secretary Hilda Solis. Summer Jobs…

Big Turnout at Leaders Like Me Parent Night

LAYC/MMYC’s Leaders Like Me (LLM), a gang prevention program for high school students in Prince George’s County’s Northwestern and High Point High Schools, held a Parents’ Night on December 14 at our Langley Park site.  Over 50 parents attended to learn more about LLM and the services LAYC/MMYC offers in the county. Leaders Like Me…

LAYC Youth Receives White House Champion of Fatherhood Award

  LAYC is proud to announce Jennifer Hernandez, an LAYC Hope’s House resident participated in a roundtable discussion and received a Champion for Fatherhood award from the White House as part of the Obama Administration’s Fatherhood Initiative.  Jennifer was the only woman honored and one of two young parents that received the award. The roundtable…