Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis and D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton visit LAYC Youthbuild Public Charter School to make national announcement

On Thursday, June 11, Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis, joined by DC Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, came to LAYC’s YouthBuild Public Charter School to announce the awarding of YouthBuild grants nationally.  Secretary Solis announced that stimulus dollars will be used to fund additional YouthBuild sites across the country.  Dorothy Stoneman, founder of Youthbuild USA, also attended the…

Congratulations to All the New Futures Scholarship Winners!

This year’s New Future scholarship winners include LAYC participants Elizabeth Calderon, Katya Hernandez Jairo Montiel, Cecilia Paz, Loren Redman, and Elizabeth Villatoro, as well as staff member Elmer Diaz and intern Jessie Watson. New Futures offers post-secondary scholarships to all youth, including those who plan to attend technical schools. At the recent 2009 scholarship award…

Maya Angelou Academy Genesis Scholars Support LAYC

LAYC is honored to have received a donation from young scholars attending the Maya Angelou Academy. The donations to LAYC were earned through participation in Career Institutes and other classes, as well as from the scholars’ personal stipends. They selected LAYC to recognize our work in the community. On behalf of the Board of Directors and staff, we thank the Genesis…

YouthRadio DC Podcast

202 THP Radio: Dating and domestic violence The Teen Health Promoters from the Latin American Youth Center in collaboration with the Art + Media House focus on dating and domestic violence. DOWNLOAD NOW!