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…

LAYC’s Mai Fernandez Testifies Before Committee on Public Safety and the Judiciary

Testimony of Mai FernandezLegal and Strategic Director of the Latin American Youth CenterCommittee on Public Safety and the JudiciaryBill 18-138, Bill 18-151, Bill 18-152March 18, 2009 Good Morning Chairman Mendelson and Members of the Committee.  I am testifying before you today not only as the Legal and Strategic Director for the Latin American Youth Center…

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!