Faith McNeill

August 2016 Staff Spotlight: Faith McNeill

by Faith’s fan club, a.k.a. co-workers and youth participants: Adam, Abi, Jimmy, Aroni, Kaisa, Eric, Jessica R., Bre, Chris A., Ryan E. Faith McNeill joined the Maryland Multicultural Youth Centers (MMYC) and the Montgomery County Conservation Corps (MCCC) team as a case manager in the fall of 2014 and quickly became a driver of the Corps….

Stephanie Sneed

July 2016 Staff Spotlight: Stephanie Sneed

by Luis Quiñones, Education Director; Kynai Johnson, Program Manager; and Tyvon Hewitt, AmeriCorps Member Stephanie Sneed joined the LAYC family around a year and a half ago as the Stages of Life program coordinator, a sexual wellness program that serves 300 middle school students at partner schools each year. Stephanie expanded her role this year to coordinate…

Crismeily Maloney and Ella Castleberry

June 2016 Staff Spotlight: Crismeily Maloney and Ella Castleberry

By Scholastique Koolimo, College Access Coordinator Anyone who has visited LAYC’s after school program at Woodrow Wilson High School in northwest Washington knows there is a dynamic force of powerful women making a difference. Two of those women are LAYC AmeriCorps members Crismeily Maloney and Ella Castleberry. Crismeily and Ella are completing one year of…

Luis Quiñones

May 2016 Staff Spotlight: Luis Quiñones

by Lupi Quinteros Grady, Maryland Mulitcultural Youth Centers Acting Director; and Patricia Bravo, Acting Chief Operating Officer Luis Quiñones is LAYC’s Education Director and has been with the organization for 10 years. Luis was instrumental in building programs at LAYC’s Maryland sites, the Maryland Multicultural Youth Centers (MMYC), in workforce development, college access, and AmeriCorps…

Carolyn Greenspan

April 2016 Staff Spotlight: Carolyn Greenspan

By Ana Hageage, External Partnerships & Community Schools Director Many times I wonder if there is one Carolyn or three. She is energetic, enthusiastic, committed, and proactive. It’s very hard to find all of these traits in one individual and Carolyn embodies them all! On any given day, you’ll see her whiz by on her way…