Latin American Youth Center
Commission AmeriCorps State FY 2011
Executive Summary: Latin American Youth Center-a Washington, DC youth development leader founded in 1974- is now one of the nation's most respected youth development agencies. From our anchor site in DC's Ward 1, a satellite site in Ward 4, and 3 Maryland sites in Silver Spring, Langley Park, and Riverdale, LAYC provide services annually to approximately 4,000 low-income immigrant and minority children, youth, young adults, and their families. LAYC's DC AmeriCorps program will meet the priority area of Education and will participate in the National Performance measure for Healthy Futures. The program will have three performance measures: After-School Programming (primary), Elementary Education (secondary), and Healthy Futures.