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JUNE 2018 YOUTH SPOTLIGHT: MEET KAREN
Karen and five other youth artists have created stunning nature-centered art, now on display in WMATA buses. Their one-of-a-kind posters, created through an LAYC collaboration with the National Park Service, encourage people to spend time outdoors and explore parks in the DC metro area. 
VOCES SIN FRONTERAS RAISES IMMIGRANT YOUTH VOICES
Learn more about Voces Sin Fronteras: Our Stories, Our Truth, a graphic memoir created by 16 courageous and resilient immigrant youth who are on their way to becoming tomorrow's advocates and leaders. Order your copy today!

LETTER FROM LAYC PRESIDENT & CEO
Lupi Quinteros-Grady, LAYC's president & CEO, is thrilled to assume her new position. She brings 20 years of experience at LAYC, a rich understanding of the complex needs and potential of the youth we serve, and remarkable passion and enthusiasm to work alongside our board, staff, and partners. 
 
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JOIN LAYC'S HEROES CIRCLE

Are you a member of our Heroes Circle? Consider a monthly gift so you can multiply your impact and provide stability for the services LAYC youth rely on throughout the year.

 
CLEAR SKIES AHEAD IN THE FOOD & NUTRITION PROGRAM

Summer is here, LAYC's cooking classes are filling up, and our veggie garden is bursting!
Find out more about Food and Nutrition's recent activities.

 
JOIN LAYC/MMYC IN CELEBRATING 30 GED GRADUATES

On June 20th, LAYC/MMYC will celebrate 30 GED program graduates and wish them well as they pursue post-secondary opportunities. The celebration will include a keynote address given by Luisa Montero-Diaz, director of the Montgomery County Mid-County Regional Service Center, the GED commencement ceremony, and a reception with family and friends. Join the celebration!

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