LATIN AMERICAN YOUTH CENTER
MONTHLY YOUTH BEAT
MARCH 2016
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Ronnie Evans
Ronnie Evans is that youth who greets everyone with a warm smile and a handshake. You can't help but smile back, no matter what else is going on. Filling a room with great energy is only one of Ronnie's many talents. Ever since he became a GED student with us, Ronnie has been committed, reliable, and always ready to lead.  Read More
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STAFF SPOTLIGHT:  Dora Guevara,
Substance Use Disorders Counselor
You could say that Dora is the "heart and soul" of the Treatment Department here at LAYC. Her warmth, dedication, and enthusiasm are infectious. She is very highly regarded by the youth and families she serves and by her colleagues and co-workers.  
VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT: Aoife Delargy, Immigration Attorney, Delargy Immigration, PLLC
Last fall, I received a phone call from attorney Aoife Delargy asking about our DACA work and inquiring about our upcoming legal clinic...It was her, "I see you have a need here, how can I help?" attitude that made her stand out immediately.  Read More
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Iron Chef..Peanut Butter?
by Lily Gage, Teen Health Promoters Assistant Coordinator
The smells of black beans and chicken wafted from the Teen Center kitchen... the Teen Health Promoters and their mentors manned the oven, the stove top , and every inch of counter space.
Youth Testimony at DC Public Hearing
by Miguel Castro, LAYC Participant
Hello, my name is Miguel Castro...I'm here today to tell you why I support Bill 21-422, "UDC DREAM Amendment Act of 2015" that Councilmember Phil Mendelson introduced for young immigrants like me.   Read More
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