Organization: Latin American Youth Center

When youth enroll in LAYC’s educational programs, they can look forward to an enriching experience with an emphasis on academics, leadership development, and social-skill building. Our programs focus on activities that enhance academic performance with the goal to support attainment of a high school diploma or GED, and prepare youth for post-secondary education and success. Youth have access to our academic programs at LAYC’s sites and at partner schools during the school day and after school through our School-Based Academic Programs and After-school Enrichment.

School-based academic programs:
- Pre-high school services
- After school program
- Americorps academic mentors

GED education

College access and retention

Community schools:
A community school represents a set of partnerships between the school and community resources that support students and families in and beyond the classroom. The goal of a Community School is to integrate academics, health and social services, youth and community development, and community engagement, to improve to increase student academic achievement and ensure family well-being.

After school enrichment for ages 14-19
Application: Call or walk in for more information.
Service Category: Education
Service Eligibility: Latinx Youth (6-12)

LAYC - Washington DC Center
1419 Columbia Rd NW Washington DC 20009

(202) 319-2225, (202) 462-5696