2010 Youth in Transition 

 

INSPIRE, Co-Funded with the HSC Foundation.

 

Nonprofit Organization: The Latin American Youth Center (LAYC) was a recipient of a $238,000 grant for the “INSPIRE” workforce readiness program.

 

Project Description: This project provided work skills development, academic support, internships, job placement, case management and life/leadership skills development to 50 young adults aged 16-24, who were pregnant/parenting or living in foster care.

 

LAYC partnered with arts organizations, Pyramid Atlantic and the Dance Exchange, which served as internship sites.  LAYC also utilized the resources of the Montgomery County Department of Recreation and other referral and employment partners.