The Latin American Youth Center (LAYC) invites you to help celebrate 48 years of service to the area's youth at our Gala 2016, Wednesday, May 4 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel.


Presenting Sponsor

Over 500 individuals -- business and nonprofit leaders, public officials, educators, youth, and LAYC supporters and friends – will come together to celebrate the dreams our youth have and the promise they hold as future leaders.

Honoring founders Donald Graham, Amanda Bennett, and Carlos Gutierrez; President Candy Marshall; and Program Director Gaby Pacheco - of TheDream.US, a national college access fund for immigrant youth

Mobile Bidding
This year bidding on our silent auction items will be easier than ever! We'll be using mobile bidding -- a paperless way to enter your bids using your cell phone or other mobile device and know the status of all the items you're interested in. Don't have a smart phone? No worries -- we'll have bidding assistants available to help you. Mobile bidding will also help the check-out process go smoothly and quickly.

Gala Schedule

5:00 PM VIP Registration
5:30 PM VIP Reception
6:00 PM General Registration, Reception, Silent Auction
7:00 PM Live Auction, Dinner, Program
9:00 PM After-Party