Jewish-Latinx Youth Council (JLYC)

The Y’s Jewish-Latinx Youth Council (JLYC) is a bi-weekly program that brings together local Jewish and Latinx high school students from Northern Manhattan — Washington Heights and Inwood — to work on relationship building through social action projects, communal and identity exploration, and joint learning. 

The goals of the program are to strengthen the social cohesiveness in our neighborhood through hands-on civic-engagement, to advance a sense of appreciation of our diversity, and to build true relationships.

This program is generously funded by
UJA-Federation of New York.

The Y’s JLYC will begin on Monday, October 25, 2021.

For more information, please contact Y Norman E. Alexander Center for Jewish Life Director Rabbi Ari Perten at aperten@ywashhts.org.

Our Team

Melissa Feinman
Director of COMPASS High and Teen Programs
mfeinman@ywhi.org
212-666-1278
Rabbi Ari Perten
Norman E. Alexander Center for Jewish Life Director
aperten@ywhi.org
212-569-6200

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