Raise DC Leadership Council




Latin American Youth Council (LAYC)
President & Chief Executive Officer

Mirna (Lupi) Quinteros-Grady is President and CEO of Latin American Youth Center (LAYC), a community-based agency that empowers a diverse population of youth to successfully transition to adulthood. The organization annually serves over 5,300 youth, ages 14-24, in DC and Maryland.

Lupi has worked in the field of youth development for 22 years. She has been responsible for the implementation of a variety of programs that connect youth to opportunities. Lupi also served on the Prince George’s County Board of Education from 2014 to 2018. Lupi strongly believes that all young people deserve access to high-quality programs and opportunities that support their goals.