Youth Services

The East Los Angeles Women's Center Youth Empowerment program (Y.E.P.) is a prevention and intervention-based program. ELAWC’s Y.E.P works with a gender inclusive, culturally- based and comprehensive curriculum to educate and engage BIPOC youth, their partners, parental figures and the community on healthy relationships to prevent teen dating violence and sexual assault  


Annual Activities led by the Youth Empowerment Program include education prevention sessions for both females and males, a gender specific youth development component, parent workshops, school and community awareness, and linkages to services. 


Youth Summit 

2023: In person at The California Endowment

2022: Online

2021: Online 


Screening of Youth Film 

"Trigger"  A powerful story about friendship, empathy, and healing.

Written by East Los Angeles Women's Center Youth Empowerment Program 

Directed by Juan Escobedo. 



Dia de Los Muertos Altar 

In collaboration with Self Help Graphics

2023: ELA Civic Center

2022: Self Help Graphics  

2021: Grand Park  


To get in contact with the Youth Empowerment Program please email: [email protected] or Program Coordinator [email protected] 

800 . 585 . 6231