• Truth Be Told: Writing a New Chapter

    October 6, 2015

    By Día Bùi, DC Middle & High School Coordinator Photos Courtesy of Día Bùi   “If I’m gonna tell a real story, I’m gonna start with my name” – Kendrick Lamar, Hip Hop Artist My name is Día Bùi, AALEAD’s DC Middle & High School Program Coordinato...
  • Message from the ED: AALEAD Leaps into Fall

    September 29, 2015

    AALEAD is bringing a ton of energy into Fall 2015.  We have so many new things happening, in addition to the launch of fall afterschool programs. We are now at 16 full-time staff!  We have brought on new staff to launch new programming serving even more youth this year.  We ar...
  • AALEAD Making Gains in VA!

    September 22, 2015

    By Yonsoo Kang, VA Middle School Program Coordinator Hello again! Last year, AALEAD’s Mentoring & Volunteer Programs Manager, Tina, and the VA Programs Manager, Shaima, worked really hard to establish AALEAD’s VA Programs, first through the Mentoring Program, then after s...