By Melor Suhaimi, MD Programs Manager Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff This past Saturday, some of our youth from our MD, DC, and VA programs gathered at Joy of Motion Dance Center in Washington, D.C. to practice for the dance that AALEAD youth will perform at this year's Fiesta Asia. The youth that attended Saturday's meeting are known as this year's "Fiesta Asia Lead Choreographers." These youth have worked hard in the last few weeks to crea
By Ying C., AALEAD DC Student Photos courtesy of Shobana Modur, DC Middle and High School Program Coordinator AALEADers LOVE community service! From wrapping presents for our holiday parties to serving food for the less fortunate, our youth love giving back to their community. When AALEADers had the day off from school, they jumped at the chance to volunteer at DC Central Kitchen. Check out a blog post by one of our youth, Ying, below!
On February 23rd, a couple of AA
By Shaima Ahmad, VA High School Coordinator Photos Courtesy of Shaima Ahmad The Just World Festival promotes multicultural understanding and encourages youth to be involved with important social causes and issues. AALEAD students from the Virginia High School Program had the opportunity to attend and be exhibitors at this awesome event. In preparation for the exhibit at the festival, our group spent several program hours engaging in discussion around youth power. Our students were introduced to
By Keo Xiong, MD Middle School Program Coordinator Photos courtesy of AALEAD staff and youth Happy Lunar New Year and year of the sheep, according to the Chinese zodiac!