Monthly Archives: August 2015

  • Thank You

    Thank you for this amazing journey (of almost five years!) with the AALEAD family! While I am no longer officially an AALEAD staff member, I will never stop being a part of the AALEAD family. I feel so privileged to have had the opportunity to meet, get to know...

  • Youth Reflection: 4th Annual AALEAD APA Youth Summit Successes & Lessons Learned

    By Alex, MD HS AALEAD Youth Photos courtesy of AALEAD Staff & Youth My name is Alex T. I am a rising 10th grader in the MD HS AALEAD program. This summer, I participated as a youth leader in planning the 4th Annu

  • AALEADers Clean Up Anacostia

    On Thursday July 23rd, AALEADers participated in a street cleaning project in Anacostia, partnering with Project Create and Latin American Youth Center (LAYC).  Check out this

  • AALEADers Explore STEM Careers at Verizon

    By Yuanlong, AALEAD DC Youth Photos Courtesy of Mario Acosta-Velez, Verizon, & Tina Ngo, AALEAD Staff Last Tuesday, the Asian American LEAD (AALEAD) DC Middle & High School Summer Program had the opportunity to visit one of Verizon’s central DC facilities. We had already kicked off the summer at Verizon’s DC headquarters by learning about Ki Wilson (a Verizon staff member and AALEAD Board Member) and his career pathway and were excited to see all the technology that he mentioned

  • Learning about Personal Responsibility and Leadership, and saying “Goodbye” for the Summer!

    By Pallavi Rudraraju, DC Elementary School Intern Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff Our AALEAD Ohana at Walker-Jones just finished our fifth and final week of programming, and we can't believe the month has passed so quickly! From jam-packed field trips to interactive and multi-facted workshops, we've done so much in the past five short weeks.

    As a fresh change of pace, Ohana received a visit from the Maryland Summer Serve halfway through our third week. The middle and high school y

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