Yearly Archives: 2019

  • Greetings from Rochielle

    By: Rochielle Canare, MD Middle & High School Program Coordinator

    Photos Courtesy of Rochielle

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  • A Senior’s Journey with the College Mentoring Program

    By Freidricka Camille, College and Career Mentoring Program Coordinator, and Mecca C., Woodrow Wilson High School Alumna, Class of 2019

    Photos courtesy of Freidricka Camille

    With the summer behind us and the new school year upon us, we interview AALEAD alumna Mecca C. to hear her experience in the college prep program.

    By Liana Shivers, VA Middle and High School Program Coordinator

    Photo courtesy of Liana Shivers

    Tenth grade, as I was sitting in my AP European History class, scribbled in white on a blackboard, there's a quote:

    By Ha Nguyen, Development & Communications Associate, YLan Nguyen, MD Programs Manager and Charles Kuo, former DC Programs Manager

    Photos courtesy of AALEAD Staff

    This past month, AALEAD hosted Summer Programs for over 90 Middle & High School Youth in DC and MD over the course of 5 weeks. AALEAD's Summer Programs allow youth to gain additional opportunities t

  • A Youth Review on the College and Career Mentoring Program

    By: Freidricka Camille, College and Career Mentoring Program Coordinator, and Jiafu L., Annandale High School Alumni, Class of 2019 Photos courtesy of Freidricka Camille This summer 2019 marks the one year anniversary since post-secondary planning for high school seniors was fully incorporated into the College and Career Mentoring Program (CCMP), which supports older youth in AALEAD in planning for and navigating post-secondary transitions in life after high school. For youth who choose attend

  • Greetings from Roselyn!

    By: Roselyn Buensuceso, MD Middle School Program Coordinator
    Photos Courtesy of Roselyn Buensuceso and AALEAD Staff

    By: Charles Kuo, DC Programs Manager

    Photos courtesy of AALEAD Staff

  • MD AALEADers Kick Off Summer Program

    By: Jamie Fleishman, MD Middle School Program Coordinator

    Photos courtesy of AALEAD Staff

    This July, Maryland programs celebrated the start of their Summer Program at Parkland Magnet Middle School in Rockville, Maryland. Summer program participants come from middle and high schools within Montgomery County, and have the opportunity to explore and understand the 2019

  • MD Ignite Summer Orientation Camp Highlights

    By: YLan Nguyen, MD Programs Manager

    Photos courtesy of AALEAD Staff

    To kick off AALEAD Ignite Summer Program, Maryland Summer Youth Program Coordinators (SYPCs) embarked on a long-distance three-day camping trip at Denton Wesleyan Camp in Denton, MD. SYPCs play a key role in the AALEAD Summer Program by being the leaders for program participants as well as supportin

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