The New Kids on the Block: AALEAD expands programming to Arlington, VA
By Neel Saxena, Executive Director Photos courtesy of Various Sources Over the past 10 years, Asian American LEAD went from a local youth development organization to the only regional youth development organization supporting low-income and underserved Asian Pacific American (APA) youth across three jurisdictions. In 2007, AALEAD expanded into Montgomery County, MD with after-school and […]
Discover your passion with the 7th Annual AALEAD APA Youth Summit
The theme of AALEAD programming this year is Ignite – Discover your passions! and indeed, during the 7th Annual APA Youth Summit this year, high school youth leaders spent the whole Saturday participating in workshops that emphasize creative arts and expression, identity, community, and self-empowerment! Let’s see what our youth participants experienced and how they felt about the summit.
VA Middle School IGNITES the 2018-2019 After School Programs
VA Middle School programs this school year have had a plethora of workshops and self-searching activities ranging from Mental Health and Leadership exploration to Asian Pacific American identity and Cross Racial awareness!
Staff Spotlight: Jamie Fleishman
Recently, Jamie has joined AALEAD’s Maryland Office as a Middle School Program Coordinator! To learn more about Jamie, read her Q&A responses!