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Reflections from My First 10 Weeks as AALEAD Program Director

By Mylynh Nguyen, Program Director Photos courtesy of Mylynh Nguyen and Chelsea Iorlano It is amazing for me to look back to when my journey began with AALEAD and realize that it has already been two and a half months since I gained this wonderful second family. While the eventful pace of summer programming can […]

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Special Thank You and See You Later!

It has been a wonderful five years at Asian American LEAD.  I have learned so much from AALEAD youth, staff, board members, mentors, and volunteers and I’m so thankful for everyone who has been a part of my AALEAD journey!  When I first started with AALEAD in 2010, I worked with the DC Elementary School […]

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So Long for Now, AALEAD!

By Pallavi Rudraraju, DC Elementary School Summer Program Intern Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff I distinctly remember the emotions that washed over me when I received Tina’s e-mail offer to join the Asian American LEAD (AALEAD) team for the summer: shock, excitement, eagerness, and a little bit of nervousness. I was thrilled to accept for […]

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AALEAD Summer Internship Reflections

By Hiba Ahmed, MD Summer Program Intern Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff My summer internship at Asian American LEAD (AALEAD) was a very exhilarating experience that I cannot wait to use in my future explorations of the human services field. After seven weeks, I will walk away having learned much more about community values, the […]

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