AALEAD VA Poe Holiday Party

What AALEAD Is About

By Yonsoo Kang, VA Middle School Program Coordinator Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff Hello everyone! We just had our winter holiday party at Holmes and Poe Middle Schools, so the past two days have been both fun and busy. I noticed the middle school holiday parties embodied core values of AALEAD, such as leadership, family, […]

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AALEAD Youth Workshop

Spotlight: Youth Voice on Social Issues

By Ari Pak, MD High School Program Coordinator Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff, Youth Powerpoint, and Southern Poverty Law Center If anyone has ever asked “I wonder how this election impacts our youth,” a glimpse into the answer was shown last Wednesday at Einstein High School. Current sophomore AALEAD members Katherine, Shadia, and Vincent led a […]

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AALEAD Intern Lili

What I’ve Learned from the Youth

By Lili Greenstein, Development & Communications Intern Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff As I began this experience, I expected the typical internship position: filing, drafting cookie cutter tweets, instagram posts and other busy work. What I didn’t expect was to feel more morally and ethically connected to any other organization that I’ve worked for. AALEAD […]

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AALEAD Guest-Facilitated Workshop

AALEADers Learn about Campaign Finance

By Naijla Faizi, DC Middle & High School Program Coordinator Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff Last week AALEAD DC middle and high school youth participated in a guest workshop by DC Fair Elections Coalition. This coalition “represents groups from the environmental, labor, economic justice, social justice, faith, and good government movements.” Their main goal is […]

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