Top 10 Reasons to Join AALEAD!!!
By Shaima Ahmad, VA Programs Manager Photo Courtesy of AALEAD Staff It is the start to a new school year, only a few weeks in, and programs have launched slowly but surely in FCPS. When asked why they have joined AALEAD, both new and returning AALEADers joined in the conversation and mapped out expectations for […]
MD Kick-off Picnic A Huge Success
By Keo Xiong, MD Programs Manager Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff Over 160 youth and family members joined AALEAD Maryland’s annual kick-off picnic on Friday, October 16, at Wheaton Forest Local Park in Silver Spring – the largest turnout to date! An evening filled with food and fun among friends and families, the picnic brought […]
Under the Sea with AALEAD!
By Justin Fogata, DC Elementary School Site Coordinator, and Charles Kuo, DC Elementary School Program Coordinator Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff “The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and brings eternal joy to the soul” – Robert Wyland Our AALEAD DC Elementary School youth had the opportunity to discover and experience Baltimore’s National […]
Truth Be Told: Writing a New Chapter
By Día Bùi, DC Middle & High School Coordinator Photos Courtesy of Día Bùi “If I’m gonna tell a real story, I’m gonna start with my name” – Kendrick Lamar, Hip Hop Artist My name is Día Bùi, AALEAD’s DC Middle & High School Program Coordinator. I am a new face in this position. I […]