My Fourth First Day
By Stephanie Lim, DC Middle and High School Program Coordinator Photos courtesy of Stephanie Lim On one of my first Mentoring Program site visits in 2015, Ari, our MD High School Program Coordinator, joked that they had a plan to have me join the after-school program team. At the time, I’d already worked with youth […]
Envision | Create | Transform and Aspire to LEAD on March 22!
By Neel Saxena, Executive Director Aspire to LEAD is about getting involved with Asian American LEAD to impact the lives of low-income and underserved Asian Pacific American youth. One of the ways to get involved is joining AALEAD at a powerful 1-hour fundraising breakfast on March 22, 2017 at 8:00 am at Top of the […]
Reminders at the End of National Mentoring Month
By Stephanie Lim, Mentoring & Volunteer Programs Coordinator Photos Courtesy of Stephanie Lim This past week marked many celebrations. As we wrap up National Mentoring Month at AALEAD, I’m glad to have the opportunity to publicly appreciate our Mentors, whose victories and accomplishments occur in conversations, laughter, and moments of sharing with their mentees. Ha T., […]
National Mentoring Month Highlight: Eugene K.
By Eugene K., Current VA Youth Mentee Photo Courtesy of Eugene This last youth mentee spotlight this month comes from Eugene, who is dual-enrolled in our Mentoring Program and our VA after-school program. Eugene is an instantly recognizable member of our AALEAD Family – he’s rarely seen without his headphones, which sit firmly around his neck, […]