Mentor and Family Appreciation Potluck: An Afternoon of Building Community

By Freidricka Camille, Community College and Internship Programs Coordinator Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff In honor of National Mentoring Month, AALEAD hosted a Mentor and Appreciation Potluck this past weekend. The Mentoring Team organized the event with the purpose of recognizing the youth mentors and community college mentors, whose commitment and support for the development […]

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5 Questions for AALEAD’s Mentor of the Year Nominee

By Stephanie T., Current AALEAD Mentor Photo Courtesy of Stephanie T. Every year AALEAD has a chance to nominate one of our mentors for the Mentoring Matters Coalition Mentor of the Year Award. This year we have nominated one of our Youth Mentors, Stephanie T., who has demonstrated that mentoring can go beyond a formal relationship […]

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Reflections of a Student on the College Mentoring Program

by Aisha M., Current AALEAD Student at Montgomery College Photo Courtesy of AALEAD Staff I was  recently matched with a coach three months ago, and I am very excited to get to know her on a personal level and to learn her educational experiences, current job, and life stories. My coach’s name is Donna, and […]

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AALEAD Mentoring Program Celebrates 20 Years: National Mentoring Month Kick Off

By Vi Bui, Youth Mentoring & Volunteer Programs Coordinator Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff Did you hear? January 2018 is National Mentoring Month and this year, AALEAD, as well as our Mentoring Programs, celebrate 20 years of serving youth in the DC area community. In 1998, Ms. Sandy Dang founded AALEAD and the Youth Mentoring […]

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