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My Education Matters

My Education Matters

By Charles Kuo, DC Elementary School Program Coordinator Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff Transitions are difficult at any age. During transitional periods, we are faced with making decisions that most definitely affect our futures. The process of changing from one state to another can produce stress and anxiety. One of the biggest transitions a youth […]

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3 Reasons to Aspire to LEAD with AALEAD!

3 Reasons to Aspire to LEAD with AALEAD

By Neel Saxena, Development & Communications Director Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff 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 16, 2016 at 8:00 am […]

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Daniel H. wanted to represent his Korean heritage.

Loving Ourselves and Our Cultures

By Yonsoo Kang, VA Middle School Program Coordinator Photos Courtesy of Yonsoo Kang Hello everyone!  Happy 2016. Youth from Poe and Holmes Middle Schools have been busy learning about one another’s culture as well as celebrating their own.  In December and January, AALEADers used icing to draw flags representing their heritage on cookies (Credit for […]

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AALEAD @ GMU!

Words of Wisdom: 4 Pieces of Advice from GMU Students to AALEAD Youth

By Aisha, AALEAD MD Youth Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff College: the place where you finally transition out of high school into a completely new setting full of challenges and opportunities. A place where you’ll strengthen your skills, meet amazing new people, and pursue your passions. Last Saturday, AALEAD youth visited George Mason University in […]

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