Back at AALEAD!
By Neel Saxena, Development & Communications Director Photos Courtesy of Neel Saxena Hello AALEAD family, I am excited to be back after a ten year stint in the DC Mayor’s Office, rejoining as the Development & Communications Director. I have seen AALEAD grow and thrive during my time away and will bring my energy and […]
Thank You for Joining Us!
By Sharon Choi, AALEAD Staff Photos Courtesy of Silvy Song, Photographer & AALEAD Staff Asian American LEAD (AALEAD) hosted our 16th Annual Dinner on Wednesday evening at the Silver Spring Civic Center in downtown Silver Spring. Thank you to everyone who came to join us in our celebration of AALEAD’s mission, impact, community, and most […]
Waves of Change: A Reflection of the Year
By Antwoine Johnson, MD Middle School Program Coordinator Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” ― Søren Kierkegaard This has been a very interesting year, for both me and the youth at Loiederman and Newport Mill, where I am the coordinator. At both schools we received […]
AALEAD – A Constant in Our Lives!
By Shaima Ahmad VA High School Program Coordinator Photos Courtesy of Shaima Ahmad Yesterday, Anandale High School AALEADers came together and reminisced about their past year with AALEAD. Surely, our youth have come along way since they started their journey back in September. The over all consensus was that this year was full of opportunities […]