Exploring Our Options
By Shaima Ahmad VA High School Program Coordinator Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff and Youth For the past few weeks our MD, DC, and, VA youth have been coming together every Monday and focusing their attention on college readiness and planning for the upcoming annual youth summit. College preparation is a vital part of the […]
Story Time: AALEAD Ohana & AALEAD Summer Serve Team Up!
By Ari Pak, MD High School Program Coordinator Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff and AALEAD Youth Yesterday two AALEAD summer programs, MD Summer Serve middle and high school program and DC AALEAD Ohana elementary school program, came together to create true connection, engaged learning, and unique leadership experiences. Summer Serve youth led our Ohana youth […]
The Power of Lōkahi
By Pallavi Rudraraju, DC Elementary School Program Intern Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff Last week at the Walker-Jones Education Campus, our Ohana learned and embodied the Hawaiian value of Lōkahi – teamwork and cooperation. AALEAD was introduced to the term via our interactive weekly assembly, led this week by Ms. Diana and Mr. Justin. During […]
DC Summer Program Torpedoes its Way Through the Factory!
By Yuanlong, AALEAD Youth Photos Courtesy of Yingzhi, AALEAD Youth On the DC Middle & High School Summer Program’s first field trip, we traveled to the Torpedo Factory, located in Alexandria, VA, to learn more about the different variations of art and the people behind all the amazing work. AALEADers explored the factory to experience […]