[Intern Spotlight] Welcome Salena & Chris!
As you might already know, April is officially recognized as National Volunteer Month. Since February, AALEAD Youth Mentoring & Volunteer Programs have worked with two amazing individuals: Salena Chaudhry as Mentoring Program Intern and Chris Chung as Volunteer Program Intern. For the past few months, Salena & Chris have been supporting AALEAD with mentoring and volunteer programs activities, administration, and execution. Let’s join us this week in getting to know more about Salena & Chris!
[Youth Reflection] AALEAD through my eyes
Here at AALEAD, youth are ready to spring into action by starting to take leads on facilitating workshops for their peers during AALEAD programs. Come check out this week’s blog on how our youth view AALEAD through their eyes!
You are invited to Aspire to LEAD!
You are invited to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) at our upcoming Aspire to LEAD Breakfast & Fundraiser this May! Listen to stories from local APA youth, network with local leaders, and learn more about the contributions of APAs in the community. Come and see how local youth are Aspiring to LEAD and how you can help to support them and Aspire to LEAD yourself.
Youth Agents of Change – A Look into the DC Youth Council
This year, the DC region has decided to implement a reiteration of youth council by engaging youth in Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR). In this blog, our DC Programs Manager, Charles, sits down with youth from the DC Youth Council to learn about their perspectives, experiences and insights while participating in this project.