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Meet the AALEAD Board

By Neel Saxena, Executive Director Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Board The AALEAD Board is a group of individuals who are responsible for overseeing the AALEAD’s activities and meet periodically to discuss and vote on the affairs of the organization.  AALEAD’s Board is made up of 12 individuals representing 8 Asian ethnic groups as well as […]

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Aspire to LEAD 2018

By Neel Saxena, Executive Director 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 April 6, 2018 at 8:30 am at Top of the Town […]

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Black and Asian Pacific American Solidarity – a history of resistance

By Mecca McPherson, MD Middle School Program Coordinator Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff In 1926, Black History Month was first established in by Carter G. Woodson to begin humbly as Negro History Week. The week began as a way of remembering the important contributions by people of the African diaspora. Black History Month (in the U.S.) […]

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Sharing My Culture: 2018 Spring Intern Introduction

By Kenny Lam, DC Elementary School Program Intern Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff   The AALEAD Internship program is an excellent opportunity for folks to get involved in the community and learn about youth development. Kenny L. was a previous summer volunteer for our DC Middle and High School Summer Program and is now our […]

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