Fear The Turtle: AALEAD Heads to MD Day 2015!

By: Antwoine Johnson, MD Middle School Program Coordinator Photos Courtesy of AALEAD students Maryland we’re all behind you, Raise high the black and gold. For there is nothing half so glorious, As to see our team victorious. We’ve got the team boys, We’ve got the steam boys, So keep on fighting, don’t give in! M-A-R-Y-L-A-N-D […]

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Message from the ED: Life is Precious

The devastation in Nepal and broken community bonds closer to home in Baltimore are so tragic that I am nearly beyond words.  I felt it was important to say something, however, as saying nothing fails to recognize the tragedies impacting youth in our world today. In Nepal, it has been terrible to see the increases […]

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AALEADers Volunteer at Comcast Cares Day

By: Shobana Modur, DC Middle and High School Program Coordinator Photos Courtesy of AALEAD staff This past Saturday, 19 AALEADers, including youth, volunteers, mentors, and staff participated in Comcast Cares Day at Houston Elementary School in NE DC.  Comcast Cares Day is their annual celebration of service commitment, which has grown into the nation’s single largest […]

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Reflecting through Art – AALEADers participate in CACA Art Contest

Some of our AALEAD students have been hard at work these past few months creating original works of art for submission to the Chinese American Citizens Alliance (CACA) 2015 National Art Competition. The theme of this year’s contest is a student’s favorite Chinese food memories and  this has provided a great platform for students to […]

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