Message from the ED: May Inspiration
This month I have been lucky to experience several reminders about why we do this work. I have had the opportunity to interact with 4 of our alumni and have seen them shine. More than that, they all credit AALEAD for developing their confidence and giving them the opportunities to lead. On May 8, AALEAD […]
See You Next Week!
We are so excited for our 16th Annual Dinner on Wednesday, June 3, 2015–exactly a week from today! We will kick off with a reception at 6:30 pm (hors d’oeuvres provided by Hollywood East Cafe), followed by an empowering program, dinner (provided by Szechuan Delight), and networking. We look forward to celebrating AALEAD’s impact on our […]
Food and Fun: Learning through Eating
By Keo Xiong, MD Middle School Program Coordinator Photos Courtesy of Keo Xiong, MD Middle School Program Coordinator “What are we doing today?” asks a youth entering the room as I am writing the agenda on the classroom board. “Are we making food today?” shouts another youth from the doorway. I hear these two questions […]
MDMS & MDHS: A Tour of High School
By Melor Suhaimi, MD Programs Manager Photos by AALEAD Staff Transitions can be tough and with the end of the school year coming to an end, many of our AALEAD youth are transitioning from middle school to high school. This past week, AALEAD’s MD high school programs at Einstein and Blair High School offered a […]