Feels Like Home

By Pallavi Rudraraju, VA Middle School Program Coordinator Photos Courtesy of Pallavi Rudraraju Hello, everyone! This is Pallavi, the new VA Middle School Program Coordinator. You might remember me from a couple years back, when I interned for Asian American LEAD (AALEAD) as the DC Elementary School Intern for Summer 2015. It feels so wonderful […]

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Meet Our Summer Interns!

By Freidricka Camille, Community College and Internship Programs Coordinator Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff It’s that time of the year again! The sun is shining, the A/C is running, and new interns are diving in as part of our team for summer programs. We are delighted to welcome four new interns. In addition to their […]

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Farewell AALEAD

By Yonsoo Kang, Previous VA Middle Schools Program Coordinator Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff My dear AALEADers, During my interview for the VA Middle School Coordinator position, then executive director, Surjeet, asked me, “This is a new position. Are you ok with creating two new after school programs?” I remember going against my typical cautiousness […]

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[Youth Stories]- From Youth to Youth Worker: Bhadon S.

By Charles Kuo, DC Programs Manager Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff   I first met Bhadon S., an AALEAD intern at the time, during his surprise birthday party held by Tina N. (former AALEAD Mentoring and Volunteer Programs Manager).   Many staff shared how proud they were of Bhadon and how he was an inspiration to […]

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