“I Am…” AALEAD Youth!

By Antwoine Johnson, MD Middle School Program Coordinator Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Youth Over the past couple of weeks, AALEAD youth at Newport Mill Middle School and Loiederman Middle School have been exploring mental health. One part of mental health is self-awareness, being conscious of your thoughts, beliefs, and values and how they shape you […]

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That’s A Wrap for National Mentoring Month!

By Tina Ngo, AALEAD Staff Photos Courtesy of Angela B., CSF-DC Every January, Asian American LEAD (AALEAD) celebrates National Mentoring Month in honor of our committed mentors and the positive impact that they have on our youth. Last week, we held our second annual Mentor Appreciation Month Celebration at the Verizon Center Dewar’s 12 Coaches […]

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Mentoring Matters: Su’s Story

By Su L., Current AALEAD Mentor Photos Courtesy of Tina Ngo, AALEAD Staff Thank you all for celebrating National Mentoring Month with us! A huge shout out to Su and all of our former and current mentors and volunteers who have invested their time and energy into our youth. The impact that you have made […]

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Youth Spotlight: My Experience at the Budget Forum

By Nazea, Current AALEAD Youth Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff *Nazea has been a part of our MD Middle School Program and is now a part of our MD High School Program. We are so proud of her development as a leader not only in AALEAD but in her community! I recently had the chance […]

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