DC MS/HS Update: The Past Six Months

By Shobana Modur, DC Middle and High School Program Coordinator Photos by AALEAD staff In December 2014, I was brought on as the new DC Middle and High School Program Coordinator.  Almost immediately, I was thrown into all the holiday party craziness, met AALEAD’s dedicated staff and board members, and was introduced to the DC […]

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Bancroft Bulletin: AALEAD Heroes of K-2nd Grade Honored in Mt. Pleasant Youth Arts Fair

By Madeline Sumida, Elementary Program Teacher & Site Coordinator Photos Courtesy of Madeline Sumida The Kindergarten through second grade AALEAD team earned artistic accolades for the class submission to the 15th Annual Mt. Pleasant Youth Arts Fair. At a special reception held at the Mount Pleasant Neighborhood Library, judges announced that the AALEAD artwork had […]

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Youth Media Project: Upstanding Upload

By Sharon Choi, Development & Communications Manager Aaannd, AALEADers are back with their second youth media project! We partnered again with the Gandhi Brigade to mobilize youth to create film projects around cyber civility. Last year, our youth created two videos around stereotypes and identity. This year, our middle and high school youth from AALEAD’s MD Middle […]

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AALEAD at Fiesta Asia DC 2015!

By Chelsea Iorlano, Development & Communications Associate Photos Courtesy of Chelsea Iorlano This past Saturday, May 16, Asian American LEAD joined the festivities at Fiesta Asia DC.  161 youth, staff, and mentors came out to represent AALEAD and celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month at the 10th annual Fiesta Asia street festival! The day began […]

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