Message from the ED: It’s National Mentoring Month!
January is National Mentoring Month and I want to thank all of AALEAD’s past and present mentors for your commitment to our young people. To everyone who is a mentor – with AALEAD or otherwise, thank you for giving of your personal time and energy to make a real difference in a young person’s life. […]
Mentoring Matters: Tippa’s Story
By Tippa C., Current AALEAD Mentor Photos Courtesy of Tippa C., Current AALEAD Mentor Every January, the Asian American LEAD (AALEAD) Mentoring Program celebrates National Mentoring Month. National Mentoring Month is not only a time for us to honor all of our mentors and how incredible they are, but also a time for them to […]
AALEADers attend “Fresh Off the Boat” Sneak Preview
By Shobana Modur, DC Middle and High School Program Coordinator Photos courtesy of AALEAD staff Last Wednesday evening, a couple of DC AALEAD students and staff were invited to attend a special screening of the upcoming television series, “Fresh off the Boat” at the Newseum. It is the first Asian-American sitcom in 20 years! Based […]
MD AALEADers Volunteer at Capital Area Food Bank
By Ari Pak, MD High School Program Coordinator Photos Courtesy of Keo Xiong, MD Middle School Program Coordinator Martin Luther King Jr. posited that “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” On Tuesday, January 20th, twenty three AALEADers answered that question at the Capital Area Food Bank, in honor […]