MD Middle School Youth Council Leads the Way!
By Sevin H., Thanh N., and Sophia Y., MD Middle School Youth Council Members Photos Courtesy of Thanh N. and Sophia Y., MD Middle School Youth Council Members The MD Middle School Youth Council held its first meeting on Saturday, November 22nd. Thirteen youth from 5 different middle schools attended the meeting. These students became […]
Message from the Executive Director
Asian American LEAD’s vision statement that we created this summer is: Asian American LEAD envisions a United States in which low-income and underserved Asian Pacific American youth, and youth of all backgrounds, are equipped with the tools and opportunities to define themselves and their own futures. Today, I am reflecting on how far away from […]
An Accomplished Morning!
By Yuanlong, AALEAD DC Student Photos Courtesy of Alex Jue, AALEAD Mentor & Tina Ngo, AALEAD Staff Asian American LEAD (AALEAD) focuses on three different outcomes: Educational Empowerment, Identity Development, and Leadership. Every year, our youth work towards their leadership goals by participating in various community service activities across the greater DC Metro area. From […]
The AALEAD Family Grows: Welcome, Chelsea!
By Chelsea Iorlano, Development & Communications Associate Photos courtesy of Victoria Gonçalves (GWU); Kayla Williams, Johnny Aruajo, GW MSSC Media Team Hello, wonderful people! My name is Chelsea and I have just joined the community here at Asian American LEAD to serve as the Development & Communications Associate. I am thrilled to have been welcomed […]