Gifts for the Homeless Clothing Drive

By Keo Xiong, MD Middle School Program Coordinator Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff In the United States, 2.5 million children under 18 years old were homeless in 2013, according to a new report, “America’s Youngest Outcasts,” published by the National Center on Family Homelessness. To put that number into perspective, it means 1 in every […]

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Reflections On My AALEAD Internship

By Dong Zhou, DC Elementary School Program Intern Photos Courtesy of April Kim, DC Elementary School Program Teacher The time passed by so fast. I can’t believe my fall internship is ending! This was my first internship ever, and I received many unique experiences from it. First of all, I am touched by Asian American […]

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Food for Thought: Turning Passions into Careers

By Keo Xiong, MD Middle School Program Coordinator Photos Courtesy of Keo Xiong, MD Middle School Program Coordinator AALEADers love food. They love to eat food. They love talk about food. They love to cook food. They love to create new food dishes. In AALEAD, we spend a lot of time learning about different cultures […]

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Another Addition! Welcome, Shobana!

Hello, everyone!  My name is Shobana and I have just joined the team at Asian American LEAD as the new DC Middle and High School Programs Coordinator.  I am very excited to be a part of AALEAD and to meet all of my youth! I graduated from the George Washington University, majoring in International Affairs concentrating […]

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