Goodbye for Now, AALEAD!
By Alex Neeley, DC Elementary School Program Intern Photo Courtesy of AALEAD Staff As the DC Elementary School Summer Program came to a close, I sat in a classroom recalling the past five weeks. Where had all the time gone? It seemed like it was just yesterday that I was sitting in a circle in […]
Becoming AALEAD Family
By Heein Choi, Development & Communications Intern Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff It is amazing how much can happen over such a short period of time. For the little time I have been interning for Asian American LEAD (AALEAD), I have learned from the youth, my supervisors, and my peers. I was fortunate enough to […]
Reflections on My AALEAD Summer
By Laura Ma, DC Elementary School Program Intern Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff My seven week internship with Asian American LEAD’s (AALEAD) Elementary School Program has been – to put it frankly – awesome. Although the time was short, I felt comfortable very quickly with all of the staff, teachers, and kids. I was hopeful […]
Reflections on My MAC Summer
By Bhadon Shalakin, Mentoring Program Intern Photo Courtesy of Tina Ngo, AALEAD Staff Hello, it’s me, Bhadon. This will be my last official blog as an Asian American LEAD (AALEAD) Mentoring and Volunteer Program Intern. I truly have had the best summer in a long time thanks to AALEAD. I started off the summer hopeful, […]