Gratitude & Reflections on Summer Kinect
By David Ma, MD Program Intern Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff & Students The past 6 weeks have been a really memorable experience for me. Although I’ve participated in Asian American LEAD (AALEAD) summer programs for the previous two years as a high school student leader, I’ve never seen the programming through the eyes of […]
AALEAD MAC: A Fun Finale!
By Bhadon Shalakin, Mentoring Program Intern Photos Courtesy of Tina Ngo, AALEAD Staff Two weeks ago, the Asian American LEAD (AALEAD) Mentoring Advisory Council (MAC) students celebrated the end of the summer program by joining the elementary school students at Six Flags! Everyone was excited for this day after weeks of hard work. Our trip […]
DC Elementary School Program Final Week!
By Laura Ma, DC Elementary School Program Intern Photo Courtesy of AALEAD Staff To wrap up our blog posts for the final week of our amazing summer program, I have interviewed both members of the staff and students to get their take on their summer with Asian American LEAD (AALEAD). It has certainly been a […]
My Meeting with Mayor Gray!
By Bhadon Shalakin, Mentoring Program Intern Photo Courtesy of DC Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs (OAPIA) Last week, Surjeet Ahluwalia, Asian American LEAD’s (AALEAD) Executive Director, and I met with Vincent Gray, Washington DC’s Mayor. I previously asked President Obama his opinion on DC statehood, and the exchange was featured in the press […]