20th Anniversary Celebration

Asian American LEAD invites you to join us in celebrating 20 years of supporting low – income and underserved Asian Pacific American youth with educational empowerment, identity development, and leadership opportunities through after school, summer and mentoring programs. Please join us on Saturday, October 27, 2018, to celebrate 20 years of empowering confident youth leaders at our Anniversary Gala.

Over 300 individuals — business and nonprofit leaders, public officials, educators, and AALEAD supporters and friends – will come together to celebrate 20 years of empowering confident youth leaders and continuing for the next 20 years to develop our future leaders


Sandy Dang, Founder

Ban Tran, Board Chair

Eun Yang, NBC4 News4Today anchor & long time supporter of AALEAD

Robert & Margery Myers, AALEAD long time supports

Distinguished Guest

Virginia State Delegate Mark Keam
Maryland State Senator Susan Lee

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Parking information: Gala parking is $15.00 for the night in the building underground garage.   You can access the parking garage via ramps at 14th Street (north and south ramps) and 13½ Street (off Pennsylvania Ave.).

Parking:  Green or Orange on B1 and B2 level | Parking fee:  $15.00  all day
Metro:  Federal Triangle (Silver/Orange/Blue line)



The Heinz and Liselotte Nehring Stiftung/Foundation & Dr. Yang-Ro Yoon



Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center


Ampcus Inc.
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Charles Schwab & Co
Jim & Mai Abdo
Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner and Smith Inc., The MacNamara, Dill, Tran & Krashin Group
Minh Le and Chris Dymond
Renner & Company
Simon Computing
Siu’s Asian Bistro
Sue Graham
Virginia Cheung & Jeff Neeley

Special thanks to the following for their donations their time to perform:

DJ Ruben Ortiz
Comedian Loy Lee
Catherine Ho

Party Favors donated by:

Sharon Eliatamby – Step and Repeat
Pure Love Macaron by Kim Moehnke

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