Monthly Archives: February 2016

  • My Education Matters

    By Charles Kuo, DC Elementary School Program Coordinator Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff Transitions are difficult at any age. During transitional periods, we are faced with making decisions that most definitely affect our futures. The process of changing from one state to another can produce stress and anxiety. One of the biggest transitions a youth faces is the transition from el

  • 3 Reasons to Aspire to LEAD with AALEAD

    By Neel Saxena, Development & Communications Director Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff Aspire to LEAD is about getting involved with Asian American LEAD to impact the lives of low-income and underserved Asian Pacific American youth. One of the ways to get involved is joining AALEAD at a powerful 1-hour fundraising breakfast on March 16, 2016 at 8:00 am at Top of the Town in Arlington,VA. You will learn about the amazing impact our programming is having on our low-income and underserve

  • Loving Ourselves and Our Cultures

    By Yonsoo Kang, VA Middle School Program Coordinator Photos Courtesy of Yonsoo Kang Hello everyone!  Happy 2016. Youth from Poe and Holmes Middle Schools have been busy learning about one another’s culture as well as celebrating their own.  In December and January, AALEADers used icing to draw flags representing their heritage on cookies

  • Words of Wisdom: 4 Pieces of Advice from GMU Students to AALEAD Youth

    By Aisha, AALEAD MD Youth Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff College: the place where you finally transition out of high school into a completely new setting full of challenges and opportunities. A place where you'll strengthen your skills, meet amazing new people, and pursue your passions. Last Saturday, AALEAD youth visited George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, and got a persp

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