Monthly Archives: July 2016

  • 3 Ways Youth Broaden Their Horizons with AALEAD VA

    By Ha Nguyen, VA Summer Program Intern Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff “A person can grow only as much as his horizon allows.” – John Powell For the past four weeks of summer, VA middle & high school youth have gathered together and opened themselves up to new ideas and experiences through AALEAD's VA Summer Program. You can probably guess from the hints above that the theme for our VA Summer Program this year is none other than “Summer Horizons!” For youth, expandi

  • To Boldly Learn What No One Has Learned Before

    By Katie Watanabe, DC Elementary School Program Intern Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff   Hello, everyone! My name is Katie Watanabe, and I am the DC Elementary School Program Intern for the summer! I’m writing in with a quick update about all the adventures we’ve been having at Thomson Elementary School these past few weeks! The theme of this year’s summer program is “Discovery.” As you might be able to tell from the title of this post, we are working together to discove

  • And so the journey begins!

    By Nikki Febrer, MD Programs Intern Photos Courtesy of MD Staff One week down, four more to go! Time flies when you're having fun. Last week, Asian American LEAD'S MD Summer Thrive 2016 Program kicked off, and the youth have been busy team-building, team-bonding, and problem-solving! The journey began on Tuesday, July 5th. This was the day youth were introduced to their team members; high school team leaders brought great energy and enthusiasm toward the middle schoolers as they entered t

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