Monthly Archives: October 2016

  • See You Soon!

    By Surjeet Ahluwalia, Executive Director Photo Courtesy of Chelsea Iorlano, Development & Communications Associate This is the last time I will be writing all of you as Executive Director of Asian American LEAD!  Beginning November 7th, I will pass the torch to Neel Saxena, our current Development & Communications Director. The last six years have been quite the journey for Asian American LEAD and for me personally.  I’m proud of the work we have done together:

  • MD Change Makers

    By Diane Bui, MD Middle School Program Coordinator Photos Courtesy of Chelsea Iorlano, Development and Communications Associate   Each new school year brings a new, exciting energy to AALEAD programs. This year, the Maryland team wants to focus on unifying all youth throughout the nine program sites under one theme and year-long goal. During the 2016 – 2017 school year, Maryland youth will focus on becoming change makers within the community. But what does that

  • Gentrification in DC’s Chinatown

    By Yonsoo Kang, VA Middle School Program Coordinator, & Naijla Faizi, DC Middle & High School Program Coordinator Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff and SaeHee Chun from NAKASEC Happy October everyone! [caption id="attachment_14528" align="aligncenter" width="800"]

  • Meet Our Heroes: Youth Workers with a Mission

    By Charles Kuo, DC Programs Manager Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff AALEAD Heroes!  

    I think a hero is any person really intent on making this a better place for all people.- Maya Angelou

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