AALEAD Visits the Washington Spirit

By Liana Shivers, VA Programs ManagerPhotos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff Do you remember your first in-person soccer game? The bright stadium lights, the green grassy field (is it real grass or fake grass – you wonder), the buzz of energy in the air right before the game kicks off? For a few AALEAD youth and […]

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Join our DC 2021-2022 After-School Program

Join us this school year for our HYBRID After-School Program!– HIGH SCHOOL (starting in late September 2021)– MIDDLE SCHOOL (starting in October-November 2021)– We will be operating virtually with in-person opportunities! WHY?We support low-income and underserved Asian Pacific American youth with educational empowerment, identity development, and leadership opportunities through after school, summer, and mentoring programs. […]

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VA Summer Trip: The National Zoo!

By Kathy Jiang, VA HS Program Coordinator Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff— VA Summer Programs wrapped up at the end of last month with our first field trip since pre-pandemic times: to the Smithsonian Zoo. It was a fun, if humid, day filled with animal friends and bonding. The zoo trip was a first for […]

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Safety with Sound Initiative: AAPI Resident Safety Giveaway

COMMUNITY SAFETY TOOLS & AAPI RESIDENTS & SENIOR CITIZENS In light of the increasing anti-AAPI hate crimes, Asian American LEAD is working on a project to equip our community members against the violence towards AAPI senior citizens. Through our Safety with Sound initiative, AALEAD will distribute personal safety goodie bags and PPE (shown below). We […]

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