Aspire to LEAD

  • Aspire to LEAD 2018: Rooted in our past, creating our future

    By Ha Nguyen, Development and Communications Associate
    Photos and Videos Courtesy of AALEAD staff

     

    On April 6, 2018, we hosted our annual breakfast fundraiser Aspire to LEAD at the Top of the Town conference facility. This annual event is an opportunity for the AALEAD Board Members and Staff to gather with our community members and share with them the stories of our AALEAD youth.

     

    Aspire to LEAD 2018

    By Neel Saxena, Executive Director 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 April 6, 2018 at 8:30 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 underserved Asian Pacific American young pe

  • Stories that Envision, Create, Transform

    By Neel Saxena, Executive Director Photos Courtesy of Saadia Ahmed On March 22, 2017, AALEAD hosted the Aspire to LEAD fundraising event at Top of the Town in Arlington, VA. This was AALEAD's 4th such fundraiser and my first as Executive Director. Last year I was behind the scenes and this year I had the incredible opportunity to join our youth in sharing our often overlooked stories as Asian Pacific Americans. This year's theme was Envision, Create, Transform. For our youth, staff, mentors

  • Envision | Create | Transform and Aspire to LEAD on March 22!

    By Neel Saxena, Executive Director ATL Postcard FY17   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 joi

  • 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:

  • Beyond Our Borders: AALEAD at ECAASU ’16

    By Dia Bui, DC Middle and High School Program Coordinator

    Photos courtesy of Dia Bui

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  • 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

  • A Season of Giving with AALEAD

    By Chelsea Iorlano, Development & Communications Associate Photos Courtesy of Chelsea Iorlano Each day, the youth we serve come to AALEAD Programs and give.  They give their attention, time, respect, appreciation, energy, and support.  Each day in programs, youth give of themselves and create the vibrant, nurturing, and strong community that is AALEAD.  AALEAD Programs could not provide the stable community and safe space that they do without the youth committing to their programs and

  • The Spirit of Community: AALEAD DC Programs

    By Día Bùi, DC Middle & High School Programs Coordinator Photos Courtesy of Día Bùi Ying, Tom, and Caleb with ES youth 

  • AALEAD Voices

    By Shaima Ahmad, VA Programs Manager Photos Courtesy of Shaima Ahmad This past week three AALEAD youth from the VA High School Program at Annandale HS had the opportunity to attend a Student Voices Session at the US Department of Education with Secretary Arne Duncan and Under Secretary John King. The session was focused on hearing stories and gaining feedback from first generation immigrant youth and their families in regards to their experiences with the US education system. Despite being n

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