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  • AALEAD Mentoring Program Celebrates 20 Years: National Mentoring Month Kick Off

    By Vi Bui, Youth Mentoring & Volunteer Programs Coordinator Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff Did you hear? January 2018 is National Mentoring Month and this year, AALEAD, as well as our Mentoring Programs, celebrate 20 years of serving youth in the DC area community. In 1998, Ms. Sandy Dang founded AALEAD and the Youth Mentoring Program has been with us ever since as one of our oldest programs. Although the model of our Youth Mentoring Program has changed throughout the years, in its curr

  • National Mentoring Month: Kelvin and Fucheng

    By Kelvin C., Current AALEAD Mentor Photos Courtesy of Kelvin C., Current AALEAD Mentor & AALEAD Staff Thank you for joining us once again as we observe National Mentoring Month. Let's continue celebrating the contributions of our Asian American LEAD (AALEAD) mentors with this post from Kelvin C. Happy National Mentoring Month! -Stephanie Lim, Mentoring & Volunteer Programs Coordinator

    The Art of Painting and Mentoring

    By Christina L., Current AALEAD Youth Photos Courtesy of Tina Ngo, AALEAD Staff A couple of weeks ago, I had the wonderful chance to go to the Asian American LEAD (AALEAD) DC Office on the Metro and do therapeutic painting with my mentor and other mentee/mentor pairs. We had pizza, which was SO good, and other snacks. Painting was a lot of fun and very relaxing for me considering all the testing that I had going on. We sat in a comfortable silence, and I decided to paint something related to

  • Weekend Adventures at the White House

    By Yuqiong L., Current AALEAD Youth Photos Courtesy of Tina Ngo, AALEAD Staff At the end of last month, I went on the White House Spring Garden Tour and visited the Jacqueline Kennedy Garden, the Rose Ga

  • AALEAD Mentoring Twirls & Whirls at the Ice Rink!

    By Tina Ngo, AALEAD Staff Photos Courtesy of Tina Ngo, AALEAD Staff This past weekend, eight AALEAD mentoring pairs joined us for a wonderful day filled with ice skating, fun, and friendship at the National Gallery of Art

  • That’s A Wrap for National Mentoring Month!

    By Tina Ngo, AALEAD Staff Photos Courtesy of Angela B., CSF-DC Every January, Asian American LEAD (AALEAD) celebrates National Mentoring Month in honor of our committed mentors and the positive impact that they have on our youth. Last week, we held our second annual Mentor Appreciation Month Celebration at the Verizon Center Dewar's 12 Coaches Club with five partner organizations: Capital Partners for Education (CPE), the DC College Success Foundation (CSF-DC), For Love of Children (FLOC-DC), t

  • Mentoring Matters: Su’s Story

    By Su L., Current AALEAD Mentor Photos Courtesy of Tina Ngo, AALEAD Staff Thank you all for celebrating National Mentoring Month with us! A huge shout out to Su and all of our former and current mentors and volunteers who have invested their time and energy into our youth. The impact that you have made on our students is immeasurable, and we can't wait to celebrate again with you next year! Thank you so much for all that you do. We hope you enjoyed this series, and Happy National Mentoring

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