How Mentors Impact Lives
By Vi Bui, Youth Mentoring & Volunteer Programs Coordinator
Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff
The end of National Mentoring Month (aka January) marks 11 months that I have worked at AALEAD as the Youth Mentoring & Volunteer Programs Coordinator and over the course of this year I have learned so much about the importance of mentors in the Asian Pacific American community. Here are just a few ways mentors impact lives.
- Mentors support their mentees in pursuing new
5 Questions for AALEAD’s Mentor of the Year Nominee
By Stephanie T., Current AALEAD Mentor
Photo Courtesy of Stephanie T.
Every year AALEAD has a chance to nominate one of our mentors for the Mentoring Matters Coalition Mentor of the Year Award. This year we have nominated one of our Youth Mentors, Stephanie T., who has demonstrated that mentoring can go beyond a formal relationship between an adult and a young person to become a close sisterh
A Young Person on Her Mentor
By Han L., Current AALEAD Youth and Vi Bui, Mentoring & Volunteer Programs Coordinator
Photo Courtesy of AALEAD Staff
Han came to the U.S. from Vietnam as a middle schooler, has a passion for film, and was recently a Youth Program Coordinator during the VA Summer Program, MIC CHECK.
I first met Han at Annanda