Asian American LEAD (AALEAD)

Asian American LEAD (AALEAD) AALEAD provides educational enrichment and youth development programs to low-income and underserved Asian American youth in the DC Metro region.
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We are a DC metro regional organization that provides educational enrichment and youth development programs to low-income and underserved Asian American youth in the DC Metro region. Our dedicated staff and Board deliver specialized after school programs, one-on-one mentoring, academic support resources and leadership development for youth. We also provide resources and information to parents related to the needs of their youth. Our goal is to provide a nurturing environment and culturally-sensitive guidance so that each child we serve will be a contributing member of his or her community. Our programs currently serve over 300 students in the District and Maryland, who represent more than 14 different Asian ethnicities.

We are a DC metro regional organization that provides educational enrichment and youth development programs to low-income and underserved Asian American youth in the DC Metro region. Our dedicated staff and Board deliver specialized after school programs, one-on-one mentoring, academic support resources and leadership development for youth. We also provide resources and information to parents related to the needs of their youth. Our goal is to provide a nurturing environment and culturally-sensitive guidance so that each child we serve will be a contributing member of his or her community. Our programs currently serve over 300 students in the District and Maryland, who represent more than 14 different Asian ethnicities.

Mission: AALEAD supports low-income and underserved Asian Pacific American youth with educational empowerment, identity development, and leadership opportunities through after school, summer, and mentoring programs.

Operating as usual

Happy Lunar New Year-Year of the Ox! Wishing you and your loved ones a happy and healthy New Year! Thank you for your su...
02/12/2021

Happy Lunar New Year-Year of the Ox! Wishing you and your loved ones a happy and healthy New Year! Thank you for your support of AALEAD's work to provide underserved AAPI youth with educational empowerment, identity development, and leadership opportunities. We hope that you will continue to join us on our journey to bettering youth's lives!

Our DC Programs Manager position is still available! Please read the attached document if you're interested, and please ...
12/19/2020

Our DC Programs Manager position is still available! Please read the attached document if you're interested, and please spread the word!

Here are some local resources to help with critical needs!
12/18/2020

Here are some local resources to help with critical needs!

How are you wearing your mask?
12/11/2020

How are you wearing your mask?

AALEAD is hiring! please look at Position Description below for more info!
12/06/2020

AALEAD is hiring! please look at Position Description below for more info!

Please remember to stay safe this Holiday season!
12/06/2020

Please remember to stay safe this Holiday season!

There's still time to give before #GivingTuesday ends! Help us reach our goal of $5,000 to directly support educational ...
12/01/2020

There's still time to give before #GivingTuesday ends! Help us reach our goal of $5,000 to directly support educational and empowerment programs assisting under-served AAPI youth.

Visit: AALEAD.org/donate

#GivingTuesday is a great opportunity for you to act on your power of generosity and give back to the community! Today, ...
12/01/2020

#GivingTuesday is a great opportunity for you to act on your power of generosity and give back to the community! Today, AALEAD is hoping to raise $5,000 that will directly aid in our programs assisting under-served AAPI youth. Please consider donating to our cause and tag a friend who you'd like to encourage to give! Please help us reach our goal!

To donate: AALEAD.org/donate

It's the season for family gatherings but please stay home if you're not feeling well. Stay safe!
11/27/2020

It's the season for family gatherings but please stay home if you're not feeling well. Stay safe!

We are now at Alice Deal Middle School! Please stop by for FREE PPE PACKAGES! We'll be here until 5pm!
11/24/2020

We are now at Alice Deal Middle School! Please stop by for FREE PPE PACKAGES! We'll be here until 5pm!

AALEAD is currently handing out PPE care packages at Bancroft Elementary School. Drop by to pick up free masks, sanitize...
11/24/2020

AALEAD is currently handing out PPE care packages at Bancroft Elementary School.

Drop by to pick up free masks, sanitizers, and other safety materials! We'll be here until 12PM.

Check our flyer to see our next location!

AALEAD is passing out Free PPE care packages to our youths youths and their families (past and present).  Please see the...
11/23/2020

AALEAD is passing out Free PPE care packages to our youths youths and their families (past and present). Please see the flyer for dates/times/locations!

People with COVID-19 have reported experiencing a wide range of symptoms. Here are a few you should look for:
11/20/2020

People with COVID-19 have reported experiencing a wide range of symptoms. Here are a few you should look for:

Self-care is important and so is talking to someone. Help is just a call away.
11/13/2020

Self-care is important and so is talking to someone. Help is just a call away.

Want to share your expertise and grow your leadership through nonprofit board service? If you are committed to education...
11/10/2020
Volunteer - Asian American LEAD

Want to share your expertise and grow your leadership through nonprofit board service? If you are committed to educational empowerment, identity development, and leadership opportunities for AAPI youth, AALEAD’s board might be just for you! Apply by 12/2!

For position description, Please visit our website: https://www.aalead.org/get-involved/volunteer/

Application Form:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfS7f2JVQvipTvhrqMOV1vuJCtmHYElc2_p6JYAIz9xM6guqA/viewform

AALEAD Board Member The Board of Directors supports the work of AALEAD and provides mission-based leadership, strategic governance, fiduciary oversight, and hands-on assistance. While the majority of day-to-day operations are led by AALEAD’s executive director (ED), the Board-ED relationship is a ...

Keep healthy, keep 6 feet!
11/06/2020

Keep healthy, keep 6 feet!

We can all help stop the spread.
10/30/2020

We can all help stop the spread.

WE ALL HAVE A SHARED RESPONSIBILITY.
10/23/2020

WE ALL HAVE A SHARED RESPONSIBILITY.

10/17/2020
Bring your masks, chairs, and blankets for a socially-distanced outdoor screening of the star-studded 1985 whodunnit, “C...
10/09/2020

Bring your masks, chairs, and blankets for a socially-distanced outdoor screening of the star-studded 1985 whodunnit, “Clue.” Community partners will be on hand, along with food trucks and other surprises. All proceeds support the programs and services of the Fairfax County Public Library.
Advanced tickets recommended. Details at: www.fairfaxlibraryfoundation.org/events

Bring your masks, chairs, and blankets for a socially-distanced outdoor screening of the star-studded 1985 whodunnit, “C...
10/09/2020
Fairfax Library Foundation | Events

Bring your masks, chairs, and blankets for a socially-distanced outdoor screening of the star-studded 1985 whodunnit, “Clue.” Community partners will be on hand, along with food trucks and other surprises. All proceeds support the programs and services of the Fairfax County Public Library.
Advanced tickets recommended. Details at: www.fairfaxlibraryfoundation.org/events

Stay up to date on the Foundation's events below. Interested in attending or volunteering at one of our upcoming events? Contact us!

𝐎𝐮𝐫 𝐋𝐀𝐒𝐓 𝐄𝐥𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐯𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐨 𝐢𝐬 𝐫𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐢𝐧 𝟏𝟓 𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐮𝐭𝐞𝐬!Don't miss out, Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_jal6KskuO...
09/30/2020

𝐎𝐮𝐫 𝐋𝐀𝐒𝐓 𝐄𝐥𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐯𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐨 𝐢𝐬 𝐫𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐢𝐧 𝟏𝟓 𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐮𝐭𝐞𝐬!
Don't miss out, Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_jal6KskuOk

There's still time to make a contribution before the event ends at midnight. Please visit our campaign page and help us reach our goal to support youth! https://givebutter.com/elementsofhope

𝐎𝐮𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐫𝐝 𝐄𝐥𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐯𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐨 𝐢𝐬 𝐫𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐢𝐧 𝟏𝟓 𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐮𝐭𝐞𝐬!Don't miss out, watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWomWZFnb...
09/30/2020

𝐎𝐮𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐫𝐝 𝐄𝐥𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐯𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐨 𝐢𝐬 𝐫𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐢𝐧 𝟏𝟓 𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐮𝐭𝐞𝐬!
Don't miss out, watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWomWZFnb58

Next AALEAD Elements of Hope Video Release:
5:15 pm - Element #4

09/30/2020
AALEAD Elements of Hope #2

STAY TUNED IN THROUGHOUT THE DAY!

𝐎𝐮𝐫 𝐒𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐝 𝐄𝐥𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐢𝐬 𝐡𝐚𝐩𝐩𝐞𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐢𝐧 𝟏𝟓 𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐮𝐭𝐞𝐬! 𝐂𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐤 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐋𝐢𝐧𝐤 𝐭𝐨 𝐰𝐚𝐭𝐜𝐡!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6lJI4pJm21o

Next AALEAD Elements of Hope Video Releases:
3:15 pm - Element #3
5:15 pm - Element #4

Thank you for joining AALEAD for the Elements of Hope virtual event! Follow along on our event page at givebutter.com/elementsofhope.

STAY TUNED IN THROUGHOUT THE DAY!𝐀 𝐟𝐮𝐥𝐥 𝐝𝐚𝐲 𝐨𝐟 𝐢𝐧𝐬𝐩𝐢𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐬𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐜𝐚𝐧 𝐛𝐞 𝐟𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐝 𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐩𝐚𝐠𝐞 𝐚𝐭 givebutter.com/elemen...
09/30/2020

STAY TUNED IN THROUGHOUT THE DAY!

𝐀 𝐟𝐮𝐥𝐥 𝐝𝐚𝐲 𝐨𝐟 𝐢𝐧𝐬𝐩𝐢𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐬𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐜𝐚𝐧 𝐛𝐞 𝐟𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐝 𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐩𝐚𝐠𝐞 𝐚𝐭 givebutter.com/elementsofhope

AALEAD Elements of Hope Video Releases:
11:15 am - Element #1
1:15 pm - Element #2
3:15 pm - Element #3
5:15 pm - Element #4

AALEAD Youth and Executive Director are live right now in our Conversations of Hope event! Tune in to hear directly from...
09/30/2020

AALEAD Youth and Executive Director are live right now in our Conversations of Hope event! Tune in to hear directly from youth about their passions, hopes, and dreams! TUNE IN AT https://givebutter.com/elementsofhope

09/30/2020
Conversations of Hope

Register for AALEAD’s full-day Elements of Hope Fundraiser at givebutter.com/elementsofhope to engage throughout the day and make your contribution to support AALEAD’s work!

AALEAD Elements of Hope Video Releases
- 11:15 am - Element #1
- 1:15 pm - Element #2
- 3:15 pm - Element #3
- 5:15 pm - Element #4

𝐀 𝐬𝐩𝐞𝐜𝐢𝐚𝐥 𝐚𝐧𝐧𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐭𝐨𝐦𝐨𝐫𝐫𝐨𝐰’𝐬 𝐄𝐥𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐨𝐟 𝐇𝐨𝐩𝐞!Elements of Hope is happening in less than 24h hours! There is s...
09/29/2020

𝐀 𝐬𝐩𝐞𝐜𝐢𝐚𝐥 𝐚𝐧𝐧𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐭𝐨𝐦𝐨𝐫𝐫𝐨𝐰’𝐬 𝐄𝐥𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐨𝐟 𝐇𝐨𝐩𝐞!

Elements of Hope is happening in less than 24h hours!
There is still time to register – 𝐫𝐞𝐠𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐢𝐬 𝐅𝐑𝐄𝐄. 𝐉𝐮𝐬𝐭 𝐛𝐲 𝐫𝐞𝐠𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐰𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐬𝐮𝐩𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭! 𝐈𝐟 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐚𝐥𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐲 𝐑𝐒𝐕𝐏 – 𝐓𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐤 𝐲𝐨𝐮!

Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Time: Live Kickoff at 8:30 am with 𝐂𝐨𝐧𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐇𝐨𝐩𝐞 - 𝐟𝐞𝐚𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐀𝐀𝐋𝐄𝐀𝐃 𝐘𝐨𝐮𝐭𝐡 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐄𝐱𝐞𝐜𝐮𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐃𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐨𝐫, 𝐀𝐤𝐢𝐥 𝐕𝐨𝐡𝐫𝐚! Learn firsthand about program impacts and youth goals.

The event will be live-streamed directly on our Givebutter campaign page: https://givebutter.com/elementsofhope.

The event will continue virtually throughout the day, allowing you to engage at your own pace.

We hope you all will be inspired by our messages to support our youth by making a donation. No donation is too big or too small

REGISTER & DONATE TODAY: https://givebutter.com/elementsofhope

09/28/2020
Join the conversation on Wednesday morning with AALEAD Youth & Executive Director Akil Vohra! Hear firsthand program imp...
09/28/2020

Join the conversation on Wednesday morning with AALEAD Youth & Executive Director Akil Vohra! Hear firsthand program impacts and youth goals. Drop in the comments your answer to our guiding question: What gives you hope during this time?

We would like to thank all of our sponsors for their generosity! With only a few days left, maximize your impact by maki...
09/26/2020

We would like to thank all of our sponsors for their generosity!

With only a few days left, maximize your impact by making a gift to Elements of Hope and registering for the event today!
https://givebutter.com/elementsofhope

𝐋𝐈𝐕𝐄 𝐖𝐞𝐝𝐧𝐞𝐬𝐝𝐚𝐲 𝐒𝐞𝐩𝐭 𝟑𝟎 𝐚𝐭 𝟖:𝟑𝟎𝐀𝐌
Tune in to hear messages of hope and inspiration from AALEAD's Youth, Alyssa O. (DC) and Rees W. (MD), and AALEAD's new Executive Director, Akil Vohra. Moderated by AALEAD's Curriculum & DC Program Manager, Aaron Orpilla.

Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Time: Live Event @ 8:30am-9:00am
Livestream Link: https://givebutter.com/elementsofhope

Address

5518 Connecticut Ave NW, 2nd Fl
Washington D.C., DC
20015

General information

Contact: [email protected]

Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(202) 884-0322

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