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Posted byon April 9, 2012 at 7:10 PM EDT
Images from a day of music, food, fun, and Easter egg rolling at the 2012 White House Easter Egg Roll.
Posted byon April 5, 2012 at 12:50 PM EDT
Chu Huang leads students in the Chinese Immigrant Student Leadership (ChISL) program on a journey toward defining themselves, their roles in their communities and in this world. By inspiring and empowering them to proactively create avenues of change, they are well on the way to becoming the bright leaders of tomorrow.
Posted byon April 5, 2012 at 12:42 PM EDT
Having witnessed the simple wins mentorship programs like the Philadelphia Suns provide youth, especially those lacking family support and guidance, Harry Leong is committed to continuing mentorship within the AAPI community. Using sports as a means to connect with with them, Harry and the rest of the Suns are cultivating lifelong charcteristics within students and young people.
Posted byon April 5, 2012 at 12:28 PM EDT
Rebecca Chin holds firm to her roots as a Philadelphia Sun. She believes in the organization's unique ability to use basketball as a positive guiding force for the lives of inner-city AAPI youth.
Posted byon April 5, 2012 at 12:11 PM EDT
Terisa Tinei Siagatonu, passionate writer and committed activist, uses her voice and the manifestation of her beliefs through spoken word to touch the lives of other Pacific Islander and minority youth, to show them the power of their own voices.
Posted byon April 4, 2012 at 12:36 PM EDT
Cora Tomalinas facilitates change in her community by actively awakening and appealing to the hearts and minds of the people -- the true meaning of People Acting in Community Together (PACT).
Posted byon April 4, 2012 at 12:25 PM EDT
Emmett Folgert works to provide a safe haven for youth in high-crime areas -- his work with Dorchester Youth Collaborative (DYC) gives him the ability to touch the lives of young people most in need.
Posted byon April 4, 2012 at 12:00 PM EDT
Michael Rodriguez expects greatness from his "La Villita" -- Little Village community in Chicago -- because he has seen first-hand how far it has come and the wonderful resolve its people possess. Working to reform the violence that seeks to destroy the hope of bright futures, Michael uses his own life as a shining example of making it despite all odds.
Posted byon April 4, 2012 at 11:57 AM EDT
Andrea Perry is an advocate at heart -- as Executive Director of YouthConnect, she seeks to find the underlying causes of youth violence and the best ways to address them.
Posted byon April 4, 2012 at 11:41 AM EDT
Hopeful for the future of all young people, Fernanda Ocana is particuarly invested in preparing young girls for happy, successful and healthful lives.