[19 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
About LANA

Who We Are
The mission of the organization is to mobilize Laotian Americans by promoting social and economic advancement through civic participation and public policy advocacy. The idea for a Laotian national organization was born at the National Association for the Education and Advancement of Cambodians, Laotians, and Vietnamese (NAFEA) conference in 1997. After two years of planning, with technical assistance from the Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC), a strategic plan and selection of an interim board of directors were the precursors to the formal launching of the LANA …

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[19 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
About LANA

Who We Are
The mission of the organization is to mobilize Laotian Americans by promoting social and economic advancement through civic participation and public policy advocacy. The idea for a Laotian national organization was born at the National Association for the Education and Advancement of Cambodians, Laotians, and Vietnamese (NAFEA) conference in 1997. After two years of planning, with technical assistance from the Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC), a strategic plan and selection of an interim board of directors were the precursors to the formal launching of the LANA …

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[26 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]

Atlanta, Georgia – UPS Headquarter in Atlanta, is the place to be on Friday and Saturday, August 1st and 2nd, 2014. LANA and its community partners, the Laotian American Society and Asian Pacific American Historical Society will hold the Fifth Laotian National Conference in hopes of raising awareness on pertinent issues such as education, leadership, voting, health, and business. The theme of the conference is: Next Generation Leadership: Creating Connections and Building Bridges. According to the Chairwoman of LANA, Anasone Silivongxay, “The purpose of the conference is to provide individuals …

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[23 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]

Friends and supporters, please take a moment to check out our wonderful line up for the Fourth Laotian National Conference in Grapevine/Ft. Worth, Texas on August 2nd-3rd at the Grapevine Convention Center. What is so amazing about these speakers is that have taken the time out of their busy schedule to be presenters at our conference. We appreciate them using their own resources to fly from all over the country to join us. Come meet them and help us show our appreciation of what knowledge and experience they have …

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[29 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]

This year at the Fourth Laotian National Conference in Grapevine/Fort Worth, Texas, we will be giving away two scholarships( $500 each). We hope to make this an annual event at all of our future conferences. The scholarships are donated by generous members of the Laotian community. We will be announcing the winners on Friday night, August 2nd, at the Celebrate Community Reception at Asian Night. All student applicants must be present in order to determine if they are chosen to receive the scholarship.
All interested individuals must complete the application …

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[30 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
Fourth Laotian National Conference Invitation

On Friday and Saturday, August 2nd & 3rd, 2013, LANA will hold its Fourth Laotian National Conference in Grapevine, Texas. The theme of the conference is Inspire to Action: Working Together and Shaping our Future! The purpose of every conference is to Unite, Educate, and Advocate.
We invite your organization to be a part of this momentous event in elevating and advancing the Laotian American community. Together we can build a stronger and more unified community by connecting national and local people and resources, creating a space and environment for public …

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[3 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
Leaders: Building the Future | Laotian National Conference 2012, Minneapolis

On August 17th & 18th, 2012, the Laotian American National Alliance (LANA) will hold its third Laotian National Conference at the Crowne Plaza Minneapolis North Hotel. The theme of the conference is Leaders: Building the Future.
The purpose of the conference is to provide the community a place where they can network, share resources, and unite for a better future for all generations. There will be a variety of workshops, panels, and discussions centering on the concept of building and uniting leaders for a better community. The conference will also offer …