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 …
LANA encourages all Lao to vote in LOCAL elections. Find out how to get involved locally here.
Build a stronger future through education by applying for scholarships and grants designed to encourage Laotian-American leaders of tomorrow to succeed today.
Laotian Americans are suffering from lung cancer, Hepatitis B, liver cancer and obesity. Find out what you need to know about these health issues and other social problems plaguing our community.