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Mother: Sengchanh Douangdara
Donations of support for John’s family, please make check payable for: John Douangdara Memorial Fund
Siouxland Federal Credit Union
3000 Plaza Drive
South Sioux City, NE 68776
Two simultaneous Lao traditional funerals for John Douangdara was held at his home in Virginia Beach, VA and at his mother, Sengchanh Douangdara’s home in South Sioux City, NE. His final resting place will be at the Arlington National Cemetery.
We have been informed that there will be a funeral next week at the Arlington National Cemetery for our 30 fallen American heroes. At the request of the Navy, we’ve been …
As Chairwoman of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), I warmly welcome you to the 2nd Laotian National Conference in Washington, DC.
With their focus on “Today’s Youth, Tomorrow’s Leaders: Unite, Educate & Advocate,” the Laotian American National Alliance is effectively bringing the community together to advance the interests of current and future generations.
I also want to commend LANA for the work they have put into organizing this exciting and informative conference.
Second Laotian National Conference
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Unite, Educate and Advocate
The Second Laotian National Conference is just around the corner and it’s not too late to register. You have plenty of time. You can either register now or at the conference on August 5th, 6th, but space is limited so it’s best to preregister.
Even though this conference is created with the Lao community in mind, we welcome all organizations and people …
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Diabetes is on the rise among Laotians. Over 3,000 people are diagnose with diabetes a day according to recent studies and well over a million are diagnose each year. Many people do not realize the detrimental impact of diabetes until it is too late.
Fortunately, diabetes is preventable and manageable with the correct treatment. One of our speaker, Khamp, a medical student from San Diego, has been studying the impact of diabetes on the Lao community. She will travel from San Diego to D.C. to share her studies with the …
Laotian American National Alliance has partnered up for the third year with the Center for Lao Studies and Lao Heritage Foundation to put on the International Lao New Year in San Francisco, California. This year’s event promises to be as thrilling, if not more so than last year’s Lao New Year. With sensational performers such as Aliya Khounlavouth, IBU, Phone Phoummithone, and King Khampha, the event promises to be lively and entertaining. The best part is the event is FREE to the public. Come out and support the International Lao New …
LANA will hold its second national conference in D.C. Upon careful consideration and discussion with the board, we have decided that D.C. will be a perfect location because of the strong Laotian community there. We are extremely excited about our second conference because it will involve key individuals and group in the area. Please click below on the flyer for more information. We will have registration information soon. For now, if you have any questions about this event please contact, Anasone Silivongxay, the chair of the event at 928-550-0441 or …
According to Census data recently released, Asian Americans have suffered the largest percentage decline in homeownership of any racial group. Many Asian American and Pacific Islander homeowners found it difficult to find assistance in the language or the cultural understanding they needed. Others have been targeted by fraudulent or misleading vendors offering services, which often resulted in the loss of their homes.