Refugee Museum Exhibit Opens in Redding

October 13th, 2018 by LaoAmericans | Comments Off on Refugee Museum Exhibit Opens in Redding

Refugee Museum Exhibit Opens in Redding

The museum exhibit represents the culmination of years of work, which began in 2009 and involved interviewing and recording the stories of more than 20 families from Laos who now live in the United States


Women & Leadership

June 27th, 2018 by LaoAmericans | Comments Off on Women & Leadership

Cultural barriers of first generation Laotian women leaders in the U.S.: An exploratory qualitative study


Elevate Your Travel Style

April 27th, 2018 by LaoAmericans | Comments Off on Elevate Your Travel Style

Elevate Your Travel Style

There are plenty of generic backpacks and totes on the market. What’s missing is a functional and attractive bag that’s small enough to fit under an airplane seat yet large enough to keep all of your essentials at arms length.


Technology for the Future

March 29th, 2018 by LaoAmericans | Comments Off on Technology for the Future

Technology for the Future

We need to make sure our students develop the skills needed for their future and become responsible citizens of technology. In today’s increasing global economy and advance technology, we do not want to leave any students behind in the digital divide.


Getting Lao’D – World Premiere

February 13th, 2018 by LaoAmericans | Comments Off on Getting Lao’D – World Premiere

Getting Lao’D – World Premiere

After 25 years of silence, the private Lao music and film industries are reawakening. This is a story about a small country with a big heart.


New Voices from the Central Valley

January 15th, 2018 by LaoAmericans | Comments Off on New Voices from the Central Valley

New Voices from the Central Valley

The contents of this book will enlighten readers of what it truly means to be born within Laotian culture and heritage. This book is dedicated to our mothers and fathers who left their lives in Laos to foster their children’s dreams in America.


Sweet Dozen is on the Rise

November 30th, 2017 by LaoAmericans | Comments Off on Sweet Dozen is on the Rise

Sweet Dozen is on the Rise

Our logo of the rolling pin symbolizes the passing down of experiences and knowledge, from generation to generation, while continually to grow and evolve, ‘passing the torch’ if you may. We have a display of all the pins from the shops we have owned.


An Awesome Family Adventure

October 29th, 2017 by LaoAmericans | Comments Off on An Awesome Family Adventure

We will definitely return to Laos.  We are hoping to visit again in the near future but different time of the year when it is cooler. We want to visit family and explore new cities because we love to explore!


Our Shared Journey

August 31st, 2017 by LaoAmericans | Comments Off on Our Shared Journey

Our Shared Journey

Center for Lao Studies’ Extravaganza Fundraiser 2017 is our biggest fundraiser to date. Saturday, October 14, 2017, 6:00pm-12:00am


Nostalgia and the Comfort of Home

July 13th, 2017 by LaoAmericans | Comments Off on Nostalgia and the Comfort of Home

Nostalgia and the Comfort of Home

I invested everything I had into creating what I felt missing for so long, but this time it became a personal venture — a need to bring back the flavors of nostalgia and the comfort of home. This October will mark 4 years of doing this, with about 70 videos to date.


#LANACON17: Together We Rise

June 30th, 2017 by LaoAmericans | Comments Off on #LANACON17: Together We Rise

#LANACON17: Together We Rise

In its eighth year, the LANA Annual Conference will take place July 28–29, 2017 in Elgin, IL. Recognizing the growing needs across various pillars of life and community among Laotian Americans throughout the US, this year’s program will largely focus on increased engagement and support for youth development, education, and elder care.


MoneyGram Foundation Celebrates Completion of School in Laos

April 28th, 2017 by LaoAmericans | Comments Off on MoneyGram Foundation Celebrates Completion of School in Laos

“We were deeply touched by how excited students and community members were to have their own creative space for learning, and are honored to have been a part of something big—contributing to a better education for hundreds of students.”


The History of Savan Apparel

March 31st, 2017 by LaoAmericans | Comments Off on The History of Savan Apparel

The History of Savan Apparel

The main purpose of the clothing line is to empower all Lao people, young and old, with knowledge of our history and culture. We use daily attire and street wear as the medium to teach our children and to share our proud heritage with confidence and pride.


Authentic Lao Restaurants Worth Experiencing

February 14th, 2017 by LaoAmericans | Comments Off on Authentic Lao Restaurants Worth Experiencing

Bida Manda is named in honor of the owners’ parents, who instilled in them the love of food and its power to bring people together.


A Wise Woman On Your Side

January 1st, 2017 by LaoAmericans | Comments Off on A Wise Woman On Your Side

A Wise Woman On Your Side

My purpose is not only to help, but to empower women. There was a time when I considered packing everything up to go volunteer with the Peace Corps. Becoming a lawyer was a practical option because of my family obligations.



NOKÉO Fine Leather Goods

TEDx LaneXang Ave

President Obama Reflects on His Historic Visit in Laos

Lao Oral History Archive

Annual Lao Educational Conference

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