The Lebanese American Association (LAA) is an independent, non-affiliated, non-sectarian, non-political and non-religious nonprofit organization whose mission is to address the educational, medical, economic and business development issues facing the Lebanese community in the USA and in Lebanon.
The LAA was established as a separate 501(c) (3) in 1989. Ever since the LAA has been working diligently to develop, and promote the vitality of the Lebanese
culture in the United States and to actively contribute and pass down the wonderful values and traditions of our community, its unique history and richness to our younger generation.
• We value the importance of engaging and serving the
Lebanese community through an elected Board of
Directors that operates independent from the
influence of individuals.
• We value and embrace diversity.
• We value open, honest and respectful dialogue as a
way of addressing issues related to the Lebanese
• We value the independence of the decision making
process away from the influence of sectarian, political
and religious groups.
• We value collaboration and believe that our goals are
best accomplished through working together and
respecting individual initiatives that benefit the