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Welcome American Latvian Association to AmCham

Mar 03

The American Latvian Association (ALA) has joined the Chamber as a Non-Profit member. ALA is the main representative organization for the Latvian American community. Through 100 member organizations, churches, clubs and some 4,000 individual members, ALA represents over 90,000 people of Latvian descent living in the United States. ALA is a tax-exempt, 501(c)3 non-profit, educational and cultural organization registered in the U.S.  ALA supports cultural activities and facilitates cooperation within the Latvian American community; promotes the study of Latvian language, history and culture; ensures the availability of Latvian schools, books and teaching materials for our children. ALA assists newly arrived immigrants with information about the U.S. and provides humanitarian aid to people in Latvia. ALA seeks to facilitate the peaceful and democratic development of Latvia by promoting understanding and support for Latvia through informational efforts in the U.S.

In the Chamber it will be represented by Marisa Gudrais, Executive Director.

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