About Lithuanian-American Community
Lithuanian-American Community Lithuanian-American Community Since its founding in 1951, LAC has sought to preserve the Lithuanian cultural identity for future generations. LAC is also in the forefront of fostering the growth of the democratic institutions of the country of our heritage and of assisting Lithuania in numerous other ways. LAC seeks, welcomes, and involves in its activities all individuals of Lithuanian descent as well as their non-Lithuanian spouses. LAC is part of the Lithuanian World Community, an organizational network embracing Lithuanians in over 41 countries. The Lithuanian American Community, Inc. (LAC) has about 60 local chapters in 27 states and the District of Columbia. We encourage entrepreneurial individuals to form new LAC chapters where there presently are none. The Lithuanian American Community:- organizes educational, cultural, religious, community, social, and sports activities, - works in close cooperation with Lithuanian institutions, businesses and organizations, - promotes Lithuanian culture in the U.S. and provides information to Americans about Lithuania, - works to safeguard human and civic rights, - actively supports strengthening democracy and economic reform in Lithuania, - fosters interaction among Lithuanians within the United States and around the world.
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