Our history

In the spirit of Khalil Gibran, we here at the American Lebanese Cultural Center (ALCC) in Houston, Texas want to take this opportunity to welcome you to our website. We ask that you take a couple of minutes to find out what the ALCC is all about – and that is celebrating the rich, diverse, and unmatched history and tradition that makes Lebanon truly one of the most unique countries in the world.  Our organization has no religious leanings as we are also non-political, non-partisan, and we have no affiliation other than a deep and genuine love for our dear country Lebanon. The ALCC was founded in February 2014 and since then we have obtained local, national, and international recognition for our one of a kind programs and events throughout the year as we work together to showcase the Lebanese culture and heritage. We are based in Houston and strive to convey our message globally.

OUR VISION
  • —To represent the members of the ALCC and the American Lebanese community at large.
  • To maintain fellowship and unity of purpose among people of Lebanese descent and advance their social, cultural, and civic life while also promoting the ideas of civic responsibility and community service and integration of the Community Center through its cultural, educational, and charitable activities.
  • To promote appreciation and understanding of Lebanese culture and heritage.
  • —To encourage the American Lebanese community to further its education on all levels, including higher education, medical education, and advanced studies in their chosen fields.
  • —To provide services to the community at large, whenever feasible, and on a pro bono basis when possible, including educational and medical services, counseling, and family assistance.
  • —To promote a stronger bond of friendship between the people of the United States and Lebanon through cultural and social activities.
OUR MISSION
  • Organize social events that are cultural and/or intellectual.
  • Provide productive services to members.
  • Promote and fundraise for worthy humane causes.
  • Create a bridge that will connect future generations of Americans with Lebanese descent to their roots.
  • Strengthening our ties with our diverse community to ensure that the ALCC is utilized to its fullest potential.
OUR POLICY
  • The ALCC pledges its assets for use in performing charitable functions.
  • The ALCC shall be educational, cultural, civic, and philanthropic in character.
  • The ALCC shall not actively engage in any form of partisan politics.
  • The ALCC shall always remain non-religious and non-denominational.

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