Our Mission

The Lao Iu Mien Culture Association, Inc. (LIMCA) is a non-profit community organization, incorporated in March 1982. LIMCA’s mission is to preserve the cultural heritage of the Iu Mien who came from the highland Lao tribal community, and to develop social and cultural programs to facilitate the Iu Mien integration into the economic and cultural life of the United States.

Learn more about the Iu Mien and the twelve clans.

2017 IMSF Scholarship Application

We are no longer accepting applications for 2017. All eligible Iu Mien high school seniors are encouraged to apply next year.
Learn more about the IMSF Scholarship Fund.

News & Events

The “22nd Annual King Pan Festival” – October 07, 2017

LIMCA Friends and Supporters: You and your family are invited to come to join us at the “22nd Annual King Pan Festival” in USA, which will be taking place at: LIMCA-Iu Mien Cultural Center 485 –…

Iu Mien Community Highlights

Highlights from the Lao Iu Mien Community in Alameda County: “Health and Wellbeing of Young children and their Families”. Learn More: Iu Mien Brief 

Iu Mien Scholarship Fund 20th Anniversary Awards Ceremony

The Iu Mien Scholarship Fund (IMSF) recognizes and provides financial support to outstanding Iu Mien students who are pursuing post-secondary higher education. IMSF encourages Iu Mien youth to take on leadership roles and initiate projects…

Siou Liouh Iu Mien Gueih Je Leiz-Nyeic Heix Fundraiser

Siou Liouh Iu Mien Gueih Je Leiz-Nyeic Heix Committee members invite you to the second annual fundraiser.  Our mission is to educate, preserve and promote our Iu Mien unique culture, tradition and religion. Place: Bjornson…