The Liberian Community Association
of Dallas Fort Worth (LCA-
DFW) was founded over 30 years ago by its first
president, David Peters, along with Henry Harmon,
James Bass and a handful of other hardworking
Liberians primarily to provide a support system for
Liberian students studying in the area.
At Liberian Community Association
DFW we pride ourselves in
the daily contribution to individual and Liberian
community wellbeing. We believe that by sharing
common values we can increase the opportunity of each
Liberian in the community.
The mission of LCA-DFW is to help
residents and resettled
Liberians gain access to crossed-cultural activities,
educational and socioeconomic development
awareness programs in the Dallas Fort Worth area.
Furthermore, the Liberian Organization intends
to promote unity and peaceful coexistence; cultivate
an environment for volunteer services and
LCA-DFW is one of many chapters in
the Southwestern region
that make up the Conference of Liberian Organizations
in Southwestern United States (COLOSUS).
Other chapters include: LCA-OKC, LCA-Tulsa,
LCA-Houston, LCA-Austin, LCA-Denver and LCA-Louisiana
and other eligible cities and states.
LCA-DFW initiatives present the
Liberian community with
opportunities to honor individuals who are making a
difference in helping to mold the lives of our
youths. In addition to ensuring our newly elected
officials are installed, the inauguration
ceremony spotlights the different groups and
individuals who are critical in building a great
Since LCA came into existence over
three decades ago, it has
helped many newly arrived Liberians get necessary
information about jobs, education, medical
services, immigration, and other legal services.
Also, our large community helps newcomers to
transition into the greater DFW metropolitan life,
without losing complete touch with Liberian
social norm. Membership is opened all to every
Liberian in the DFW Metropolitan. Don't just stand
on the sideline get engaged in your community....More...
LCA-DFW Leadership embarks on
acquisition of Community Center Project
In an effort to acquire a property to be used as its
community center, the
Leadership of the Liberian
Community Association of Dallas / Fort Worth
Metroplex (LCA-DFW) has embarked upon a
initiatives aimed at paving the way for the
realization of this goal.
LCA-DFW’s president Stanley A. Gaye has
constituted a building
committee charged with the responsibilities of
exploring various options through which the
community Center can be acquired. The committee will
do feasibility studies on the various options
of whether to rent, lease or build etc.
Amongst those serving on this committee are
President Stanley A. G aye, Mr.
Mo Sackor, Mr. Thomas Woahloe, Octavius Valai , Mr.
E. Henry Harmon, II, Mr. Albert Travell, Mr.
Gunner Jones, Dr. Theo Bessman & Mr. Lawrence Wilson.
Current Members of the Building Committee had their
first meeting on Friday,
February 27, 2015. More details to follow...
ELWA Hospital received
assorted medical items from LCA-DFW
The ELWA Hospital in Paynesville
outside Monrovia has received
a number of assorted medical items to help combat the
deadly Ebola Virus in Liberia.
The gesture came as a result of a
request of medical items
needed by the ELWA Hospital/ Ebola Treatment Unit
(EUT) as instructed by the Liberian Community
Association of Dallas – Fort Worth Metroplex
(LCA-DFW) to help fight against the deadly
Ebola Virus Decease (EVD).
Speaking to Radio Monrovia on
Thursday at the ELWA compound in
Paynesville, Dr. Brown estimated the cost of the
items at over US$ 299,000.
The 732 Boxes include gloves,
wheel chairs, anti microbial
hand soaps, disinfectants, and isolation wearing
materials amongst others.
He added that the quantity
received are beyond expectation and
therefore use the occasion to applaud the Liberian
Community Association of Dallas for their
support to their Country.
He also disclosed reductions in
the amount of Ebola cases
reported at the ELWA ETU and attributed it to the
change in attitudes of Liberians.
Dr. Brown mentioned that the items
will be used for its
intended purposes and is calling on all Liberians not
to be complacent but continue in the fight
all safety measures as directed by the Ministry of
Health and International
medical experts. More...