Since our inception in July of 1985—over thirty years ago—Alliance for Multicultural Community Services has transformed the lives of countless refugees. Follow the pathway below to learn more about Alliance’s history!
Alliance for Multicultural Community Services is founded through a union of Cambodian, Ethiopian, Laotian and Vietnamese refugee organizations
The agency is incorporated as a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation under the name of Refugee Services Alliance
Begins to offer adjustment counseling services to refugees in Harris County
Alliance becomes a Resettlement Agency affiliated with ECDC (Ethiopian Community Development Council) which has a cooperative agreement with the Department of State and the Office of Refugee Resettlement
The agency changes its name from Refugee Services Alliance (RSA) to Alliance for Multicultural Community Services (AMCS)
Alliance buys its own building to house the agency
Alliance for Multicultural Community Services is ranked among the top 25 charitable non-profits organizations in the Greater Houston area by the Houston Business Journal
Alliance becomes the largest resettlement agency in Texas
Alliance Language Network and AMCS Driving School programs evolve into social enterprise business units
The Community Cloth becomes an Alliance program after merging with the agency
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