The New American Alliance is a referral program to help foreign-born individuals locate and access resources in the St. Louis area. Anyone can contact the New American Alliance with questions about where to find services geared towards people from other cultures and language backgrounds.The project is supported by a generous grant from Missouri Foundation for Health, a major regional resource that works with communities and non-profits to generate and accelerate positive changes in health. As a catalyst for change, the Foundation improves the health of Missourians through partnership, experience, knowledge, and funding.

The New American Alliance was founded by five partners: the Asian American Chamber of CommerceCasa de SaludHispanic Chamber of Commercethe International Institute, and the St. Louis Mosaic Project.


The mission of the New American Alliance is to connect foreign-born individuals and their families to crucial services so that they can live and thrive in St. Louis.


The vision of the New American Alliance is a cosmopolitan St. Louis whose diversity and culture drive a dynamic and economically vibrant region.

Staff and Advisers

Anna Crosslin

President and CEO, International Institute of St. Louis

Betsy Cohen

Executive Director, St. Louis Mosaic Project

Karlos Ramirez

President and CEO, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan St. Louis

Al Li

President, Asian American Chamber of Commerce of St. Louis


The Immigrant Service Provider Network

The New American Alliance regularly refers to members of the Immigrant Service Provider Network (ISPN), which supports the foreign-born and their families in the St. Louis region by increasing community resources, advocating for inclusive policies and services, and educating residents and providers. For more information, click here.

The Clark-Fox Family Foundation

Founded in 2004, the Clark-Fox Family Foundation supports the growth and prosperity of the St. Louis metropolitan region through research, program development and investments in Pre-K to 12, higher education, public health, immigration, social justice and racial equity, community leadership, and entrepreneurship. The Foundation prioritizes programs and investments that empower the end user and leverage each other for broader access and greater impact for our children and community. For more information, click here.