Ghazarian, Nazarian to Headline ANCA-SF Hye Tad Evening ANCA-SF’s Hye Tad Evening

SAN FRANCISCO—The Armenian National Committee of America — San Francisco Bay Area (ANCA-SF) is pleased to announce that Garo Ghazarian, Esq., Chairman of the Armenian Bar Association, and special guest Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian (D-Sherman Oaks) will headline the organization’s annual Hye Tad Evening on Saturday, March 1, 2014, in San Francisco. Continue reading / Ամբողջը →

“Armenian Genocide Truth and Justice Act” Making its Rounds on Capitol Hill and in the Community

By: Joseph Kazazian

The Armenian National Committee of America- Western Region (ANCA-WR) has been hard at work discussing and promoting the new, groundbreaking Armenian Genocide Truth and Justice Act (H.Res. 227). As a result, Armenian-Americans across the country have been calling on their members of congress to join in support of H.Res 227. Continue reading / Ամբողջը →

California Assembly Unanimously Approves Genocide Curriculum Bill

SACRAMENTO— Despite heavy opposition by pro-Turkey lobbying groups, the California State Assembly voted unanimously, today, to pass Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian’s bill, AB 659, encouraging schools to use oral histories when teaching about the Armenian Genocide. AB 659 will now move on to State Senate for consideration. Continue reading / Ամբողջը →

Armenian Genocide Curriculum Bill Clears Second Hurdle in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO—Assembly member Adrin Nazarian’s Armenian Genocide education bill overcame yet another hurdle on Thursday at the State Capitol. One week earlier, the California State Assembly’s Education Committee had passed AB 659 by a unanimous vote, at which time Assembly member Katcho Achadjian lent his support by joining Nazarian as a principal co-author of the measure. Continue reading / Ամբողջը →

ANCA-Western Region 2013 Annual Report
ANCA-Western Region 2013 Annual Report

ANCA-WR Mission Statement
The Armenian National Committee of America-Western Region is the largest Armenian American grassroots advocacy organization in the Western United States. Working in coordination with a network of offices, chapters, and supporters throughout the Western United States and affiliated organizations around the country, the ANCA-WR works to promote understanding regarding issues of concern to the Armenian American community. Continue reading / Ամբողջը →

City of Highland Reaffirms Its Commitment to its Sister-City Partnership with Berdzor Despite Attempts by Azerbaijan

ANCA_WR_LOGOHIGHLAND, CA — Under outside pressure from the Consulate of Azerbaijan, City of Highland Councilmember Jody Scott unsuccessfully attempted on December 10, 2013, to overturn a previous unanimous Council decision to establish a sister-city partnership with Berdzor, Nagorno Karabagh. Continue reading / Ամբողջը →