ANCA Backers Rally to Re-Elect Rep. Valadao

— Fresno Legislator Visits LA for Discussion of his Work in Support of Artsakh De-Mining and the Baroness Cox Rehabilitation Center

LOS ANGELES, CA – Friends, supporters, and leaders of the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) joined together Tuesday to honor Congressional Armenian Caucus Republican Co-Chair David Valadao’s (R-CA) exemplary legislative leadership in advancing the health and safety of the citizens of the Artsakh Republic (Nagorno Karabakh).
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Armenian National Committee of Southern Illinois Endorses David Bequette for U.S. Congress

COLUMBIA, Ill.—The Armenian National Committee (ANC) of Southern Illinois announced Monday its endorsement of David Bequette, Democratic candidate for Illinois 12th Congressional District, representing the 12 counties that make up the southern tip of Illinois.

“Mr. Bequette will be a very strong supporter of initiatives important to the Armenian Community in Congress. He is supportive of Genocide Recognition, Independence for the Armenians of Artsakh, as well as the development of a Tax Treaty between Armenia and the United States, amongst several other initiatives,” stated ANC Southern Illinois Chairman Steve Hagopian.
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Greek and Armenian Americans Press U.S. Senators to Block F-35 Sale to Turkey

WASHINGTON, DC – The Hellenic American Leadership Council (HALC) and the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) have launched a national advocacy campaign encouraging U.S. Senators to block a planned sale of U.S. F-35 stealth fighters to Turkey’s increasingly erratic and anti-American Erdogan regime.

This joint Hellenic-Armenian American initiative – the most recent in a series of ANCA-HALC advocacy campaigns – warns Senators against the dangers of providing Erdogan with advanced weapons that he may turn against our allies – including Greece, Cyprus, Israel, and Armenia – and, possibly even U.S. forces. The campaign also raises alarms regarding the likelihood that Turkey may leak highly classified F-35 technology to adversaries, including Iran and Russia.
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ANCA OC Screening of Women of 1915 a Huge Success

More than 250 people attend Tuesday night showing with Bared Maronian

SANTA ANA, Calif.—The much-anticipated Orange County screening of Bared Maronian’s documentary, “Women of 1915,” hosted by the Armenian National Committee of America Orange County chapter took place Tuesday night, January 30 at Gugasian Hall, Forty Martyrs Armenian church with a capacity crowd of over 250 community members and elected officials.
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ANCA-WR to Celebrate 3 Distinguished Armenian Educators

LOS ANGELES —The Armenian National Committee- Western Region Education Committee announced Friday that it will be celebrating three distinguished California educators of Armenian descent at the Second Annual Awards Luncheon to be held on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at De Luxe Banquet Hall in Burbank.

Last year, the ANCA-WR Education Committee honored Zaruhy “Sara” Chitjian with the Armenian Genocide Education Legacy Award. The Zaruhy “Sara” Chitjian Armenian Genocide Education Award was named in her honor and is presented to outstanding educators of Armenian descent who have gone above and beyond to teach and preserve Armenian history, culture, and voices of victims and survivors of the Armenian Genocide, just as she did as an educator throughout her life.
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Opening the Gates: ANCA Capital Gateway Program Welcomes New Winter 2018 Class

ANCA and ANCA-WR Team Share Benefits of Nationwide Youth Development Initiatives at ALL-ASA Leadership Retreat

WASHINGTON—The Armenian National Committee of America kicked off its 2018 youth empowerment agenda by welcoming the latest Hovig Apo Saghdejian Capital Gateway (CGP) class, a group of talented recent graduates committed to launching professional careers in Washington’s competitive public policy job market. Six out of six of the Fall 2017 fellows are working professionally in the Washington, DC policy sector, five having already secured permanent full-time positions.

“There are few better ways to start a new year than helping goal-oriented recent graduates secure career opportunities in our nation’s capital,” remarked ANCA Program Director Tereza Yerimyan. “We are proud of the success of our fellows over the course of the past year and are encouraged by the participation of our alumni as seminar leaders and mentors, furthering the career opportunities for our fellows.”
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ՀՅԴ Պատուիրակութիւն Մը Տեսակցեցաւ Հայաստանի Դեսպան Գրիգոր Յովհաննիսեանի Հետ

ՈՒԱՇԻՆԿԹԸՆ.- Շաբաթ, Յունուար 13ի յետմիջօրէին, ՀՅԴ պատուիրակութիւն մը տեսակցութիւն ունեցաւ Միացեալ Նահանգներու մօտ Հայաստանի Հանրապետութեան դեսպան Գրիգոր Յովհաննիսեանի հետ։
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Pallone Breaking Down Barriers to Expanded U.S.-Artsakh Ties

ANCA-Backed “U.S.-Artsakh Travel and Communication Resolution” Encourages US-Artsakh Visits and Dialogue at All Levels; Endorses Royce-Engel Proposals to Strengthen Cease-Fire

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressional Armenian Caucus founding Co-Chair Frank Pallone (D-NJ) today called on his Congressional colleagues to break down artificial barriers to unrestricted travel and open communication between the United States and Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh), with the introduction of the U.S.-Artsakh Travel and Communication Resolution, reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA).
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ANCA Backers Start 2018 by Sending Over 15,000 Targeted Emails To Capitol Hill

Rapid Responders Deliver Pro-Armenian Messages with Speed and Impact

WASHINGTON—Pro-Armenian activists from Alaska and Arizona to Maine and Montana responded to an Armenian National Committee of America action alert last week by sending over 15,000 messages to federal officials on Capitol Hill in support of the Armenian American policy priorities.
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ANCA Outlines 2018 Advocacy Priorities

Cross-Platform Policy Presentation Calls for Grassroots Action at anca.org/2018

WASHINGTON—The Armenian National Committee of America shared its 2018 Armenian American policy priorities in an in-depth video presentation featuring “asks” of the U.S. government regarding a secure Artsakh Republic, a just resolution of the Armenian Genocide, and stronger U.S.-Armenia economic, political and military ties.

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