Schiff, Colleagues Urge Calif. Senate to Pass Turkey Divestment Bill

(ASBAREZ) WASHINGTON—Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and nine of his Congressional colleagues from California sent a letter this week to California State Senate President Pro Tempore Kevin De León in support of California Assembly Bill 1597, which would Continue reading / Ամբողջը →

California Senate Select Committee Urges Support for LAX-Yerevan Direct Flights

Sacramento, CA. – On June 6, 2017, California State Senator Anthony Portantino submitted a letter to Deborah Flint, Chief Executive Officer of Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) supporting direct LAX-Yerevan (EVN) Flights on behalf of the Senate Continue reading / Ամբողջը →

CA State Assembly Votes to Divest from Turkey

— ANCA-WR and AYF-WR Welcome Passage of Assemblyman Adrin Nazarian’s Measure (AB 1597); Expand Efforts to Secure CA Senate Passage

SACRAMENTO, CA — With overwhelming bipartisan support, the California State Assembly adopted Assemblyman Adrin Nazarian’s Continue reading / Ամբողջը →

Rep. Fortenberry Meets With Religious, Community Leaders at Western Prelacy

(ASBAREZ, June 2) LA CRESCENTA, Calif.—The Western Prelate Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian hosted a reception at the Western Prelacy on May 27, in honor of Nebraska Congressman Jeff Fortenberry, with the presence of religious and lay leaders including Continue reading / Ամբողջը →

LA Chamber of Commerce Cancels Turkey Business Forum in Response to Krekorian’s Concerns

(ASBAREZ) LOS ANGELES—The Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce on Monday announced the cancellation of the “Los Angeles Turkey Business Forum,” scheduled for Thursday, May 25. Billed as a round-table meeting with CEOs and board members from 12 of the most Continue reading / Ամբողջը →

Portantino’s Earmark for Armenian Genocide Education Passes Senate Subcommittee

(ASBAREZ) SACRAMENTO – Senator Anthony J. Portantino announced the addition of $16 million in the State Senate Education Budget Subcommittee spending plan to fund the History-Social Science curriculum framework, which includes teacher training for the Continue reading / Ամբողջը →

ANCA-WR Congratulates and Commends Candidates in LA Municipal Elections

LOS ANGELES, CA–The Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region (ANCA-WR) congratulates Gil Cedillo, Monica Rodriguez, Nick Melvoin, and Kelly Gonez on their election victories during Tuesday’s LA General Election, commends Karo Continue reading / Ամբողջը →

Texas Becomes 46th U.S. State to Recognize Armenian Genocide

Austin, TX — The Texas House of Representatives passed House Resolution 191, titled “Recognizing the Armenian genocide,” today, thus making The Lone Star State the 46th state in the USA to officially classify and commemorate the 1915-1923 annihilation of Continue reading / Ամբողջը →