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ANCA Leo Sarkisian Intern Focus: Dzovak Kazandjian

WASHINGTON–Dzovak Kazandjian, a member of the South Bay ANC and a participant in this year’s Leo Sarkisian Internship (LSI) program, is in Washington this summer working to advance the Armenian Cause. Dzovak was selected in May of this year to be one of four individuals from California to serve in the distinguished ANCA "Leo Sarkisian"

ANCA Welcomes House Adoption of Sudan Divestment Measure

WASHINGTON–In yet another blow to Khartoum’s genocidal regime, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed legislation this week which would protect the rights of states to divest from Sudan and prohibit U.S. government contracts with companies that disproportionately benefit the Sudanese government, reported the Armenian National Committee of America. The legislation, H.R.180, which was sponsored by

ANCA Intern Focus: West San Fernando Valley’s Shant Hagopian

WASHINGTON–Shant Hagopian, a member of the West San Fernando Valley ANC and a participant in this year’s Leo Sarkisian Internship program, is in Washington this summer supporting the Armenian Cause. Shant was selected in May of this year to be one of four individuals from California to serve in the distinguished ANCA "Leo Sarkisian" Internship

ANC-WR Annual Banquet Drawing Major Support from Prominent Political and Community Leaders

LOS ANGELES–The ANC-WR Annual Banquet set for September of this year in Los Angeles has reached a new milestone by attracting unprecedented support from Members of Congress and prominent community leaders months before the marquee event is held. The largest gathering of Armenian American political leaders and public officials in the State of California is

ANC West Valley Attends Campaign Kick Off Party Lauritzen’s Re-Election Bid to School Board

ENCINO–Members of the Armenian National Committee Western Region–West Valley Chapter on Feb.3 attended the campaign kick off party for Los Angeles Unified School District Board Member, Jon Lauritzen a strong supporter of the Armenian community and specifically the San Fernando Valley, is up for re-election on March 6 in a closely contested election. Jon Lauritzen

Burbank ANC Armenian Christmas Event a Big Success

More than 75 guests, including Burbank’s Police and Fire chiefs, the Burbank City Manager, five of seven candidates running for the Burbank City Council, Council Member Dr. David Gordon, Burbank board and commission members, and officials from the Burbank Unified School District were part of a dinner on January 8 hosted by the Burbank Armenian

ANC Task Force Begins Assessment of Candidates for 43rd State Assembly District

Candidate: Paul Krekorian GLENDALE–The Armenian National Committee 43rd District Task Force held its first meeting with candidate Paul Krekorian on November 30 at the Armenian National Committee-Western Region (ANC-WR) offices to discuss his candidacy in the 2006 State Assembly elections. As one of the first steps in completing this assessment–the 43rd District Task Force began

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