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Los Angeles Mayor and City Council Call On Congress to Adopt Genocide Resolution

LOS ANGELES–The Armenian National Committee – Western Region, joined by members of the Los Angeles area Armenian American community, attended a special session of the Los Angeles City Council last Tuesday, where the City Council unanimously approved a resolution in support of passage of H. Res. 106, the Congressional measure affirming America’s historical record on

ANC-WR Annual Banquet Celebrates Unprecedented Year of Grassroots Achievemen’s

LOS ANGELES–More than 1000 supporters of the Armenian National Committee ‘s Western Region gathered on Sunday, September 30 to celebrate a landmark year of grassroots activism at the Universal Sheraton in Universal City, California. This year’s banquet highlighted an unprecedented year of Armenian American advocacy in the name of human rights and ending the cycle

Menendez, Kenney, Shirvanian Honored at ANC-WR Banquet

LOS ANGELES–More than 1,000 supporters of the Armenian National Committee ‘s Western Region gathered Sunday to celebrate a landmark year of grassroots activism at the Universal Sheraton in Universal City. Senator Robert Menendez (NJ), recipient of the ANC-WR’s “Man of the Year” award, addressed the sold out audience and discussed the enormous obligation of all

Canadian Secretary of State to Attend ANC-WR Annual Banquet

LOS ANGELES–The Armenian National Committee-Western Region is set to welcome Secretary of State for Multiculturalism and Canadian Identity Jason Kenney, who will be attending the ANC-WR Annual Banquet on behalf of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper. The ANC-WR is presenting its prestigious "Freedom Award" for Prime Minister Harper’s principled stand on securing recognition of the

AYF and ANC Join Together in Letter Writing Campaign to Congress

LOS ANGELES–Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) members from across the Western United States are writing letters to their elected federal representatives to urge them to pass the Armenian Genocide Resolution (H. Res. 106). The letter writing campaign is being coordinated with the Armenian National Committee – Western Region and local ANC chapters across the region. "We

Glendale ANC Chapter Launches New Website

GLENDALE–The Armenian National Committee – Glendale Chapter announced today he launch of its new website designed to further enhance community outreach efforts by creating a place to obtain up to date information on current Armenian-American issues and get involved locally. The website can be found on the internet at The launching of this website

Local ANC Chapter Meet With Congressional Representatives

LOS ANGELES–During the past two weeks, Armenian National Committee-Western Region chapters of Orange County, San Diego and Riverside County held meetings with Congressional representatives and discussed issues of concern to the Armenian-American community. Members of the Armenian National Committee of Orange County on August 24 met with Congressman Ed Royce at his District Offices in

Armenian American Issues Promoted at California Republican Party Summer Convention

PALM SPRINGS–The Armenian National Committee-Western Region and the Foundation for Economic Development (FED) participated in the semi-annual California Republican Party convention this past weekend in Palm Springs. ANC-WR Community Relations Director, Haig Hovsepian was joined by community activists William Bairamian, Marie Ghanime, and Savada Simounian-Khygani to help raise awareness about Armenian American issues ‘s particularly