The Martin Luther King Jr. long weekend had an additional special meaning for some one hundred Armenian youth who gathered at AYF Camp Big Pines for their annual Winter Getaway. Organized by the Armenian Youth Federation’s Junior Central Council, the weekend attracted 75 AYF Junior member campers and about 25 AYF Senior member counselors.
The Armenian National Committee of America – Pasadena Chapter (ANCA – Pasadena) hosted its annual Holiday Reception on Thursday, Jan. 8, at the Armenian Center in Pasadena, California. City and state officials, supporters, friends, and prominent members of the Armenian American community were present to celebrate.
The efforts of Near East Relief, the unprecedented American campaign of international humanitarian assistance which saved and sustained hundreds of thousands of Armenian Genocide survivors from 1915 – 1930, was spotlighted this week at a Capitol Hill briefing hosted by the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA).