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LA Community Colleges Board Prepares for Genocide Education on Campuses

LA Community Colleges Board Prepares for Genocide Education on Campuses

During a special meeting on Wednesday, the Los Angeles Community Colleges District Board of Trustees adopted a resolution designating the month of April 2015 as “Los Angeles Community College District Month of Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide of 1915” reported the Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region.

August 21st, 2014

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Barsoumian to Assume Editorship of Armenian Weekly

Barsoumian to Assume Editorship of Armenian Weekly

Armenian Weekly assistant editor Nanore Barsoumian will assume the editorship of the Armenian Weekly newspaper, the Hairenik Association announced today.

August 21st, 2014

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Writer Aram Saroyan to Speak at St. James Ladies Society Luncheon

Writer Aram Saroyan to Speak at St. James Ladies Society Luncheon

The St. James Ladies Society of St. James Armenian Apostolic Church of Los Angeles, are proud to announce that noted award winning writer and poet Aram Saroyan, son of author William Saroyan, will be the guest speaker at their 47th Annual Country Store and Luncheon.

August 21st, 2014

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AAMS Accepting Scholarship Applications

AAMS Accepting Scholarship Applications

The Armenian American Medical Society (AAMS) is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for the 2014 – 2015 academic year.

August 19th, 2014

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A Part of Something Bigger

A Part of Something Bigger

Looking back, I got so much more out of this internship than I expected. The internship was specifically catered to help us grow as individuals.

August 18th, 2014

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USC Dean Appoints New Armenian Institute Director and Faculty

USC Dean Appoints New Armenian Institute Director and Faculty

On August 14, the University of Southern California’s Dornsife College of Letters Arts and Sciences Dean Steve Kay announced the appointment of Salpi Ghazarian as director of USC Dornsife’s Institute of Armenian Studies (IAS) at a gathering of the IAS leadership council and supporters.

August 18th, 2014

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Armenian Presbyterian Church to Hold ‘A Night in Armenia’

Armenian Presbyterian Church to Hold ‘A Night in Armenia’

California’s oldest Armenian Congregation will hold a special missions night to receive up-to-the-minute reports on current conditions in the Republic of Armenia.

August 18th, 2014

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City of Los Angeles Adopts Resolution Commending ABMDR

City of Los Angeles Adopts Resolution Commending ABMDR

On the occasion of the 15th anniversary of the Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry (ABMDR), the Los Angeles City Council honored the organization by adopting a Resolution commending its life-saving mission.

August 18th, 2014

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AYF Western Region Launches Redesigned Website

AYF Western Region Launches Redesigned Website

As we enter a new age of mass communication, social interaction, and activism fueled by the internet, it is clear that organizations such as the Armenian Youth Federation, with a purpose to unite, engage and educate, must be better equipped to those ends.

August 15th, 2014

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Gulen-Linked Schools in Calif. to be Investigated by State

Gulen-Linked Schools in Calif. to be Investigated by State

The Joint Legislative Audit Committee on Thursday approved a statewide audit of the Magnolia Science Academies of California, which runs 12 tax payer-funded charter schools in the state that have ties to the Gueln Institute, affiliated to the Turkish cleric Fettulah Gulen.

August 15th, 2014

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Community Joins Together to Celebrate 15th Anniversary of ABMDR

Community Joins Together to Celebrate 15th Anniversary of ABMDR

Match for Life, the annual Gala of the Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry (ABMDR), celebrated the 15th anniversary of the organization. More than 400 supporters, reflecting a cross section of the Los Angeles Armenian community and including church and community leaders, elected officials, and representatives of various health organizations, attended the jubilant event, which was held on the night of August 10, 2014, at the Glendale Hilton, in Glendale, California.

August 14th, 2014

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Hovnanian School Seeks Principal

Hovnanian School Seeks Principal

The Hovnanian School, a private, not-for-profit, non-sectarian, co-educational, multilingual, accredited day school, seeks a new principal to take an already culturally and academically vibrant school into a bright future.

August 12th, 2014

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Americans for Artsakh Condemns Baku’s Aggression

Americans for Artsakh Condemns Baku’s Aggression

Americans for Artsakh has condemned Azerbaijan’s recent aggression along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh) Republic armed forces and the Armenian-Azerbaijani border.

August 11th, 2014

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Armenian, Assyrian Communities Condemn Attacks in Middle East

Armenian, Assyrian Communities Condemn Attacks in Middle East

Armenian National Committee of America Eastern Region (ANCA ER) activists joined with leaders of the Assyrian, Chaldean and Syriac communities to rally international support for ending targeted attacks against their brethren in Iraq and Syria during a peaceful protest held in front of the United Nations Headquarters.

August 11th, 2014

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