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ANCA LSI 2015 intern Erik Khzmalyan with NKR Representative to the US Robert Avetisyan

Destination Washington! Via Yerevan, Newport, Los Angeles, and Marshall

Destination Washington! Via Yerevan, Newport, Los Angeles, and Marshall

I have lived in various cities in the past several years: all the way from my hometown Yerevan to a small town in Oregon, then from Los Angeles to Marshall, Minnesota. These constant trips, of course, helped me to gain a valuable experience, meet some bright people, expand my horizons, and finally fill my life with exhilarating adventures. But as an aspiring diplomat, I bore in mind that working or interning in Washington DC was a must so I made it my goal to settle in DC for a couple months.

A Syrian-Armenian girl, just one of thousands now living in Armenia (Eric Grigorian/Polaris)

#RootsForRefugees Campaign Reaches 68% Funding Goal

The Armenian Redwood Project (ARP), an innovative, non-profit social enterprise alliance that intends to improve the lives and well-being of the thousands of Syrian refugees impacted by the ravaging war in Syria, is excited to announce that its #RootsForRefugees crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo.com received a major gift from the San Francisco-Bay Area Armenian Genocide Centennial Committee, moving the campaign needle to $20,411 in funds raised, which is 68% of the campaign goal of $30,000.

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