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Pasadena Genocide Memorial Board Appoints New Chair, Announces Wells Fargo Grant

Pasadena Genocide Memorial Board Appoints New Chair, Announces Wells Fargo Grant

The Pasadena Armenian Genocide Memorial Committee last week appointed former Pasadena Police Chief Bernard Melekian as its interim chief and announced a grant for the construction of the monument from Well Fargo.

October 14th, 2014

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Central Valley Armenian Community to Break Ground on Genocide Monument

Central Valley Armenian Community to Break Ground on Genocide Monument

On Sunday, Nov. 2, the Armenian Community of the San Joaquin Valley will break ground on a monument dedicated to the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.

October 10th, 2014

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Armenia Awards Calif. Legislators Mkhitar Gosh Medal

Armenia Awards Calif. Legislators Mkhitar Gosh Medal

The Republic of Armenia has awarded California State Assemblymembers Adrin Nazarian, Khatcho Achadjian and Mike Gatto with the Mkhitar Gosh medal for their contributions to strengthening US-Armenia relations, President Serzh Sarkisian announced Monday.

October 8th, 2014

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Centennial Committee Begins Process for Building Museum in Calif.

Centennial Committee Begins Process for Building Museum in Calif.

Representatives of the Armenian Genocide Centennial Committee – Western USA (AGCC – WUSA) met on Monday, Sept. 29, with Glendale Mayor Zareh Sinanyan and City Manager Scott Ochoa to initiate the process of locating the Armenian American Museum of California in Glendale.

October 8th, 2014

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Attorney David Balabanian to Receive ANCA-WR’s ‘Advocate for Justice’ Award at Banquet

Attorney David Balabanian to Receive ANCA-WR’s ‘Advocate for Justice’ Award at Banquet

The Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region (ANCA-WR) has announced that attorney David M. Balabanian, Esq. will be honored with the ANCA-WR Advocate for Justice Award at its Annual Gala Banquet on Sunday, Nov. 2, at the world-famous Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills.

October 7th, 2014

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Armenian Film Project Seeks Backing on Kickstarter

Armenian Film Project Seeks Backing on Kickstarter

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, Stephanie Garoyan Ayanian and Storyshop Films are producing the documentary film “A New Armenia” to document Armenian American lives today.

October 7th, 2014

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Armenian International Women’s Association Honors Lily Ring Balian

Armenian International Women’s Association Honors Lily Ring Balian

The Los Angeles Affiliate of the Armenian International Women’s Association (AIWA) anticipate a capacity crowd to walk the red carpet on Saturday, Nov. 22, at the world renowned Beverly Hills Hotel.

October 6th, 2014

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Hollywood to Host Genocide Centennial Special Event Oct. 11

Hollywood to Host Genocide Centennial Special Event Oct. 11

A very special event dedicated to the Armenian Genocide Centennial, “Our Lands, Our Lands,” spearheaded by Hollywood ANC and organized by Ararat Foundation will take place on Saturday, Oct. 11, at 7 p.m., at St. Garabed Armenian Apostolic Church – Karapetian Hall at 1614 N. Alexandria Avenue in Hollywood, California.

October 6th, 2014

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ATP Anniversary to Feature Actor David Alpay and Artist Arthur Hovhannisyan

ATP Anniversary to Feature Actor David Alpay and Artist Arthur Hovhannisyan

The organizing committee of Armenia Tree Project’s 20th anniversary recently announced that actor David Alpay will be featured as a special guest at the Downtown Boston event.

October 6th, 2014

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Armenians Honor USC President for Championing USC Armenian Institute

Armenians Honor USC President for Championing USC Armenian Institute

The University of Southern California Institute of Armenian Studies Leadership Council marked its 10th year with a gala celebration in the presence of 600 guests and supporters, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, September 28.

October 3rd, 2014

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Noam Chomsky among Speakers at MIT Armenian Progressive Politics Forum

Noam Chomsky among Speakers at MIT Armenian Progressive Politics Forum

A distinguished line-up of speakers from Armenia, Turkey, Europe, and the United States examined Turkey, the media, Turkish-Armenian relations, and genocide reparations at the Armenians and Progressive Politics (APP) conference held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on Sept. 26-27.

October 3rd, 2014

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Maria Mehranian to Speak on California High Speed Rail

Maria Mehranian to Speak on California High Speed Rail

Building sustainable transportation infrastructure in California, “The California High Speed Rail” is the topic of the lecture hosted by the Armenian Engineers and Scientists of America (AESA).

October 2nd, 2014

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ANCA-WR, Woodbury University to Host Forum with LA Sheriff Candidate Jim McDonnell

ANCA-WR, Woodbury University to Host Forum with LA Sheriff Candidate Jim McDonnell

The Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region (ANCA-WR) and Woodbury University have partnered to host a community meet and greet and town hall meeting with Los Angeles County Sheriff candidate, Jim McDonnell, scheduled to take place on Thursday, Oct. 9, at Woodbury University in Burbank, California.

October 2nd, 2014

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AEF Supporters Raise $140,000 for New School in Armenia

AEF Supporters Raise $140,000 for New School in Armenia

The Armenian Educational Foundation (AEF) held its Donor Appreciation Dinner on September 7 at the home of Armen and Silva Golnazarians. This year, the funds raised will be used to construct a new school in Arevadasht Village in the Armavir Region of Armenia. Arevadasht is near the Turkish border and is located a few kilometers from Sardarabad.

September 30th, 2014

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