The Armenian National Committee of America Orange County Chapter members recently welcomed Jose Solorio, candidate for the 34th State Senate District, to the Orange County Armenian Center where they gave the current Community College Trustee and former State Assemblyman a tour of the facilities, and shared some historical information about all the Armenian community organizations working out of the Armenian Center.
The Society for Armenian Studies is pleased to announce the publication of Volume 22 (2013) of the Journal of the Society for Armenian Studies (JSAS). Edited by Dr. Sergio La Porta (California State University, Fresno), JSAS 22 contains several articles and communications from new contributors to the Journal.
Dr. Simon Payaslian, holder of the Charles K. and Elizabeth M. Kenosian Chair in Modern Armenian History and Literature at Boston University, will give a talk on “The Origins of the Armenian Community in New England and the Construction of Armenian-American ‘Cultural Congruence,’” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, September 12, in the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium, Room 191, on the Fresno State campus.
The Forty Martyrs Armenian Church has taken great strides since our last report sometime in the beginning of the year. Some of the accomplishments are noticeable immediately. However, collectively these undertakings will certainly have their long term effects on the community. The effects of the seemingly isolated accomplishments have already left marks of success in the community.
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.