The City Council of the City of West Hollywood at its meeting on Monday, April 7, recognized the victims of the Armenian Genocide and the efforts of the Armenian-American community by adopting an annual Resolution commemorating April 24th as the day of Remembrance.
The Armenian Youth Federation – Western Region hosted a town hall meeting on Wednesday at the Krikor and Mariam Karamanoukian Glendale Youth Center. Hundreds were in attendance as representatives from the Armenian Revolutionary Federation, the Armenian National Committee of America, the Kessab Educational Association of Los Angeles, and the Syrian-Armenian Relief Fund presented information about the recent attacks on the predominantly Armenian town of Kessab, Syria, as well as Turkey’s involvement in the occurrences.
On Wednesday, April 9, the California State Assembly Education Committee unanimously passed Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian’s bill, AB 1915, requiring the inclusion of the Armenian Genocide in the list of studied subject areas for the adopted courses of study in Social Science for 7th to 12th grades, reported the Armenian National Committee of America Western Region (ANCA WR).
A newly formed Cowe Anniversary Committee, along with the Friends of UCLA Armenian Language and Culture Studies, will honor Prof. S. Peter Cowe at its annual banquet on June 1st, marking the 30th anniversary of his research and instruction in Armenian Studies. The event will take place at The London, a landmark hotel in West Hollywood, Los Angeles.
California State University, Northridge, was the site for the 13th Science Olympiad on Sunday, March 23, 2014. This annual event organized by the Science Olympiad Committee of the Armenian Engineers and Scientists of America (AESA) brings together Armenian students from different middle and high schools to showcase their completed science projects.