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AYF Voices Opposition to Protocols to Consul General

Members of the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) visited the Armenian Consul General’s office in Los Angeles on September 14 to voice their opposition to the announced protocols between Armenia and Turkey. Consul General Grigor Hovhannessyan met with a representative from the delegation and discussed some of the points of contention put forth by the AYF.

Town-Hall to Discuss Implications of 9th Circuit Decision on Genocide Life Insurance Recovery Law

The Armenian National Committee Western Region (ANC-WR) Legal Research Task Force, in conjunction with the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) Western Region, and the Shant Student Association, will be hosting a public briefing to inform, answer questions, and discuss the implications of the recent 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision regarding California’s Armenian Genocide Life Insurance recovery law.

“Stop the Protocols” Campaign to Protest Swiss Consulate Friday

The “Stop the Protocols” Campaign, a broad-based coalition of Armenian youth groups and organizations across the United States, will be holding its first direct action against the Turkey-Armenia protocols at the Swiss Consulate in Los Angeles on Friday September 18 from 9 AM – 12 PM. (11766 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90025)

Armenians And Progressive Politics Conference To Cover Topics on Economic Justice

“Armenians and Progressive Politics” is well underway to present its second annual conference on the West Coast. The central theme of the conference is the current economic turmoil. It aims to analyze the systemic crisis of capitalism, discuss the socio-economic conditions of the working class people, and explore ways of furthering alternatives and progressive campaigns both locally and internationally.

Jane Harman Challenger, Marcy Winograd, Pledges Support For Armenian American Issues

Democrat Marcy Winograd, who will be challenging genocide denier Jane Harman in a primary race next year in California’s 36th Congressional District, has pledged her full support on a variety of issues important to her prospective Armenian American constituents. Harman made national headlines in 2007 when she secretly wrote a letter in opposition to the Armenian Genocide resolution to the Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, while still being listed as a “cosponsor” of the human rights legislation.