The Armenian National Committee of America recently sat down with Hovig Saghdejian’s sister, Nayiri Saghdejian, to learn more about why her father Apo Saghdejian and she chose to establish a living legacy in Hovig’s memory.
During its July 14 meeting, the California State Board of Education (“CSBE”) adopted a new History-Social Studies curriculum framework which will serve as guidelines for public school teachers.
Members of Washington, DC’s diplomatic, international finance, government, and public policy communities joined Armenian-American leaders at an Armenian National Committee of America roundtable talk to explore strategies to expand U.S.-Armenia trade and investment and grow Armenia’s economy.
The Armenian National Committee of America welcomed Representatives Jackie Speier and David Valadao as new Co-Chairs of the Congressional Armenian Caucus who will serve alongside current Co-Chairs Congressmen Frank Pallone and Robert Dold – as well as Representatives Adam Schiff and David Trott as Vice-Chairs of the Caucus.
The full Senate Appropriations Committee, on Wednesday – following the lead of Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) – voiced their continued support for direct U.S. aid to Nagorno-Karabakh.
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed into law HB4493 mandating the teaching of the Armenian Genocide and Holocaust (as well as other genocides) in Michigan public schools.
Central Valley, California Congressmen David Valadao (R-CA) and Jim Costa (D-CA) welcomed Pope Francis’ trip to Armenia this weekend, highlighting the global importance of his impending visit to the Armenian Genocide Memorial (Tsitsernakabert).
Former Republican Congresswoman Jean Schmidt faces a $2,500 fine for not reporting legal assistance provided by a pro-Turkish group, reported the Cincinnati Enquirer.
Recent graduates looking to start careers in Washington, DC are encouraged to apply to the Fall 2016 session of the ANCA’s Hovig Apo Saghdejian Capital Gateway Program
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) swore in its new Mission Director for Armenia, Deborah Grieser, a veteran of humanitarian and developmental missions across the globe.