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ANCC Participates in a Roundtable Dialogue with the Prime Minister

TORONTO–The Prime Minister of Canada, Stephen Harper, joined 16 multicultural community leaders in a roundtable meeting on September 18 to discuss issues of concern to their respective communities. Among the participants were representatives of the Ahmadi, Armenian, Chinese, Jewish, Korean, Polish, Somali, Ukrainian and Vietnamese communities. Aris Babikian, executive director of the Armenian National Committee

ARF Takes Part in ‘Propaganda Wars’ Conference in Moscow

MOSCOW (ARF Press Service)–The Armenian Revolutionary Federation participated last week in a conference entitled “Propaganda Wars in Modern Times” attended by members of the Russian Duma, the Federated Council, international and Russian experts, as well as members of the press at the newly-established “Fair World” institute. In his presentation, the ARF representative and Executive Director

Burbank Community Festival Set for Sunday

BURBANK–The Burbank Armenian Center is pleased to invite you to its first Annual Community Festival, on Sunday, October 12, 2008 at Robert E. Gross Park in Burbank from 11a.m. to 5 p.m. The official program and opening remarks will take place from 1:00pm ‘s 2.00pm. Congressman Adam Schiff, Assemblymember Paul Krekorian, Deputy Consul General of

With Politics on Their Minds, New Class of Capital Gateway Fellows Begin Journey on the Hill

WASHINGTON–The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) Capital Gateway Program welcomed five new participants to the nation’s capital this month, each eager to embark on careers in politics and public policy. Now in its fifth consecutive year, the Gateway Program helps applicants attain exciting internships and challenging full-time public policy jobs in the nation’s capital.

New McCain Armenian Voter Outreach Fails to Outline Policy Positions

WASHINGTON–Senator John McCain Tuesday issued an open letter to Armenian American voters, seeking their support for his presidential campaign, but failing to outline his stands on core Armenian American issues, reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA). Tuesday’s letter, released by the McCain-Palin campaign, echoed the same themes as Senator McCain’s correspondence this February

Kassakhian Addresses Need for Political Involvement at Pasadena ANC Town Hall

Pasadena, CA–The city known nationally for hosting the annual Rose Bowl football game and Tournament of Roses Parade was the site of a town hall meeting on grassroots political involvement recently organized by the local Pasadena chapter of the Armenian National Committee. The town hall meeting featured Glendale City Clerk Ardashes Kassakhianm who discussed why

Assemblymember de Leon Joins Hollywood ANC for Town Hall Meeting

HOLLYWOOD–Assemblymember Kevin De Leon (D-45) joined the Armenian American community of Hollywood on Thursday, September 18, 2008 at a town hall meeting organized by the Armenian National Committee of Hollywood. Held at Shoghanalian Hall in Little Armenia, the meeting served as a forum for the Assemblymember to update the community regarding his efforts on their

Armenia, ANCC Attend OSCE Parliamentary Assembly in Toronto

TORONTO –Four delegates from Armenia attend the Organization of Organizations for Security Co-operation in Europe Parliamentary Assembly’s three-day fall meeting on Sep. 18 here. The Armenian delegation consisted of head of delegation Aram Safarian, Prosperous Armenia; Khachig Harutiunian, Orinats Yergir; Larisa Alaverdian, Heritage; and Anahit Gasparyan, head of international organizations department at the National Assembly

Menendez Hammers Turkey’s ‘Historical Commission’ Proposal

Watch the Video WASHINGTON–New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez pressed U.S. Ambassador to Turkey nominee James Jeffrey on Wednesday to explain the Administration’s apparent renewed backing for Turkey’s widely discredited push for a “historical commission” on the Armenian Genocide, reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA). The move comes despite the State Department’s pledge, made