Comcast’s ‘Newsmakers’ Interviews Genocide Education Project Board Member

SAN FRANCISCO—Comcast Cable “Newsmakers” California network broadcast is featuring an interview with Genocide Education Project (GenEd) board member, Roxanne Makasdjian, about GenEd’s efforts to promote instruction on the Armenian Genocide in schools. In the four and a half minute interview, veteran Bay Area television anchorwoman, Barbara Rogers and Makasdjian discuss the history of the Armenian Genocide, why so many haven’t learned about it, and the services offered by GenEd to help teachers incorporate lessons on the Armenian Genocide into their classrooms. The interview will be replayed multiple times on Comcast Cable and appears on its website. It can also be viewed on the GenEd YouTube page.

The Genocide Education Project is a nonpartisan, nonprofit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) educational organization that assists educators in teaching about human rights and genocide, particularly the Armenian Genocide, by developing and distributing instructional materials, providing access to teaching resources and organizing educational workshops. For more information about The Genocide Education Project, go to


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