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Get Counted! Vote from home or on May 16

From the silver screen and the streets to the ballot box. Get Counted! Watch then Vote from home or on Election Day, May 16. Details at it | Vote Karo Torossian Moms for Steve Zimmer for LAUSD School Board Imelda Padilla#EveryVoteCounts #HyeVotes #Elections #LA #Vote #LAUSD #CD7

Posted by ANCA Western Region on Wednesday, May 3, 2017
5/4 Update for the May 16th Elections

Watch Elen Asatryan discuss the upcoming #LA May16th Elections with newly elected #Glendale Citycouncilmember Vrej Agajanian on AABC TV. Share it | Spread the Word | Vote from Home or on Election DayDetails at #HyeVotes

Posted by ANCA Western Region on Friday, May 5, 2017

Voting from home in the May 16th #LA #Elections? Here is a quick video on how to successfully complete your ballot. Remember to mark #60 Karo Torossian, #91 Steve Zimmer for School Board 2017 and #95 Imelda Padilla.Want to vote from home, but haven't received a ballot? Request one before the May 9th deadline at #HyeVotes

Posted by ANCA Western Region on Saturday, May 6, 2017
LA Councilmember Paul Krekorian Urges Participation in LA May ...

Watch then join #LA Councilmember Paul Krekorian in spreading the word about the importance of each and every vote in the upcoming May 16th LA #Elections that will shape the future of our community and our city for generations to come. Share it | Vote from home or on May 16th | Make your own message and spread the word.Vote Karo Torossian Steve Zimmer Imelda PadillaElection Details at #HyeVotes #Vote

Posted by ANCA Western Region on Friday, May 5, 2017


June 22, 2017 in News

Rohrabacher Calls Erdogan a ‘Tyrant and Radical Islamist’ in Meeting with ANCA OC Leaders

Huntington Beach, CA – The Armenian National Committee of America – Orange County Chapter (ANCA-OC) commended Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) for his principled leadership in calling national attention and securing broad bi-partisan condemnation of the May 16th brutal beating of peaceful protesters by Turkish President Recep Erdogan’s security forces in Washington, DC.   During a June 16th meeting, Rep. Rohrabacher, who serves as Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia and Emerging Threats, told ANCA-OC members that, “The government of Turkey is proving itself to be not just a threat to Armenians, but a threat to freedom loving people everywhere. President Erdogan is a tyrant and radical Islamist. It’s time for the United States to give serious consideration to adjusting our priorities and alliances… Read More
June 16, 2017 in News

ANCA-WR Statement on Funding for the Armenian American Museum and Statewide Genocide Education

 GLENDALE–The Armenian National Committee of America-Western Region issued a statement Thursday praising California Legislators for their efforts in securing funding for the Armenian American Museum and statewide Genocide education. Below is the text of that statement: On Thursday, June 15, 2017, the California State Legislature adopted a budget with considerable attention given to the Armenian-American community. The Armenian National Committee of America Western Region (ANCA-WR) is very grateful to each and every California State Assemblymember and Senator who worked so hard to negotiate and to pass today’s State budget which includes significant funding of $10 million for the implementation of the Genocide education curriculum framework and a total of $4 million for the Armenian American Museum. The ANCA-WR is especially thankful to Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian… Read More
June 9, 2017 in News

California Senate Select Committee Voices Support for LAX-Yerevan Direct Flights

Sacramento, CA. – On June 6, 2017, California State Senator Anthony Portantino submitted a letter to Deborah Flint, Chief Executive Officer of Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) supporting direct LAX-Yerevan (EVN) Flights on behalf of the Senate Select Committee on California – Armenia and Artsakh Mutual Trade, Art and Cultural Exchange. The Armenian National Committee of America-Western Region (ANCA-WR) and LAWA have been recently engaging in promising dialogue regarding the establishment of direct flights between the two cities. “We welcome Senator Portantino’s pro-active leadership and thank all of those who joined in this bipartisan expression of support for the ANCA’s dialogue with LAWA about establishing direct LAX to Yerevan flights” stated Nora Hovsepian, ANCA-WR Chair. “These direct flights will promote tourism, business travel, commerce, and… Read More