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November 13, 2016 in News

CA Speaker Rendon Co-Hosts Historic Commissions Appointment Seminar with ANCA-WR for Armenian Community

Click here for photo album BURBANK, CA – On Tuesday evening, the Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region (ANCA-WR) co-hosted a historic bipartisan Commissions Appointment Seminar with California State Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-63) at the Burbank Armenian Youth Center, concluding a series of workshops organized by his the Speaker’s office intended to educate citizens about state boards and commissions with the objective of making opportunities to serve more accessible to all Californians. Speakers at the event included Speaker Rendon, Assemblymember Katcho Achadjian (R-35), Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian (D-46), ANCA-WR Executive Director Elen Asatryan, and representatives from the Southern California Armenian Democrats (SCAD), Burbank School Board Member Dr. Armond Aghakhanian, Harry Leon, chairman of the National Organization of Republican Armenians (NORA), and current and…

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October 30, 2016 in News

HyeVotes Voter Assistance Hotspots Set for Sunday, October 30

The Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region’s Hye Votes voter registration and GOTV initiative along with its local chapters and coalition partners including the Armenian Youth Federation will set up several hot spots throughout Glendale, Crescenta Valley, and Hollywood to provide election information and assist community members through the voting process.  Volunteers will be on hand to help complete applications for vote-by-mail ballots and guide absentee voters on how to properly complete their vote-by-mail ballots for the November 8 Elections. “The voting process can be intimidating for first time voters and community members with language barriers.  Just in the last several days, our office has received over a thousand calls and over 600 requests for help from community members.  Given that this need…

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October 19, 2016 in Annual Gala, News

ANCA-WR Gala Gathers Over 1,000 Supporters of the Armenian Cause

LOS ANGELES—On Sunday, October 16, a stellar gathering of more than 1,000 supporters that included over 80 local, state, and federal elected officials from the Western United States, community leaders, and Academic Award-winning director Terry George and his team from the upcoming film “The Promise,” celebrated Armenian National Committee of America-Western Region’s (ANCA-WR) accomplishments and honored Congressman Brad Sherman, California Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson, the late Varoujan Koundakjian, California State Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian, Coach Steve Kerr and the Kerr Family, and German Parliament Member Cem Ozdemir and the German Bundestag. A special recognition and presentation was also made to and by filmmakers of the newly-completed Armenian Genocide-era film, “The Promise,” which included a short clip from the film with behind-the-scenes footage compiled especially…

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Posted by ANCA Western Region on Friday, October 28, 2016