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ABC7 Coverage of our Armenian Genocide Education Award Luncheon

In the News: Check out ABC7 Coverage of our #ArmenianGenocide #Education Award Luncheon from Saturday!

Posted by ANCA Western Region on Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Get out the Vote for March 7 & April 4 Elections

Watch and Vote on Tuesday, March 7. If you missed the live feed on Thursday, catch our ED Elen Asatryan here discuss the upcoming #LA and #Glendale #Elections, our endorsed candidates, and the difference our collective voice at the ballot box makes in the future our cause.#EveryVoteCounts #YourVoteYourVoice

Posted by ANCA Western Region on Saturday, March 4, 2017
Facebook Live Interview with Karo Torossian, ANCA-WR Endorsed ...

We are live from the campaign headquarters of Karo Torossian in Tujunga, CA - Our endorsed candidate for #LA #CityCouncil District 7. Tune in to hear Karo's priorities for the district. Vote Karo Torossian on March 7th.

Posted by ANCA Western Region on Sunday, February 26, 2017
Glendale Municipal Election, GUSD, GCC

Glendale municipal elections will take place on April 4th. Vote for ANCA-Glendale endorsed candidates for GUSD Board of Education and GCC Board of Trustees! #Vote #YourVoteYourVoice #Election #ANCA #Glendale

Posted by ANCA Glendale on Wednesday, March 1, 2017


April 21, 2017 in News

Wyoming Becomes 45th US State to Recognize the Armenian Genocide

Cheyenne, WY — In a letter dated April 21, 2017 and addressed to the Armenian National Committee of America Western Region (ANCA-WR), Wyoming Governor Matthew H. Mead has recognized the Armenian Genocide and praised the work of Armenian American grassroots. “The atrocities of both the Armenian and Jewish Holocausts were unimaginable,” reads Governor Mead’s letter, “but it is important for all to remember – history must not repeat itself.” The letter also recalls a meeting with senior ANCA-WR staff earlier this year, when Executive Director Elen Asatryan and Community Development Coordinator Simon Maghakyan visited Cheyenne, adding that “The work of the Armenian National Committee is inspiring.” Referencing the upcoming April 23 commemoration in Denver, Governor Mead concludes his letter with, “My thoughts are with you… Read More
April 21, 2017 in News

Colorado Legislature Genocide Ceremonies and ANCA-WR Advocacy Day Set for Apr 26

On Wednesday, April 26, 2017, community members and activists from across Colorado will join their State Legislature, the Armenian National Committee of America-Western Region (ANCA-WR), and Armenians of Colorado (AOC) in commemorating the 100+2 Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide at the State Capitol in Denver. On the same day, the ANCA-WR will host its 2017 CO Advocacy Day, which will include meeting opportunities with state legislators and events around the capitol. “Colorado’s Armenian American grassroots has become a vital voice in their state’s democratic process, and we need to work together to achieve even more tangible results in the Centennial State,” remarked ANCA-WR Chair Nora Hovsepian. “We look forward to educating Colorado legislators on issues of concern to the Armenian American community, as well as… Read More
April 14, 2017 in Advocacy, News

ANCA town hall reenergizes Armenian American community in Arizona

Phoenix, AZ – On Saturday, April 8, 2017 the Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region (ANCA-WR) and ANCA Arizona hosted the ‘ANCA In Your Neighborhood’ Town Hall at the Armenian Center in Phoenix, strategizing for local activism, signing up community members as federal rapid responders, and discussing issues of regional and national importance. “The Armenian community of Arizona has all of the potential to become an even more vibrant voice in the Grand Canyon State’s democratic process, and we look forward to supporting the process of bringing Armenian American issues to the desks of all public officials in state and national offices,” remarked ANCA-WR chair Nora Hovsepian. “The enthusiastic participation in the town hall, as well as the warm reception for the new… Read More