CA Genocide Education Action Alert!
The CA State Board of Education will make final decisions on the History-Social Science Curriculum Framework, which should include the Armenian Genocide this Thursday, July 14, 2016 and we need you in this last step to cross the finish line. CLICK HERE Send a letter to the SCBE NOW Background: Starting October 2015, the Genocide Education Project, Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian and the ANCA-WR submitted specific proposals regarding language changes in the curriculum framework as it pertains to the teaching of the Armenian Genocide to the Department of Education’s Instructional Quality Commission (IQC).(Click here for submitted language changes) The IQC has incorporated many of the changes, but not all. Specifically, though agreed on during their March 2016 meeting, they have not included addition of language to the Eleventh Grade U.S. History section regarding…Read More
Walter and Laurel Karabian Fellowship Program Launched
Glendale, CA – The Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region proudly announced the official launch of the Walter and Laurel Karabian Fellowship based in Sacramento, CA. The Fellowship will be the first Sacramento based fellowship program of its kind to prepare the next generation of Armenian-American leaders. “Throughout his life of public service starting from his time in the California State Legislature, Walter Karabian has mentored countless young individuals, guiding them in their pursuit of higher education, public office, and community service,” remarked ANCA-WR Chair Nora Hovsepian. “The Fellowship is the continuation of his legacy of empowering youth to seek careers in the public sector. The Karabian Fellowship is an immense addition to the internships and fellowships offered by the ANCA family and will…Read More