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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


August 8, 2017 in News


North Hollywood, CA – The Assyrian American Association of America, in collaboration with the Assyrian Genocide (Seyfo) Research Center, hosted a memorial event at their community center in North Hollywood, CA on August 7, 2017 to commemorate Assyrian Martyrs’ Day. Speakers included Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, California State Senator Scott Wilk, California Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian, Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Krekorian, LAUSD Board Member Scott Schmerelson, and ANCA-WR Chairwoman Nora Hovsepian, among others. The ANCA-WR Board of Directors, staff and interns were present to show solidarity with the Assyrian community. Assyrian Martyrs’ Day is commemorated annually on August 7, which marks the beginning of the Simele massacre of Assyrians by the armed forces of the Kingdom of Iraq in 1933. However, the day has… Read More
August 7, 2017 in News

ANCA-WR Road Trip to Bay Area and Fresno

San Francisco, California – Earlier today, the Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region (ANCA-WR) announced that the Board of Directors and staff would be taking a road trip to the Bay Area and Fresno to host several Town Halls.  On Friday, August 11 at 7:30 PM, the Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region (ANCA-WR) and ANCA San Francisco  Bay Area will host an ANCA Town Hall at Saroyan Hall 825 Brotherhood Way in San Francisco. A second Town Hall will take place at The Silicon Valley Armenian Community Center, 929 E. Duane Avenue, in Sunnyvale on Saturday, August 12 at 7:30 PM. The third, and final Town Hall of the series will be hosted  on Sunday, August 13 at 4:00 PM… Read More
July 30, 2017 in News

This Week: ANCA-WR Interns Share Their Experiences

Over the last two weeks the we have  met with several incredibly knowledgeable individuals for enlightening and engaging discussions on topics pertaining to the Armenian American cause. Some of these workshops were more lecture-oriented, whereas the others were hands on and full of healthy and balanced debate. Through the various discussions with AYF CE member Razmig Sarkissian, Asbarez English Editor Ara Khatchadourian, ANCA-WR Chair Nora Hovsepian, and several other leaders of the Armenian Community,  we developed a deeper sense of understanding of the work that has been and MUST continue to be carried to further the Armenian American cause.  These meetings were very enlightening and empowering.   Several of the us interns also had the privilege of attending the screening of Bared Maronian’s newest film,… Read More