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2017 Internship Programs

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Genocide Education Luncheon

Join us  in honoring k-12 educators who teach the next generation about the Armenian Genocide.


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January 13, 2017 in Community, News

ANCA-WR Kicks Off ‘ANCA in Your Neighborhood’ Region-wide Tour with First Stop in Utah

Salt Lake City, UT – Earlier this week, the Armenian National Committee of America – Western Regio (ANCA-WR) kicked of its ‘ANCA in Your Neighborhood’ 2017 regionwide tour with its first stop in Salt Lake City, Utah. Next stops are scheduled for Colorado on January 29th, Wyoming on January 31st, and Nevada on February 5th. “Educating Armenian Americans on public policy issues and providing them the outlet and tools to become civically engaged is a vital component of the ANCA-WR’s core mission to empower the community,” stated ANCA-WR Executive Director Elen Asatryan. “Our expansion of chapters throughout the region in the last several years has resulted in legislative successes, from Armenian Genocide recognition in South Dakota to the defeat of anti-Armenian resolutions in Colorado, Idaho,…

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December 30, 2016 in News

ANCA-WR Education Committee To Honor K-12 Instructors at Armenian Genocide Education Award Luncheon

LOS ANGELES – The Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region (ANCA-WR) Education Committee is proud to announce its first Armenian Genocide Education Award Luncheon to be held on Saturday, February 25, 2017, 11:00AM at Dream Palace Banquet Hall in Glendale, CA. The Luncheon will celebrate and honor K-12 instructors in public schools who have gone above their call of duty to teach their students about the Armenian Genocide. “It is with great pride that the ANCA-WR Education Committee has decided to celebrate public school educators who have and continue to go the extra mile to make certain their students understand the important role of the Armenian Genocide in history, because genocide not taught will be repeated, and continues right before our very eyes…

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December 20, 2016 in News

My Experience as the First Walter and Laurel Karabian Fellow

In September 2016, I received an email from the Armenian National Committee of America-Western Region that was to become crucial for my future career and professional development. I was notified that I was selected to be the first participant of the Walter and Laurel Karabian Fellowship Program. This email set off a chain of events, interactions, heart-to-heart conversations, “first times,” and learning experiences that made profound contributions to my professional life and challenged me to develop and strengthen personal qualities. Now that I am in the third month of the fellowship, I would like to reflect and share some thoughts on why the Karabian Fellowship is truly unique.   The Karabian Fellowship is a nine-month program that provides Armenian students and recent graduates an opportunity to…

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Featured Video | 2016 Year in Review

2016 ANCA-WR Year in Review

As Thanksgiving weekend comes to a close and we continue to take stock of all that we are grateful, thankful and hopeful for, on behalf of all us at ANCA-Western Region, our deepest gratitude goes out to all of our supporters who have made our collective successes possible. Here is an energetic year in review video highlighting accomplishments and activities in the region, which premiered at our annual gala October 16, 2016. #GoANCA #GrassrootsMakestheDifference Share it | Educate. Motivate. Activate.

Posted by ANCA Western Region on Sunday, November 27, 2016