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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


May 21, 2017 in Annual Gala, News

Elizabeth Gourjian and Jacklin Boyadjian, J.D. to Co-Chair the 2017 ANCA-WR Annual Gala Banquet

GLENDALE—The Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region announced that Jacklin Boyadjian and Elizabeth Gourjian will co-chair the organization’s Annual Gala Banquet set to take place on Sunday, October 8 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. Elizabeth Gourjian is a native of Beirut, Lebanon and has lived in Los Angeles, California since 1987.  Since 2007, Elizabeth has been employed by GfK, the fourth largest research marketing firm in the U.S. and Internationally, and works directly with the top entertainment studios providing consulting services and tracking international sales data.  Her bicultural background and focus on community has led her to a number of volunteer opportunities and community leaderships roles.  Elizabeth received her dual bachelor’s degree from California State University,  Northridge in Journalism with… Read More
May 19, 2017 in News

ANCA-WR Congratulates and Commends Candidates in LA Municipal Elections

LOS ANGELES, CA–The Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region (ANCA-WR) congratulates Gil Cedillo, Monica Rodriguez, Nick Melvoin, and Kelly Gonez on their election victories during Tuesday’s LA General Election, commends Karo Torossian, Steve Zimmer and Imelda Padilla for a hard fought election campaign, and praises the Armenian American community for an unprecedented level of activism in the LA General electoral contests held on May 16th. Though results are not yet officially sealed by the clerk, the outcome of the election results is  not likely to change based on the number of provisional ballots yet to be counted. Commenting on the outcome of the election, ANCA-WR Chair Nora Hovsepian noted “While we would have liked to see a different outcome having endorsed candidates with… Read More
May 19, 2017 in News

Texas Becomes 46th U.S. State to Recognize Armenian Genocide

Austin, TX — The Texas House of Representatives passed House Resolution 191, titled “Recognizing the Armenian genocide,” today, thus making The Lone Star State the 46th state in the USA to officially classify and commemorate the 1915-1923 annihilation of Ottoman Turkey’s indigenous Christian Armenian community as genocide. “We are grateful to the Texas House of Representatives for standing on the right side of history by making their dynamic state the latest member of our Union to unequivocally and vociferously honor the memory of the 1.5 million victims of the Armenian Genocide despite overwhelming Turkish opposition,” remarked ANCA-WR Chair Nora Hovsepian. “This incredible victory, which achieves universal recognition of the Armenian Genocide in the WesternRegion’s 19 states, was possible because of the outstanding unity and activism… Read More