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SERVICE Armenia 2014 participants and Paros Foundation staff

Paros Foundations Announces its SERVICE-Armenia 2014 Program Dates

BERKELEY, Calif.—The Paros Foundation’s SERVICE-Armenia Program, which enables young people to travel through and engage in meaningful projects in Armenia and Artsakh (Karabagh), will run from June 23 to July 24. SERVICE Armenia 2014 participants and Paros Foundation staff “I am looking [more...]

March 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

Armen Aroyan

Tribute to Armen Aroyan Held at Ararat-Eskijian Museum

On Feb. 9, Armen Aroyan, who has tailored more than 75 Armenian Heritage tours for more than 1,200 pilgrims to Historic Armenia, was honored for his achievements and dedication at a tribute organized and co-sponsored by the Ararat-Eskijian Museum (AEM) and the National Association for Armenian [more...]

March 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

The orphan dress

Conference to Honor Survivors, Feature Hadjin Orphan Dress

MISSION HILLS, Calif.—Relics from the Armenian Genocide will be unveiled during a conference focusing on the heroes and survivors of the genocide at the Ararat-Eskijian museum in Mission Hills on March 22. The orphan dress Filmmaker Bared Maronian, along with British journalist Robert Fisk, [more...]

March 6, 2014 // 0 Comments


American Jewish University to Host ‘Armenia, Auschwitz and Beyond’

Recognizing the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, and in conjunction with the 44th Annual Scholars’ Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches, a special program, titled “Armenia, Auschwitz and Beyond,” will be presented Monday evening, March 9, on the Familian Campus of the [more...]

February 19, 2014 // 1 Comment


ANCA Kicks Off Telethon 2014

Press Conference Launches National Grassroots Fundraising Campaign GLENDALE, Calif.—Armenian-American leaders from across the U.S. gathered in Southern California last Friday to launch “ANCA Telethon 2014,” a community-wide fundraising campaign to empower Armenian Americans, protect [more...]

February 18, 2014 // 0 Comments


Armenian Bar Association Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

LOS ANGELES—The Armenian Bar Association recently announced that it is accepting applications for its 9th Annual Scholarship Program. The program is designed to support meritorious students of Armenian descent attending, or accepted for admission to, an approved law school in the United States, [more...]

February 5, 2014 // 0 Comments


California Assembly Panel Adopts Genocide Curriculum Measure

SACRAMENTO, Calif. —Standing strong against Armenian Genocide denial, the California State Assembly Education Committee unanimously adopted AB-659 on Jan. 15 a measure introduced by Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian which would bolster the commitment of the State of California to teach of the [more...]

January 24, 2014 // 1 Comment

Hundreds gathered in LA to honor Dink's legacy

Los Angeles Community Honors Dink Legacy

Mouradian Receives First Hrant Dink Spirit of Freedom and Justice Medal LOS ANGELES, Calif. (A.W.)—Hundreds gathered in Los Angeles on Jan. 19 to commemorate the 7th anniversary of Hrant Dink’s murder. Hundreds gathered in LA to honor Dink’s legacy The event, held at the Organization of [more...]

January 22, 2014 // 13 Comments

Armen Tamzarian during a presentation at the ANCA Grassroots Conference

Gov. Brown Appoints Tamzarian to LA County Superior Court

SACRAMENTO, Calif.—Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. this month appointed Armen Tamzarian to a judgeship in the Los Angeles County Superior Court, among seven other appointees, according to the governor’s press service. Armen Tamzarian during a presentation at the ANCA Grassroots Conference [more...]

January 14, 2014 // 0 Comments

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