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  1. Asbarez: Congressional Leaders Recognized by ELAC at D.C. EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | Groong

    MONTEREY PARK, Calif.-East Los Angeles College and the ELAC Foundation recognized Members of Congress Nanette Diaz Barragán, Judy Chu, Lucille Roybal- Allard, Jimmy Gomez, Linda T. Sánchez, and Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis for their participation in the Washington D.C. Gateway Internship Program during a reception on October 30. This last summer, Congress members Nanette Diaz Barragán, Judy Chu, Lucille Roybal-Allard, Jimmy Gomez, Linda T. Sánchez each hosted a WGIP participant this summer and have served as strong advocates for the program.  The ELAC Foundation's Washington D.C. Gateway Internship Program offers East Los Angeles College students an all-inclusive summer internship opportunity in an effort to promote civic engagement and foster leadership.


  2. Deadline Approaching for ANCA Capital Gateway Program Winter 2019 SessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2018 | Groong

    ANCA Hovig Apo Saghdejian Capital Gateway Program Director Tereza Yerimyan working with the Fall 2018 CGP fellows. Yerimyan and the CGP Advisory Committee members offer personalized career services to program fellows and interns.


  3. Armenian National Institute Director to Present on YMCA Exhibit at National Advocacy ConferenceRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2018 | Groong

    The YMCA praised ANI's special digital exhibit exploring the role of two exceptional individuals, John Elder and James O. Arroll, who volunteered to stay in Armenia during the critical year of 1918 when fellow American relief workers were withdrawn in view of the intensification of warfare in the region. Last month, United States Ambassador to the Republic of Armenia, Richard M. Mills, Jr., toured the exhibit on display at the Naregatsi Art Institute in Yerevan, sponsored by ANI and the Assembly.


  4. Smithsonian Folklife Festival Presentation at National Advocacy ConferenceRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2018 | Groong

    She will provide an overview of the project highlighting the many facets that were needed to bring it all together, as well as her experiences in helping to make this year's Folklife Festival possible. "We recognized very quickly that the resiliency of the Armenian people and the ability to sustain its culture and tradition against great odds was something that we really wanted to feature," Butvin told the Assembly.


  5. Armenian Assembly Announces Panel on Christians At-Risk in Middle...Read the original story

    Sep 4, 2018 | Groong

    ARMENIAN ASSEMBLY OF AMERICA PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: September 4, 2018 Contact: Danielle Saroyan Telephone: 393-3434 Email: dsaroyan@aaainc.org Web: www.aaainc.org ARMENIAN ASSEMBLY ANNOUNCES PANEL ON CHRISTIANS AT-RISK IN MIDDLE EAST AS PART OF NATIONAL ADVOCACY CONFERENCE WASHINGTON, D.C. – Given the ongoing developments in the Middle East, the Armenian Assembly of America announced a special panel on Christians persecuted in the region as one of the briefings at the National Advocacy Conference in Washington, D.C. on September 24, 2018.


  6. Asbarez: ANCA Interns Wrap-Up Action-Packed Summer in Nation's CapitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | Groong

    ANCA Leo Sarkisian and Capital Gateway interns and Fellows jump in for a quick photo with the President of Armenia, Armen Sarkissian, during the Capitol Hill celebration of 100 Years of U.S.-Armenia relations. From Massachusetts to California, Hovig Apo Saghdejian Capital Gateway and Leo Sarkisian Interns Engage Community and Congress to Advance Core Priorities WASHINGTON-The Armenian National Committee of America Leo Sarkisian and Hovig Apo Saghdejian Capital Gateway Program summer class returned to their communities, excited to work with local and regional advocates to expand political and media outreach and empower new activists after completing the ANCA's 8-week Armenian American advocacy "boot camp."


  7. Asbarez: ANCA Grassroots Advocates Hit Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | Groong

    ANCA Western Region Communications Coordinator Dickran Khodanian, ANCA Leo Sarkisian intern Lucine Mekhanjian, Hovig Apo Saghdejian Capital Gateway intern Jirayr Ashotyan, ANCA WR advocate Silva Kechichian thank Rep. David Valadao for his leadership in securing U.S. aid for Artsakh de-mining and efforts to ensure U.S. support for regional rehabilitation centers, like Stepanakert's Lady Cox Rehabilitation Center.


  8. Asbarez: Prominent Blogger Alexander Lapshin Meets Armenian PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | Groong

    The prominent travel blogger, Alexander Lapshin, met with President of Armenia Sarkissian in Washington D.C. during Sarkissian's three-day visit to the U.S. Lapshin, a Russian-Israeli, was arrested by Belarusian police in 2016 and extradited to Azerbaijan after the Azeri government issued an international arrest warrant for his visit to the Republic of Artsakh. Many viewed this arrest as a violation of international and human rights law.


  9. The California Courier Online -- May 17, 2018Read the original story

    May 15, 2018 | Groong

    On May 16, 2017, during Turkish Pres. Recep Tayyip Erdogan's visit with Pres. Donald Trump in the White House, Erdogan's bodyguards, unprovoked viciously attacked Kurdish and Armenian protesters who had gathered outside the residence of Turkey's Ambassador in Washington, D.C. Nine demonstrators were seriously injured! According to the Washingtonian, "at a news conference on June 14, D.C. police chief Peter Newsham said that 'rarely have I seen in my 28 years of policing the type of thing I saw in Sheridan Circle.'


  10. Asbarez: ANCA Renews Drive for U.S.-Armenia Double Tax TreatyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | Groong

    In the wake of Armenia's peaceful, constitutional political transition – a move broadly welcomed among Washington policymakers as marking a new chapter in U.S.-Armenia relations – the Armenian National Committee of America has renewed its longstanding drive for a  U.S.-Armenia Double Tax Treaty , a good-governance accord needed to break down artificial barriers to the growth of bilateral trade and investment. The Republic of Armenia has expressed its willingness to start treaty talks on the basis of the 2016 "U.S. Model Income Tax Convention," a standard template used by many nations in reaching agreements with the United States.


  11. Asbarez: Vigil at White House Demands Trump to Properly Commemorate Armenian GenocideRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | Groong

    Over 300 from across the U.S. joined the Washington AYF Ani Chapter at the annual White House candle light vigil marking the Armenian Genocide. WASHINGTON-On April 21, Armenian Americans and their allies from across the Greater Washington, DC area rallied in front of the White House just days before President Trump's annual April 24th remarks last week, calling on the U.S. to properly characterize the murder of 1.5 million Armenians by the Ottoman Turkish Government as "genocide."


  12. Asbarez: Armenian Americans Reclaim Sheridan Circle with Peaceful Protest on Armenian GenocideRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | Groong

    A scene from the April 24th protest at Sheridan Circle, site of the May, 2017 President Erdogan-ordered attacks. The protest was organized by the Washington AYF Ani Chapter.


  13. Washington Community Kicks-Off Week-Long Genocide Commemoration EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | Groong

    WASHINGTON–From Capitol Hill to the White House, campus to churches and community centers, the Greater Washington DC Armenian American community will be hosting a broad range of events commemorating the Armenian Genocide, culminating in the annual   Armenian Genocide protest, to be held at the Turkish Ambassador's residence, the site of last year's brutal beatings by President Erdogan's security detail and supporters.


  14. Congressional Armenian Caucus Hosts Capitol Hill Reception for Artsakh DelegationRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2018 | Groong

    The Armenian Assembly of America joined the Armenian Caucus in welcoming to Washington, D.C. the delegation from the Republic of Artsakh. The March 14 Congressional Reception on Capitol Hill hosted by the Armenian Caucus honored the 30th anniversary of the Artsakh Liberation Movement.


  15. Armenian Caucus Hosts Capitol Hill Welcome for Armenia Parliamentary DelegationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | Groong

    Central Valley California Congressman Jim Costa with Armenian Parliamentarians Aghvan Vardanyan and former Congressional staff member Tadeh Issakhanian and current staffer Elina Karapetyan WASHINGTON-The bipartisan Congressional Armenian Caucus held a reception on March 7 in the U.S. Capitol celebrating the Armenia Parliamentary delegation's visit to Washington, and highlighting the growing diplomatic and economic ties between the two countries, reported the Armenian National Committee of America.


  16. Armenian Assembly Urges Support for Armenian Caucus Letter Outlining Key Priorities for FY 2019Read the original story

    Mar 7, 2018 | Groong

    The Caucus initiative comes as a delegation of Armenian Parliamentarians, led by Arpine Hovhannisyan, Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Armenia and Chairwoman of the Armenia-U.S. Parliamentary Friendship Group, are in Washington, D.C. for a week-long working visit, which includes a welcome reception on Capitol Hill this evening. The letter states in part: "We are writing to thank the [House Foreign Operations Appropriations] Subcommittee for its longstanding leadership in support of Armenia and Artsakh - especially as we celebrate a century of U.S.-Armenia relations.


  17. ANCA representatives meet with Armenian lawmakers in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | Groong

    WASHINGTON, DC – Five members of a visiting, multi-party Armenia-U.S. Parliamentary delegation took part today in a policy briefing at the Armenian National Committee of America , kicking off a week-long series of meetings and events in Washington, DC. The Armenia-U.S. Parliamentary Delegation is headed by Arpine Hovhannisyan, Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Armenia and includes Parliamentarians Armen Ashotyan, Edmon Marukyan, Aghvan Vardanyan and Naira Zohrabyan.


  18. ANCA Hosts Policy Briefing for Visiting Armenian Parliamentary DelegationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | Groong

    Legislators Consult with ANCA over Working Lunch in the Aramian Conference Room WASHINGTON-A five-member multi-party  Armenian parliamentary delegation  took part Tuesday in a policy briefing at the Armenian National Committee of America, kicking off a week-long series of meetings and events in Washington. The Armenian Parliamentary Delegation is headed by Arpine Hovhannisyan, Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Armenia and includes Parliamentarians Armen Ashotyan, Edmon Marukyan, Aghvan Vardanyan and Naira Zohrabyan.


  19. Armenian Assembly Co-Chairs Advocate for Key Priorities in...Read the original story

    Feb 23, 2018 | Groong

    "As Turkey unfortunately continues to radically distance itself from the West and expands its established pattern of duplicity and unreliability, the United States needs to recalibrate policies, call balls and strikes fairly, strengthen its relationships with Armenia and Artsakh, and establish clarity on Turkey's responsibilities for failing to implement the Protocols on normalizing relations and opening the border with Armenia.


  20. Turkish press: Those old days of the PentagonRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2018 | Groong

    When I arrived in Washington D.C. as a correspondent for daily Hürriyet in August 1987, Ronald Reagan, a Republican president, was at the White House. Then, I saw the George Bush period from the beginning.


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