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A Part of Something Bigger

By:  Sareen Habeshian, 2014 ANCA WR Summer Intern Looking back, I got so much more out of this internship than I expected. The internship was specifically catered to help us grow as individuals. Aside from the hands on tasks that were assigned, we had workshops that were designed to help us acquire new skills or…

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Learning to Tuck in My Shirt

By: 2014 ANCA WR Summer Intern, Gerard Khatchadourian When I first began my internship, I never thought it would be such a great experience. I thought my work would just be sticking to the basics, like finishing simple lists on a computer. But it has proved to be so much more than that. This internship has…

Assemblymember Nazarian Introduces AB 659

Just Yesterday

In early January, we, along with our leaders in the CA legislature, Assemblymembers Adrin Nazarian and Katcho Achadjian, embarked on a journey that would ensure that future generations learned the truth about the Armenian Genocide in California public schools.

ANCA WR's  Haig Baghdassarian testifies in support of AB 1915

ANCA WR Provides Support Testimony for Armenian Genocide Education Act During CA Senate Appropriations Committee Hearing

Just moments ago, the California Senate Appropriations Committee took up AB 1915, the Armenian Genocide Education Act.   ANCA WR Legislative Affairs Director, Haig Baghdassarian testified on behalf of the organization in support of the bill providing historical background both on the Armenian Genocide as well as California’s unwavering commitment to recognition of the Armenian Genocide.…

ANCA WR Board of Directors with 2014 Summer Internship Class

ANCA Western Region Welcomes Summer 2014 Internship Class

Early this week, the Armenian National Committee of America-Western Region (ANCA-WR) kicked off its 2014 Summer Internship Program for the ninth year, taking in six young and enthusiastic community activists. Throughout the next 10 weeks, Hakop Azatyan, Natalie Bosnoian, Sareen Habeshian, Zareh Hairapetian, Gerard Khatchadourian, and Arevik Shahnazari will take on a wide range of responsibilities within the organization and participate…

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ANCA-WR Announces Collaboration with Near East Foundation

The Armenian National Committee of America-Western Region and the Near East Foundation, the descendant of Near East Relief, announced that they will collaborate closely on a broad range of activities to mark the centennial of US efforts to aid over one million Genocide survivors in the immediate aftermath of the Armenian Genocide. ANCA-WR Board representatives…