ANCA WR Leadership with Speaker Perez
From Left ANCA WR Board Member Raffi Kassabian, ANCA WR Executive Director Elen Asatryan, ANCA WR Advisory Board Member Berdj Karapetian, CA Assembly Speaker John Perez, ANCA WR Chair Nora Hovsepian, ANCA WR Advisory Board Member Michael Mahdessian, ANCA WR Government Affairs Director Tereza Yerimyan

ANCA WR Leadership Meets with CA Speaker Perez

Following the unanimous passage of the Armenian Genocide resolution authored and introduced by CA Assembly Speaker John Perez, leaders of the Armenian National Committee of America - Western Region (ANCA WR) held a private meeting with the Speaker to thank him for his leadership and support and to discuss issues of importance to the Armenian-American community. At the front seat…

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ANCA-WR Brings Together Utah, Colorado Communities

With the 99th Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide only a month away, Armenian National Committee of America Western Region (ANCA WR) Executive Director Elen Asatryan and Legislative Affairs Director Haig Baghdassarian traveled to the states of Colorado and Utah to engage and activate the Armenian communities through a series of town halls and meetings with federal and state level officials. The…

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Wyoming House Votes Down Pro-Azerbaijan Measure

CHEYENNE, WY–By a vote of 35 to 25, the Wyoming House of Representatives recently voted down consideration of a Pro-Azerbaijan resolution (HJ 002), with opponents citing Baku’s repression of free speech and religious intolerance as primary reasons to block the measure. “We are proud to see the Wyoming House of Representatives join the growing number of…


Advocacy Day and YOU

By:  Joseph Kazazian Every April, Armenians around the world mobilize their communities to commemorate the Armenian Genocide. However, for some of us, the Armenian cause is a 365 day operation. It takes planning, coordination, and meeting with activists and leaders across the political landscape. For three years now, I’ve been an activist for the ANCA-Western Region. That carries a lot…


ANCA-WR Launches Campaign to Honor Near East Relief Efforts

Campaign’s goal is to thank America for its efforts in rescuing hundreds of thousands of Genocide refugees, orphans and survivors. GLENDALE—The Armenian National Committee of America-Western Region has launched a campaign, timed for the centennial of the Armenian Genocide, to honor Near East Relief, an organization that mobilized Americans and rescued hundreds of thousands of…

ANCA WR Colorado and Utah Town Halls

ANCA WR to Hold Town Hall Meetings in Colorado and Utah

As part of its ongoing outreach initiative throughout the western United States, the Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region (ANCA-WR) will hold back-to- back Town Hall Meetings in the states of Colorado and Utah.  The Colorado Town Hall meeting will take place on Sunday, March 16, 2014, 4:00PM, at Church of God, 9375…


South Dakota Rejects Anti-Armenian Measure

State Legislators Defeat Anti-Armenian Measure Backed by Azerbaijani Government PIERRE, SOUTH DAKOTA—The South Dakota House of Representatives on Tuesday tabled action on an anti-Armenian resolution initiated by Azerbaijan, effectively dealing a serious setback to a biased and historically inaccurate measure pressed aggressively by Baku’s U.S.-based lobbyists, reported Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region.…