The Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region (ANCA-WR) will bestow the Champions of International Justice Award to the brave legal team that represented the Republic of Armenia at the International Court of Justice (ICJ). The team of 23 legal advisors, counsels and advocates will be recognized for their tireless efforts to speak truth to power and combat the oppressive wave of misinformation waged against Armenia in the aftermath of the 44 Day War in Artsakh. (more...)
The Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region (ANCA-WR) is pleased to announce this year’s recipient of the Khrimian Hayrig Award, one of the organization’s highest honors. Rev. Berdj Djambazian will receive the prestigious award for his passionate, unwavering commitment to the Armenian community through his faith and extraordinary humanitarian efforts across the world. (more...)
he Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region is proud and excited to welcome this summer’s interns who are determined to mark their place in the Armenian Cause. With six students (more...)
The Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region (ANCA-WR) announced that the organization’s 2022 Annual Gala Committee will be co-chaired by Christine Magarian, Esq. and Lina Davidian, Esq. This year’s Annual Gala Banquet is set to take place on Sunday, September 25, 2022 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel as part of the 2022 Hye Tahd Weekend. (more...)
The Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region (ANCA-WR) announced that the organization will hold its 2022 Hye Tahd Weekend on September 24-25. The weekend of activities will include the ANCA-WR Grassroots Conference on Artsakh, which will take place on Saturday, September 24, and the ANCA-WR Annual Gala Banquet set to take place on Sunday, September 25, 2022. (more...)
Elected Officials in California marked the 34th anniversary of the Sumgait Massacres by Azerbaijan and urged the Biden Administration to end U.S. military assistance to Azerbaijan, in a series of statements and posts on their social media pages, reported the Armenian National Committee of America - Western Region (ANCA-WR).
On February 10, 2022, the CA State Senate passed ACR 105, a resolution backed by the ANCA-WR, that establishes a sister-state relationship between the State of California and the Province of Syunik. ACR 105 was first introduced by Assemblymember Chris Holden and was passed by the CA Assembly on September 2, 2021. (more...)
The Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region (ANCA-WR) has endorsed Councilmember Paul Koretz for Los Angeles City Controller. The endorsement followed a virtual meeting between Councilmember Koretz and the ANCA Western Region Board of Directors.
The City Controller is the elected paymaster, auditor, and chief accounting officer for the city of Los Angeles. The mandated functions of the Controller are divided amongst three divisions: Audit Services, Accounting Operations, and Financial Reporting and Analysis – in addition to Executive Office and Management Services leader (more...)
The Mayors of San Diego and Torrance have rescinded two proclamations whitewashing Azerbaijan’s human rights abuses in response to community outrage and the Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region’s (ANCA-WR) grassroots activism.
The proclamations, issued to mark the occasion of “Azerbaijan’s restoration of independence”, proclaimed Azerbaijan to be an historic beacon of freedom and democracy in the region, as well as a model of “harmonious coexistence” between peoples – a blatant distortion of reality serving only to embolden one of the most authoritaria (more...)
The Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region (ANCA-WR) is excited to launch its innovative District Ambassador Program, with the goal of ensuring Armenian-American interests and policy priorities are properly represented in every Congressional district throughout the western United States.
“In an effort to further expand our reach and harness the full grassroots advocacy potential, we’re excited to launch the District Ambassador Program,” remarked ANCA-WR Executive Director Armen Sahakyan. “I encourage Armenian-Americans and friends of Armenia who are intere (more...)
The ANCA has made it easier than ever to ensure your voice is heard in the Halls of Government on the federal, state and local levels, with the ANCA Rapid Responder System.
By signing up, you allow the ANCA to automatically send pre-written letters on your behalf to your legislators. This system ensures that your views and values are shared immediately with key decision makers, every time that the ANCA posts an action alert. This is especially vital when events develop quickly and every minute counts. (We will, of course, forward you a copy of the letter sent on your behalf for you (more...)