Armenian Genocide Education Awards Luncheon
Registration will close at 5pm, February 21st.
The second Armenian Genocide Education Award Luncheon organized by the Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region Education Committee is slated for Saturday, February 24 at 11 a.m. at DeLuxe banquet hall in Burbank.
The Luncheon will celebrate and honor K-12 educators from public schools who have shown a true commitment to the teaching the Armenian Genocide as a fact and to prevent recurrences of further genocides.
Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are available online at https://ancawr.org/luncheon/register/. The ANCA-WR spokesperson urged people to reserve tickets immediately as last year this event was sold out early. For additional information, visit ANCAWR.org or call (818) 500-1918.
California State Superintendent Tom Torlakson and the State Board of Education have categorized Armenian Genocide education as both a critical and necessary part of the history curriculum. The 2016 California State History-Social Science Framework also guides educators to teach about the Armenian Genocide.
The Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region is a grassroots public affairs organization devoted to advancing issues of concern to the Armenian American community. For nearly a century, the ANCA-WR has served to educate, motivate and activate the Armenian American community in the Western United States on a wide range of issues.