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130,000 March for Justice in LA to Commemorate Genocide Centennial

130,000 people marched through Los Angeles on the centennial anniversary of the Armenian Genocide By Rouben Krikourian LOS ANGELES (ASBAREZ) —An estimated 130,000 people took to the streets of Los Angeles on April 24, calling for justice for the Armenian Genocide, as the community turned out in [more...]

May 5, 2015 // 1 Comment

A scene from the public rally held at Shemanski Park

Portland Community Commemorates Genocide

PORTLAND, Ore.—The Armenian community of Portland sponsored six events in April to observe the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide. A scene from the public rally held at Shemanski Park On April 9, a screening of the movie “Screamers” was held at Portland State University. The movie documents [more...]

May 4, 2015 // 0 Comments


AEF Now Accepting Applications for Scholarships

GLENDALE, Calif.—The Armenian Educational Foundation (AEF) recently announced that it is accepting applications for the Richard R. Tufenkian Scholarships for the 2015-16 academic year. Five $2,500 scholarships will be awarded to Armenian undergraduate students at an accredited United States [more...]

April 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

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Project 2015 Awards Study Grants for Commemoration Events in Istanbul

Students to Travel from Europe, United States for Guided Studies on Armenian Genocide in Turkey LOS ANGELES—Project 2015 has awarded 19 students from 10 universities grants totaling $30,000 to travel to Turkey to participate in Armenian Genocide commemoration events. The Calouste Gulbenkian [more...]

April 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

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Akçam, Balakian to Speak at Genocide Conference at Arizona State

TEMPE, Ariz.—Students at Arizona State University’s (ASU) Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law will host “100 Years Later,” a two-day conference from March 21-22 on the Armenian Genocide. Conference speakers and panelists include scholars, attorneys, and community leaders from across the [more...]

February 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

SERVICE Armenia participants and Paros Foundation staff placing a wreath at the Dzidzernagapert Armenian Genocide Monument in the summer of 2014

Applications for ‘SERVICE Armenia’ 2015 Now Available

BERKELEY, Calif.—Applications are now available for the Paros Foundation’s SERVICE Armenia 2015 program, which will run from June 22 to July 23. The program enables Armenian youth to travel and tour Armenia and Artsakh (Karabagh), while engaging in service projects that benefit local [more...]

January 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

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ANCA-WR Appoints Simon Maghakyan as Community Development Coordinator

GLENDALE, Calif.—Over the course of a year, the Armenian National Committee of America Western Region (ANCA-WR) significantly expanded its community outreach activities beyond California, home to its headquarters and more than 20 local chapters. True to its mission to educate, motivate, and [more...]

January 23, 2015 // 0 Comments


CSUN Armenian Studies to Host Genocide Conference

NORTHRIDGE, Calif.—On Sat., Jan. 31, the Armenian Studies Program at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) will host a one-day conference on “The Armenian  Genocide: Accounting and Accountability.”  Held at CSUN’s Grand Salon, the conference is part of the United Armenian Council [more...]

January 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

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