AYF-YOARF Welcomes New Chapter in Bedford

BEDFORD, Mass. (A.W.)—Over 60 community members gathered at the Bedford town center on Dec. 10, 2016, to witness 17 new Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) members take their oaths at the inauguration of the Armenian Youth Federation Youth Organization of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation [more...]

January 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

AYF: The Best Decision I Never Made

I did not choose to join the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF)… All I remember is that one Friday evening after I turned 10, my Dad said, “Ara, get in the car. We are going for a ride…” With no clue where I was headed, off we went… The author, running the bases at the 2016 AYF Senior [more...]

January 4, 2017 // 7 Comments

AYF Philadelphia to Host National Athletic Tournament 2017

PHILADELPHIA, Penn. (A.W.)—This year’s annual Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) National Athletic Tournament (NAT), hosted by the AYF Philadelphia “Sebouh” chapter, will be held on Feb. 17-Feb 20, President’s Day weekend at the Embassy Suites near the Philadelphia Airport (9000 Bartram Ave, [more...]

January 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

AYF-YOARF Launches ‘Hygiene for Hye Tahd’

WATERTOWN, Mass. (A.W.)— On Dec. 18, the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF-YOARF) Eastern Region United States announced the launch of its “Hygiene for Hye Tahd” initiative. On Dec. 18, the AYF-YOARF Eastern Region U.S. announced the launch of its ‘Hygiene for Hye Tahd’ initiative. [more...]

December 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

For Yuri, Vladimir, Arthur, and the Rest of My Artsakh Ungers

Special for the Armenian Weekly Last week, I received an unexpected phone call from my good friend Arthur from Martuni, Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh/NKR) who is currently serving his mandatory two years in the NKR Armed Forces. AYF Youth Corps participants in Martuni in 2014 After not being able to [more...]

December 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

AYF Participates in Young European Socialists Meeting

  PARIS, France (A.W.) – The Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) participated in the Young European Socialist (YES) Bureau meeting at YES headquarters in Paris on Nov. 25-27. The AYF participated in the Young European Socialist (YES) Bureau meeting at the YES’s headquarters in Paris [more...]

December 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Protectors of Our Nation: The ARF Junior World Conference in Yerevan

By Kenar Charchaflian Special for the Armenian Weekly This was going to be my fourth trip to Armenia and naturally I could not wait to step foot back into the country where I feel most at home. This trip, however, was unlike my other visits—I was not visiting with family, nor was I participating [more...]

December 2, 2016 // 2 Comments

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