AYF-YOARF Providence ‘Varantian’ Chapter Holds Open House

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (A.W.)—On the evening of March 16, the Providence chapter of the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF-YOARF) held an open house for the first time in several years. AYF Seniors, AYF Juniors, alumni, and—most importantly—prospective future AYF members attended the event. On the [more...]

March 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

AYF-YOARF National Athletic Tournament 2018: Back Where It All Began

By ungerouhi Rita Bahnan Worcester? Woosta? Worchester? Where on earth? On Jan. 14, 1933, the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) was born. Well, Worcester, Mass. just happens to be where a lot of the groundwork of the Armenian Youth Federation of the United States began (no big deal…kinda). [more...]

March 4, 2018 // 0 Comments

AYF Worcester ‘Aram’ Chapter to Host NATs Feb. 16-19

WORCESTER, Mass.—Every year, teams of skilled Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) athletes unite to represent their home chapters and compete in the AYF National Athletics Tournament (NATs) in hopes of bringing back hard-earned championship titles and striving to maintain their respective legacies. [more...]

February 6, 2018 // 1 Comment

AYF-YOARF Eastern U.S. Outlines 2018 Activities

WATERTOWN, Mass.—The Armenian Youth Federation—Youth Organization of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (AYF-YOARF) Eastern United States Central Executive published the following statement on Feb. 5, outlining the organization’s plans and activities for 2018. 2018 marks the 85th [more...]

February 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

AYF: The History-Making Youth Movement at 85

By Dickran Khodanian and Verginie Touloumian The delegates and guests at the first annual ARF Tzeghagron (AYF) Convention at the Hairenik Headquarters in Boston, June 1-3, 1934 (Photo: ARF Archives) Picture this: Armenian youth across the U.S. have gathered at the Hairenik Hall in Boston on a [more...]

January 23, 2018 // 3 Comments

Never Stop Running: An Open Letter to My Ungers

Over 200 AYF members from Canada and the Eastern and Western United States attend a three-day tri-regional seminar in Kinkora, Quebec, Canada in 2016 (Photo: Ishkhan Ghazarian) Sireli Ungerner (Dear Comrades), I am writing this open letter for ungers past, present, and future. The Armenian Youth [more...]

January 18, 2018 // 0 Comments

It’s the AYF’s 85th Birthday, and You’re Invited to Celebrate!

Sireli Ungerner yev Hamagirner (Dear Comrades and Sympathizers), It’s the Armenian Youth Federation’s (AYF) 85th birthday… And you’re invited to the celebration! It’s the AYF’s 85th birthday… Jan. 14 marks the 85th anniversary of the formation of the AYF, which occurred in [more...]

January 14, 2018 // 2 Comments

AYF: The Present and the Future

Special to the Armenian Weekly  Have you ever stared the future right in the face? I bet you have. For nearly all of my life, I was convinced that I was the future. That I would be the one to someday take hold of our beautiful AYF (Armenian Youth Federation) and steer it this way or that. [more...]

January 13, 2018 // 2 Comments

Applications Now Open for 2018 AYF Internship in Armenia

WATERTOWN, Mass.—The Armenian Youth Federation—Youth Organization of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (AYF-YOARF), Eastern United States, recently announced that its 2018 Internship in Armenia will take place June 14-Aug. 11. The AYF-YOARF Eastern U.S. recently announced that its 2018 [more...]

January 10, 2018 // 0 Comments

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