Category: Armenian Assembly of America

Author Dawn MacKeen Speaks on Armenian Genocide at Newport Beach City Council

Author Dawn MacKeen Speaks on Armenian Genocide at Newport Beach City Council

By Mihran Toumajan NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — On April 11, Armenian Assembly of America Western Region office joined author and award-winning investigative journalist, Dawn Anahid MacKeen, at the City Council of Newport Beach. MacKeen delivered the city council session’s invocation and educated councilmembers, as well as the audience in attendance, on the Armenian Genocide. MacKeen was […]

Tickets Now Available for ‘ArmComedy’ Benefit Events in Boston, Los Angeles and San Francisco

Tickets Now Available for ‘ArmComedy’ Benefit Events in Boston, Los Angeles and San Francisco

BOSTON — Tickets are now available for the “ArmComedy” performances in Boston, Los Angeles and San Francisco hosted by the Armenia Tree Project (ATP) and Armenian Assembly of America. Political satirists Narek Margaryan and Sergey Sargsyan, co-creators, co-writers and co-hosts of “ArmComedy,” will perform for the first time in the United States at Winchester Town […]

Raising Spirits with ‘ArmComedy’ to Benefit Armenian Assembly and ATP

Raising Spirits with ‘ArmComedy’ to Benefit Armenian Assembly and ATP

WINCHESTER, Mass. — The Armenia Tree Project (ATP) and Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly) will host the “ArmComedy” duo of Narek Margaryan and Sergey Sargsyan for their first-ever comedy performances in the United States. ArmComedy’s benefit events will be held in Boston, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Tickets go on sale to the general public […]

Rep. Raskin to Join Armenian Caucus

Rep. Raskin to Join Armenian Caucus

WASHINGTON — The Armenian Assembly of America announced this week that Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) had announced his intention to join the Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues during his meeting with Grassroots and Development Associate Mariam Khaloyan, Internship Program Director Joseph Piatt, and former Terjenian-Thomas Assembly intern Joann Khaloyan last week. “We welcome Congressman Raskin’s […]

Armenian Caucus Members Celebrate Armenia’s 25th Anniversary of Independence at US Capitol

Armenian Caucus Members Celebrate Armenia’s 25th Anniversary of Independence at US Capitol

WASHINGTON — On Armenia’s Independence Day, September 21, the Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues and the Armenian-American community celebrated Armenia’s 25th anniversary of independence. During the program, Armenia’s Ambassador to the United States Grigor Hovhannissian expressed his sincere appreciation and gratitude towards the Armenian Caucus Members for their significant contribution in strengthening the friendship between […]

Armenian Caucus Congratulates Nagorno Karabagh on 25th Anniversary, Condemns Azeri Atrocities

Armenian Caucus Congratulates Nagorno Karabagh on 25th Anniversary, Condemns Azeri Atrocities

WASHINGTON — On Tuesday Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues Co-Chairs Representatives Frank Pallone, Jr., (D-NJ), Robert Dold (R-IL), Jackie Speier (D-CA), and David Valadao (R-CA) with Armenian Caucus Vice Co-Chairs Adam Schiff (D-CA) and David Trott (R-MI) congratulated President Bako Sahakyan and the people of Artsakh on their Independence Day, the Armenian Assembly of America […]

Armenian Assembly Supports High School Education on Armenian Genocide

Armenian Assembly Supports High School Education on Armenian Genocide

CARSON, Calif. — On July 19, Armenian Assembly of America Board of Trustees Member Lisa Kalustian and Western Region Director Mihran Toumajan participated in a seminar hosted by the Los Angeles chapter of Facing History and Ourselves (FHAO), in partnership with the Dominguez Hills International Studies Project (DHISP), entitled “The Armenian Genocide and International Justice.” […]

Turkish Caucus Member Donna Edwards Defeated in Primary

Turkish Caucus Member Donna Edwards Defeated in Primary

WASHINGTON — Turkish Caucus Member Congresswoman Donna Edwards (D-MD) was defeated in Maryland’s Democratic Senate primary by long-time supporter of Armenian issues, Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), reported the Armenian Assembly of America. According to OpenSecrets.org, Edwards has received thousands of dollars from Turkish PACs, and was supported by the “Ten Thousand Turks PAC” in […]