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On June 1st, the 2014 ANCA Telethon will bring thousands of people together from coast to coast. On that day, we will celebrate our accomplishments and reach out to you for your assistance in order to continue our efforts. Your generosity will enable us to educate, motivate, and activate our community and continue our educational, charitable, and civic involvement programs from our nation’s capital to our local communities.

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    An Easter Message of Armenian Rebirth and the Return of our Christian Churches

    By Aram S. Hamparian Executive Director, ANCA As you gather with friends and family this Easter Sunday in blessed celebration of the resurrection of Christ, please consider pausing for a moment to reflect upon our own journey as Armenians. The proud daughters and sons of our ancient nation - the first to adopt Christianity - we have survived and thrived, developing a rich and unique culture, sharing our ideas and experiences, and contributing to the diverse fabric of the international community. As we approach April 24th, however, we are, of course, reminded that it was nearly a century ago, in 1915 that we endured the fires of a terrible genocide. A still-unpunished crime that nearly ended our very existence and that, to this very day, threatens the viability of our partitioned, landlocked, impoverished, and blockaded homeland. [more]

    Los Feliz Reception Bolsters 2014 ANCA Telethon

    Los Feliz Reception Bolsters 2014 ANCA TelethonLOS ANGELES, CA- Over one hundred prominent individuals from across Los Angeles recently gathered at the home of Hratch Manuelian and Lara Yeretsian to support the Armenian National Committee of America’s (ANCA) Telethon 2014. The special gathering in the Los Feliz Estates, overlooking the City of Los Angeles, was held on April 4, 2014, included the participation of national ANCA Chairman Ken Hachikian and is one of several private receptions that will be held prior to the nationwide airing of the ANCA Telethon on June 1, 2014. “The Armenian National Committee of America is at the forefront of the Armenian Cause and any and all other Armenian issues,” remarked Lara Yeretsian, who hosted the ANCA Telethon reception at her home with her husband Hratch Manuelian.  “It is imperative for every Armenian American to support and donate to the ANCA so it can continue being our voice in the U.S. Capitol,” she [more]

    Armenian Americans in San Diego Rally For 2014 ANCA Telethon

    Armenian Americans in San Diego Rally For 2014 ANCA TelethonSAN DIEGO, CA– With a positive spirit of support and activism, a broad and diverse group of Armenian Americans gathered at the home of John and Cynthia Andonian in Rancho Santa Fe, California on Sunday, March 30, 2014.  The reception was the first in a series of planned gatherings to mark the run-up to the Armenian National Committee of America’s (ANCA) Telethon 2014 that will be aired in most major American cities. “We are deeply grateful to John and Cynthia Andonian for their brilliant hospitality in hosting a great event in support of the ANCA,” remarked ANCA National Chairman Ken Hachikian.  “As a grassroots organization, we depend on distinguished stakeholders, like the Andonian family, to drive our common cause forward.  I am grateful for the many generous donors, who live in and around the San Diego area, for making our first ANCA Telethon 2014 gathering a full success,” Hachikian added.  The [more]

    ANCA Telethon 2014 Kicks Off

    ANCA Telethon 2014 Kicks Off  -- Press Conference Launches National Grassroots Fundraising Campaign GLENDALE, CA - Armenian American leaders from across America gathered in Southern California last Friday to launch "ANCA Telethon 2014" - a community-wide fundraising campaign to empower Armenian Americans, protect Armenia, and promote the Armenian Cause. This grassroots campaign, featuring community events and broad-based social media, will lead up to the June 1st 6-hour nationwide broadcast, 6:00pm to 12:00 midnight EDT (3:00pm to 9:00pm PDT), in support of the ANCA Endowment Fund. The telethon will be available on a variety of broadcast, cable and digital channels and showcased online at www.ancatelethon.org. [caption id="attachment_822" align="alignright" width="300"]Steve_Artinian ANCA Telethon 2014 Chairman Steve Artinian leads kick-off press event[/caption] ANCA Endowment President Ken Hachikian was joined by Telethon 2014 Chairman Steve Artinian, Eastern U.S. Board Member Joshua Tevekelian [more]

    Over $2.2 Million Raised for ANCA Civic Education Efforts at Telethon 2012

    There’s an adage that says Washington is run by a bunch of 20-somethings. Washington is a city of timeless buildings and seasoned politicians but we know for certain that there is an army of young talent responsible for much of Washington’s day-to-day operations. Bright and fresh out of grad school, young staffers and interns are there to learn. And Washington is eager to teach and prepare its future [more]

    Behind the Scenes at ANCA 2012 Telethon

    Behind the Scenes at ANCA 2012 Telethon There’s an adage that says Washington is run by a bunch of 20-somethings. Washington is a city of timeless buildings and seasoned politicians but we know for certain that there is an army of young talent responsible for much of Washington’s day-to-day operations. Bright and fresh out of grad school, young staffers and interns are there to learn. And Washington is eager to teach and prepare its future [more]

The Issue

  • Meeting the Community’s Legal Challenges

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    Advised state legislators and other public policy stakeholders regarding the legal and historical issues related to laws aimed at securing stolen or otherwise withheld assets of Armenian Genocide-era victims.

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  • Promoting Civic Activism

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    Your vision of a Diasporan network of far-reaching access, power and influence inspires the ANCA's work supporting the Armenian American community's increasingly prominent civic role as an assertive and effective American stakeholder in the formulation of U.S. policy on the full range of Armenian issues.
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  • Working with U.S. & International Media

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    Your interest and energy power the ANCA's efforts to give voice to our community's values, allowing us to communicate our viewpoints through the national and international media on issues ranging from the Armenian Genocide and our Diasporan community, to the Republic of Armenia and the Nagorno Karabakh conflict.
  • Supporting Javakhk

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    Your assistance is vital to expanding the ANCA's active engagement with the Administration and Congress in support of practical steps to meet the urgent economic, cultural, and civic needs of the Armenian population in Javakhk and throughout Georgia.
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