Your support empowers the ANCA’s efforts to end U.S. complicity in Turkey’s denial of the Armenian Genocide, and to put in place an American policy of pressing Turkey to accept a truthful and just resolution of this crime that requires Ankara to meet its full moral and material obligations to the Armenian people.
In support of these aims, we have:
- Built a powerful bipartisan Congressional constituency that – despite Turkey’s multi-million dollar campaign of denial – understands both the facts of the Armenian Genocide and also the moral imperative of properly condemning and commemorating this crime.
- Educated members of the influential U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee, prior to their favorable consideration of Armenian Genocide recognition efforts in 2000, 2005, 2007 and 2010, and in anticipation of a full U.S. House vote on this genocide prevention measure.
- Worked with governors, legislators, coalitions, and civil society groups in the 42 U.S. States that have officially recognized the Armenian Genocide.
- Successfully worked to stop President’s George W. Bush’s flawed and ultimately failed 2006 nomination of Richard Hoagland, who denied the Armenian Genocide during his confirmation process, as U.S. Ambassador to Armenia.
- Supported the inclusion of Armenian Genocide education programs in U.S. public schools and universities.