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The ANCA–Glendale Chapter is a grassroots public affairs organization serving to inform, educate and act on a wide range of issues concerning Armenian Americans in Glendale.

For several decades, ANCA -Glendale has served to educate, motivate and activate the Armenian American Community in Glendale on a wide ranges of issues. ANCA-Glendale has been an important presence for Armenian American grassroots efforts, serving as liaison between city institutions, elected officials, and the community.

Our efforts serve the vibrant community of Glendale in the following ways: discussing issues affecting our community with political officials, conducting voter outreach campaigns, publicizing the Armenian Cause, educating the Glendale community through forums and outreach events, fighting historic revisionism, and promoting recognition of the Armenian Genocide.

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ANCA-Glendale Begins Candidate Review Process for Municipal Elections

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The ANCA-Glendale Board of Directors plans to hold meetings with all interested candidates in order to assess their capability and willingness to serve our community. At the conclusion of the interview process, ANCA-Glendale will announce the list of endorsed candidates. “We aim to support candidates who truly reflect the best interest of the city of Glendale,” said ANCA-Glendale Chairperson Lucy Petrosian. “Transparency and accountability are paramount in this process and we look forward to sharing our findings with the community at large.” ANCA Glendale encourages all candidates to send their meeting requests to admin@ancaglendale.org. ANCA Glendale advocates for the social, economic, cultural, and political rights of the city’s Armenian American community and promotes increased civic participation at the grassroots and public policy levels.
Graffiti on the wall of the Armenian American Council on Aging building

Asbarez: Armenian Council on Aging Building Vandalized with Racist Graffiti

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Incident Being Treated as a Hate Crime Members of the Armenian American Council of Aging on Thursday discovered anti-Armenian graffiti sprayed on the organization’s building on 407 E Colorado Street in Glendale. The incident apparently took place overnight. “Death to Armenians. Trump say leave now,” read the graffiti on the building wall. Glendale Police Department told Asbarez that it is classifying the incident as a hate crime. “When we have something that is so blatant we usually classify it as a hate crime,” said Sergeant Dan Suttles, a public information officer at Glendale Police Department. “We are looking into multiple graffiti markings in the area, with similar writing,” explained Suttles. “There have been derogatory writings about every race, sex and religion . We assume that…

Asbarez News: ANCA-Glendale’s 2019 Gala Honors Community Members, Organizations

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ANCA-Glendale's 2019 Gala Honors Community Members, Organization (2019, September 18), Asbarez Newspaper.  GLENDALE—The Armenian National Committee of America – Glendale Chapter recently held its 2019 Award and Appreciation Gala. The purpose of the gala is to celebrate and highlight the work and achievements of distinguished individuals and local organizations that have made considerable contributions to the betterment of our community, and the City of Glendale. The 2019 Gala was a success, with almost 400 guests in attendance, including: Senator Anthony Portantino, Assemblymember Laura Friedman, Glendale City Mayor Ara Najarian, Councilmembers Vartan Gharpetian, Paula Devine and Vrej Agajanian, City Clerk Ardy Kassakhian, Assistant City Manager Roubik Gholanian, department heads and numerous commissioners; representatives from the offices of Congressman Adam Schiff and Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn…

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