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About ANCA-Glendale

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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Glendale City Council Approves Artsakh Ave. Renaming

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Glendale CA - On Tuesday, June 12 Glendale City Council passed a resolution renaming the two blocks of Maryland Avenue between Wilson Avenue and Harvard Street to Artsakh Avenue. Mayor Sinanyan, Councilmembers Najarian, Gharpetian and Agajanian voted for, while Councilmember Devine abstained. The Council also passed a resolution authorizing limited reimbursements of specified costs associated with the street name change, and appropriated $131,000 to address the fiscal impact. The Armenian National Committee of America Glendale Chapter (ANCA Glendale) expressed strong support of the resolution and urged city staff to assist the business community with the financial impact of the street name change. While speaking in front of the Council on Tuesday evening Community Outreach Director Margarita Baghdasaryan stated that, “The name Artsakh has a historical…

ANCA Glendale Seeks Community Outreach Coordinator

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Position: Community Outreach Coordinator The Armenian National Committee of America Glendale Chapter is seeking applicants for its Community Outreach Coordinator position, who will be responsible for cultivating strategic partnerships through community outreach activities, facilitating relationships with local government and community based organization, and serving as a liaison between the organization and city institutions and managing the day to day activities of the office.  Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in political science, sociology, communications or relevant field At least 1 year of administrative experience Excellent oral and written sills Fluency in Armenian is preferred Marketing experience is highly desirable For more information or to apply visit ancaglendale.org/vacancy and fill out the application by July 1st, 2018. If you have any questions please contact our office by calling…

ANCA Glendale Congratulates Glendale Chief of Police Carl Povilaitis

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On May 31, 2018 ANCA Glendale boar member Ronnie Gharibian and Community Outreach Director Margarita Baghdasaryan attended the formal swearing-in ceremony of newly appointed Glendale Chief of Police Carl Povilaitis. ANCA Glendale is looking forward to working with Chief Povilaitis in the years to come to ensure the safety and prosperity of this great City Chief Carl Povilaitis was appointed to Police Chief on May 1, 2018. He has been serving the Glendale community for the past 27 years. He began his career in law enforcement with the Glendale Police Department in 1990 after graduating from the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Academy class 267 in February of 1991. After Graduating from the academy, Carl was assigned to the Field Services Division where he worked in Patrol. He…

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