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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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The City of Glendale events commemorating Armenian Genocide

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Glendale, CA - The City of Glendale presents its 2019 Armenian Genocide Commemorative Event on April 24, 2019 at 7 p.m. The event commemorates the 1.5 million lives lost during the Armenian Genocide 104 years ago and serves as a reminder to the young generation that such atrocities can be prevented in case of understanding cultural differences and finding acceptance. The program includes special remarks by Ambassador Armen Baibourtian – Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles and performances by the Glendale High School Choir, Zvartnots Dance Ensemble, and Jacob Armen Featuring His Band and the Glendale College Concert Singers and Homenetmen Ararat Chapter Choir, Conducted by Dr. Peter Green. A panel discussion titled "Parallel Histories" will be held at the Downtown Central Library on…

Blood Drive in Commemoration of 1.5 Million Armenians that Lost Their Lives during the Armenian Genocide in 1915

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Glendale - ANCA-Glendale hosted a community Blood Drive on Sunday, March 31. The Blood Drive took place at Glendale Youth Center and was dedicated to the 1.5 million Armenians that lost their lives during the Armenian Genocide. Every year, The ANCA-Glendale in partnership with the American Red Cross and several affiliated community-based organizations organize an annual blood drive to give blood to those in need and to commemorate the 1.5 million lives lost during the Armenian Genocide in 1915. According to the American Red Cross, less than 2 to 3 percent of the eligible donors in Southern California donate blood. One pint of blood can save up to 3 lives and about every two second someone needs a blood transfusion. "Your drive was fabulous! We…

ANCA Glendale Praises GCC Board for Addressing Community Concerns

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GLENDALE—The Armenian National Committee of America – Glendale Chapter (ANCA-Glendale) commended the Glendale Community College this week for adding fluency in Armenian and/or Spanish to the list of desirable qualifications to the GCC Garfield Campus employment guidelines. The ANCA-Glendale was notified of the change during its March 4 meeting with Dr. David Viar, Ann H. Ransford, and Dr. Armine Hacopian. “ANCA-Glendale extends its appreciation to the GCC Superintendent and Board of Trustees for their cooperation and will continue monitoring the situation in tandem with GCC colleagues to ensure fairness and equitability,” stated ANCA – Glendale Chapter Co-Chair Ronnie Gharibian. During the meeting, the parties agreed to continue collaboration to ensure that equal employment opportunities are granted to all applicants, including candidates with Armenian language fluency. “The…

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