ANCA GLENDALE LAUNCHES SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

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The Armenian National Committee of America – Glendale Chapter is now accepting applicants for the Summer 2017 Internship Program. Set to launch on July 10th, this part-time internship program designed for local high school seniors and college students, will introduce young leaders and student activists to the American political system, Armenian-American issues, and advocacy efforts on a local level. Each week throughout the seven week program, interns will participate in two workshops led by local public officials, community leaders and specialists. Each workshop will serve to teach and familiarize interns with the different functions of Glendale City Government, and introduce them to grassroots advocacy, community organizing, non-profit management and communications through social and traditional forms of media, as well as project development and execution. Additionally,…

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ANCA-Glendale Endorses Yvette Vartanian Davis for GCC Board of Trustees Area 4

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GLENDALE—The Armenian National Committee of America – Glendale Chapter, announced the endorsement of Yvette Vartanian Davis for Glendale Community College Board of Trustees, Trustee Area 4. This announcement follows the organization’s endorsements of Dr. Armine Hacopian for GCC Board of Trustees, Area 3 and Ann H. Ransford for GCC Board of Trustees, Area 2, as well as, the endorsements of Zareh Sinanyan and Ara Najarian for two of the three available seats in City Council, Rafi Manoukian for City Treasurer, Ardy Kassakhian for City Clerk, Shant Sahakian for GUSD District D, Greg Krikorian for GUSD District B and Dr. Armina Gharpetian for GUSD District C. ANCA-Glendale also encourages a Yes vote on Ballot Measure L, which will amend the City Charter to require that councilmembers only…

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Sinanyan and Najarian Earn ANCA-Glendale and ANCA-CV Endorsement for Glendale City Council

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GLENDALE—The Armenian National Committee of America – Glendale and Crescenta Valley Chapters announce the endorsement of incumbent Councilmembers, Zareh Sinanyan and Ara Najarian for two of the three seats on the Glendale City Council. The organization has chosen to leave the third seat open. Ten candidates are competing for three City Council seats up for election. On April 4th, voters will be able to choose up to three individuals for a four year term on the City Council. The organization’s decisions to endorse the two incumbents Sinanyan and Najarian, but leave the third seat open comes after a long evaluation process. Candidates were first asked to answer a detailed questionnaire which helped the ANCA Election Committee determine the candidates’ views, stance, and approach in regards…

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ANCA-Glendale Announces Endorsements for GUSD Board of Education

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GLENDALE, Calif.— The Armenian National Committee of America, Glendale Chapter (ANCA-Glendale) announces the endorsement of Shant Sahakian, Greg Krikorian, and Dr. Armina Gharpetian for the Glendale Unified School District Board of Education. Shant Sahakian who is running in GUSD District D, has served as the Vice President of Glendale Kiwanis Club, was a Founding Board Member of Glendale Young Professionals and Co-Chair of the Armenian National Committee of America Professional Network. Earlier this year, Sahakian received the prestigious “Man of the Year” Award from the Glendale Chamber of Commerce. Greg Krikorian who currently serves as Clerk of GUSD Board of Education, is running for re-election in GUSD District B. Krikorian is a founding member of the Glendale Educational Foundation, was first elected to the GUSD Board…

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ANCA-Glendale Announces Endorsements for April 4 Elections

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GLENDALE, Calif.— The Armenian National Committee of America, Glendale Chapter (ANCA-Glendale) announces the endorsement of incumbents Rafi Manoukian for City Treasurer, Ardy Kassakhian for City Clerk, as well as Dr. Armine Hacopian for Glendale Community College Board of Trustees (GCC) District 3, and Ann H. Ransford for GCC District 2. ANCA-Glendale encourages a Yes vote on the Ballot Measure L, which will amend the City Charter to require a 3-year term limit for councilmembers. The endorsed candidates have worked closely with the ANCA-Glendale on issues concerning the Armenian American Community, and improving the quality of life and social welfare of all Glendale residents. The organization’s recommendations for Glendale Unified School District Board of Education Glendale Community College District 4, and City Council will be announced…

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