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ANCA GLENDALE URGES COUNCIL TO ENACT A MORATORIUM ON RESIDENTIAL EVICTIONS DURING COVID-19 CRISIS

As we learn that there are four confirmed cases of COVID-19 within the City of Glendale, the Armenian National Committee of America - Glendale Chapter (ANCA Glendale) commits to utilize its resources to serve the needs of the residents of Glendale during this unsettling crisis. The City of Glendale has already taken steps to curb the pandemic, but we believe more must be done. On Monday, March 16th, Glendale City Council convened in a special meeting to discuss the recent outbreak of COVID-19 within the borders of the city. Their first step was to declare a state of emergency, which gives the city access to state and federal funding. Similar to Los Angeles County’s plan of action, food places and bars have been restricted to…
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ANCA Glendale Announces Endorsements for Glendale City Council

Following a comprehensive review process, the Armenian National Committee of America - Glendale Chapter (ANCA Glendale) has announced its endorsements for the Glendale City Council for the upcoming municipal elections, endorsing incumbents Vartan Gharpetian and Paula Devine, as well as candidates Ardashes Kassakhian and Leonard Manoukian.  “We believe that Vartan, Paula, Ardy, and Leonard all have proven track records of service and commitment to our core values. Although there are only three open seats, we are confident that Glendale voters will choose the best combination to serve on the upcoming City Council,” said ANCA Glendale Chairperson Lucy Petrosian.  ANCA Glendale announced the endorsement of incumbents Vartan Gharpetian and Paula Devine, noting that both have upheld their commitment to bringing positive change to the quality of…
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Eight City Council Candidates Present Their Vision For Glendale To A Capacity Audience At Glendale Youth Center

On January 15th, the Armenian National Committee of America - Glendale Chapter (ANCA Glendale) held their Community Candidate Forum, a moderated public town hall where all eight Glendale City Council candidates participated. With over 200 residents of Glendale in attendance, each candidate provided their insight on issues that residents are concerned about.  Participants included incumbents Paula Devine and Vartan Gharpetian as well as candidates Greg Astorian, Dan Brotman, Ardy Kassakhian and Leonard Manoukian. Candidates Susan Wolfson and William Keshishyan were also invited to participate, although they did not take part in the ANCA Glendale endorsement interview process.      Each candidate was able to introduce themselves and showcase their campaign’s key objectives. All participants had an opportunity to present their views on pressing issues from…
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ANCA Glendale Announces Endorsements For GUSD School Board

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Community Candidate Forum: Get To Know Your Candidates

A moderated town hall forum event where Glendale City Council candidates will have the opportunity to speak to the residents of Glendale.

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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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