Monthly Archives: April 2015

100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide Commemorated by Los Angeles Board of Supervisors

On the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion by Mayor Michael D. Antonovich and Supervisor Hilda L. Solis to send a letter, signed by all five supervisors, to President Obama … Continue reading

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Over 150,000 March in Los Angeles to Commemorate Armenian Genocide Centennial

LOS ANGELES – In an unprecedented show of support for the centennial commemoration of the Armenian Genocide, over 130 thousand community leaders, religious figures, elected officials and activists took to the streets of Little Armenia on April 24th to march … Continue reading

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Thousands Rally in Times Square to Mark Centennial of Armenian Genocide

Thousands of people rallied in New York on April 26 to demand the U.S. government recognize the deaths of up to 1.5 million Armenians during World War I as genocide. The rally marked the centennial of the killings under the … Continue reading

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ACA Thanks Assemblymember Gipson

LOS ANGELES – A delegation of members of the Armenian Council of America recently met with Assemblymember Mike Gipson (D-Carson), to discuss matters related to the Armenian American community and to thank him for his stance on a decision by … Continue reading

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GYO and ACA Host “1915” Screening

PASADENA – The Gaidz Youth Organization and the Armenian Council of America hosted a special screening of the new film “1915” at the Laemmle Playhouse Theater in Pasadena on Sunday April 19. The film depicts the effects of genocide and … Continue reading

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