ANCA Press Releases: 2021

Fall, 2021 Fellows Share Pivotal Role Program Plays in Kick-Starting Careers in Nation’s Capital
Nov 18, 2021
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Nov 12, 2021
-- Padilla Amendment Calls for Report on Azerbaijani War Crimes; Use of Foreign Mercenaries in 2020 Artsakh Attacks;

-- Menendez Also Calls for Report on U.S. Technology Discovered in Turkish Drones Used Against Armenia/Artsakh
Nov 4, 2021
Reps. Pappas, Maloney, Bilirakis lead Bipartisan Congressional Letter Signed by 41 Legislators against Erdogan’s Request for 40 F-16s
Nov 2, 2021
Greek, Armenian, Hindu, Kurdish, Mid-East Groups Write to Senate Leaders; Work with House to Enforce CAATSA Sanctions on Erdogan
Oct 29, 2021
Avetisyan and Screenwriter Narine Voskanyan hold meetings on Capitol Hill to share eye-witness accounts of 2020 Artsakh war
Oct 27, 2021
Proposed FY 2022 Foreign Aid Bill Would Continue to Block Arms Sales to Erdogan’s Bodyguards Following 2017 Attack on Washington DC Protesters
Oct 20, 2021
Manoukian Inspires at High School Presentations; Encourages Recent Graduates to Apply to the Winter 2022 Career Development Program before November 15th Deadline
Oct 20, 2021
ANCA Chairman Raffi Hamparian Calls On Senate and House Foreign Affairs Committee Leaders to Conduct Oversight over Failed U.S. Bilateral and Regional Policies
Oct 7, 2021
Armenia Still Not on Distribution List for 1 Billion Vaccines Pledged by President to At-Risk Countries
Oct 1, 2021
USAID Report Acknowledges “Acute Humanitarian Disaster,” Cites Ongoing Shelter, Protection, Health, and Food Security Needs
Sep 30, 2021
Senate Foreign Relations Committee Members Outline Grave Concerns on Turkey’s Record at Home and Abroad during Confirmation Hearing
Sep 28, 2021
Congressional, Community and Coalition Advocacy Drive Passage of Five ANCA-Backed Amendments to National Defense Authorization Act
Sep 23, 2021
Rules Committee Greenlights House Consideration of 5 ANCA-Backed Amendments to National Defense Authorization Act
Sep 21, 2021
ANCA Rallies Nationwide Support to End Military Aid to Azerbaijan; Free Armenian POWs; Ban Turkey’s Grey Wolves; Expand Artsakh Aid; Investigate Anti-Armenian War Crimes
Sep 15, 2021
Representatives Sherman, Pallone, and Speier Introduce Pro-Accountability Amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act
Sep 14, 2021
Names Capitol Hill Day of Annual Rising Leaders Program in Memory of Lifelong ANCA Activist
Sep 8, 2021
Bipartisan Video Messages to Artsakh Condemn Ongoing Azerbaijani Aggression; Salute Artsakh Commitment to Peace
Sep 2, 2021
35-Year Tradition of ANCA Youth Empowerment Deepens Pro-Armenian Advocacy in Communities and Campuses in the US and UK
Sep 2, 2021
Fourteen High School Leaders from Across America Explore Advocacy and Opportunities in Washington, DC
Aug 19, 2021
Azerbaijan Deployed Turkish Bayraktar Drones – including U.S. parts – in its 2020 Attack on Artsakh
Aug 10, 2021
Generous Gift by Arsho, Adour, & Nareg Aghjayan – Celebrating the Kasparian Family’s Lifetime of Commitment to the Armenian Cause – Empowers ANCA Engagement with High School Students
Aug 6, 2021
Passes FY2022 Foreign Aid Bill Urging $52 Million in U.S Aid to Artsakh and Armenia; Cutting Military Aid to Azerbaijan
Jul 29, 2021
Overwhelmingly Adopts ANCA-Backed Pallone Amendment to FY2022 Foreign Aid Bill
Jul 28, 2021
ANCA-Backed Pallone Amendment to FY2022 Foreign Aid Bill Could Come to a Vote as Early as Wednesday 7/28
Jul 28, 2021
HALC, ANCA Lead Broad Community Coalition Supporting Congressional Demand for a State Department Investigation into Turkey’s Drone Program
Jul 25, 2021
Washington, DC - The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA)is supporting close Senate scrutiny of President Biden's controversial nomination this week of former Arizona legisla
Jul 15, 2021
Hybrid Remote and DC Program Continues 35-Year Tradition of ANCA Youth Empowerment
Jul 3, 2021
Key U.S. House Panel Recommends $50 Million in Aid to Armenia; $2 Million in Demining Assistance to Artsakh for Fiscal Year 2022
Jun 30, 2021
Inaugural Washington Week to Inspire Careers in Politics and Policy; Explore Best Practices in Grassroots Pro-Artsakh/Armenia Civic Participation
Jun 19, 2021
ANCA Chairman Demands Accountability for System-wide Failure of U.S. Diplomacy
Jun 18, 2021
Urges U.S. House Panel to Strengthen Section 907 of the FREEDOM Support Act; Block International Grants or Loans to Aliyev Regime
Jun 16, 2021
ANCA, In Defense of Christians, Hellenic American Leaders Echo Congressional Calls for a Strong Stand against Erdogan
Jun 11, 2021
Department of Commerce Set to Block Armenia’s Aluminum Foil Exports to the United States
Jun 10, 2021
Chairman Bob Menendez, Chairwoman Barbara Lee, Rep. Brad Sherman Press Secretary of State Blinken During Hearings on Fiscal Year 2022 Foreign Aid Budget
Jun 8, 2021
Rep. Valadao, Congressional Armenian Caucus Leaders Call for Overhaul of Section 907 Waiver Process
May 24, 2021
Calls on Legislators to Roll Back Section 907 Waiver, Cut off all U.S. Military aid to Azerbaijan
May 20, 2021
Congressional Armenian Caucus letter Calls for Overhaul of Section 907 Waiver Process; Immediate Termination of All U.S. Military or Security Aid to Azerbaijan
May 13, 2021
Administration Letter Unresponsive to Six Bipartisan Congressional Policy Priorities
May 12, 2021
Seeks $500,000 Funding for State Department to Research and Report on Turkey’s Role in Azerbaijan’s Attack on Artsakh
May 6, 2021
Suspension of Section 907 Runs Counter to Campaign Statements and Recent Armenian Genocide Recognition
Apr 30, 2021
ANCA Welcomes Congressional Armenian Caucus Efforts to “directly aid the Armenian people of Nagorno Karabakh to recover and rebuild from the devastating fall 2020 war”
Apr 27, 2021
ANCA Presses for U.S. Policy Pivot Challenging Turkish and Azerbaijani Aggression, Promoting Armenian Security, and Advancing Regional Peace Based upon a Just Resolution of the Armenian Genocide
Apr 24, 2021
WASHINGTON, DC – Following up on media reports that President Joe Biden is set to accurately and honestly condemn and commemorate the Armenian Genocide this April 24th, the internatio
Apr 22, 2021
Join with 38 Senators in Urging White House to Reject Turkey’s Gag-Rule against Honest American Remembrance of this Crime
Apr 21, 2021
Washington, DC – The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) has rallied Armenian Americans from all 50 states to send over 1,000,000 messages to the White House and Congress ov
Apr 15, 2021
ANCA launches action platform encouraging U.S. House Members to cosign the FY2022 Armenian Caucus Foreign Aid Letter
Apr 1, 2021
Leo Sarkisian Summer Internship and Maral Melkonian Avetisyan Fellowship Will Explore Hybrid Virtual/In-Washington, DC Options
Mar 31, 2021
Bipartisan Letter Demands an End to U.S. Complicity in Turkey’s Genocide Denial
Mar 19, 2021
Bi-Partisan Measure Launched with Support of Over 30 U.S. House Members; ANCA Continues Campaign to Rally Support for Speedy Passage
Mar 16, 2021
Chairman of Senate Foreign Relations Committee Leads Bipartisan Call to End U.S. Complicity in Turkey’s Denial
Mar 9, 2021
Powerful Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Stakes out Strong Stand During Confirmation Hearing for Senior State Department Officials
Mar 6, 2021
ANCA issues nationwide call to action – – in support of bipartisan measure
Mar 6, 2021
New Director of Programs Will Oversee Internships, Job Placement, and Youth Programming
Feb 24, 2021
ANCA Thanks Pro-Armenian Community Advocates for Demanding Concrete U.S. Action
Feb 20, 2021
Bipartisan Letter - Signed by Legislators from 20+ U.S. States – Advances Pro-Armenian Policy Priorities
Feb 19, 2021
WASHINGTON, DC – Senior House Foreign Affairs Committee member Brad Sherman (D-CA) demanded answers from U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan Lee Litzenberger following reports that the U.S.
Feb 4, 2021
Armenian Caucus Letter Outlines Key Pro-Armenian Policy Priorities
Feb 1, 2021
Fresno Republican has been Longstanding Congressional Champion of Artsakh
Jan 26, 2021
Responds to Questions by Sen. Markey; Pledges U.S. Leadership in Facilitating Return of Prisoners of War
Jan 23, 2021
Commits to U.S. Reengagement in the OSCE Minsk Group Peace Process to Help Protect the “Security of Nagorno-Karabakh”
Jan 21, 2021
Calls on Biden-Harris Administration to Urgently Support Policy Priorities
Jan 20, 2021
ANCA, Hellenic American Leadership Council, In Defense of Christians to Work with Incoming Biden Administration to Safeguard Rights of Indigenous and Minority Populations
Jan 19, 2021
Calls on Secretary of State Nominee Antony Blinken to Support Recognition of the Armenian Genocide by the Biden Administration
Jan 19, 2021
ANC of New Jersey has Three-Decade Record of Supporting State’s Senior Senator
Jan 7, 2021
Visit to write, call, share U.S. legislators on key Armenian American concerns
Jan 6, 2021
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