WASHINGTON, DC - The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) Hovig Apo Saghdejian Capital Gateway Program (CGP) continues to grow with the assistance of generous benefactors Apo and Nayiri Saghdejian, who have donated more than $250,000 for the program since 2004. On November 23, 2021, the Saghdejian family presented a donation of $20,000 to ANCA Chairman Raffi Hamparian towards the expansion of this unique public policy career development program in Washington, D.C. - which is named after their late son and brother, Hovig Apo Saghdejian.
-- Fall, 2021 Fellows Share Pivotal Role Program Plays in Kick-Starting Careers in Nation’s Capital
WASHINGTON, DC — Recent university graduates will have an additional two weeks to apply for the Winter 2022 session of the Hovig Apo Saghdejian Capital Gateway Program (ANCA CGP) – an innovative ANCA job placement program that offers three months of free housing, career-building workshops, and networking opportunities to empower young professionals launching public policy, political, and media careers in the nation’s capital. (more...)
-- Greek, Armenian, Hindu, Kurdish, Mid-East Groups Write to Senate Leaders; Work with House to Enforce CAATSA Sanctions on Erdogan
WASHINGTON, DC – A coalition of ethnic, faith-based, and civic groups representing Americans from across the nation are calling on Senate leaders – and working with U.S. Representatives – to enforce U.S. sanctions on Turkey and block Erdogan’s request to purchase 40 F-16 fighters and 80 F-16 modernization kits.
In a recent letter to Senate Foreign Relations Committee and Armed Services Committee Chairmen and Ranking M (more...)
-- Avetisyan and Screenwriter Narine Voskanyan hold meetings on Capitol Hill to share eye-witness accounts of 2020 Artsakh war
WASHINGTON, DC – Award-winning Director Jivan Avetisyan and screenwriter Narine Voskanyan shared the powerful story of Artsakh's (Nagorno Karabakh ) struggles and survival through both film and eye-witness accounts, during a three-day Washington, DC campaign to inspire community activism and inform Congressional action.
-- Proposed FY 2022 Foreign Aid Bill Would Continue to Block Arms Sales to Erdogan’s Bodyguards Following 2017 Attack on Washington DC Protesters
WASHINGTON, DC – The Senate Appropriations Committee called for ongoing U.S. aid for Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh) demining and expressed concern about unrest in the Caucasus, in its version the Fiscal Year 2022 foreign aid bill presented Monday. (more...)
-- Manoukian Inspires at High School Presentations; Encourages Recent Graduates to Apply to the Winter 2022 Career Development Program before November 15th Deadline
WASHINGTON, DC — The ANCA shared a 360-degree view of the organization’s career development and student empowerment initiatives at university and high school campuses across Southern California, spotlighting internship and job placement opportunities offered through the Hovig Apo Saghdejian Capital Gateway Program (CGP), Leo Sarkisian Summer Program (LSI) in Washington, the Walter an (more...)
-- ANCA Chairman Raffi Hamparian Calls On Senate and House Foreign Affairs Committee Leaders to Conduct Oversight over Failed U.S. Bilateral and Regional Policies
WASHINGTON, DC – The ANCA is calling on key committees in the U.S. Senate and House to exercise their Congressional oversight responsibilities over the U.S. State Department and related agencies through investigations into system-wide failures of U.S. policy on U.S.-Armenia bilateral and regional relations. (more...)