Thank you for joining the Congressional Armenian Caucus, Open Road Films, Survival Pictures and the Armenian National Committee of America for the Capitol Hill viewing of the Armenian Genocide-era epic, “The Promise.”
Please #KeepThePromise to end Armenian Genocide denial and stop the cycle of genocide by taking action on the following three initiatives:
1) Co-Sponsor the Genocide Prevention Resolution:
The bipartisan Genocide Prevention Resolution seeks to apply the lessons of the U.S. response to the Armenian Genocide in preventing modern day atrocities across the Middle East. For further information, or to cosponsor, please contact Mena Hanna in Rep. Trott’s office at mena.hanna@Mail.house.gov or Jeff Lowenstein in Rep. Schiff’s office at email@example.com
2) Co-Sign the Congressional Letter Urging President Trump to Commemorate the Armenian Genocide:
The Congressional Armenian Caucus began circulating a Congressional letter to President Trump, asking him to properly reaffirm and condemn the Armenian Genocide in the annual April 24th commemorative statement regarding that crime. The deadline for Members of Congress to cosign the letter is April 7th, 2017.
>> The current list of co-signers include (as of March 21st): Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA), Rep. Michael Capuano (D-MA), Rep. Salud Carbajal (D-CA), Rep. Tony Cardenas (D-CA), Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA), Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI), Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO), Rep. Jim Costa (D-CA), Rep. Katherine Clark (D-MA), Rep. Joe Crowley (D-NY), Rep. Jeff Denham (R-CA), Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL), Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY), Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-CA), Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ), Rep. Joe Kennedy (D-MA), Rep. Jim Langevin (D-RI), Rep. Sander Levin (D-MI), Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA), Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Rep. Alan Lowenthal (D-CA), Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY), Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), Rep. Bettie McCollum (D-MN), Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA), Rep. Seth Moulton (D-MA), Rep. Grace Napolitano (D-CA), Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA), Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ), Rep. Collin Peterson (D-MN), Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD), Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA), Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH), Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-CA), Rep. John Sarbanes (D-MD), Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), Rep. Brad Sherman (D-CA), Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA), Rep. Dina Titus (D-NV), Rep. Dave Trott (R-MI), Rep. Niki Tsongas (D-MA), Rep. David Valadao (R-CA).
3) Attend the Capitol Hill Armenian Genocide Observance on Capitol Hill:
On Wednesday, April 5th, the Congressional Armenian Caucus will host the annual Capitol Hill Armenian Genocide Remembrance at the Congressional Visitors Center – North Orientation Theater. A reception will begin at 5:30pm, followed by a program at 6:30pm. Members of Congress are encouraged to offer remarks at the program. For more information, please contact ANCA Government Affairs Director Raffi Karakashian at firstname.lastname@example.org