About Armenian National Committee of America- Glendale
Armenian National Committee of America- Glendale Armenian National Committee of America- Glendale The Armenian National Committee of America- Glendale chapter has been an important presence for Armenian-American political action for several decades. Our efforts span a wide range including: meeting with public officials about issues affecting our community, conducting voter outreach campaigns, publicizing the Armenian Cause, educating the community, fighting historic revisionism, and promoting recognition of the Armenian Genocide. The ANCA- Glendale Chapter works to make Armenian -merican interests effectively part of the political dialogue of our governments and of our own community. Most recently, the Armenian National Committee of America- Glendale Chapter has worked with the Glendale Police and Fire Departments to increase diversity in our local emergency response units. We have also been working with various city officials and departments on issues of low income housing, public parks and open space in South Glendale, and more Armenian-American representation on city committees. Furthermore, the ANCA- Glendale Chapter is actively collaborating with a variety of community organizations to help ensure the needs of our community are met. Some organizations and local events the ANCA- Glendale Chapter has supported include the American Red Cross, City of Glendale- Commission on the Status of Women, City of Glendale- Week of Remembrance, Glendale Relay for Life, Glendale Educational Foundation, and YWCA. The Armenian National Committee of America- Glendale Chapter believes that it is essential to raise the future generation with an understanding of and respect for the political process. Therefore, the organization works closely with community youth in order to engage them in the political process. Along with our National and Western Regional term,ANCA and ANC – Western Region, we facilitate volunteering and internship opportunities for youth, both within the organization as well as in the community. In the past, the ANCA- Glendale Chapter has worked with the Armenian Youth Federation and other youth groups to help put on educational forums on issues ranging from gangs and violence to the political process and activism.
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