Glendale Week of Remembrance 2004

City of Glendale, CA
613 E. Broadway, Suite 200
Glendale, CA 91206
Contact: Ritch Wells
Tel: 818-548-4844
Fax: 818-547-6740
E-mail: [email protected]

Media Contact: Zizette Ayad, Sr. Administrative Analyst
(818) 548-4844

A panel discussion focusing on “Man’s Inhumanity to Man,” a Commemoration of
the Armenian Genocide and a book drive will highlight the City of Glendale’s
“Week of Remembrance 2004” during the month of April. The events are free
and the public is encouraged to attend.

The Genocide Collection Book Drive will run during the month of April.
Donated items may include books and audio materials which will be evaluated
for inclusion in the Glendale Central Library’s “Genocide Collection.” All
donations can be dropped off throughout the month at any Glendale Public
Library Branch or at the Glendale Civic Auditorium on Saturday, April 24.

The panel discussion on “Man’s Inhumanity to Man” will be aired the week of
April 19 on the City’s Government Access Channel, GTV6, on Charter Cable.
The educational student discussion will be moderated by Sonali Kohatkar of
KPFK Radio. Panelists will include Dan Alba, Program Director of the Los
Angeles office of “Facing History and Ourselves” and Professor John Roth
from Claremont McKenna College.

The Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide will be held on Saturday, April
24, between 10 a.m. and 9 p.m. at the Glendale Civic Auditorium, 1401 N.
Verdugo Road. Attendees are encouraged to view an art exhibit and donate
blood to the American Red Cross. A formal program will commence at 7 p.m.
including musical presentations and performances. At 8 p.m., there will be
a candlelight vigil outside of the Civic Auditorium at the future site of a
monument commemorating the genocide.

For additional information, please contact Zizette Ayad (818) 548-4844.