Armenian National Committee of America
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PRESS RELEASE ~ 2007-12-04
Contact: Haig Hovsepian ~ Tel: (818) 500-1918
ANC-WR Meets With "Little Armenia" California Assemblymember Kevin de Leon
Los Angeles, CA – On November 20th, 2007, Armenian National Committee
of America – Western Region (ANCA-WR) Board Member Souzi
Zerounian-Khanzadian and ANCA-WR Community Relations Director Haig
Hovsepian met with CA State Assemblymember Kevin de Leon at his Los
Angeles area district office.
Joining them for the meeting were Armond Aghakhanian, representative
from Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez’s office, and Alana Yanez, a field
representatives with the Assemblymember’s office. In the meeting,
participants discussed the ANC’s recent work in the Hollywood and
greater Los Angeles community as well as its voter registration and
community outreach projects in Little Armenia.
"We appreciated the opportunity to meet with Assemblymember de Leon
once again to discuss how we can reach out to and serve the community,
especially Little Armenia," said Zerounian-Khanzadian. "We look
forward to continuing to build on our strong relationship with him in
the coming year," she added.
This past month, Assemblymember de Leon was a featured speaker at
Rally 106 in Hollywood, an event organized by the Armenian Youth
Federation-Western Region to raise awareness about H.Res.106, the
Armenian Genocide resolution. In September, de Leon joined the ANC-WR
for its 2007 Annual Banquet.
The Armenian National Committee of America is the largest and most
influential Armenian-American grassroots political organization.
Working through a network of offices, chapters, and supporters
throughout the US and around the world, the ANCA actively advances the
concerns of the Armenian-American community on a broad range of