ASSEMBLY OF AMERICA
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
REP. JACKIE SPEIER FOR RECEIVING
ARMENIAN ASSEMBLY’S DEUKMEJIAN AWARD
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a letter to the Armenian Assembly of
America (Assembly), Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi
(D-CA) applauded Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) and expressed deep
gratitude to the Assembly.
a joy to join you in celebrating my friend and colleague, Congresswoman Jackie
Speier, as she receives the Deukmejian Award for Public Service: a wonderful
tribute to an iconic leader of our beloved state of California!" Speaker
Pelosi told the Assembly. "Congresswoman Speier has been a persistent,
effective champion of the United States-Armenian relationship for decades, and
her leadership has been critical in forging ever-stronger ties between our
governments and people," she added.
Speier was honored for her exemplary work in the U.S. House of Representatives,
as well as her leadership, dedication, and passionate support of Armenia and
Artsakh. Armenian American leaders and activists throughout the United States
attended the Gala in Washington, D.C., which was part of the Armenian Assembly
of America's 2019 National Advocacy Conference.
accept my deep gratitude to the Armenian Assembly for your tireless efforts to
strengthen the bonds between the United States and the Republic of Armenia.
Since its inception, the Assembly has been a critical partner in our shared
mission to promote public awareness of important issues for the Armenian
American community. Your leadership has shined a powerful light on the
priorities of the Armenian American community and has engaged diverse and
dynamic communities across the country to advocate for progress," Speaker
letter is available at
in 1972, the Armenian Assembly of America is the largest Washington-based
nationwide organization promoting public understanding and awareness of
Armenian issues. The Assembly is a non-partisan, 501(c)(3) tax-exempt