Assembly News

  • Assembly’s Statement on Anniversary of Sumgait Pogrom
    Washington, D.C. – Today marks the 33rd anniversary of the Sumgait pogrom that deliberately targeted and brutally attacked the Armenian population of the seaside Azerbaijani town from February 26, 1988 until March 1, 1988. This unprovoked onslaught against Armenians was a precursor to additional pogroms against Armenians in then-Soviet Azerbaijan. Over the course of the following years, […]
  • Assembly Exceeds $100,000 Fundraising Goal
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly) is pleased to report that thanks to a special $50,000 matching pledge by Armenian Assembly Life Trustees Dr. Leon and Elizabeth Kircik, the Assembly raised over $100,000 from the end of December 2020 through January 2021. “With so much work ahead of us in the aftermath of the 44-day war last Fall, on behalf of the Assembly Board, I […]
  • Assembly Welcomes Bipartisan Letter to Administration In Support of Armenia & Artsakh
    Washington, D.C. – Today, the Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly) welcomed a bipartisan letter signed by 101 Members of Congress to U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken and U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin highlighting key policy issues, including the pressing importance of addressing the “ongoing humanitarian crisis in Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh).” Spearheaded by […]