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Assembly's Advocacy Summit 2024 Slated for April 16 & 17

Washington, D.C. - The Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly) will sponsor its annual Spring Advocacy Summit 2024 on Tuesday, April 16, and Wednesday, April 17, where participants from across the country will gather in Washington, D.C. to advocate for pro-Armenian issues on Capitol Hill.

The two-day Summit will include an advocacy briefing and training, as well as a welcome reception the evening of April 16. The next morning, the Assembly will host a breakfast and Hill Day overview, followed by meetings with Members of Congress on Capitol Hill. The Summit will coincide with the Armenian Genocide Commemoration on Capitol Hill, which will take place on Wednesday evening, April 17, where elected officials will share remarks and pay homage to the 1.5 million Armenians massacred during the first genocide of the 20th century.

"The Assembly's Advocacy Summit 2024 is an impactful way for Members of Congress to be informed about issues critical to the Armenian people, and to connect Armenian Americans with their elected officials and congressional staff," said Assembly Congressional Relations Director Mariam Khaloyan. "The Summit follows the Assembly's successful Fall 2023 Advocacy Summit, where over 300 in-person meetings took place, and where Senator Gary Peters (D-MI), announced he was introducing legislation to provide humanitarian assistance to Armenians in Artsakh and prevent additional U.S. assistance to Azerbaijan."

She added: "We look forward to welcoming Armenian American advocates from across the U.S."

Please register here for the Advocacy Summit 2024, which is free and open to the public. Please register to ensure meeting slots with Members of Congress for Hill Day.

Scholarships are available for students interested in attending the Spring 2024 Advocacy Summit to help cover travel and accommodations.

Summit Sponsorships are available, and the Assembly welcomes participation at the following levels: 

● Supporter - $1,000 

● Advocate - $2,500 

● Partner - $5,000 

All sponsors will be recognized digitally and during the Advocacy Summit. 

The briefing, training sessions, and welcome reception will take place at the University Club, 1135 16th St NW, Washington, DC, 20036. To reserve a room, please use code "Armenian Assembly" for booking. For any questions, please contact Mariam Khaloyan.

Established 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 membership organization.


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Wishing each and every one Success. I am the grandson . My grandfather from Mar’ash born in 1880. Went to Aleppo. Married there then went to Jerusalem Old City. Worked with the Catholics and Greek Orthodox. The Pasha made him the Mukhtar of Armenians. He died on 01/06/1966. In Jerusalem. He told me his brothers went to USA. Vartar or Wartar Torossian.

From : Bishara Philip Torossian

(Bishara=Avedis London

Married to: Dr. Feirooz be Melkonian

Now Torossian.

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