Updated: Sep 13, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a letter to the Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly), Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) applauded Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) for receiving the Assembly’s Deukmejian Award for Public Service, and recognized the Assembly’s advocacy work.
“It is my pleasure to congratulate my colleague and friend Rep. Jackie Speier for being recognized by the Armenian Assembly at this year’s National Advocacy Conference Gala for her years of being a stalwart supporter of United States-Armenia relations,” Rep. Lofgren said. “Rep. Speier has a passion and personal devotion for issues of importance to the Armenian-American community.”
Congresswoman 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.
“I want to congratulate Rep. Speier, again, for receiving this honor, and to thank the Armenian Assembly for recognizing her and for all the work you do to advocate on behalf of Armenian-Americans.
The full letter is available here.
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.