(NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA) – On May 14, 2019, an Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly)-led delegation was pleased to meet and hold a productive discussion on a range of subjects with Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Krekorian, a distinguished public servant, who, since 2010, represents constituents residing in Los Angeles’ 2nd Council District. The 2nd district includes the Los Angeles communities of North Hollywood, Studio City, Sun Valley, Valley Glen, Valley Village, and Van Nuys.
The delegates expressed their gratitude to Councilmember Krekorian for his leadership on the Los Angeles City Council. They also thanked Councilmember Krekorian for the positively impactful work that he spearheads via the framework of the Los Angeles – Yerevan Sister City relationship, and through the Los Angeles – Shushi (Artsakh) Friendship Association. Potential new initiatives to further and strengthen Los Angeles’ relationship with Yerevan and Shushi were discussed at the meeting.
The Assembly delegation included Assembly Southern California Regional Council member Helen Haig, Assembly Western Region Director Mihran Toumajan, Armenia Tree Project (ATP) West Coast Operations Manager Sarah Hayes, ATP West Coast Community Outreach Manager Anahit Gharibyan, Assembly Los Angeles County Regional Committee member Zhelbert Zohrabian, American Armenian Rose Float Association Director Arthur Kokozian, and Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association leaders Alexander Agaronian and Edgar Agaronian.
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.