Events Categories: Awareness & Advocacy

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    Book Talk & Signing by Melis Lachin

    Our first event of 2018 will be a Book Talk and Signing by former AAASC President Melis Lachin on a resource work he has spent years working on and researching. The book is a comprehensive reference of sources written about Assyrian history, language, and culture from ancient to modern times.

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    2017 AAA of SC Inaugural Gala

    On October 14, 2017, the Assyrian American Association of Southern California held its inaugural Gala at the JW Marriott in Downtown Los Angeles. The event was a great success thanks to all our wonderful sponsors and guests. Special thanks to the legendary Ashur Betsargis for his live music that evening.

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    Remember the Fallen. Empower the Future.

    On Monday August, AAASC in collaboration with Seyfo Center held its annual Assyrian Memorial Day Commemoration. This year’s theme was “Remember The Fallen. Empower The Future” – it will go down as one of the most significant events in the history of our community in Southern California. We are grateful

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    August 8 – Proclamation Ceremony

    This year, AAASC has organized a week of events to commemorate Assyrian Martyrs Day. As part of our greater outreach and cross-community effort, AAASC is pleased to announce that the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will be presenting a proclamation recognizing August 7 as Assyrian Martyrs (Memorial) Day. Tuesday

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    “Cries From Syria” Screening

    AAASC will be screening the critically acclaimed documentary “Cries from Syria” This is the first time the Assyrian American Association of Southern California has organized a viewing of a film shown at the renowned Sundance Film Festival Evgeny Afineevsky, the Oscar-nominated director of the film, will be on hand for

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    Assyrian-Armenian March for Justice Rally

    Post Event Recap: On April 24, 2017, thousands of Armenians, Assyrians, Greeks, and others in Los Angeles took part in the March for Justice to the Turkish Consulate to commemorate the 102nd Anniversary of the Genocide committed by the Ottoman Turks. The Assyrian American Association of Southern California and the

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  • assyrian-new-year-proclamations

    Assyrian New Year Proclamations

    Shlama to all of you. On behalf of the Assyrian American Association of Southern California, I would like to wish you and yours a very happy Kha B’Nisan (Assyrian New Year) 6767. May this upcoming year be a healthy, wonderful and prosperous one for all of you, our community in

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    Rally for Nineveh

    August 7 (Assyrian Memorial Day) Honor. Remember. Empower. Every August 7, the Association holds a special event to honor those brave Assyrian souls who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. This year, the Association held an outdoor rally with musical performances by legendary artist Ogin Betsamo and special guest

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    BBQ Town Hall

    BBQ Town Hall – July 24 AAASC held a Summer BBQ at the Association parking lot along with our Second Town Hall Meeting of the year. We had the pleasure of hosting an open discussion to hear your thoughts and suggestions on how we’ve been doing so far. We’re here

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    Assyrian Women

    Celebration of Assyrian Women- SAVE THE DATE! On June 26 at 5:30 p.m. we will be honoring Assyrian women at the Association. Come join as Rabi Hannibal Gevargiz talks about his book “Famous Assyrian Women” with a signing at the end. There will also be a showcase of art by

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    Silence After the Storm

    Silence After the Storm Assyrian American Association of Southern California was pleased to sponsor the Los Angeles Premiere of Silence After The Storm, directed by Sargon Saadi. Thank You For Joining: Silence After the Storm Thank you all for attending the SOLD OUT premiere of Sargon Saadi’s Silence After the

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    Rooftop Mixer

    AAASC is pleased to announce its first Assyrian mixer of the year at the SIXTY rooftop in Beverly Hills at 7 p.m. on June 10. Appetizers will be provided and drinks will be available for purchase.

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    Kalu Sulaqa Picnic

    Kalu Sulaqa Picnic – May 14, 2016 AAASC held its annual Kalu Sulaqa (Bride of the Ascension) Picnic at Woodley Park.   There was plenty of food, beverages, and music to go around, as well as and backgammon tournament. Special to thanks to California State Assembly Candidate Chris Chahinian for stopping

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    Ambassador’s Ceremony

    Ceremony with John Evans The Assyrian American Association of Southern California was pleased to arrange for Ambassador John Evans, former U.S. Ambassador to Armenia, to briefly visit an Assyrian church in Los Angeles on Sunday April 24 — the day that we commemorate the 101st anniversary of the Genocides against the

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