Statement by Assemblymember Laura Friedman Regarding Continued Recognition of the Armenian Genocide

The Armenian-American community has a long history in the State of California, with a presence going back to the 1880s. The Armenian people have survived millennia-long brutalities and generations upon generations of trauma. The stories of the families, of women and children, tell of the resiliency and incredible will to rise and thrive despite the efforts to oppress an entire nation.