Press Release

Thursday, February 28, 2019

CONTACT: Dan Savage

PHONE: (916) 319-2046



The California Armenian Legislative Caucus is holding two scholarship contests for the 2019 commemoration of the Armenian Genocide. California high school students in 9th through 12th grade are invited to participate in an essay contest and/or a visual arts contest to increase greater awareness of the Armenian Genocide.

All winners will be contacted directly and announced to mainstream and Armenian media by the California Armenian Legislative Caucus on Friday April 12, 2019. All winners will be awarded scholarships and a trip to Sacramento to be acknowledged at the California Armenian Legislative Caucus’ annual Armenian Advocacy Day during a press conference on April 22, 2019. Original artwork will be requested from visual arts applicants if they are selected as a finalist, for possible display in the California State Capitol.

Thursday, February 21, 2019
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Monday, February 11, 2019
For Immediate Release:
February 11, 2019
For Assemblymember Holden
Contact: Garo Manjikian
For Assemblymember Friedman
Contact: Blake Dellinger
Monday, January 28, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                         

January 28, 2019                                                                              

Contact: Allison Ruff

(916) 319-2043


SACRAMENTO, CA—On Friday, Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) introduced landmark gun safety legislation, Assembly Bill 276, that would require all firearms to be kept safe and secured by Department of Justice-approved locking systems. The bill is sponsored by the Gifford’s Law Center and the Brady Campaign to End Gun Violence.

Monday, January 21, 2019

Contact for Friedman: Allison Ruff-Schuurman, 916-319-2043

Contact for Coalition: Yusef Robb, 323-384-1789


SACRAMENTO— On Tuesday, Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) will join a coalition of legislators and community leaders representing more than 35 organizations from across the state will hold a press conference calling for smart investments to end deep child poverty based on the recommendations issued by the Lifting Children and Families Out of Poverty Task Force. Following the press conference, the community leaders will fan out throughout the Capitol as part of an advocacy day where they will meet with legislators.