AYF announces 100 Days of Action to mark Armenian Genocide centennial

AYF announces 100 Days of Action to mark Armenian Genocide centennial

PanARMENIAN.Net - The Armenian Youth Federation – Western United States has announced the 100 Days of Action, a campaign to mark the centennial of the Armenian Genocide.

According to Asbarez, the 100 days will begin on Jan 14, the anniversary of the founding of the AYF, and will conclude on April 24, the day marked as the start of the Genocide.

The AYF will host daily actions throughout the 100 days, including weekly social media campaigns, boycotts and divestment, political lobbying, tactical demonstrations, cultural displays, and educational forums. The 100 Days of Action will culminate with a march leading to the Turkish Consulate in Los Angeles on April 24.

“The 100 Days of Action are meant to involve the local community in actions that facilitate the advancement of the Armenian Cause,” said Arpa Hatzbanian, chairperson of the AYF Central Executive. “We urge the community to participate in the actions and support our efforts.”

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