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The Year Ahead

Armenian Genocide Centennial Commemoration

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The Armenian Genocide Centennial Committee—Fresno is an umbrella association made up of representative from the area’s religious, educational, social, and political organizations, working together to commemorate and raise awareness about the Armenian Genocide on its 100th anniversary.

Armenian Genocide Centennial

Committee—Fresno:

Who we are

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To commemorate the Armenian martyrs who died during the GenocideTo educate others about the Armenian Genocide and historical injustice To inspire people to overcome adversity through the story of the Armenian Genocide

Armenian Genocide Centennial

Committee—Fresno:

Our Goals

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To attain our goals the Committee is planning various public events including:Construction of an Armenian Genocide MemorialA Fresno Philharmonic concert commemorating the Armenian Genocide (April 25th, 2015)Education outreach for the teaching of the Genocide in area secondary schoolsTown Hall Event (March 18th, 2015): Man’s inhumanity to man—the last hundred years.Other cultural programs

Armenian Genocide Centennial

Committee—Fresno:

What we are doing

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A way to make a lasting impact on the Fresno and regional communityA thought provoking space that would encourage reflection on the Armenian GenocideAn abstract design that would encapsulate Armenians’ historical and contemporary existenceA signpost for the future

The Armenian Genocide Memorial:

Introduction

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Campus of California State University, Fresno:Ability to maintain the site Well-known project approval process Presence of a vibrant and internationally recognized Armenian Studies Program that attracts professors, politicians, and community leaders Long history of Armenian involvement in the University Central, public location in Fresno Possibility to reach thousands of students—the future leaders of this region

The Armenian Genocide Memorial:

Location

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Engaged the architectural firm of Paul HalajianDesigned a unique monument that is in conversation with other Armenian and genocide monumentsReceived the public support of Fresno State President Joseph CastroUnanimous approval of Campus Planning Committee

The Armenian Genocide Memorial:

Where we are now

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The Armenian Genocide Memorial:

Site Locatio

n

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The Armenian Genocide Memorial:The Materials

Nine pillars:

béton brutbases of tufaThe halostainless steelDimensions:31’10’’ in diameter

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The Armenian Genocide Memorial:The Symbolism

Nine pillars:

6 vilayets of Western ArmeniaCiliciaDiasporaRepublic of ArmeniaThe haloConnects all of the pillarsHistorical disjunctionTwo front pillars:One 19’, the other 15’

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Public Relations:Our logo

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Our website: agcfresno.orgFacebook page: facebook.com/agcfresnoEmail address: agcfresno@gmail.com

Public Relations:

Online Presence

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Total Goal: appx. $500,000-525,000Financially: Tax deductible donationsagcfresno.org: donate button linked to Paypal.Checks made out to: PACC-agc Sent to: PACC-agc P.O.Box 28493, Fresno, CA, 93729

Supporting AGC—Fresno

agcfresno.org


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