Peacebuilding

The Importance of Allies: The Arctic Convoys of World War II

As I read about the heroic contributions of the many, many Armenians who served in World War II, including 20,000 in the U.S. military, I think of just how indebted we are to our grandparents and great grandparents.  While we have all read about the most famous battles and generals, winning the war required heroic efforts by many people, not …

In Pursuit of Peace: Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

Many of our American holidays can be quite familiar to Armenians. For instance, while we might celebrate Christmas on different days, Armenians and Americans enjoy some similar traditions, from Santa Claus or “Dzmer Pap” to festive Christmas décor, trees, lighting, and music. But every January, after our Christmas trees have been taken down and the New Year’s confetti finally cleaned …