Baroness Cox at the ANCA-WR Gala 2018

Please watch this inspirational speech by Caroline recipient of the "Advocate for Justice" Award. 

Published on YouTube 15 Oct 2018

British House of Lords Member and recipient of ANCA-WR's "Advocate for Justice" Award, Baroness Caroline Cox delivered the following powerful remarks at the 2018 ANCA-WR Gala.

More than 1,000 activists, community leaders, public officials, supporters, and generous donors attended the Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region’s Annual Gala on October 7 in Beverly Hills.

The community celebrated ANCA-WR’s accomplishments and bestowed the “Advocate for Justice” award upon British House of Lords Member Baroness Caroline Cox, the “Excellence in Media” award upon the “Architects of Denial” film team consisting of David McKenzie, Laura McKenzie, Elizabeth Stanton, Dean Cain, and Montel Williams, the “People’s Champion” award upon activist and musician Serj Tankian, and gave recognition to last year’s ANCA-WR interns. A special tribute was also made to the late lifelong activists and benefactors Hacob and Mina Shirvanian. 

With over 50 elected officials in attendance, remarks made by California State Senator and current ANCA-WR endorsed candidate for U.S. Senate Kevin de Leon and ANCA-WR endorsed candidate for California Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis, and a special token of gratitude being given to outgoing Armenian Ambassador to the U.S. Grigor Hovhannissyan, participants enjoyed a memorable evening at the community’s largest and most prestigious event of the year.

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