Karen S. Kim
LA CRESCENTA -- Assemblywoman Carol Liu (D-La Crescenta) and members
of the Pasadena community will present a forum in commemoration of the
Armenian Genocide on April 17.
Rubina Peroomian, associate researcher for the Department of Near
Eastern Languages and Cultures at UCLA, will be the event’s keynote
speaker. Winners of Pasadena’s Genocide and Human Rights Student Essay
Contest will also be recognized during the forum.
The entries to the contest and local artists’ artwork depicting themes
of human struggle will be on display at the library during the event.
The forum is sponsored by Liu, Pasadena Unified School District Supt.
Percy Clark, Jr. and the representatives from the Pasadena Public
The event runs from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Donald R. Wright Auditorium of
the Pasadena Public Library, 285 E. Walnut St. For more information, call