Welcome to the website of the Los Angeles-Yerevan Sister City Association, which brings the worlds of Los Angeles and Yerevan together and will provide you with valuable information about our organization.
On February 23, 2007, Yerevan became Los Angeles' 26th sister city with the Committee's mission to advance the relationship between the two cities: culturally, intellectually, commercially and socially. Among the primary activities are fundraisers that promote social and cultural exchanges between the two cities, as well as specific exchanges in the field of the arts, music, literature and science.
The Committee has planned to build a gateway project in Little Armenia and to arrange logistical and financial support (scholarships) for exchange students and professionals from Yerevan.Please contact us if you would like to learn more about our organization. We look forward to meeting and seeing you at one of our upcoming events.
The Los Angeles-Yerevan Sister City Association, established in 2007, is part of International Sister Cities, which was founded in the 1950's by President Dwight D. Eisenhower and is headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia.
The purpose of International Sister Cities is to promote friendship between the United States of America and other countries through the establishment of relationships between cities in the United States and cities in other countries.
The purpose of the Los Angeles-Yerevan Sister City Association is to promote friendly ties between Yerevan and Los Angeles, as well as between the United States and Armenia. This is accomplished through cultural, educational, scientific, health services, sports, and trade and commercial exchanges between the two cities. An active association of individuals volunteers their time, expertise and talents along with the government of the City of Los Angeles to accomplish the following goals:
June 30, 2008
Concert Under the Stars Draws Support for LA-Yerevan Partnership
October 1, 2007
LAYSCA participates at the welcoming reception for His Holiness Karekin II
September 27, 2007
NOY brandy Kickoff
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