Since its inception, the American Hellenic Council has been the focal point of political activities of Greek Americans in California. The AHC has become an effective and respected political advocacy group whose primary purpose is to inform the U.S. Congress on issues promoting and protecting Greek-American interests. During its existence, the American Hellenic Council has supported numerous Hellenic issues and has expressed support for members of Congress that understand and subscribe to our causes
The 2014 Awards Gala! On March 22, 2014, the AHC commemorates the 40th anniversary from its creation. At this year's Awards Gala that will take place at the Omni Hotel in downtown Los Angeles, the AHC will honor private equity financier C. Dean Metropoulos, Congressman John Sarbanes (D-MD), and Maria Pantelia, creator of the Thesaurus Linguae Graecae at UC Irvine. Read more details & RSVP online here!
The American Hellenic Council, through its 501(c)3 charitable fund has setup as special fund to collect aid for Greece.
As people of Greek heritage living abroad, we feel an obligation to help alleviate the suffering caused. The extended suffering has prompted the AHC Board of Directors to initiate an effort to collect donations that will be earmarked helping the people of Greece in need.
AHC delegations meet with two Members of Congress from Southern California - present issues of Greek-American and Cypriot-American community
Our first delegation met with Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA) at her district office in Commerce, CA. Rep. Roybal-Allard. Our second delegation met with newly elected Congressman Tony Cardenas (D-CA) who represents the 29 th district... Read more...
Urge your Congressman to support House Resolution 187 reasserting the US's commitment to the reunification of Cyprus!
Ask your Congressman to support House Resolution 187, that expresses the United States' commitment to the reunification of the Republic of Cyprus and the establishment of a unified government on Cyprus that guarantees the human rights of all Cypriots and condemns any attempt to use the current economic crisis as a means of forcing the restart of negotiations or imposing a settlement on the people of Cyprus.
Read More, view the resolution & take action by contacting your elected Representative now!
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American Hellenic Council 2013 Awards Gala in Los Angeles a great success with honorees Ambassador Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki, Rep. Gus Bilirakis and Professor Thanasis Maskaleris
The American Hellenic Council honored Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki, Ambassador of the Hellenic Republic and famous for winning and organizing the very successful 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece; Congressman Gus Bilirakis, Republican from the Twelfth District of Florida, who has been very vocal for Hellenic Issues in the US Congress and Professor Thanasis Maskaleris, the Founding Director at the Center for Modern Greek Studies at San Francisco State University during the organization's annual gala, held on March 30th in Los Angeles. Former Governor of Massachusetts and 1988 US Presidential Candidate Michael Dukakis was the Master of Ceremonies for the evening. Read full Press Release Here
Our 2014 Annual Awards Gala is being planned... stay tuned!
The AHC depends on the generous support of its members in order to continue to fight for a peaceful and equitable solution in Cyprus, an end to religious oppression in Turkey and many other important issues.
The AHC exists to ensure that the voice of the Greek American community is heard and respected by our elected officials. To do this we must bolster our membership to ensure we have the clout and the resources to accomplish our task. This is why we are asking you to become a member of the Council today!!!
Become a member today!!
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