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

American Hellenic Council 2014 Awards Gala Commemorated its 40th Anniversary on March 22.

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On March 22, 2014, the AHC commemorated the 40th anniversary from its creation. At this year's Awards Gala that was held at the Omni Hotel in downtown Los Angeles, the AHC honored private equity financier C. Dean Metropoulos, Congressman John Sarbanes (D-MD), and Maria Pantelia, creator of the Thesaurus Linguae Graecae at UC Irvine.

Photographs and highlights of this wonderful event can be seen below. 

2014 AHC Gala -Altchech Photos


American Hellenic News

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.

Find out more about our drive and join our effort !

Read more about the situation in Greece and all the ways to


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!

Halki Theological SchoolAsk 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!


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!!

Greek Government reshuffles amid ERT-related strains; Greek PM pledges to continue work, as stability is more necessary than ever - June 28, 2013

Between rhetoric and reality: Turkey’s foreign policy - June 28, 2013

TAP pipeline, Cosco expansion offer ray of hope for Greece - June 27, 2013

Greece: the sequel (this time with even more tourists) Holiday sector in Greece hits all-time high as nation savaged by austerity reinvents itself - June 26, 2013

EU rebukes Turkey on crackdown by delaying entry talks - June 25, 2013

Hellenic Initiative Awards $650,000 in Grants to Greek Non-Profits - June 24, 2013

Opinion: Famagusta, confidence building and economic growth - June 23, 2013

Darkness at midnight: The signal sent by no signal & Renewed Greek troubles - June 15, 2013

OSCE: Jailing of reporters has "chilling effect" on Turkish media - June 14, 2013


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