BOSTON — The annual commemoration at the State House of the Armenian Genocide will take place on Friday, April 15, beginning at 11 a.m.
This year, the featured speaker will be Tom Samuelian, the dean of the American University of Armenia’s Law School, who lived in Boston before immigrating to Armenia in the 1990s.
Leading the effort at the State House for the diverse committee tasked with putting together the day’s program are state Rep. Jonathan Hecht (D-Watertown) and state Sen. Steven Tolman (D-Second Suffolk and Middlesex Districts). Chairing and coordinating the organizing committee is Tsoleen Sarian. The group represents a wide cross-section of the Armenian community in Massachusetts.