LA County Board of Supervisors Proclaims April 17 as Cambodian Genocide Remembrance Day

During Tuesday’s meeting of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, Supervisor Janice Hahn asked the board to recognize the Cambodian genocide and, for the first time in the county’s history, proclaim April 17 as “Cambodian Genocide Remembrance Day.”

The thirteen groups receiving scrolls are the Cambodia-California Sister State, Inc., Khmer American Civic Engagement Committee, United Cambodian Community, Cambodian Association of America, Families in Good Health, Khmer Parent Association, Khmer Girls in Action, Cambodia Town Inc., Cambodian Coordinating Council, Cambodian Health Professional Association of America, the Khemara Buddhikaram Temple, Los Angeles County Cambodian Employee Association and our very own Cambodia Town Film Festival.

One of thirteen scroll given by Supervisor Janice Hahn to community organizations.
Group Picture. Photo credit Diandra Jay