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GenNexters get serious about health and wellness
November 09, 2015
Judging by the entries we received for our 2015 Health & Wellness Scholarship, we think that our mentees would definitely agree with Ralph Waldo Emerson when he said that “the first wealth is health.” …Read More

To space and back: GenNext travelers are all over the place in October
November 9, 2015
October was an incredible month for our GenNexters! Mentors and mentees participated in a number of activities that were both enlightening and educational. With every activity that we put together for our mentees, our priority is to create opportunities for development and understanding…Read More

AGBU Generation Next Mentorship Program Forges Local Partnerships
September 30, 2013
As students across the U.S. head back to their classrooms, teens in Southern California are filling their schedules with brand-new activities offered exclusively by AGBU’s Generation Next Mentorship Program (GenNext). Ushering in the school year, GenNext has forged a number of local partnerships, expanding its reach to meet the needs of at-risk youth …Read More

AGBU FOCUS 2013 Heads West, Takes San Francisco
May 23, 2013
With summer approaching and preparations well underway, an exciting buzz has spanned the globe for the seventh AGBU FOCUS weekend, as the world class event heads west to San Francisco, California. As literary great William Saroyan proclaimed, “No city invites the heart to come to life as San Francisco does. Arrival in San Francisco is an experience in living,”…Read More

City of Los Angeles Honors AGBU Generation Next Mentorship Program
April 26, 2013
The AGBU Generation Next Mentorship Program was honored by the City of Los Angeles at its annual Armenian Genocide Commemoration ceremony, held at the Los Angeles City Council Chamber on April 19th. Both AGBU GenNext and the Ararat Home were also recognized for their outstanding contributions to the Armenian and the greater community of Los Angeles…Read More

Youth and Mentors Strengthen Their Bonds on AGBU Generation Next Camping Trip Community
August 23, 2012
Every adolescent can benefit from a positive role model, and the AGBU Generation Next (GenNext) Mentorship Program of Southern California is ensuring that Armenian teens have not only one mentor but an extensive support network — one that was made even stronger on a recent camping retreat…Read More

Glendale’s Yeprem Chavdarian recognized for environmental effort
January 2, 2012
AGBU Generation Next mentee, Yeprem Chavdarian and his team are saving the environment, one project at a time. Recently they were the first-place winners of the coveted Lexus Eco Challenge, which awarded them with $70,000 in prize money for their environmental research…Read More

L. A. Young Professionals Award Scholarships to Mentees of the Gen Next Mentorship Program
June 26, 2011
The AGBU Young Professionals of Los Angeles (YPLA) continued their philanthropic efforts and maintained their commitment to fostering the next generation of Armenian American leaders by awarding scholarships to eight worthy mentees of the AGBU Generation Next Mentorship Program. These scholarship awards were based on academic excellence, extracurricular involvement, essays, recommendation letters, and financial need…Read More

GenNext and its Future
November 27, 2010
The rain certainly did not keep Generation Next participants, parents and supporters away from celebrating at the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony of their new center on November 27, 2010 in Glendale, California…Read More

AGBU’s GenNext’s Got Talent
August 29, 2010
An evening full of talent and achievement was celebrated at the Eighth Annual Generation Next Talent Showcase and Graduation Ceremony, which took place on August 29, 2010 at AGBU Pasadena Center’s Boyajian Hall. The event displayed a variety of acts by its members, ranging from singing and dancing to comedic skits; the evening concluded with a heartfelt commencement ceremony…Read More

GenNext and its Future
January 3, 2010
The AGBU Young Professionals of Los Angeles kicked off the New Year by taking an eager group of Young Professionals, as well as mentors and mentees of the AGBU Generation Next Mentorship Program, to the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Everyone arrived enthusiastic to watch their home team, the Los Angeles Lakers, beat the Dallas Mavericks by a final score of 131-96…Read More

An Interview with an AGBU GenNext Mentor
March 12 , 2009
This via the Armenian Chronicles, which was started a few years ago by a group of Armenian students at UCLA to express their thoughts and report on events in the community…Read More