Juliet Minassian the only Armenian American delegate from California at the Democratic Party National Convention with former Whitehouse Press Secretary Robert Gibbs.
Juliet Minassian, the only Armenian American delegate from California at the Democratic Party National Convention with former Whitehouse Press Secretary Robert Gibbs.

As the Glendale News-Press reports “With hundreds of delegates and alternates in attendance, the California delegation to the Democratic National Convention takes up a big piece of real estate inside Time Warner Cable Arena. Sitting enthusiastically among them Wednesday night was delegate Juliet Minassian of Glendale, attending her first political convention.

“The convention is very educational,” said Minassian, who came to Glendale from Iran about 15 years ago. “You can learn very much, and I have been thrilled to see all these people in here. For me it’s more than I imagined.”

Minassian, 50, a self-employed accountant, said she is the only Armenian-American in the state delegation, but is hopeful she can get others from her community involved.” (Read More)

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