Organization of Istanbul Armenians

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The Organization of Istanbul Armenians (OIA) is a non-profit organization located in Winnetka, California which is dedicated to preserving the Armenian heritage. It was founded in 1976 by a group of Armenians from Istanbul.[1] This organization represents mainly the Istanbul Armenian community that is scattered throughout Southern California.[2]


  1. ^ "History of the OIA". OIA Official Website. Retrieved 8 October 2011. 
  2. ^ Esquivel, Paloma (2011-09-19). "A Brotherhood is Bolstered by Food and Friendship". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 8 October 2011. 

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