Just Say No: Prohibitions Against Havaleh Between the US and Iran
PAAIA in 2008 – Reflecting on our 1st Year Accomplishments
January 15, 2009, Washington, D.C. – In August of 2007 when its Interim Board of Directors and Executive Director were appointed, PAAIA was no more than an idea, be it a compelling one as reflected in PAAIA’s Prospectus. After building the organization’s infrastructure, PAAIA was publicly launched on April 28, 2008.
Goli Ameri Gives Farewell Speech About Public Diplomacy
January 14, 2009, Washington, D.C. – “When I came to the United States to attend Stanford University, I was one of [about] 100,000 international students [in] the U.S. Among the myriad of things I learned was the value of freedom and democracy, the fundamentals of critical thinking, the questioning of ideas and a profound sense of empowerment. I learned that it’s okay to be a woman; it’s okay to be an immigrant, and most importantly, it’s okay to be a dreamer. Where else in the world would a first generation immigrant be nominated as an Assistant Secretary of State?”
Join Rick as he explores the most surprising and fascinating land he’s ever visited: Iran. In a one-hour, ground-breaking travel special on public television, you’ll discover the splendid monuments of Iran’s rich and glorious past, learn more about the 20th-century story of this perplexing nation, and experience Iranian life today in its historic capital and in a countryside village. Most important, you’ll meet the people of this nation whose government so exasperates our own.
Sign Up for a Service Project on Martin Luther King Day
On Monday January 19th, thousands of Americans will celebrate Martin Luther King Day by performing volunteer activities to help others in their communities. As Iranian-Americans, this is a wonderful chance to give back to our communities. You can find existing service projects to join in your neighborhood or you can organize your own project. Read More
As a grassroots organization, we count on you to play an essential and indispensible role in determining the organization’s direction. At its very core, PAAIA belongs to the Iranian American community.