May 12, 2011


Sharmin Bock
Makes Historic Bid for San Francisco District Attorney


May 12, 2011,
San Francisco, CA

Sharmin Bock has worked in the law enforcement community for more than
two decades. She is a tireless prosecutor and a nationally recognized
leader on cutting edge criminal prosecutions including DNA cold cases
and human exploitation and trafficking. Endorsed by Congresswoman
Jackie Speier, the National Women’s Political Caucus, and an extensive
coalition of community leaders who support her law enforcement
credentials, Bock has a real opportunity to become the first American
of Iranian descent to serve as a District Attorney in the United

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Urge Congress
to Pass the DREAM Act
Deserving Students Earn a Path to Legal Residency


May 12, 2011,
Washington, D.C. –
The Development, Relief, and Education for
Minors (DREAM) Act has been reintroduced for consideration in the 112th
Congress. The measure seeks to provide undocumented high school
students the opportunity to earn permanent residency. The DREAM Act has
been introduced in the Senate by Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL), Harry
Reid (D-NV), and Robert Menendez (D-NJ).  A similar bill was also
introduced in the House of Representatives  by Representatives
Howard Berman (D-28th/CA), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-18th/FL), and Luis
Gutierrez (D-4th/IL).

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PAAIA Unveils
Webinar Series


May 10, 2011,
Washington, D.C. –
As a benefit and free service to our members
and in furtherance of our mission to unite the Iranian American
community, give it a voice, and build a brighter future for our
children, the Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA) is
pleased to present a series of webinars.  Sponsored by OmNovia
Technologies, these online, interactive presentations will be given on
an array of topics from education to OFAC regulations affecting the
Iranian American community.

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Let PAAIA Help
Build Your Future!
PAAIA Mentorship
Program is the Answer

Are you wondering what career path
to follow or whether to change your career? Do you need advice on how
to better manage your staff or your workload? Do you need help figuring
out where you want to be professionally in five or ten years? Then the PAAIA
Mentorship Program
is for you! Come join the program and get
one-on-one access to some of the most successful and experienced
Iranian American professionals in the United States, absolutely FREE!

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