IAPAC Endorses Milad Pooran for Maryland State Delegate
IAPAC endorses Milad Pooran, a physician, a veteran, and a small business owner who served for 24 years in the U.S. Air Force Medical Corps
#IAPublicService Spotlight: Shebreh Kalantari-Johnson for Santa Cruz County Supervisor
With elections quickly coming up in November, PAAIA is taking the opportunity to highlight Iranian Americans who are on the ballot across the country
Blossom Hill Foundation & PAAIA Trustee Shiva Sarram Visit Jordan
PAAIA trustee Shiva Sarram recently spent some time in Jordan to visit programs that are being implemented by Blossom Hill Foundation, a non-profit organization she founded in 2009. Blossom Hill’s vision is a world where children affected by war and conflict thrive.
Civic Leaders Summit Welcomes Iranian American Students to Nation’s Capitol
From July 10 – 15, PAAIA’s Civic Leadership Program hosted our first Civic Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C.! Thirty-two Iranian American high schoolers and counselors from fifteen states across the country came together for a transformative
PAAIA Celebrates Passage of Our Amendment in the House of Representatives
PAAIA celebrates news that the House has passed an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which PAAIA helped spearhead.
PAAIA Statement on GL D-1 Amendment to NDAA
PAAIA celebrated the introduction of an amendment to the NDAA which would help the people of Iran gain access to telecommunications..
PAAIA Announces Summer 2022 Public Service Fellows
PAAIA announces Nadia Akbari, Emma Shahabi, and Sarah Shahabi as the Summer 2022 Public Service Fellows…
IAPAC Endorses Michelle Siri for Lt. Governor of Maryland
Michelle Siri, candidate for Lt. Governor, is the Executive Director of the Women’s Law Center of Maryland, a statewide non-profit which fights for the physical safety, economic security, and bodily autonomy of women in Maryland through legal services and legislative advocacy.
Civic Leadership Program Holds Virtual Launch
For Immediate Release Contact: Layla Sharaf Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Washington, DC – PAAIA is happy to share that the Civic Leadership Program is officially launched! Last Sunday, we were joined by actor Arian Moayed, Phoenix City Councilwoman Yassamin Ansari, City
PAAIA Responds to Justice Department Decision in Ghaisar Case
For Immediate Release Contact: Aman Ardalan Email: email@example.com Phone: (202) 828-8370 Washington, DC – Today, the Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA) issued the following statement in response to news that the Department of
#PrideMonth Spotlight: Sepi Shyne, Mayor Pro Tempore of West Hollywood
Happy #PrideMonth! This June, PAAIA once again joins the LGBTQ+ community in celebrating Pride Month, a time of activism, celebration, hope, visibility, and solidarity. This year, we are proud to honor the incredible work of
Leila Pearson, Spring CHIP Intern, Shares Her Capitol Hill Experience
by Leila Pearson This past Spring semester, I had the opportunity to intern on Capitol Hill with the office of Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut. I began the internship in February, where I assisted the
IAPAC Proudly Endorses Suzie Price for Mayor of Long Beach, California
Washington, DC – The Iranian American Political Action Committee (IAPAC), the connected PAC of the Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA), today announces its endorsement of Suzie Price for Mayor of Long Beach, California!
PAAIA Marks Fourth Annual National AAPI Day Against Bullying and Hate
Washington, DC – Today, the Public Affairs of Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA) joins its Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) partners in commemorating the fourth annual National AAPI Day Against Bullying and Hate, led
PAAIA Congratulates Pouria Abbassi, Recipient of Ellis Island Medal of Honor
PAAIA proudly congratulates Board Member Pouria Abbassi on being selected to receive an Ellis Island Medal of Honor! The Ellis Island Medal of Honor, first awarded by the Ellis Island Honor Society in 1986, was