|Victory for Diplomacy with Iran|
Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) is now the 34th Senator to pledge support for the Iran nuclear agreement, enabling president Obama to sustain a veto if the Senate chooses to vote against the deal.
|Humans of Iran|
In the summer of 2010, Brandon Stanton set out to take pictures of the Humans of New York. He posted his touching photographs of ordinary people to a blog, captioning them with quotes from his conversations with the subjects.
|Meet PAAIA's 2015 Fall CHIP Fellow|
There will be a new Iranian American on Capitol Hill this fall. Shahriar Jahanbani is the recipient of the Akbar Ghahary Capitol Hill Internship Program (CHIP), working at the office of Congresswoman Barbara Comstock.
|Poll Results Widely Differ|
Many polls have come out in recent weeks regarding the public's attitude toward the Iran nuclear deal. Why is there such a discrepancy? Which polls should we trust?
|PAAIA Launches Ad Campaign in Support of Iran Nuclear Deal|
As Congress begins its deliberations on the Iran Nuclear Deal, the Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans is launching a national communications campaign so that the general public, our lawmakers and opinion makers are better aware of the Iranian American community's broad support for the nuclear accord reached between the international powers and Iran.
|The Hill: Opening Iran|
Millions of Iranians celebrated the recently reached nuclear agreement. For them, it presented a path out of Iran's long isolation, and a possible escape from years of crushing sanctions.
|Iranian American Organizations Issue Statement of Support for Iran Nuclear Deal|
The Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA), along with eight other Iranian American organizations issued a joint statement today in support of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, also known as the Iran Nuclear Deal. The statement praises the historic diplomatic achievement and hopes for benefits to both the American and Iranian people by creating the possibility of sustained peace and renewed relations.
|TWO JOB OPENINGS|
There are two position vacancies that we are looking to fill: Legislative Assistant and Staff Assistant. View the listing to find out more information about the positions.
|Nader Tehrani Named Dean of School of Architecture at the Cooper Union|
July 13, 2015, Washington, D.C. - Nader Tehrani has been named Dean of the Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture at the Cooper Union in New York City - one of the most prestigious art and design universities in the United States. The Iranian American designer has led the architecture department at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 2010 to 2014 and is the principal of NADAAA, which is an architectural practice dedicated to the advancement of design innovation.
|Open Letter to 2016 Presidential Candidates from Prominent Iranian Americans|
Washington, DC - Thirty-five prominent Iranian Americans, consisting of current and former government officials, foreign policy experts, scientists, business leaders, authors and media personalities, sent an open letter urging the 2016 presidential candidates to refrain from broad generalizations about the Iranian people when discussing the prospective nuclear agreement taking shape between the P5+1 and Iran.
|Cyrus Copeland Investigates in New Book, Was Dad a Spy?|
June 18, 2015, Washington DC - Searching for the truth behind allegations that his American father was a CIA spy in Iran, Cyrus Copeland has crafted a gripping memoir. Off the Radar: A Father's Secret, A Mother's Heroism, and A Son's Quest takes readers through a dramatic, yet witty journey in understanding his dual Iranian and American identity.