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Nowruz on Capitol Hill 2014


March 21, 2014, Washington, D.C. - 
On March 13, 2014, the Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA), in conjunction with Congressman Michael Honda (CA-17), Congressman J. Randy Forbes (VA-4), Congressman Tony Cardenas (CA-29), Congressman Andre Carson (IN-7), Congressman Gerald Connolly (VA-11), Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY-12), Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52), Congressman David Schweikert (AZ-5), and Congressman Henry Waxman (CA-33), hosted a Nowruz reception for members of Congress and their staff on Capitol Hill. 

 

Nowruz on Capitol Hill 2013

March 19, 2013, Washington, D.C. - On March 14, 2013, the Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA), in conjunction with Congressman Michael M. Honda (D-CA/17th), Congressman J. Randy Forbes (R-VA/4th)VA), Congressman Frank Wolf (R-VA/10th), and Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY/12th) hosted a Nowruz reception for members of Congress and congressional staff on Capitol Hill.  In attendance were eleven members of Congress, including House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA/12th), as well as more than a hundred congressional staff and special guests. 

 

Nowruz on Capitol Hill 2012

March 21, 2012, Washington, D.C. - On March 20, 2012, the Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA), in conjunction with Congressman Michael M. Honda (D-CA) and Congressman J. Randy Forbes (R-VA), hosted a Nowruz Reception for members of Congress and congressional staff on Capitol Hill.  Congresswoman Donna Edwards (D-MD) and Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) also attended the event along with over 100 congressional staffers. Numerous prominent Iranian Americans, including Mr. Faryar Shirzad,  Global Head of the Office of Government Affairs (OGA) for Goldman Sachs and former Deputy National Security Advisor to President George W. Bush, Richardson, Texas City Council Member Amir Omar, and Author and Poet Roya Hakakian, also attended the event.