Areas of Work
From being the trusted voice on U.S.- Iran relations, to pushing forth legislation that protects individuals of Iranian heritage from systematic discrimination, to celebrating our cultural heritage, NIAC creates a lasting impact in the lives of the members of our community.
Advancing Peace & Diplomacy
Support Our Work
NIAC is funded by the Iranian-American community and prominent American foundations. NIAC does not receive funds from the United States government nor from the Iranian government.
Contributions made to NIAC are 100% tax-deductible. Contributions made to NIAC Action are not tax-deductible.
We welcome and applaud the administration’s moves to broaden sanctions licensing to support internet freedom in Iran. This will mean that tech firms that had cut Iranians off from their services – like Google and Amazon – can once again provide services to Iranians.
In rejecting the resolution, lawmakers demonstrated that there is indeed political space for Congress to approve of efforts to resolve the nuclear issue with Iran diplomatically, in spite of efforts by outside groups and a small group of Democratic lawmakers seeking to portray diplomacy as politically toxic.
Iran responded to the U.S. views on a draft JCPOA text. Rhetoric from U.S. and Iranian officials indicates a deal is close but that differences remain. Meanwhile, a water shortage has spurred protests in Hamedan and Narges Mohammadi faces new charges.
Iran has given its response to an EU proposal to revive the JCPOA. The U.S. has yet to respond to the Iranian revision, but it has been described as “constructive” by some sources. Meanwhile, Iranian officials are calling for a “prisoner swap” with the U.S. and the water supply to an Iranian city has been disrupted.