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December 29, 2006

NIAC in the News

NIAC FEATURED IN STATE DEPARTMENT ARTICLE ON IRANIAN-AMERICAN VOLUNTEERISM

Washington, DC, September 22, 2005 – The executive director of NIAC, Dokhi Fassihian, says that the council has more than 200 associated organizations, ranging from professional organizations to cultural and student groups. "There's no real problem getting the idea of volunteerism across to our members. It’s part of Iranian culture." Read more…

NIAC QUOTED ON MSNBC: For Iranian-Americans, the focus is on America

Washington, D.C., June 16, 2005 – “We are one of the most highly educated ethnic groups in America, and one of the wealthiest," says Fassihian, "and we still can’t keep our grandmothers from being harassed at the airport." So since 9/11, he said, there’s been an enormous push to get Iranian culture and heritage understood by the wider American public. "That parade in New York was a part of that effort," Fassihian said. “We decided it is just not acceptable that we be invisible." Read full article…

NEW YORK SUN COVERS NIAC'S WORK ON PERSIAN GULFRead Story Here

NIAC FEATURED ON FRONT PAGE OF WASHINGTON POST METRO SUNDAY OCTOBER 31.Read Story Here

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