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For anyone stranded as a result of the #MuslimBan:  Earlier today, IRAP was in touch with Airbnb’s Global Disaster Response & Relief team. They have offered to help provide temporary housing to individuals affected by the President’s executive order. For … Continue reading

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Welcome back — Session B of Camp Ayandeh and Camp Javan has begun in sunny southern California! Campers from all over the US and Canada have arrived and are ready for a week of fun, friendship, and intellectual engagement.   … Continue reading

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It’s our favorite time of the year! Welcome to Camp Ayandeh, IAAB’s eleventh annual Iranian-American high school leadership camp, and its sister program Camp Javan. 2016 marks the fifth anniversary of Camp Javan, IAAB’s middle school leadership program, which has brought together … Continue reading

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When my baby girl, Neelu was born last March, I became a mother. But five summers ago, I was “Maman Pishi” to nine young Iranian Americans. In July 2009, my counselor partner, Arian, and I were new to IAAB and … Continue reading

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The Ayandeh and Javan community has dispersed; returning to LA, DC, Germany, Georgia, Illinois, and Iran–to name a few of the places our campers and staff call home. We look forward to hearing about what new challenges they will take on this year! … Continue reading

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