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This week the First Lady hosted a Nowruz celebration at the White House with leaders from the Iranian-American community in attendance. While the event included a range of Iranian Americans from all industries including academics, artists, entertainers and nonprofit leaders, … Continue reading

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That’s all folks – for now! IAAB’s Fall 2014 Student Summit was a success and a great time. The energy in this room full of young Iranian-American students is palpable. Beyond colleagues, it is clear that many in this room … Continue reading

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For the final programmatic piece of the Summit, students gathered to learn about current campaigns that resulted from past student summits, including: Mobilize and Organize: MO’ IAAB, Less Problems – addressing the lack of community-specific direct service initiatives. OURstory: Addressing … Continue reading

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On the last day of Summit, students begin discussing lessons learned and brainstorming ways to bring these lessons back to their home communities. Students decided to focus on the safe space aspect of the Summit – how can we create … Continue reading

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Earlier this morning, students woke up motivated to start a new day of Summit programming with a strong sense of comfort and familiarity after yesterday’s activities. We started the morning with an energizing ice-breaker activity called Wish Link. Each student … Continue reading

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