MISSION STATEMENT

Peace Corps Iran Association advances peace and understanding between Americans and Iranians through education, outreach and advocacy, and upholds the legacy of the Peace Corps in Iran.

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ADVOCACY COMMITTEE PURPOSE STATEMENT

Peace Corps Iran Association advocates for peace and understanding through education, outreach, and cultural diplomacy.
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GUIDING PRINCIPLES

  1. World peace and friendship are possible when Americans have acceptance and understanding for people in other countries.
  2. Tolerance, respect, inclusiveness, and mutual understanding form the foundation for how nations and peoples should interact with each other.
  3. The world works better when all countries are integrated into the global community and economy.
  4. Negotiation and diplomacy are necessary in order to resolve international issues.
  5. War is rarely successful in resolving international conflicts.    
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Adopted June, 2017

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Speak from experience:

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Peace  Corps Volunteers who served in Iran, learned Farsi, lived and worked in the  culture, made friends, and enjoyed the cuisine have unique stories and  insights to share with others. This appreciation of Iran, a continuing  interest in its people and culture, and friendships with Iranian-Americans inspire us to advocate for a better  understanding of Iran on the part of Americans.

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IRAN PRIMER

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Contact the PCIA Advocacy Committee

advocacy@peacecorpsiran.org

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Links for contacting US Senators:
http://www.senate.gov/
http://www.senate.gov/senators/contact/

Links for contacting US Representatives
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http://www.house.gov/
http://www.house.gov/representatives/
http://www.house.gov/representatives/find/

Links for contacting The President at The White House.

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https://www.whitehouse.gov/
https://www.whitehouse.gov/contact
https://www.whitehouse.gov/contact/submit-questions-and-comments

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The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20500

202-456-1111

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Click here for the full text of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), arrived at on July 14, 2015, and adopted on October 18, 2015.

http://www.state.gov/e/eb/tfs/spi/iran/jcpoa/

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