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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ADVOCACY PRINCIPLES

Approved by the PCIA Board of Directors 6/19/2017
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  1. Understanding and acceptance of other people and cultures are the building blocks of friendship, inclusiveness and world peace. As citizens of a world power, Americans bear a special responsibility.
  1. Tolerance and mutual respect form the foundation for peaceful interactions between countries and their citizens.
  1. Bringing countries and their citizens into the global community through cultural and economic ties reinforces international cooperation and reduces the likelihood of armed conflict. .
  1. Negotiation and diplomacy are essential to resolving international issues.
  1. Force is rarely justified in dealing with conflicts. Peace is built and sustained through voluntary agreement and consent.
The principles will be used as guidelines for the Advocacy Bulletin and other advocacy activities.  The Board may speak for the Association in the sense of upholding our mission, values and principles.

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ADVOCACY COMMITTEE

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The Advocacy Committee promotes cultural and political advocacy through the Bulletin, outreach to elected officials, and other activities. Contact advocacy@peacecorpsiran.org.

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ADVOCACY BULLETIN

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Comments on the Bulletin and items submitted for publication should be sent to mailto:AdvocacyBulletin@peacecorpsiran.org.  Statements in the Bulletin are from the author, and not PCIA, the Advocacy Committee, or Board.

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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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