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MESSAGE FROM TOM HUF

As a very concerned Iran RPCV,  I am forwarding to you the most recent summary by The Iran Project about the Consequences of President Trump decertifying the Iran Nuclear Deal.  With reports about the President’s tendency to speak out about the agreement – commonly referred to as the JCPOA – as being a “bad deal” […]

2017 – OCTOBER ADVOCACY BULLETIN

In this issue Tom Huf discusses the JCPOA. It requires recertification every 90 days by the President that Iran is in compliance with the provisions of the JCPOA. So far, President Trump has recertified this agreement twice despite his assertion that it was a “bad deal” for the US. October 15 is the next deadline […]

SKI PERSIA

Message: Hello Peace Corps Iran, My name is Baptiste and I come from France. I found your blog while looking online about travelling in Iran. I contact you regarding a project I have been leading last winter. I spent 2 months in Iran going accross all ski resorts and collecting as much information as I […]

TRIBUTE TO AMIR HASSANPOUR

  Tribute to Amir Hassanpour by Peace Corps Iran volunteer Thomas Ricks. Professor Amir Hassanpour died on Saturday, June 24, 2017, at Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Canada. Born in1943 in Mahabad, Iran, Professor Hassanpour was a prominent Iranian Kurdish scholar and researcher on the survival of Kurdish history and culture and the standardization of the […]

LEWIS AND CLARK IN IRAN 2017

In 1968 students at Lewis and Clark University in Portland, OR, participated in  an international study abroad program that featured home-stays and study in Tehran.  In 2017 several of the group returned to Iran under the leadership of Paul Barker, one of the original students who later served in the Peace Corps in Iran and […]

Iranian Culture Night Featuring PCIA Author Rea Keech

Iranian Culture Night Featuring PCIA Author Rea Keech More than 50 residents attended the Crofton Community Library’s “Iranian Cultural Immersion Night Through Literature, Poetry and Music” on Aug. 7. Attendees heard Author Rea Keech read passages of his fictional novel “A Hundred Veils” inspired by his years in the Peace Corps teaching English at the […]