Final results of Iranian-American networking meeting of Jan 8, 2003 is attached. It is a statement that was approved unanimously by all non-profit, non-religuous and non-political organizations that were present.
1. The Coalition of Iranian-American Organizations (CIAO) of San Diego is formed.
2. An ad-hoc committee of CIAO was formed to study the Civil Rights issues of minority communities.
3. The Civil Rights ad-hoc committee of CIAO decided to act upon the following:
a) Inform the community of JAN 10 efforts of ADC, Alliance of Iranian Americans (AIA) and CAIR to Register people before they enter the Federal Building in San Diego to "register with the INS". Unless they report back on their way out, they can be presumed to be detained.
Also, to invite volunteers to participate in this effort on JAN 10.
b) Send representatives to the coalition of ADC, AIA, CAIR, ... .
c) Educate the Iranian-American community about the Civil Rights in the United States.
d) Mr. Ali Golchin to represent the Ad-hoc committee in media press conferences.
Association of Iranian American Professionals (AIAP)
House of Iran (HOI)
Iranian School of San Diego (ISSD)
Iranian Sports Club (ISC)
Iranian Women Study Group (IWSG)
Persian Cultural Center (PCC)
Sharif University Association
UCSD Persian Club
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