Washington, DC- The Iranian American Political Action Committee (IAPAC) will host its 2005 Fall Washington, D.C. Meet & Greet Reception on November 16, 2005. Featured guests will include Congressman Marty Meehan (D- MA), Congressman Henry Waxman (D-CA) and Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY). Representatives Meehan, Waxman and Maloney are some of the many sponsors/cosponsors of H.Res.367 - a resolution in support of the Iranian American community.
Congressman Meehan and Congressman Christopher Shays (R-CT) introduced resolution, H.Res.367 on July 19th condemning discrimination and bigotry against Iranian Americans. The resolution is a response to documented reports of discrimination targeting the Iranian American community and supplements the Iranian American Know Your Rights Campaign.H.Res.367 acknowledges the diversity of the Iranian American community and their contributions to the social and economic fabric of American society. It declares that the government should ensure civil rights and civil liberties protections for Iranian Americans and encourages Iranian Americans to share their experiences with local, state and federal elected officials.
The event will take place at the Phoenix Park Hotel in Washington, D.C. from 6:30 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. The evening will provide an opportunity to visit with Representatives Meehan, Waxman and Maloney and our other honored guests in a fairly intimate setting, and to learn more about IAPAC's activities on behalf of our community.
IAPAC is a registered bipartisan political action committee that contributes to candidates for public office who are attuned to the domestic concerns of the Iranian American community. IAPAC focuses exclusively on domestic policy issues such as civil rights, immigration and civil liberties, and encourages Americans of Iranian descent to actively participate in the electoral process.
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