Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA) will be
visiting several major cities across the U.S. to meet and greet the Iranian
American community. These events will give you a chance to learn more about
PAAIA and the vision that it represents, as well as some of PAAIA's current
projects. This will also be an opportunity for you to provide us with your
feedback and have your questions about PAAIA answered, and to learn how you can
be involved with our organization. PAAIA staff, including its Executive
Director Babak Hoghooghi, and Rudi Bakhtiar, PAAIA's Director of Public
Relations and former primetime anchor at CNN, will be on hand to introduce PAAIA
and answer any questions you may have.
The confirmed schedule of events is as follows:
What: PAAIA Event in Los Angeles, CA
When: Thursday, October 2nd, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Where: Sheraton Delfina, Santa Monica
530 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405
RSVP: RSVP by 9/24/08 to Beverly Ballard:
What: PAAIA Event in Orange County, CA
When: Sunday, October 5th, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Where: The Westin, South Coast Plaza
686 Anton Blvd., Costa Mesa, CA 92626
RSVP: RSVP by 9/26/08 to Beverly Ballard:
What: PAAIA Event in San Diego, CA
When: Thursday, October 16th, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Where: San Diego Marriot, La Jolla
4240 La Jolla Village Drive, La Jolla, CA 92037
RSVP: RSVP by 10/1/08 to Beverly Ballard:
Additional events will be held in the San Francisco Bay Area (October),
Boston, New York, and Washington DC (November), and other major cities shortly
after. Please continue to check our website for more cities, dates, and
details on the events as they become available.
We invite you to join us and be a part of this grassroots organization!
PAAIA is a 501(c)(4) "civic/social welfare organization" that is permitted by
law to engage in issue advocacy and lobbying activities. As a social welfare
organization, PAAIA can and should ideally have an affiliated political action
committee to enhance its political influence building activities. The
affiliated PAC will allow the organization to get directly involved in elections
at the state and national levels by providing contributions to candidates
running for public office.
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