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08/31/11

Understanding our Community: Support PAAIA's 2011 Survey of Iranian Americans

Source: Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA)

Did you know that in the summer of 2009 50% of Iranian Americans supported diplomatic negotiations with Iran, in contrast, 42% of Iranian Americans believed the promotion of regime change would be in the best interest of the United States? Are you surprised? Do you want to know how they feel today?
If so, then click here to support PAAIA's 2011 Survey of Iranian Americans!

National Scientific Statistical Survey
In striving to become an accurate source of information about the Iranian American community, PAAIA, through Zogby International, gathered accurate demographic and attitudinal information about the Iranian American community by conducting two scientific public opinion surveys of the Iranian American community (2008 and 2009), an undertaking that is unprecedented for our community and essential to PAAIA's community building objectives.

Dissemination of Survey Results
These invaluable data were the first of their kind and have been presented to the United States Congress, the media, and the general public to wide acclaim. The surveys were featured in February 2010 State Department publication. More recently, the survey results were cited in an Amicus Brief filed by the Iranian American Bar Association (IABA) in the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and were brought to the attention of U.S. Government officials from the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) at a recent panel presentation in Washington, D.C.

2011 Survey of Iranian Americans
Given the on-going interest and the continued need to provide accurate information about the Iranian American community, PAAIA would like to conduct a follow-up survey of Iranian Americans to be released in 2011. The Survey will explore attitudes and views of Iranian Americans on the issues that are most important to them, the role Iranian American organizations could or should play with respect to these issues, U.S.-Iran relations, and the Obama Administration's response to developments in Iran to name a few.

Participate in the 2011 Survey of Iranian Americans. Support this important initiative by making a tax-deductible donation today!

Contact us and let us know what questions you would like to be asked of the 2011 Survey of Iranian Americans.

The complete reports on the 2008 & 2009 Surveys are available on PAAIA's website. To read, please click here.

PAAIA's surveys are conducted by Zogby International, a pre-eminent polling firm, based on successful telephone interviews in English with representative sample of respondents. Zogby International surveys employ sampling strategies in which selection probabilities are proportional to population size within area codes and exchanges. The margin of error for the results of the 2008 & 2009 surveys were +/- 5 percentage points, which is an acceptable margin of error for a survey of this type

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