"My daughter had to read Not Without My Daughter in middle school. She came home crying because her classmates ridiculed her for being Iranian." ~Parent of 15 year old Iranian American
In response to endless stories like this one that we've heard, IAAB has launched the campaign: OURstory: Addressing the Middle East in the Classroom.
Iranian parents and students can take action on a local level to help shape their school district's curriculum focusing on the Middle East. Through IAAB's "OURstory Campaign," members will address their local school districts' shortcomings regarding teaching about the Middle East. Click below to learn more and become a part of this campaign.
Let's work together to make meaningful change!
To read more about this campaign and ways that you can get involved, please click here.
About Iranian Alliances Across Borders (IAAB) - IAAB is a 501(c)(3) non-partisan, non-profit volunteer organization with a young, dedicated staff spread across the United States, Europe and Iran. The mission of the organization is to address issues of the Iranian diaspora community while raising awareness of the Iranian community, promoting leadership, and connecting Iranians across borders. For more information about IAAB, please visit www.iranianalliances.org.
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