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The Iranian American Community Stands in Solidarity with the Asian-American Community

“Injustice anywhere is threat to justice everywhere” – Martin Luther King, Jr. The number of hate crimes reported against Asians in the United States has increased 150% in 2020, while overall, the number of hate crimes has dropped. A horrifying killing spree that took the lives of six Asian-American women …

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Happy Nowruz 1400

1400 تبریک عید نوروز [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wtcmIsNl8a8[/embedyt] [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r8uEEUZtKcw[/embedyt]

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IAC Group’s Shiva Farivar Receives Irvine’s Outstanding Achievement Award

The City Council of Irvine awarded Shiva Farivar an “Outstanding Achievement Award” at their May 22nd City Council Meeting. The award is in recognition of Shiva’s excellent public service to the City of Irvine. As tribute to the honoree (Shiva), a plaque is permanently displayed on the “Wall of Recognition” …

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Shiva Farivar, Selected as an honoree on Irvine’s Wall of Recognition

IAC board member and Nowruz Festival Executive Director, Shiva Farivar,  has been selected as an honoree on Irvine’s Wall of Recognition! The Wall of Recognition recognizes individuals who have contributed to the City of Irvine and the Community at large in significant ways. “This is an great achievement for Ms. Farivar …

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Persian New Year The Everlasting Nowruz – Celebration of Peace, Joy & Harmony

By: Khosro Esfandiar Mehrfar (Courtesy Los Angeles Times)  –  Every year around March 20th at Spring Equinox when day & night are of equal length (hence the Latin root of the word Equinox) & when Sun passes the celestial equator, people of Persian heritage around the  world celebrate the end …

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