NIAC Action PAC Updates

Latest Updates and Press Releases

September 15, 2022

This November, Oregon voters have the opportunity to make history by electing the first-ever Iranian-American woman to the State Legislature. We’re so proud to endorse Farrah Chaichi for Oregon State House, District 35. Farrah is a lifelong resident of Beaverton, an attorney, a champion for human and civil rights and a proud Iranian-American. She was appointed to the Beaverton Human Rights Advisory Commission and has led a campaign centered on​​ justice, equality, compassion, and solidarity.

July 13, 2022

Electing Iranian-Americans is integral to building political power for our community, and so is exercising our right to vote. Join us in supporting these leaders for Maryland Governor and Lt. Governor, and no matter what, don’t sit this election out.

April 27, 2022

Earlier this month, NIAC Action proudly endorsed three local candidates in California that are running for office to make a difference in their communities. Please join us on Tuesday, May 17th at 5pm PT/8pm ET for a virtual event in support of our California endorsees: Sara Aminzadeh, Shebreh Johnson-Kalantari, and Pete Hardin. The people that […]

April 21, 2022

NIAC Action is proud to endorse Nina Turner for U.S. Congress in Ohio’s 11th Congressional District! We want you to know exactly why Nina has earned our endorsement. Nina is a lifelong public servant who has proven time and time again her commitment to uplifting the needs of her community. She has previously served on […]

April 12, 2022

The 2022 Midterm Elections are a huge tipping point for our democracy. With more Iranian Americans and allies of the community stepping up to run for office, we have a crucial opportunity to make our voices heard at the ballot box this year. That’s why we are excited to announce NIAC Action’s first round of […]

November 3, 2021

NIAC Action endorsee Ramin Fatehi officially secures victory on election night in Virginia! Voters have chosen to elect Ramin Fatehi for Norfolk Commonwealth Attorney, making Ramin the second ever Iranian American elected to a district attorney seat in the country. Ramin has led the charge in Norfolk to abolish cash bail, abolish the jury trial […]

September 27, 2021

This November, Minneapolis has the opportunity to make history by electing Iranian-American and first-time candidate Sheila Nezhad for Mayor. Sheila has worked for over a decade as a community organizer and policy advocate on a variety of social and racial justice issues, securing a number of major wins along the way. Not only does she […]

September 23, 2021

You may remember hearing about Shebreh-Kalantari Johnson when she ran for and WON her election to the Santa Cruz City Council last year. Now, Shebreh is taking her leadership to the next level and running for the Santa Cruz County Commission! NIAC Action is proud to endorse Shebreh because we know that she will always […]

July 6, 2021

NIAC Action is proud to support Congresswoman Maxine Waters with a special event on July 13, 2021. Congresswoman Maxine Waters is a staunch supporter and ally of the Iranian-American community. She has stood shoulder to shoulder with us on the issues that impact us most, and has consistently led with a commitment to peace, equality, […]

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