NIAC Action PAC Updates

Latest Updates and Press Releases

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 penalty, […]

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, […]

June 9, 2021

The Fatehi campaign secured over 60% of the vote on election night after weeks of hard campaigning during the early voting period in the state. Ramin has served as a Virginia Supreme Court law clerk, a public defender, and as a state and federal prosecutor. He is uniquely positioned to step up as Commonwealth Attorney in Norfolk. He will advance to the General Election on November 2, 2021, where he will run unopposed for this office. Once elected, Ramin will be the second-ever Iranian American elected to a district attorney seat in the country.

May 24, 2021

NIAC Action has endorsed Jennifer Adeli for Virginia House of Delegates, HD 34! Jennifer’s election takes place on June 8, 2021. Jennifer has decades of experience bringing innovative business solutions to meet the greatest needs of her community. She is hoping to take her leadership to the next level by bringing her business expertise to […]

April 21, 2021

NIAC Action announces our newest endorsement: Leila Amirhamzeh! Leila is running for Hackensack, NJ City Council on May 11th, 2021 and we could not be more excited to support this progressive champion. Leila just finished an elected term on the Hackensack, NJ Board of Education and currently works at New Jersey Citizen Action, a statewide […]

April 15, 2021

NIAC Action congratulates Aida Ashouri for winning her election to Los Feliz Neighborhood Council, District C in Los Angeles, CA!  Neighborhood Councils in Los Angeles play a pivotal role in making sure that the hugely populous area is attune to the diverse needs of the city.  Each Neighborhood Council serves roughly 40,000 people. Leila has […]

March 23, 2021

NIAC Action is excited to announce our latest endorsed candidate: Aida Ashouri!  Aida, an Iranian American and first-time candidate, is no stranger to serving her community. She’s spent a lifetime volunteering to support those in need, especially for those without the resources to advocate for themselves. That’s why NIAC Action is proud to endorse Aida’s […]

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