Iranian American Community of Wisconsin
(IAC-WI)
Stands for A
#FreeIran

Amir H. Heidarian, a long tine resident of Wisonsin, is president of the Iranian American Community of Wisconsin (IAC-WI)
Amir.Heidarian@iac-wi.org

Ali Soltani, Project Application Engineer at UW-Madison Spokesperson of the Iranian American Community of Wisconsin (IAC-WI)
Ali.Soltani@iac-wi.org

Our Mission

The Iranian-American Community of Wisconsin (IAC-WI), a member of the Organization of Iranian American Communities (OIAC-US).is an independent non-profit non-government organization serving the Iranian. Americans in Wisconsin. Our goal is to build the bridge between Iranian culture and heritage and modern day America. We strive to educate local and distant communities, composed of both Americans and second generation Iranians, about Iranian culture, politics, and day-to-day life in the country. As a community we cherish the rich history and culture of Iran, focusing on the human rights situation there, while doing our utmost to contribute to the development and progress in the United States. We work for a #FreeIran.

Our Activities

We invite communities in great state of Wisconsin in joining us to celebrate Persian cultural and traditional occasions such as Nowruz (Persian New Year), Charshanbe-Suri (Festival of Fire), Sizdah Bedar, Mehregan, as well as Christmas, New Year’s Eve, Thanksgiving, Easter and other American and Iranian cultural events. We invite our representatives, former government officials and Iranian experts to speak at our events with the aim of educating our community about the Iranian culture, history, and politics. We try to give voice to Iranian Americans and urge them to get active in political and policy discussions.
We work closely with the religious leaders, business community, think tanks, colleges, and other educational institutions.

Wisconsin Congressional Delegations

Paul Ryan

Speaker of the House of Representatives
Republican Since Jan 6, 1999
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Speaker Ryan on Iranian regime:

“Remember, they’re testing ballistic missiles, they’re still the largest state sponsor of terrorism in the world, human rights abuses galore,” he said. “Those are where I think we also need to ratchet sanctions.” 05 FEBRUARY 2017

Wisconsin Senators

Senior Senator
Ron Johnson
Republican Since Jan 5, 2011
Next Election in 2022

Junior Senator
Tammy Baldwin
Democrat Since Jan 3, 2013
Next Election in 2018

Wisconsin’s Representatives

2nd District
Mark Pocan
Democrat Since Jan 3, 2013
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3rd District
Ron Kind
Democrat Since Jan 7, 1997
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4th District
Gwen Moore
Democrat Since Jan 4, 2005
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5th District
James Sensenbrenner Jr.
Republican Since Jan 7, 2003
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6th District
Glenn Grothman
Republican Since Jan 6, 2015
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7th District
Sean Duffy
Republican Since Jan 5, 2011
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8th District
Mike Gallagher
Republican Since Jan 3, 2017
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