'We help with loneliness’: Iranian American Society maintains sense of community online

Fariba Ansari and Malie Malihi, the society’s treasurer and outreach programs chair, spoke with the Luce Foundation’s Southwest Stories Project about how the organization is working to keep disconnected members and the broader public engaged while raising funds to help families in need. Click here to read the full article

Arizona nonprofits boost aid to help refugees deal with the pandemic

Malie Malihi, the director of outreach programs at the society, shared a story from a Somalian refugee who lost her car-rental job because of COVID-19. The refugee asked to remain anonymous when she shared her story with Malihi.

“I have three children and had to put food on the table for them. I wasn’t able to pay my bills for two months. I was very worried,” the refugee wrote. “For the last three months, I went to the center a few times and picked up the groceries. They also paid $250 for my utility bill.” Click here to read the full article

Iranian American Society of Arizona awarded Cares Act Emergency Relief - Humanities Grant from Arizona Humanities

Arizona Asian American Association is proud to announce the 2018 Arizona Asian Festival, December 1-2, 2018, at the Scottsdale Civic Center Mall

Arizona Asian American Association Announces The 23rd Annual Arizona Asian Festival in Scottsdale, Arizona, December 1 – 2, Scottsdale Civic Center Mall