Payvand - was established in San Francisco Bay Area in late 1995 and is dedicated to Iranian-American issues. Payvand in Persian means joining together, and has recently been used to mean “web link” * as well. Our mission is to create a site that brings Iranians around the globe and those interested in Iran together around related issues. We hope we open a window into Iran through which we can promote understanding, dialogue and peace. While the mainstream media has been portraying a stereotype perspective of Iran over the last few decades, the internet has fortunately changed this media role; readers enjoy viewing issues from many perspectives. As an Iranian-American web site, we are especially focused on issues of importance to the Iranian communities abroad, and believe Iranian-Americans should play a bigger role in the social and political arena. We hope that our active coverage of the community’s achievements will strengthen us as a group and encourage activ


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