IranianCulturalSociety ofNewMexico is a nonprofit organization with no affiliation or attachment to any special interest religious or political group. Donations to the society are the mere source of its income. The membership is voluntary and consists of Iranians residents of New Mexico who are desiring to support the advancement of Iranian community, cultural activities and abide by the society bylaws.
The society’s primary purpose is:
To share with the community the appreciation of Persian culture through lecture series, seminars, performing arts, musical recitals, art exhibitions, library, and periodic newsletters.
To provide and support Farsi and English language instructions in particular to children.
To promote, encourage and foster the cultural interests of the Persian Community by organizing seasonal and traditional events such as Nowrooz, Mehregan, Yalda, and Chaharshanbeh Soori, etc.
To assist needful persons, particularly children, the elderly, and the victims of natural disasters within and without the state of New Mexico.
To defend human and civil rights of the Persian community as a whole.
To establish contact with the similar organizations, social institutions, and news media for the purpose of increasing understanding between the Persian community and the American society at large.