Who We Are


LET’S FIND OUT ABOUT PCC


The Persian Cultural Center of Atlanta (PCC) was established in 1989 for Iranian-American residents in Metro-Atlanta Area. PCC is a cultural-social nonprofit organization and is not affiliated with any political party, religious group or any racially motivated propaganda. As a civil democratic institution, PCC recognizes freedom of expression for all participants in its programs and respects the diversity of ideas provided they  are expressed with due respect to other views.


OPERATING HOURS

PCC building is open weekends during the events as well as the following weekdays.

Monday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Firday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

LOCATION

We are located at 3146 Reps Miller Rd NW
Norcross, GA 30071


OUR MISSION

Our mission is to enhance solidarity among Iranians, promote Iranian culture, art, literature, and defend Iranians and persons of Iranian descent under the statutes of the United States.

Cultural | Activities and Services:

  • Publication of a newsletter and/or a website by an editorial board.
  • Organizing lectures on topics of culture, science, history
  • Organizing poetry sessions, literature discussions, and music recitals
  • Organizing Iranian festivals and celebrations
  • Organizing music concerts and theatrical performances
  • Organizing Farsi language training classes for children and adults
  • Forming study groups in different areas of science, literature, history, philosophy, etc.

Social | Activities and Services:

  • Services and assistance in areas of employment, housing, immigration, legal representation, etc.
  • Facilitating communication and collaboration among Iranian businesses.
  • Promoting communication and collaboration with other organizations with consistent goals and objectives.

FUNDING

PCC is a nonprofit organization funded from the following sources:

  • Membership dues
  • Funds raised in social and cultural programs listed in Part II
  • Ad sales in PCC publications and/or PCC  Web site
  • Funds received for renting space at our facility for events such as weddings, birthdays, memorials, etc.
  • Gifts given to PCC legally with no strings attached.
  • Other sources of funds for nonprofit organizations consistent with U.S. and State statutes.

Your donation will help to fulfill our community’s demands and serve people as they deserve.


PCC BOARD of DIRECTORS

Ben Compani

PCC President

I Believe in promotion of Iranian Cultural Programs, Programs for the Elderly and young Iranians, Programs for people's special needs and charities
Behzad is one of the five founders of the Persian Community Center.

Nazie Maleknia

PCC Treasurer

My mission is to make a better and bigger Iranian Community for all Iranians living in Georgia. I help to develop policies and maintain the non-profit overall direction and mission, bringing new members.

ALi Moradi

PCC BOD

By following positive attitude of previous PCC leaders and supporters, I will do my best to exemplify our great culture to Atlanta and suburbs. I envision bright and beautiful future for our Persian society in Atlanta.

Milad MCKI

PCC Secretary

I am passionate to give back to Persian community and provide what our community deserves as a united strong minority at US. I would love to dedicate my time and energy to bridge generations in our community.

Abdi Modarresi

PCC BOD

I am focusing on cultural activities and community work. I plan to promote all aspects of our rich Persian culture and enhance the cultural character and content of PCC programs.

To know more about the structure of PCC, read our bylaws.

Khalil Gorji

PCC BOD

I would like to see more involvement of younger generation to promote the community interests. I have been a member of PCC since 1990 and I was elected as a board member 3 times in 90's.

Soraya Naseri

PCC BOD

I have been a committed member of the Persian Cultural Center of Atlanta for years. I have served as the a member of the advisory board of PCC and am presently in charge of the cultural programs for Nowruz and also the Atlanta Festival.

Mina Jafroodi

PCC BOD

I have served in the Advisory board helping the board of directors and implementing their programs.

Farah Farnia

PCC BOD

It is important to introduce our cultural background to the Iranian Americans who are born and raised here so they know who they are. My plan is to leave a solid background for the next generation of Iranian Americans in Atlanta.