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

Shahryar Heydari

PCC President

Haleh Niakan

PCC Vice President

Hamid Garmestani

PCC Treasurer

Hamid Yavari

PCC Secretary and Building Manager

Elham Ashtiani

PCC BOD

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

Homa Hojjati

PCC BOD

Zohreh Miraliakbari

PCC BOD

Dr. N. Farokhi

PCC BOD - Sub

Ali Moradi

PCC BOD - Sub