30 Years After

30 Years After
Program Name: 
The Iranian-Jewish Community at a Crossroads
Grant Year: 
2008
Grant Type: 
Cutting Edge
Grant Amount: 
$200,000
Interest Area: 
Next Gen Engagement
Grant Purpose: 

The Iranian-Jewish Community at Crossroads program increases Iranian-American Jews' participation in American civic and political affairs and inspire a commitment to Israel, social justice, and political action through educational events, student mentoring, and voter registration drives.

Description: 

Founded in 2007 by a group of Iranian Jewish young professionals 30 years after the Islamic Revolution, 30 Years After works to educate the Iranian American Jewish community on important political issues and promote participation and leadership in American political, civic, and Jewish life.

Grant Quote: 

"This grant not only provides the financial support to develop the programs that our volunteers are so passionate about, it also acknowledges the importance of our vision. With The Foundation's backing, 30 Years After will educate the next generation of Iranian Jews about their fundamental responsibilities as Americans and as Jews and empower them to become leading participants in the greater Jewish community."                                                                                

- Sam Yebri, President, 30 Years After