/Press Releases

ATAA Attends Anzac Day Dawn Service

2017-08-24T01:24:55+00:00

April 25, 2017, Washington, DC | On April 25 at 5:45am, the Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) participated in the Anzac Day Dawn Service at the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington DC. ATAA Art Director Hakan Dakin joined the Defense Attache's of Australia, New Zealand, Britain, France, Korea, Canada and Turkey, to place a [...]

ATAA Attends Anzac Day Dawn Service 2017-08-24T01:24:55+00:00

ATAA Celebrates April 23rd Turkish National Sovereignty & Children’s Day

2017-09-05T02:07:52+00:00

April 23, 2017 , Washington, DC  | On the occasion of the 97th anniversary of April 23rd Turkish National Sovereignty and Children's Day, the Assembly of Turkish American Associations  congratulates all children and the Turkish American community. "Little women, little men! Each one of you is a star, a ray of light, a rose of the [...]

ATAA Celebrates April 23rd Turkish National Sovereignty & Children’s Day 2017-09-05T02:07:52+00:00

ATAA 37th Annual Turkish American Conference a Success

2017-09-05T02:08:01+00:00

ATAA's 37th Annual Turkish American Conference was held March 24-25 in Houston, Texas with a theme of "U.S. - Turkey Relations: The Political, Economic and Cultural Dimensions." The two day conference composed by presentations, panel discussions and interactive dialogue  provided the participants with the rich opportunity to explore a broad range of topics including U.S. -Turkey [...]

ATAA 37th Annual Turkish American Conference a Success 2017-09-05T02:08:01+00:00

ATAA Welcomes Newly Elected Board Members

2017-09-05T02:07:04+00:00

March 29, 2017, Washington, DC  - The Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) is pleased to  announce the ATAA 2017 Election Results. All candidates were nominated and selected in strict accordance with the ATAA Bylaws and procedures. Those candidates that were nominated expressed their voluntary and explicit agreement that the nomination of each was appropriate and [...]

ATAA Welcomes Newly Elected Board Members 2017-09-05T02:07:04+00:00

ATAA Commemorates the 102nd Anniversary of the Battle of Çanakkale, March 18, 1915

2017-09-05T02:07:11+00:00

Washington, DC | March 18, 2017 - Today, we respectfully commemorate the 102nd anniversary of the Çanakkale/Gallipoli War as a great national victory; the day allied warships were repelled by the courage and sacrifice of the Turkish gunners and foot soldiers at the Çanakkale/Gallipoli fortifications.  The battle lasted two years, claiming the lives of over 70 [...]

ATAA Commemorates the 102nd Anniversary of the Battle of Çanakkale, March 18, 1915 2017-09-05T02:07:11+00:00

ATAA 37th Annual Turkish American Conference

2017-09-05T02:08:29+00:00

The Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) will hold its 37th Annual Turkish American Conference (NLC 2017) on March 24-25, 2017 at Hyatt Regency Houston Galleria in Houston, Texas. The Conference will bring Turkish and American leaders as well as more than 300 national and local community leaders to highlight the role of Turkish diaspora [...]

ATAA 37th Annual Turkish American Conference 2017-09-05T02:08:29+00:00

ATAA Commemorates the 1992 Khojaly Massacre

2017-09-05T02:08:51+00:00

February 25, 2018 | The Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Khojaly massacre, which claimed the lives of hundreds of Azerbaijani civilians from the town of Khojaly located in the Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan. As Human Rights Watch documented, between February 25 and 26, 1992, the Armenian Armed Forces and [...]

ATAA Commemorates the 1992 Khojaly Massacre 2017-09-05T02:08:51+00:00

ATAA Welcomes French Council’s Ruling Against Criminalization of Genocide Denial

2017-08-24T01:25:49+00:00

February 6, 2017 Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) welcomes the recent ruling by French Constitutional Council to overturn a law that would criminalize the denial of a disputed Armenian genocide in 1915. On January 26, 2017, the French Constitutional Council ruled that the criminalization of denying the Armenian genocide is [...]

ATAA Welcomes French Council’s Ruling Against Criminalization of Genocide Denial 2017-08-24T01:25:49+00:00

Assassination of Los Angeles Turkish Consul General Marks 44th Anniversary of Modern Day Armenian Terrorism

2017-09-05T02:08:58+00:00

January 27, 2017 | On January 27, 1973, Armenian American extremist, Gourgen Yanikian, assassinated the Los Angeles Turkish Consul General Mehmet Baydar and Vice Consul Bahadir Demir, after inviting the Turkish diplomats to his hotel suite to present the Turkish Government with "gifts." The supposed gifts were a bank note and a painting [...]

Assassination of Los Angeles Turkish Consul General Marks 44th Anniversary of Modern Day Armenian Terrorism 2017-09-05T02:08:58+00:00

ATAA Remembers Martin Luther King, Jr.

2017-09-05T02:09:08+00:00

January 16, 2017 | Today the Turkish American Community honors the life and legacy of a remarkable man, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his commitment to equality and justice. Dr. King never wavered from his path of peaceful opposition to segregation and discrimination. Indeed, segregation was still exercised in America, one hundred years after the Civil War, which [...]

ATAA Remembers Martin Luther King, Jr. 2017-09-05T02:09:08+00:00