The ATAA, representing over 60 local chapters and 500,000 Turkish Americans throughout the United States, serves locally and nationwide to develop an informed and empowered Turkish American community, and to support strong U.S.-Turkish relations. The ATAA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization formed under the laws of the District of Columbia.

The founding principle of ATAA was the need to create cohesion and cooperation between the large numbers of social/cultural Turkish American organizations around the US. The Assembly’s main goal is to be a link between all communities, large or small, and pursue their interests in Washington and beyond. The main objectives of ATAA are two-fold. One is to create an informed national Turkish American community that can help foster US-Turkish relations and take an active part in promoting a balanced and truthful picture of Turkey in the US. The other is to educate Americans in government, the media and the public at large about Turkey and issues that concern us as Turkish Americans.

B y becoming a member you will be part of a network of Turkish-Americans and friends of Turkey who care about the historic relationship between the two peoples and who are aware of the crucial role each one of us plays in strengthening the relationship and promoting an accurate and fair picture of Turkey and Turks. Join ATAA  Today…..

News & Press Releases

ATAA Remembers Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (1881-1938)

" I am not leaving a spiritual legacy of dogmas, unchangeable petrified directives. My spiritual legacy is science and reason. People who will follow us will realize that upon challenging and deeply entrenched obstacles, even [...]

ATAA Condemns Hate Crime Targeting Turkish Restaurant

The Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) is deeply disturbed by the hate crime targeting Turkish Restaurant Cafe Istanbul located in Beverly Hills, California late evening on November 4, 2020. A group of men walked [...]

ATAA “Toplum ile Toplum için Bilim” Webinarı, 7 Kasım 2020, 2pm ET

ATAA UN Related Announcements #5 Mustafa Kemal Atatürk’ün (10 Kasım 1938) aramızdan ayrılışının 82. Yıldönümü Anısına ve UNESCO’nun 31 C/20 no’lu Kararnamesi çerçevesinde; BARIŞ VE GELİŞME İÇİN DÜNYA BİLİM GÜNÜ (10 Kasım) ve Uluslararası Bilim [...]