At the Assembly of Delegates meeting on January 16, 2021, President Elect Mazlum Kosma took over as the President of the Board of Directors of the Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA), succeeding President Gokhan Ozalp, who assumed the position of immediate Past President. Since 2009, Mr. Kosma has contributed significantly to ATAA by volunteering for [...]
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" 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 though we may not have fully achieved all our goals, we never made a concession and always took science and reason [...]
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 into a restaurant, attacked the business owners and employees, and ransacked the property while making pro Armenia comments. Moments of crime [...]
ATAA 29 Ekim programı Zoom uygulamasıyla gerçekleştirilecektir. Programı izlemek için aşağıdaki linke tıklayarak kayıt olabilirsiniz: us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_orc45cICT3KsrAMlGbDh-w P R O G R A M Türk Amerikan Dernek Başkanlarının 29 Ekim Mesajları Türkiye Cumhuriyeti’nde Güç Odaklarının Mücadelesi 1923-61 Emekli Orgeneral İlker Başbuğ Türk Silahlı Kuvvetleri 26. Genelkurmay Başkanı Moderator: Orhan Ilgaz Ülger Geçmiş Dönem Başkanı, Turkish American [...]
Dear Community Leader: As you are well aware, one of the best ways to officially introduce the Turkish American community is through proclamations. October 29 Republic Day (Cumhuriyet Bayramı) is an important day for all Turks, Turkish Americans and Americans from Turkish descent. Therefore it is very important for this day to be recognized across the [...]
“A military victory is insufficient for a true liberation. In our political life, in social life, in the education of people, science and technology will be our guide.” Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, October 27, 1922 Today marks the 98th anniversary of the victory at Dumlupınar, which was the final battle of the Turkish War of Independence against [...]
ATAA Commemorates the UN International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism Day
August 21, 2020, Alexandria, VA | On the third commemoration of the International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism*, the Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) remembers all victims of terrorist atrocities and survivors of terrorism with great sorrow and conveys its deepest sympathies and respects to their families. Since our [...]
February 28, 2020 | The Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) is deeply saddened by the military aggression that cost lives of 33 Turkish soldiers and wounded more than 30 in Idlib, Syria. ATAA urges Turkish, Russian and Syrian governments and the international community to find tangible solutions to end crisis in Syria and bring peace [...]
The Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) mourns the victims 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, the Armenian Armed Forces, reportedly backed by soldiers from the 366th Motor Rifle Regiment of the [...]
January 26, 2019 | The Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) conveys its deepest condolences to the victims of the devastating earthquake in eastern Turkey. The 6.8 magnitude quake took the lives of 38 people and left more than 1,600 injured. In light of this tragic event, ATAA is asking its members, Turkish Americans and friends [...]