Türk Amerikan Dernekleri Kurulu (ATAA)’nın Alexandria,VA’daki Türk Evi’nde araştırmacı gazeteci yazar Yilmaz Polat ATAA üyeleri, Türk Amerikan toplum temsilcileri ve basın mensupları ile bir araya gelerek yeni kitaplarını imzaladı.
January 16, 2021 - I am humbled and honored to take the role of president of the Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA). My sincere thanks to our immediate past president Mr. Gokhan Ozalp, for his contributions to ATAA during his presidency.
Dear Members of the Assembly of Turkish American Associations and Friends, I am writing this piece as a farewell statement and a heartfelt note of appreciation to thank our members for the trust and support they bestowed upon us during my presidency. With your help, ATAA has continued to be the most prominent umbrella organization in [...]
Dear Friend: Today, we are writing to appeal for your support and help for the Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA). Like all organizations, the ATAA has also been negatively affected by the global pandemic and is seeking support from community members like you. Since its founding in 1979, the ATAA has made remarkable strides in representing [...]
In commemoration of the 82nd anniversary of the passing of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, and in support of the World Science Day for Peace and Development, the Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) and The Light Millennium jointly hosted the Science with and for Society webinar on November 7, 2020. The participating panelists were: Ambassador Ertugrul Apakan, [...]
By Nilgun Anadolu-Okur, Ph.D. “A riot is the language of the unheard. America has failed to hear that the promises of freedom and justice have not been met.” 1 It had begun long before George Floyd’s senseless killing by a white police officer on May 25, 2020. Since Michael Brown’s shooting in 2014 several Black men [...]
As part of its online webinar series, the Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) organized a special webinar on the 97th anniversary of Republic Day of Turkey on October 25th, 2020. The special online program started with October 29 celebration messages from ATAA President Gökhan Özalp, ATAA Board members and presidents of 17 ATAA component associations. [...]
On October 18, the Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA), in collaboration with Atatürk Society of America and The Light Millennium Organization, hosted a webinar titled “Let’s Join in the World’s Largest Conversation #UN75, and Celebrate Turkey’s 75th Anniversary at the United Nations (UN).” The online webinar started off with a performance of Beethoven's sonata #17 by [...]
Dr. N. Brent Kennedy III, founder of the Melungeon Heritage Association (MHA), scholar on Melungeon ancestry, and author of the Melungeons: The Resurrection of a Proud People, passed away on September 21, 2020 in Wise, Virginia. He was a great friend of Turkish people and Turkish heritage, led several delegations to Turkey and investigated the Turkish [...]
On September 13, 2020, the Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) celebrated its association with the UN-DGC during a webinar titled “An Informative Meeting on ATAA’s Association with the UN Department of Global Communications” (UN-DGC). The webinar was organized by ATAA Committee on UN Relations and participated by local Turkish American organizations. The online program was [...]