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ATAA President Gökhan Özalp’s Farewell Message

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 [...]

ATAA President Gökhan Özalp’s Farewell Message2020-12-23T13:05:06-05:00

ATAA and the Turkish American Cause Depend on Your Support!

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 [...]

ATAA and the Turkish American Cause Depend on Your Support!2020-12-23T13:03:10-05:00

ATAA Hosts Webinar on the 82nd Anniversary of Passing of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

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, [...]

ATAA Hosts Webinar on the 82nd Anniversary of Passing of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk2020-12-21T14:43:44-05:00

Dispossessed: America In Pursuit of Justice and Healing During Covid-19

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 [...]

Dispossessed: America In Pursuit of Justice and Healing During Covid-192020-12-23T13:06:34-05:00

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 though we may not have fully achieved all our goals, we never made a concession and always took science and reason [...]

ATAA Remembers Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (1881-1938)2020-11-10T01:18:33-05:00

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 into a restaurant, attacked the business owners and employees, and ransacked the property while making pro Armenia comments. Moments of crime [...]

ATAA Condemns Hate Crime Targeting Turkish Restaurant2020-11-09T13:39:36-05:00

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 Haftasına katkı amacıyla; Webinarı'nı Birleşmiş Milletler Küresel Hedefler Bölümü’ne (UNDGC_CSO) üye Türk Amerikan Dernekleri Kurulu (ATAA), ATAA BM İlişkiler Komitesi öncülüğünde [...]

ATAA “Toplum ile Toplum için Bilim” Webinarı, 7 Kasım 2020, 2pm ET2020-11-04T14:11:54-05:00

ATAA Webinar: Science with and for Society, November 7, 2pm ET

ATAA UN Related Announcements #5 Assembly of Turkish American Associations & The Light Millennium, associated with the United Nations Department of Global Communications, proudly present: In Commemoration of the 82nd anniversary of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk's passing, and in support of the World Science Day for Peace and Development (UNESCO 31 C/Resolution 20) (10 November) Honorary Speaker on Atatürk AMBASSADOR [...]

ATAA Webinar: Science with and for Society, November 7, 2pm ET2020-11-04T12:31:46-05:00

ATAA Celebrates the 97th Anniversary of the Turkish Republic

As we mark the 97th Anniversary of the Republic of Turkey, we commemorate the resolute leader of the Turkish independence movement and its first President, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, and praise his generative vision and determination that gave place to Turkey's advancement as a model of an independent, sovereign, democratic and secular state, providing basis for individual [...]

ATAA Celebrates the 97th Anniversary of the Turkish Republic2020-10-29T00:38:42-04:00

ATAA Hosts Special Webinar on the 97th Anniversary of Republic Day of Turkey

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. [...]

ATAA Hosts Special Webinar on the 97th Anniversary of Republic Day of Turkey2020-12-23T13:03:52-05:00
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