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ATAA Deeply Disappointed by the U.S. Senate Passage of S.Res.150

December 12, 2019, Virginia  - The Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA), a non-profit non-partisan organization that includes 50 Turkish American groups nationwide, is deeply disappointed by the U.S. Senate passage of S.Res.150, a resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that it is the policy of the United States to commemorate the Armenian Genocide through [...]

ATAA Deeply Disappointed by the U.S. Senate Passage of S.Res.1502019-12-16T00:17:21-05:00

Newly Renovated ATAA Turkish House Opens Its Doors in Virginia

On October 4th, ATAA President Gokhan Ozalp led the official opening of the newly renovated ATAA Türk Evi (Turkish House) with a ceremony attended by Turkish American community leaders, ATAA officers and delegates. Throughout the renovation of the ATAA Turkish House, ATAA members and Turkish American Community members provided invaluable support.

Newly Renovated ATAA Turkish House Opens Its Doors in Virginia2019-12-10T10:34:22-05:00

ATAA Participates in the 68th UN Civil Society Conference

Photo Caption:  Left to Right) Bircan Ünver,  ATAA NY Region VP and the Light Millennium President,  Sevgin Oktay,  ATAA NY Region  Past VP, Burcu Tansu,  ATAA California Region VP, and Mrs. Elizabeth J. Oktay. October 17, 2019 - By Sevgin Oktay, ATAA Past-VP of New York Region, Representative of the Light Millennium to the UN Department [...]

ATAA Participates in the 68th UN Civil Society Conference2019-12-08T16:16:50-05:00

ATAA 40th Anniversary Conference a Great Success!

Conference Booklet | Session Videos | Photo Album The Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) held its 40th Anniversary Conference at the Westin Crystal City in Arlington, Virginia on October 5, 2019. The theme of the one day conference, "Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Turkish Independence Movement” brought together large attendance, including Turkish American [...]

ATAA 40th Anniversary Conference a Great Success!2019-12-15T01:17:47-05:00

ATAA Welcomes New Board Members, Thanks Outgoing Leaders

At the  Assembly of Delegates Meeting of October 6, 2019, the ATAA concluded the 2019 elections process with the acceptance of  the new members of the ATAA Board of Directors. The new member include Mazlum Kosma, President-Elect; Nilufer Esen Bilgin, Secretary; Zulfunar Rasin, Capital Region VP; Ilhan Geckil, Mid-Atlantic Region VP; Fuat Ornarli, Southeast Region VP; [...]

ATAA Welcomes New Board Members, Thanks Outgoing Leaders2019-12-11T17:27:39-05:00

TurkishLibrary.Us’ Interview with ATAA President Gokhan Ozalp

ATAA President Gokhan Ozalp: “Now the children and the second generation of this third wave is our target” Interview conducted by Bircan Ünver, The Light Millennium & TurkishLibrary.Us TurkishLibrary.Us proudly presents an exclusive interview with the President, Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA), GÖKHAN ÖZALP on the ATAA’s 40th Anniversary Celebration along with the 100th Anniversary [...]

TurkishLibrary.Us’ Interview with ATAA President Gokhan Ozalp2019-12-09T00:50:02-05:00

Turkish American Associations Obtain Turkish Republic Day Proclamations Nationwide

With the guidance of the Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA),  local Turkish American associations have been successful  in receiving ‘Turkish Republic Day' proclamations over the years. Proclamations are very important for the Turkish American community’s efforts to be recognized as a distinct cultural group as well as helping to pave the way for stronger U.S. [...]

Turkish American Associations Obtain Turkish Republic Day Proclamations Nationwide2019-12-11T11:53:19-05:00

ATAA Remembers M. Kemal Atatürk on the 81st Anniversary of His Passing

" 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 M. Kemal Atatürk on the 81st Anniversary of His Passing2019-11-10T04:16:39-05:00

ATAA Welcomes the New Board for 2019-2020 Term

At the  Assembly of Delegates Meeting of October 6, 2019, the ATAA concluded the 2019 elections process with the acceptance of  the new members of the ATAA Board of Directors. The new member include Mazlum Kosma, President-Elect; Nilufer Esen Bilgin, Secretary; Zulfunar Rasin, Capital Region VP; Ilhan Geckil, Mid-Atlantic Region VP; Fuat Ornarli, Southeast Region VP; [...]

ATAA Welcomes the New Board for 2019-2020 Term2019-12-08T17:07:39-05:00

ATAA Celebrates the 96th Anniversary of the Turkish Republic

As we mark the 96th 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 96th Anniversary of the Turkish Republic2019-12-08T02:02:30-05:00