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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 Board of Directors. There were nine Board of Directors positions up for election in 2019.  The results showing the new Directors of the ATAA are as follows below: Mazlum Kosma, [...]

ATAA Welcomes the New Board for 2019-2020 Term2019-11-07T11:06:49-05:00

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 Republic2019-10-29T02:06:30-04:00

ATAA 2019 BOD Election Results

Dear Members of the ATAA Community, The Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) is pleased to inform you of the ATAA 2019 Election Results. All candidates were nominated and selected in strict accordance with the ATAA bylaws and procedures. Those candidates who were nominated expressed their voluntary and explicit agreement that the nomination of each was [...]

ATAA 2019 BOD Election Results2019-10-29T02:14:27-04:00

ATAA Statement on Turkey’s “Operation Peace Spring” in Syria

The Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA), which represents the interests of Turkish Americans living in the United States, is concerned with the recent, biased remarks on Republic of Turkey and its military intervention targeting terrorist organizations in Syria. In a recent letter to the United Nations Security Council, Republic of Turkey cited article 51 of [...]

ATAA Statement on Turkey’s “Operation Peace Spring” in Syria2019-10-12T11:00:48-04:00

ATAA Celebrates Turkish Victory Day

Today marks the 97th anniversary of the victory at Dumlupınar, which was the final battle of the Turkish War of Independence against the occupying forces of Britain, France, Italy and Greece. Under the leadership of revolutionary leader and visionary statesman Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Anatolian men and women, young and old, fought in the ranks of the [...]

ATAA Celebrates Turkish Victory Day2019-09-17T17:45:40-04:00

The Next 40 Years…

We are very excited to let you know that the Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) is planning to celebrate its 40th anniversary on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at the Westin Crystal City in Arlington, VA. We hope that you and your members will join us on that day, to show your support for our activities [...]

The Next 40 Years…2019-08-11T18:31:12-04:00

ATAA Celebrates the 96th Anniversary of the Lausanne Peace Treaty

"Gentlemen, I don't think it is necessary any further to compare the principles underlying the Lausanne Peace Treaty with other proposals for peace. This treaty, is a document declaring that all efforts, prepared over centuries, and thought to have been accomplished through the SEVRES Treaty to crush the Turkish nation have been in vain. It is [...]

ATAA Celebrates the 96th Anniversary of the Lausanne Peace Treaty2019-07-24T00:54:36-04:00

ATAA Commemorates the 45th Anniversary of the Turkish Rescue and Peace Operation in Cyprus

Today marks the 45th anniversary of the Turkish Rescue and Peace Operation conducted by the Turkish Army in Cyprus on July 20, 1974 to protect the lives and liberties of the island's Turkish community from mass extermination. Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) commends the Turkish Armed Forces, which carried out one of the two modern [...]

ATAA Commemorates the 45th Anniversary of the Turkish Rescue and Peace Operation in Cyprus2019-07-21T11:59:11-04:00

Save the Date: ATAA 40th Anniversary Conference – October 5, 2019

The Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) is planning a special conference to celebrate its 40th anniversary on October 5, 2019. We will also celebrate the 100th anniversary of Atatürk's historic landing in Samsun, which marked the beginning of the Turkish Independence War, and eventually, founding of our modern Turkish Republic against the backdrop of a [...]

Save the Date: ATAA 40th Anniversary Conference – October 5, 20192019-09-17T20:43:04-04:00