Turkish Americans Meet with Superintendent-elect Tony Thurmond

On December 18, Burcu Tansu of Association of Turkish Americans of Southern California (ATASC), Maria Cakiraga, Treasurer of TC-California Political Action Committee, and Ahmet Atahan attended CA Superintendent-elect Tony Thurmond‘s celebration in Burbank, CA, representing the Turkish American community in Southern California.

Turkish Americans Hold Second Town Hall Meeting

On October 23, Turkish Americans in the Washington, D.C, Maryland, Virginia area held their second “town hall meeting.” The participants listened to briefings on the midterm elections and the mechanics of political fundraising by two guest speakers, Lindsay Angelholzer of ABC Consulting (Democrat) and Alice Perry of Gula Graham Read More …

Turkish Americans Hold Town Hall Meeting

On September 11, Turkish Americans in the Washington, D.C, Maryland, Virginia area held a “town hall meeting” and discussion with Lale M. Morrison, Congressman Alcee L. Hastings‘ (D-FL/20th) Chief of Staff, over delicious Turkish food and drinks at Kazan Restaurant in McLean, VA. TC USA PAC Treasurer G. Lincoln McCurdy Read More …

Mert Kayan Meets with Former Congresswoman Edwards

On March 27, former Maryland Congresswoman Donna Edwards, who is running for Prince George’s County Executive, met with Mert Kayan, Treasurer of the Turkish Coalition Northeast Political Action Committee (TC-NE PAC) in Washington, D.C. They discussed her campaign, Maryland politics, and the broad US-Turkey relationship. Edwards expressed interest Read More …

TC Northeast PAC Meets with Congressman Brown

On March 19, TC-NE PAC attended a reception honoring Representative Anthony Brown (D-MD/4th). Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD/5th) was a special guest at the event. Representative Brown spoke with Gunay Evinch, Co-Chair of the Turkish American National Steering Committee (TASC), and Mert Kayan, the Treasurer of the Turkish Read More …

Denver Turkish Americans Meet with Congressman Coffman

On March 27, TC-USA PAC arranged a meeting between Congressman Mike Coffman (R-CO/6th) and members of the Turkish American Cultural Society of Colorado (TACSCO) in Denver, Colorado. Those representing the Turkish American community were Tuba Firincioglu, Allison Block, Orhan Conger, and Osman Apaydin. Louette Ragusa of TCA also Read More …

Turkish Americans in Florida Meet with Congressman Hastings

From March 2 to 4, Turkish Americans from the Florida Turkish American Association (FTAA) attended Congressman Alcee Hastings’ (D-FL/20th) 7th Annual South Florida Fly-In Weekend at the Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale. Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY/8th) and Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL/23rd) also participated. TC- USA PAC was a sponsor Read More …

Make Sure Your Voice is Heard by Congress!

The Congressional Caucus on U.S.-Turkey Relations and Turkish Americans The Congressional Caucus on U.S.-Turkey Relations and Turkish Americans, better known as the Turkey Caucus, was established in 2001 as a bi-partisan platform for members of Congress to focus on U.S.-Turkey relations and issues that concern Turkish Americans.   Read More …