The Turkish Coalition of America (TCA) is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications from promising young Turkish Americans to attend the Council of Turkish Canadians (CTC) 9th Annual Turkish-Canadian Youth Congress, held February 10-12, 2017 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
This marks the first time Turkish American youth will attend the Turkish Canadian Youth Congress. During the conference, Canadian and American youth will have the opportunity to learn about the Turkish communities in both countries and work together to develop international networks with their peers in Canada. Participants will learn about the Canadian political system, meet leaders in the Turkish Canadian community, share their own experiences as members of the Turkish American community, and develop leadership skills.read more
The Turkish Coalition of America (TCA) is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for the 10th Annual Washington Summer Internship Program.
The TCA Internship Program is open to undergraduate/graduate students and recent graduates of Turkish American heritage.
|2016 TCA Washington Summer Interns and staff at the TCA office|
As of December 2016, the Turkish Coalition of America (TCA) has distributed $100,000 in humanitarian grants to Syrian refugees in Turkey, marking the conclusion of TCA’s Syrian Refugee Matching Campaign launched in the summer of 2016. TCA would like to thank the Turkish American community and friends of Turkey for their generous donations to the campaign. Humanitarian grants were given to fund specific project requests from local organizations working directly with refugees on the ground in Turkey including: Refugee Volunteers of Izmir (ReVi), Butun Cocuklar Bizim Dernegi (All Children Are Ours Foundation), and Sureli Destek (Periodic Support).
|Refugee children in Sanliurfa, Turkey wearing their new winter coats|
At the end of the 114th Congress, membership in the Congressional Caucus on U.S.-Turkey Relations and Turkish Americans reached a record 159 members. This surpasses the previous record of 157 members, which was achieved in 2012 during the 112th Congress. The Congressional Turkey Caucus is one of the largest bilateral caucuses in Congress.
Four Senators and 155 members of the U.S. House of Representatives are members of the Turkey Caucus. For a complete list of Turkey Caucus members, please visit the TCA website.read more
- TCA Newsletter, December 2016read more
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