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November 2020

Our Mission

The Turkish American Association of California was founded in 1975.


Our mission is to

  • Improve and promote public knowledge and understanding of Turkish culture, history and people;
  • Foster friendship and communication among the American and Turkish cultures;
  • Increase the exchange of arts, culture, and cuisine of the United States and Turkey;
  • Maintain and promote Turkish traditions;
  • Provide humanitarian assistance to Turks living in the United States and abroad.

Our Events

In accordance with our mission and in partnership with our Chapters and Affiliates, we organize virtual and in-person events that bring the Turkish American Community together.


On November 1, 2020, we celebrated the 97th anniversary of the Turkish Republic Day. Our program included:

  • Consul General of the Republic of Turkey in Los Angeles, Can Oğuz
  • Ekrem İmamoğlu, Mayor of Istanbul
  • Presentations and performances by our chapters and affiliates

Our Organization

We are a group of volunteers organized to serve, first and foremost, the Northern California Turkish American Community.


We perform this function through


We are a member of the Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA).



 

Membership  

Membership benefits include being connected with the Turkish American Community, often free of charge or discounted participation in TAAC events and updates on local cultural events. TAAC has individual, family and association/business membership categories:

 

Individual Membership

$50

Family Membership

$75

Association/Business Membership    

$150


TAAC's ability to fulfill its mission of service to the Turkish-American community depends on your active participation and membership dues.

TAAC is a California 501-c(3) public non-profit corporation. Your donations are tax-deductible.