Events & Activities

The International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly through Resolution A/RES/40/212 on 17 December 1985. All over the world, volunteers risk their lives every day to care for people affected by conflict, violence and humanitarian crises. Volunteers brave many dangers to help others, driven by the […]

“In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.” ~ Mustafa Kemal Ataturk ~ – There are 5.4 victims of modern slavery for every 1,000 people in the world. – 1 in 4 victims of modern slavery are children. – Out of the 24.9 million people trapped in forced […]

November 20 is the United Nations Universal Children’s Day. It was established in 1954 to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improving children’s welfare. “Children are the safeguards of our future, our livelihood to live, and it is our duty for all of us to raise today’s child as the confident grown up […]

” Mankind is a single body and each nation a part of that body. We must never say “What does it matter to me if some part of the world is ailing?” If there is such an illness, we must concern ourselves with it as though we were having that illness.” ~ Mustafa Kemal Atatürk […]

ATATÜRK SOCIETY OF AMERICA Invites you to two ceremonies to celebrate Atatürk’s life and accomplishments Friday, November 10, 2017, 8:45am By the Statue of Atatürk, Sheridan Circle, Washington, DC ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Saturday, November 11, 2017, 2pm-4pm A Celebration of Atatürk American University School of International Service 3401 […]

Turkish Nation, In every decade which passes into eternity, I wholeheartedly wish that you celebrate this great national holiday with ever greater honor, happiness, peace and tranquility. Happy is he who says “I am a Turk”. ~ M. Kemal Atatürk ~ 29th October 1933

Atatürk Society of America invites you to a remembrance ceremony on the 95th anniversary of the August 30th Victory Day. Wednesday, August 30th, 2017, 12:00pm Gathering by the statue of Atatürk at the Sheridan Circle Massachusetts Avenue, NW Washington, DC USA

The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations of the United Nation’s Department of Public Information (DPI) met on 23 June 2017 and approved Ataturk Society of America’s application for association with the Department.

This year’s celebration was held on Saturday, May 20, 2017 4:00 – 6:00pm at the School of International Service, American University, Washington, DC

Atatürk Society of America invites you to a ceremony to celebrate the National Sovereignty and Children’s Day Sunday, April 23, 2017, 1:00pm Sheridan Circle, Massachusetts Avenue, NW Washington, DC by the statue of Atatürk

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