Events & Activities

ASA celebrated “May 19 Youth and Sports Day and Ataturk’s” with two events. First celebration took place at the Ataturk Statue in Washington, DC. The second event took place at the American University, attended by a large crowd of ASA members and guests. The program started with ASA Executive Board member Filiz Odabas – Geldiay’s […]

ASA held a celebration program at the Ataturk Statue in Washington, DC. Children in attendance received certificates and presents related to the day’s theme. For the event photos please Click Here

” 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 […]

ASA’s Remembrance ceremony included a gathering in front of the Ataturk Statue in Washington, DC, and a program at the American University. The AU program included: Statement by Ataturk Society of America, delivered by Burak Sahin, Board Member of ASA A Documentary Film – “The Name of the Sun Kemal Ataturk” Speech by Bulent Atalay, […]

We were proud and excited to celebrate the 94th year anniversary of the Turkish Republic at the Ataturk Statue in Washington, DC. LONG LIVE THE TURKISH REPUBLIC! For the event photos please Click Here

30 August Victory Day Celebration August 30th Victory Day celebration was held at the Ataturk Statue in Washington, DC. For the event photos please Click Here

Atatürk Society of America’s application for affiliation with the United Nations as a non-governmental organization has been approved. ASA entitled as an “associated” NGO with the UN/DPI as of June 23, 2017. Dear Facebook friends, members and supporters of the Ataturk Society of America, we are proud to let you know that Atatürk Society of […]

COMMEMORATING “19 MAYIS” The 19th of May represents a major national holiday in Turkey. Established personally by Ataturk, as the “Youth and Sports Day,” the Ataturk Society of America (ASA) celebrates the occasion by sponsoring lectures and honoring high achievers among the Turkish Youth — especially those living in the United States. The lecturer this […]

April 23rd National Sovereignty and Children’s Day Celebration Today, we were exuberant as we said “Sovereignty unconditionally belongs to the people” with our hearts filled with the true love of Ataturk. We were very happy to celebrate this special day with our children. We delivered our gifts and certificates to the children. As the Ataturk […]

After the establishment of the Turkish Republic, in his public speeches around the country, Ataturk emphasized the urgent need for legislation which would bring equal rights to women. In a speech in 1923 he said “ There is a straighter and more secure path for us to follow: This is to have Turkish women as […]

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