On February 11, Turkish Radio and Television Corporation (TRT) aired an interview with TCA President G. Lincoln McCurdy where he discussed U.S.-Turkey Relations under the new Trump administration. He also discussed the importance of Turkish American political activism, the Congressional Turkey Caucus, and members of the Caucus who have joined the Trump administration.
Turkish Americans across the country are reaching out to their elected officials and engaging in the political arena. Below are details about events and initiatives that have involved the Turkish American community as well as profiles of the only Turkish American currently serving in an elected office and several Turkish American political activists.
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.