TCA Washington Summer Interns with former members of Congress Dan Maffei (D-NY) and Ken Kramer (R-CO) at the 2015 Summer Internship Orientation.
As a part of the 2015 TCA Washington Summer Internship Program, young Turkish Americans from across the country are spending their summers in Washington, DC, interning with members of the U.S. Congress and select governmental and non-governmental organizations. The program provides an opportunity for Turkish American college students and recent graduates to work in the nation’s capital, and aims to foster young Turkish Americans’ interest in public affairs and service as well as enhance their knowledge of American political life. read more
TCA President G. Lincoln McCurdy’s op-ed, “Turkey’s safe harbor” was published by The Hill on its Congress Blog on July 8, 2015.read more
On June 25, Congressman Steve Chabot (R-OH/1st) visited TCA offices and met with TCA staff and summer interns. Congressman Chabot is the Chairman of the House Small Business Committee and a member of the Congressional Caucus on U.S.-Turkey Relations and Turkish Americans
. Some topics of discussion included the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), the Syrian refugee crisis, and the 2016 U.S. presidential elections.read more
TCA participated in the 2015 Reservation Economic Summit (RES) in Washington, DC, June 15-18, 2015. Organized by the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED), the summit brought together members of Congress, corporations, federal agencies, and tribal businesses. This year’s theme for RES DC was “Advancing American Indian Enterprise for Growth in U.S. And Global Markets.”read more
The Turkish Coalition of America (TCA) is accepting applications for the Second Annual Turkish American Youth Leadership Congress to be held November 5-8, 2015 in Washington, DC. The Youth Leadership Congress is open to undergraduate/graduate students and recent graduates of Turkish American heritage who wish to become active in American civic and political life, contribute to U.S.-Turkey relations and the Turkish American community, and who are committed to advancing the TCA mission.read more