NC-TAW PAC’s Official Announcement

Sevgili Arkadaşlar, We are happy to announce that we have officially launched the National Coalition of Turkish American Women Political Action Committee (NC-TAW PAC) on October 29, Turkish Republic Day. NC-TAW PAC’s mission is to encourage and support Turkish Americans, particularly women, to participate in the American political system by engaging with elected officials and […]

Turkish Americans Meet With Delegate-Elect Lauren Arikan

On December 4, Turkish Americans in the Washington, D.C, Maryland, Virginia area met at Cafe Georgetown for a holiday-themed, third town hall meeting to celebrate the election victory of Lauren Arikan, who was recently elected to the Maryland House of Delegates in the 7th District.  Lauren is married to Turkish American Yusuf Arikan. The series of town-hall meetings […]

Turkish Americans Hold Town Hall Meeting

On September 11, Turkish Americans in the Washington, D.C, Maryland, Virginia area held a “town hall meeting” and discussion with Lale M. Morrison, Congressman Alcee L. Hastings‘ (D-FL/20th) Chief of Staff, over delicious Turkish food and drinks at Kazan Restaurant in McLean, VA. TC USA PAC Treasurer G. Lincoln McCurdy and TC NE PAC Treasurer Mert Kayan […]

L to R: Candidate Lauren Arikan, State Assembly 7th District, Governor Larry Hogan, MD-R and Yusuf Arikan

Lauren Arikan Wins Maryland Republican Primary Election

Congratulations to Lauren Arikan, spouse of Yusuf Arikan and member of the Turkish American community, for her win in the Maryland Republican primary election for House of Delegates (District 7) on June 26th! Lauren has been endorsed by several of her Republican colleagues such as Congressman Andy Harris (R-MD/1st) and Delegate Pat McDonough (R-MD/7th). She […]

Mert Kayan Meets with Former Congresswoman Edwards

On March 27, former Maryland Congresswoman Donna Edwards, who is running for Prince George’s County Executive, met with Mert Kayan, Treasurer of the Turkish Coalition Northeast Political Action Committee (TC-NE PAC) in Washington, D.C. They discussed her campaign, Maryland politics, and the broad US-Turkey relationship. Edwards expressed interest in reaching out to the Turkish American […]

TC Northeast PAC Meets with Congressman Brown

On March 19, TC-NE PAC attended a reception honoring Representative Anthony Brown (D-MD/4th). Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD/5th) was a special guest at the event. Representative Brown spoke with Gunay Evinch, Co-Chair of the Turkish American National Steering Committee (TASC), and Mert Kayan, the Treasurer of the Turkish Coalition Northeast PAC (TC-NE PAC) to discuss […]

Turkish PACs Meet with Congressman Beyer

On March 28, TC-USA PAC, TC-NE PAC and TC-Midwest PAC were sponsors of a dinner in Washington, DC, honoring Congressman Don Beyer’s (D-VA/8th). Representatives from the Turkish American community in Virginia who attended the dinner highlighted the importance of continuing dialogue between Turkey and the United States and maintaining the alliance. As a token of […]