Anayasa Değişikliği Referandumu

Posted by on February 12, 2017 at 22:16 pm

Türkiye Anayasa Değisikliği Referandumu

 

Güney Kaliforniya’da yasayan Türk vatandasları, 1-9 Nisan 2017 arası, Los Angeles Baskonsolosluğu’nda oy kullanabilecekler. Lütfen seçmen kaydınızı kontrol edin ve kaydınız yoksa 25 Subat’a kadar konsolosluğa basvurun.

1) Yurtdısı Seçmen Kaydınızı Sorgulayın:
Daha önce yurtdısında oy kullandıysanız bile, Türkiye’de herhangi bir resmi islem yapmanız sonucu kaydınız otomatik olarak yeniden Türkiye’ye alınıyor. Bu nedenle mutlaka seçmen kaydınızı kontrol edin.
https://secmen.ysk.gov.tr/ysk/secmenBilgiYurtdisi.jsp?_afrLoop=364223328134707

2) Konsoloslukta Kaydolun (Son gün 25 Subat 2017)
Eğer kayıt çıkmazsa, asağıdaki adres beyan formunu bu belgelerle beraber konsolosluğa posta ile hemen yollayın ya da sahsen basvurun.

Gerekli Belgeler:
– TC nüfus kağıdının
ya da
pasaportun bilgi sayfasının ve giris/çıkıs sayfasının kopyası

– Yurtdısı adresinizi gösteren belge (fatura vs)

–  Asağıdaki form (doldurulmalı ve imzalanmalı)

http://www.ysk.gov.tr/ysk/docs/AdresBeyan-Yurtdisi.pdf

Konsolosluktan yapilan duyuru:

secimduyurusu

 

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Our Message on Travel Ban

Posted by on February 2, 2017 at 21:43 pm

Saygıdeğer Türk-Amerikan Toplumu, Sayın Üyelerimiz,

Güney Kaliforniya’da yasayan Türkleri, 1953 yılından bu yana temsil eden ATASC olarak, Amerika Birlesik Devletleri Baskanı’nın, nüfusunun çoğunlığu müslüman olan yedi ülkeden gelenlerin, ABD’ye girisini
yasaklamasını üzüntü ve endiseyle karsılıyoruz. Bu konuda yardıma ihtiyaci olan üyelerimiz, bize basvurduğu takdirde,
yine uyelerimiz arasında bulunan göçmen avukatlarımızla bağlantı kurmalarını sağlayabiliriz. Ayrıca, gerektiğinde, ATASC olarak, mahkemelerde ve/veya sınır giris kapılarında tercümanlik desteği de verebiliriz.

ATASC’ye bağlı tüm Yönetim Kurulları, göçmenlik haklarına ve insanların istediği dini seçme hakkına saygı duymakta ve bu hakkı savunmaktadır.

Her zaman olduğu gibi, Atatürk’ün ‘Yurtta sulh, cihanda sulh’ sözlerine bağlıyız ve bütün  göçmenlerin yanındayız. Üyelerinin çoğu, kendisi veya ailesi göçmen olan bir dernek olarak, nefret ve ayrımcılığa karsıyız. Hiç kimsenin, uyruğu, dini, rengi, cinsiyeti, dili, doğum yeri nedeniyle yargılanamayacağına inancımız tamdır. Amerika Birlesik Devletleri göçmenler tarafından kurulmustur. Unutmuyoruz ki, dünyanın önde gelen sirketlerinde, pek çok bilim insanı, vizeyle çalısmaktadır.

Kaliforniya’da yasayan Amerikalı Türkler olarak, her iki kimliğimizden de onur duymaktayız.

*****

Dear members and Turkish American Community,

Representing the Turkish American community in Southern California since 1953, ATASC feels extremely concerned about the President of the United States’ executive order blocking entry of refugees and travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries into the United States. We understand and share our members’ frustration about the process and would like to remind all of our members to stay informed during times of confusion like now.  We have many experienced immigration attorneys among our members who could provide legal aid. If any of our members would like to get help or reach out to any of these professionals please contact us at info@atasc.org. In addition, ATASC would like to offer translator service in Turkish/English in case of need at borders and/ or courts.

ATASC boards stand by with immigrants’ rights and choice of religious rights!
As the founding father of our motherland, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, said, we believe in “Peace at Home, Peace in the World.”  And, with that belief of peace in our hearts, we, the Turkish Americans of Southern  California stand in solidarity with immigrants and immigrant rights. We are a non-profit organization representing our members who are mostly immigrants or descendants from immigrant families. We believe in promoting peaceful cultural exchange.  Hate and discrimination have no place in our world. Residents of the United States cannot be judged by their country of birth, nationality, citizenship, religious belief, color, race, or gender. America was built by immigrants. Let’s remember; under H1B1 visa status there are many scientists working for American companies in America that lead world industries.
We are proud Turkish Americans and proud Californians who are also very proud of our Turkish Heritage.

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Award Winning Documentary Screening: “DESPERATE HOURS”

Posted by on February 2, 2017 at 21:06 pm

Feb
15
7:30 pm

 

Dear Members, Turkish American community and Jewish societies, you are cordially invited to an award winning documentary screening event with guest speaker Victoria Barrett, the producer of the documentary.

Association of Turkish Americans of Southern California once again proudly organizing an other enchanting event. ATASC is welcoming Victoria Barrett the producer of Desperate Hours documentary.

Desperate Hours is a documentary film which tells the virtually unknown story of Republic of Turkey (Turkiye)’s rescue efforts of thousands of Jews facing certain death in the holocaust.

The event is FREE.

Kosher dishes will be served.

All welcomed! Kindly invite family and friends.

RSVP required for Temple’s security system, please RSVP to EventsRSVP@atasc.org

We are thanking STTI for opening their doors to us and co hosting the event.

We appreciate your support and attendance.,

ATASC Board
DesperateHours
Event starts 7.30 PM,
Venue: STTI
Address: 10500 Wilshire Blvd, LA, CA 90024
Parking: available in the premises.

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ATASC General Assembly 2017

Posted by on January 21, 2017 at 21:49 pm

Feb
19
1:30 pm
AtascSecim2017Atasc Board cordially inviting you to ATASC General Assembly 2017
The annual Elections will be held on Sunday February 19th, 2017 between 1.30 – 4.30 pm. The venue will be announced later in January. Turkish snacks with tea and coffee will be served.
4 positions are available. Please apply to info@atasc.org by 02/05/2017 with your resume indicating “why” you wish to be in our valuable Board, and “how” do you think we can serve more to the community, along with your 1 passort size photo. Our election commitee will select the candidates based on our current bylaws. Each candidate must be in good standing member of our association (should hold membership status with any of ATASC Chapters) with at least 1-year of BOD service at the “ATASC Boards” required for each position. Our election commitee will contact you as soon as your submission of your candidancy.
Here are the list of positions available:
– President Elect (vice President)
– Treasurer
– 2 Member at Large (MAL) (one of the MAL positions will serve as the Secretary position based on the Board decision. New Board meets immediately after followed by the general assembly.
Please join us on 02/19/17. Let us share how successfully we accomplished our goals and beyond.
Thanks to our members and community for continious support.
-Association of Turkish Americans of Southern California
#ATASC
GA date: Feb 19th, 2017
Please apply to: info@atasc.org
Last date of apply: Feb 5th, 2017

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Ataturk Week

Posted by on October 17, 2016 at 21:50 pm

Nov ’16
9
12:00 am

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1) Nov 10, 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm George Gawrych Lecture at CSUN hosted by Prof. Owen Doonan and CSUN Middle Eastern Institute.
Facebook link
Aronstam Library, Manzanita Hall at CSU Northridge

2) Nov 10, 6-8 pm
, GWG lecture and 10 Kasim Toreni at Chapman University in OC
Facebook link

1 University Dr, Orange, California 92866
Argyros Forum Building, room # 209 A
3) Nov 12 10:30 am – 12:30 pm, 2 hour GWG lecture at CSUCI, Camarillo

Facebook link

1 University Drive, Camarillo, CA, 93012
CSU Channel

Islands, Broome Library Room 2325

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Posted by on August 10, 2016 at 00:17 am

Oct ’16
29
7:00 pm

Turkish Republic Day 2016

Atasc Board cordially invites you commemoration of 93rd Anniversary of Proclamation of the Turkish Republic.

On Saturday October 29th, 2016 ATASC will be holding the Annual Republic Day Gala with the songs Ataturk loved

All members and Turkish American community invited.

ATASC Presents very first time in California
the Live performance by
ŞELALE ŞEHNAZ SAM
& Ali Tolga Demirtaş

 

Location: Crown Plaza Los Angeles Int Airport Hotel

Date/Time: Saturday, October 29th, 7 pm

TICKETS SOLD OUT!

ATASC proudly presents Band CaliTurca. Night long live music. The songs Ataturk loved will be performed by our beloved music band CaliTurca.

CaliTurca

Proudly presenting our beloved most popular DJ in town.
ATASC once again welcomes DJ Volkan with nostalgic and popular songs during the gala.

DJ Volkan

ATASC proudly presents Group Anatolia ATASC-SD Turkish Folk Dance Ensemble

sdfolklor


Sponsors will be listed and announced.
*If you are purchasing tickets as a grup please advise us the guest list with membership status.

*Prices are valid thru 9/5/2016

Checks – payable to “ATASC”, please indicate the name of the guests on a separate sheet.
Mail to:
ATASC
11304 Chandler Blvd #525
N. Hollywood, CA 91601If you have any questions please reach us at Info@atasc.org. Once ATASC receive payments there will be a confirmation email sent to our valuable guests.

Important announcement about Childcare Services during the Gala event:

The parents should contact the following service provider directly. ATASC is not responsible for childcare services! The parents should reserve the service directly communicating with MollyCoddlers ~Nannies & Sitters.

Details about their services as follow;

Mollycoddlers will provide sitters at a rate of
Ages 0-2 years
$55 per child (through 10/14)
$70 per child (late registration after 10/15)

Ages 3 years and up
$40 per child (through 10/14)
$55 per child (late registration after 10/15)
on the following date(s): Saturday, October 29, 2016 from 7p-12a

TOTAL FOR CHILDCARE SERVICES INCLUDING ADD-ONS

Once childcare is reserved no fees will be refunded.
Ratio of sitters to children
1:2 newborn to 2 years
1:4 3-5 years
1:5 6 years and up

• Client will ensure that parents pick their children up at the agreed upon time. If not, families will be charged $5 for every 15 minutes or part of 15 minutes that they are late.

• Client will provide Mollycoddlers with an appropriate and safe location for childcare to take place.

Childcare services to include games, toys, books, arts & crafts, parachutes, dress up clothes, secure sign in/out procedures & experienced, professional sitters. Most importantly Mollycoddlers will provide peace of mind for you, and for the children – FUN!

Contact details:
Mollycoddlers~Nannies & Sitters
Orange County/Long Beach/Los Angeles
Office 949-275-5437
Fax 949-751-2433
Shanna@mollycoddlers.net
www.mollycoddlers.net

ATASC Republic Day Events Committee

Anlı şanlı tarihimizin yazıldığı Cumhuriyetin ilanının 93. yılında siz değerli toplumumuzu Atatürk’ün sevdiği şarkılarla, milli marşlarımızla anmaya, zeybek ve harmandalılarla kutlamaya davet ediyoruz. Lütfen takvimlerinize işaretlemeyi unutmayınız.

Bugüne kadar verdiğiniz destek için teşekkür eder, sizleri yeniden aramızda görebilmeyi temenni ederiz.

ATASC
Güney California Türk Amerikan Derneği
Association of Turkish Americans of Southern California

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Atatürk Week

Posted by on November 14, 2016 at 20:56 pm

ATATURK WEEK opened on Nov 9 with a cocktail party/fundraiser “Unveiling the Ataturk Bust” at Residence for Ataturk Week. We have a beautiful bust as you can see in picture. We continued the “WEEK” by moment of silence in front of the Ataturk on November 10 at 9:05 am. Professor  George Gawrych, author of “Young Ataturk” had 4 lectures planned around SC. The first one was at CSUN that was cancelled due to disturbing acts by some Armenians protesting Turkey. The lecture at Chapman went well until again the same gang of Armenians disturbed the peace. We continued the lecture after the room was cleared by campus security. The one at San Diego was eventless. The same people also tried to disturb the lecture at Camarillo, but could not. The attendee’s let them scream outside while they enjoyed the lecture inside. I am glad the week is over. I want to thank all community members who supported this “WEEK” by attending events, lectures or by donating funds. On the positive side we had at least 3 very insightful lectures by Prof. Gawrych (out of 4), were able to commemorate Ataturk in OC and SD venues, were able to educate 50 Americans on his great leadership. Overall, it was a productive and inspiring week for me. On the negative side, I am angry that we were disturbed during our commemorations/lectures. There are a lot of lessons learned during this week for me. So stay tuned. Videos are at ATASC FB page.

 

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Posted by on May 17, 2016 at 10:23 am

ATASC members and a big crowd of Southern California Turkish Americans celebrated Children’s and Youth Fest with another great picnic.

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Yaşasın 23 Nisan!

Posted by on April 22, 2016 at 17:24 pm

23 Nisan Ulusal Egemenlik ve Çocuk Bayramı Kutlu Olsun!

Güney Kaliforniya’da yaşayan Amerikalı Türkler olarak, Ulusal Egemenlik ve Çocuk Bayramını kutlar, Türkiye Ulusuna selam ederiz!

National Sovereignty and Children’s Day

As the Turkish American Community of Southern California, we celebrate the National Sovereignty and Children’s Day on April 23rd.

The Grand National Assembly gathered in Ankara on April 23rd, 1920 for the first time. The founder of Turkish Republic Mustafa Kemal Ataturk dedicated the Turkish Republic to children and April 23rd is celebrated with ceremonies all over Turkey since then.

First Turkish Grand National Assembly

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ATATURK’s Corner



Ataturk dedicated 23 Nisan, the anniversary of the Turkish National Congress in 1920 to Children. His vision was:

FUTURE BELONGS TO AND IS PROTECTED BY FUTURE GENERATIONS


He expressed it best when he addressed Turkish Youth:

"O Turkish Youth! Your first and foremost duty is to defend and protect the Turkish independence and the Turkish Republic for all eternity. All the mighty strength that you will need exists in the noble blood a-flowing in your veins!."

Mustafa Kemal Ataturk

For a full text (In Turkish) Click HERE



ATASC SCHOOL IN IZMIT, TURKEY

ARSLANBEY ATA-SC OKULU
On August 17, 1999, western Turkey was struck by a devastating magnitude-7.4 earthquake. Many thousands of people were killed, and many more made homeless by the quake that was centered near Izmit. Contributing to the rebuilding process, ATASC initiated an effort in February 2003 to build a new school for the children of Izmit. The school admitted its first class on September 13, 2004. ATASC still continues to support its namesake school.
Since 2006, ATASC sponsored 13 needy children, helped send 6 children to Space Camp Izmir, opened up a Computer Lab and a Science Lab. Most recently ATASC helped the school to open up a pre-school by furnishing four pre-school classrooms named for ATASC chapters. VATAN Chapter is currently in the process of furnishing a conference salon for the students of the elementary school.







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