About Lehigh Valley Turkish American Association
The purpose of Lehigh Valley Turkish American Association is to;
increase, improve, and promote public knowledge and understanding of Turkish culture, history and people
foster friendship and communication among the American and Turkish communities
promote the exchange of the arts, culture, music and cuisine of the United States and Turkey
provide humanitarian assistance
educate the members of the Association and the general public by providing lectures and seminars in keeping with the Turkish heritage
encourage members to teach the younger generation the Turkish language, customs, morals, and the Turkish cultural heritage
solicit funds from the public and receive gifts from the public for the foregoing purposes
plan, design and develop cultural, educational and religious activities, including but not limited to Bayram celebrations, iftar dinners, 23 Nisan, 29 Ekim celebrations.
The Association is to perform all of these duties with the beliefs and teachings of Ataturk, Founding Father of Modern Secular Turkey.