Turkish American Community meets with Maryland House Delegate Kris Valderrama

On January 7, 2019, members of the Turkish American community attended an event with Kris Valderrama, a Democratic member of the Maryland House of Delegates representing District 26, in Annapolis, Maryland. Turkish Coalition Northeast Political Action Committee (TC NE PAC) continues to support Kris (center in the photo), who is a great friend of the Turkish American […]

Turkish Americans Hold Second Town Hall Meeting

On October 23, Turkish Americans in the Washington, D.C, Maryland, Virginia area held their second “town hall meeting.” The participants listened to briefings on the midterm elections and the mechanics of political fundraising by two guest speakers, Lindsay Angelholzer of ABC Consulting (Democrat) and Alice Perry of Gula Graham (Republican.) This meeting is part of a […]

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 […]

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 […]