The Turkish Coalition of America (TCA) announced the 2014 class of its first annual Turkish American Youth Leadership Congress.
Youth Congress delegates are students or 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 are committed to advancing the TCA mission. Through the Youth Congress, they will have the opportunity to:
• Expand their knowledge on U.S.-Turkey relations;
• Learn about the political systems in Turkey and the U.S.;
• Meet members of Congress, diplomats and policy experts;
• Increase their awareness on Turkish historical heritage in the United States and issues of importance to Turkish Americans;
• Learn about effective advocacy in the American political system;
• Develop their leadership roles in the Turkish American community; and
• Establish networks with their peers from across the United States.