American Turkish Friendship Association (ATFA) is a non-profit non-governmental organization with no political affiliation dedicated to addressing the social and cultural needs of Turkish and American friends living in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area. We aim to promote of understanding of American and Turkish cultures, and to foster integrity through cultural and educational activities. Providing an inspiring atmosphere for the friends and helping them getting better integrated with their local communities are some of the primary goals of our association. Any contribution to the peace, prosperity and harmony is greatly appreciated within our association. We believe getting to know each other will build bridges among our community.