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2016 Civil Rights Achievement Award Ceremony

Peace Islands Institute (PII) co-sponsored and TccPenn The Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus’ (PLBC) 2016 Civil Rights Achievement Award Ceremony Peace Islands Institute (PII) co-sponsored and TccPenn The Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus’ (PLBC) 2016 Civil Rights Achievement Award Ceremony on Saturday, ...

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PII Pennsylvania visited the Lutheran House

On Friday October 2nd Peace Islands Institute Pennsylvania visited the Lutheran House Settlement at the Jane Addams Place. The Jane Addams Place is a comprehensive emergency homeless shelter in Philadelphia for up to 29 mothers with children. PII collaborated with ...

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What can men do?

‘Men can prevent Family Violence’ ‘Men Can’ meeting was held on Thursday, October 1st in LOVE Park located in downtown Philadelphia. Lutheran Settlement House hosted the event where the focus was on preventing family violence. Peace Islands Institute (PII) Philadelphia ...

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Philadelphia Interfaith Community

Philadelphia Interfaith Community hosted a round table discussion of Abraham’s sacrifice on August 25th. Three speakers from Christian, Jewish and Muslim faith read the sections about Abraham’s sacrifice from their holy books and told explained the common belief in their ...

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Celebration at Max Myers Playground in Northeast Philadelphia

On Saturday August 22nd he Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association held its annual Northeast Celebration at Max Myers Playground in Northeast Philadelphia. They offered games, health screenings, raffles, food and information on local events and services in an effort ...

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TCC Penn Follows the Golden Rule

On Sunday, August 9th, the Turkish Cultural Center of Pennsylvania was honored at the Golden Rule Awards Ceremony, presented by the Antioch Assembly Church. The Turkish Cultural Center, represented by President Sait Onal, was recognized for its efforts in furthering ...

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Annual Friendship Picnic

On Sunday May 3rd, Turkish Cultural Center Pennsylvania Pittsburgh organized its Annual Friendship Picnic with about 250 attendance from Pittsburgh community. A diverse group of people including students and academics from St. Vincent College, California University of Pennsylvania, Duquesne University, ...

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Turkish Coffee Night at Millersville University

On April 18, 2015, TCCPENN held its monthly coffee night program at Millersville University of Pennsylvania. Local arrangements at the university were done by one of the members of the Turkish community Associate Professor of Physics, Dr. Mehmet I. Goksu. ...

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Taste of Turkey

On March 21st, 2015, Saturday. Turkish Cultural Center of Pennsylvania hosted the first cooking class of 2015. It was a warm environment with great friends. We cooked, learned and discussed Turkish cuisine together. We made infamous red lentil balls, a ...

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“Building bridges: Witness for Peace” panel in Millersville

First United Methodist Church in Millersville, PA organized a panel with Turkish Cultural Center of PA, United Campus Ministry, and Congregation Shaarai Shomayim. The event started outside of the Millersville University around the pond. Later due to weather conditions, it ...

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