Turkish American Society is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization established in Illinois in 1997. TAS plans and executes cultural, intercultural, educational, religious, charitable, literary, sporting, and social programs and activities.
The mission of TAS has two complementary and synergistic components:
1-To serve the Turkish-American in the Midwest to better integrate into the society.
2-To introduce the Turkish Culture to the community to cultivate friendship and promote a better understanding of diverse cultures through dialog and exchange of information.
The association works to strengthen intercultural community and ensure a positive experience for those who are willing to participate in cross cultural activities. TAS also seeks to enrich the experience of the entire community by providing opportunities to engage and educate the community related to diversity.