Turkish-American Society of Wisconsin organized its first Turkish Food and Craft Festival on Saturday, September 16 at its Greenfield location. There were variety of Turkish food from doner gyro to Turkish coffee, as well as live demonstration of ebru (water marbling) art, henna tattoo, face painting for kids and Turkish crafts. More than 400 Wisconsinites […]
Fethullah Gulen’s Statement on Unjust Treatment of Rohingya Muslims in Burma September 1, 2017 – As we observe Eid Al-Adha, I am deeply saddened by the unjust treatment faced by Muslims in Burma, who have been displaced from their homeland. Thousands of Rohingya Muslims were forced to leave their homes and seek refuge in neighboring Bangladesh […]
Statement on President Trump’s Refugee and Immigration Executive Order Homegrown and international terrorism are serious threats to countries and people around the world. We strongly believe that every nation should take the prudent steps necessary to enhance the safety and security of its people. The United States is no different. Making and keeping America and […]
We wish you a very Happy Holiday season and a peaceful and prosperous New Year. Best wishes from your friends at TASWI.
Wishing you a harvest of blessings, good health and good times. Happy Thanksgiving day!
Vincent Lyles, President & CEO of Boys and Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee, talked at TASWI Speaker Series / Niagara Forums. The topic of his talk was “love”. Lyles talked about the importance of love one another and using love as a motivating factor in our daily life. He also talked about some of their […]
Statement on the Attacks in Istanbul As TASWI (Turkish-American Society of Wisconsin), we express our sorrow and sadness about the violence and deaths on Istanbul Ataturk Airport in Turkey. Our thoughts and prayers are with Turkish-American community in Wisconsin and the people in Turkey. As always, we solemnly condemn any terrorist activity regardless of nationality, […]
State Refugee Director Mette Brogden Talked at TASWI The guest of the TASWI Speaker Series was Mette Brogden, State Refugee Coordinator of Wisconsin. The title of her talk was “Refugee Odysseys”. Brogden gave statistical numbers regarding all refugee issues in the world and then talked about refugee policies in US and Wisconsin. She talked about […]
TASWI organized its traditional Turkish Food Night on Jan 23. The guests enjoyed homemade mushroom soup, chicken with bechamel sauce, baklava, and other foods. There were over 60 guests at the night. While parents were enjoying their food, kids were having fun times at kids program downstairs. TASWI organizes Turkish Food Night every month. The […]
TASWI hosted various community members at its cooking class series on Jan 16, 2016. The theme of the night was Antep kitchen where the participants learned how to cook Ezo The Bride Soup and Antep Style Black Eyed Pea Salad. Some guests participated in their Packers jerseys to show their support before the Packers vs. […]
TASWI hosted Safe&Sound Executive Director Katie Sanders at its Speaker Series co-organized with Niagara Foundation on Jan 14, 2016. The title of her talk was “Building Community Police Relations: The Role of Dialogue”. There were various community leaders participated to the program. Among the guests were David Patrick and Peter Regenfelder from Greenfield Police Department. […]
On Thursday January 7th, Embrace Relief Wisconsin and TASWI volunteers served homemade meal at the Autumn West Safe Haven Homeless Facility in Milwaukee. The food included baked potato cubes with ground beef, rice pilaf, red lentil soup, green salad and semolina desert. The Autumn West Safe Haven facility, funded by local and federal grant agencies, […]