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Philadelphia

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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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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3rd Annual International Women’s Conference

3rd Annual International Women’s Conference, Harrisburg Harrisburg (March 22, 2015) ​Turkish Cultural Center Pennsylvania​ co-sponsored the 3rd Annual Women’s International Women’s Conference with the World Affairs Council of Harrisburg. The conference was held at Central Penn College. Peace Islands Institute ...

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Fethullah Gulen: Turkey’s Eroding Democracy

SAYLORSBURG, Pa. — It is deeply disappointing to see what has become of Turkey in the last few years. Not long ago, it was the envy of Muslim-majority countries: a viable candidate for the European Union on its path to ...

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Philadelphia Police Department Asian American Advisory Council Dinner

On December 9th Turkish Cultural Center of Pennsylvania (TCCPENN) joined the Philadelphia Police Department Asian American Advisory Council to commemorate the lives of the Asian-American police officers who lost their lives while on duty in the Philadelphia Police Department. TCCPENN ...

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Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

Philadelphia (Nov. 25, 2014) – Peace Islands Institute and Turkish Cultural Center of Pennsylvania co-sponsored the Interfaith Thanksgiving Service, held at First Presbyterian Church in Center City. The event was an interfaith gathering, with a prayer service, hymn singing, and ...

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