On April 6, Washington DC finale of the International Language and Cultural took place at Hylton Performing Arts Center. Approximately 1400 people came to see tens of contestants compete for the right to be considered for participation in grand finale in Turkey.
A panel consisting of Rabbi Batya Steinlauf, The Rev. Dr. Carol Flett and Aisha Rahman esq. discussed social justice in theology and practice on Tuesday February 25, 2014 at the American Turkish Friendship Association. The panel was moderated by Jena Luedtke.
Chairman of the Board of Supervisors of Loudoun County, Scott York, Mayor of Town of Purcellville, Bob Lazaro Jr., Executive Director of Northern Virginia Regional Commission, Mark Gibb, and Principal of Pinnacle Academy, Mustafa Akpinar, traveled back to Turkey in January, 2014 to delivered blankets they had promised to Syrian Refugees during their visit in October 2013. (VIDEO)