The Muslim American Society of New York (MAS) recognized the Turkish American National Steering Committee (TASC) for public advocacy on diversity and Muslim American civic engagement. TASC Co-Chair, Dr. Halil Mutlu, received the award on behalf of TASC. Award was given by Dr. Hussein Ahmed, President of MAS-NY.

MAS is a religious, charitable, social, cultural, and educational not-for-profit organization that focuses on the integration of Muslim Americans into American society based on individual achievement and empowerment, family values, and civic responsibility. MAS has chapters nationwide, including regional offices, and local schools and community centers that provide English language lessons, immigration compliance seminars, religious studies, cultural and sports exchanges. MAS New York offers the largest community center, which holds many programs include the religiously diverse NYPD Soccer Team, as well as Boy and Girl Scouts programs.

MAS expressed appreciation to TASC for building bridges among America’s diverse communities. For further information please see: http://www.masnewyork.org/about