“Tell me and I’ll forget. Show me, and I may not remember. Involve me, and I’ll understand. “
— Native American Saying

The mission of the Berkeley Turkish School by Bay Area Turkish Society is to sponsor a nonpartisan forum through which individuals and institutions of Turkish, Anatolian, and Levantine heritage, can collectively support their shared pursuits in the arts, sciences and humanities.

BTS by Bay Area Turkish Society:

  • provides educational, cultural, social, and recreational programs for exploring, performing, presenting, and sharing Turkish, Anatolian, and Levantine heritage and traditions with the Bay Area community through arts, dance, music, and food

  • facilitates the empowerment of cultural and educational organizations for the promotion of cross-cultural studies

We are a volunteer based non profit public charity with 2019 Silver Seal of Transparency from GuideStar.