LATAA is dedicated to:

Promoting better understanding and relations between the peoples of Turkey and the United States of America,

Increasing, promoting, fostering friendship, raising the public knowledge level and understanding of the Turkish culture and history in the community,

Furthering the interests of the Turkish American community in Metropolitan Los Angeles Area and county and the United States;

Performing other activities which are charitable, educational and not for profit, in accordance with the meaning of Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954;

Supporting and maintaining ties with other sister organizations, ATASC, ATASC Long Beach School, OCTAA, ATA-SC San Diego and TALL.

Supporting and maintaining ties with UCLA, USC and Cal State Long Beach Turkish Student Associations