NIAF is pleased to announce its 2018 Region of Honor: Puglia! The famous heel of Italy’s boot, Puglia boasts sun-bleached coasts, Medieval towns perched atop mountainsides and a regional pride rooted firmly in its agricultural communities that are still relatively untouched by widespread tourism. NIAF looks forward to visiting Puglia this summer on...

The Henry Downs Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution awarded David Granger, a sophomore at Midway High School, with the winning submission on an essay about Christopher Columbus. Since 1996, the Henry Downs Chapter of the NSDAR has joined with the National Italian American Foundation to sponsor an annual natio...

During the first semester of my sophomore year of college, I decided that I wanted to study abroad. I had heard the amazing stories of study abroad experiences through my friends and school administrators, so I figured it was time for me to experience the world, considering I had never left the continent that I was born and raised on. As I began to...

At the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), we believe strongly in supporting future generations of the Italian American community. This is why we created the NIAF Congressional Fellowship; with it, we place outstanding Italian American college students, graduate students and recent graduates in the offices of members of the Italian America...

The National Italian American Foundation is excited to announce the launch of the NIAF Congressional Fellowship Program. Beginning in fall 2018, the Foundation will place outstanding Italian American college students and recent graduates in offices of members of the Italian American Congressional Delegation (IACD) to encourage and support the next...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) congratulates John P. Rosa, NIAF Board of Directors member and leader in the medical community, on his recent contributions to the White House Opioid Summit on March 1, 2018. “NIAF is very proud of Dr. John Rosa’s commitment helping to address the Opioid crisis as a key participant of the White House...

Student Organization Outreach and Involvement Experience (SOOIE) announces Registered Student Organization Member, Advisor, and Event of the Month for February. The winners are as follows: The Member of the Month for February is Brooke Borgognoni from II Circolo Italiano. Borgognoni, a senior, has been an active member in the Italian club since her...

The story of the Italians in the US, and in particular the story of their contribution to the greatness of America, can be told by several different angles, as we know very well here at We the Italians.   One of these points of view is sport: and when we talk about sport in the US, Baseball is probably the first choice. That is why we are very ple...

The US - Italy Fulbright Commission is a bilateral organization, composed in equal measure by the Italian and American governments, which for decades has been linking Italy and the US, fostering cultural exchanges and helping Italians and Americans to get to know each other better, appreciating their skills and the possibility of join forces. Paola...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) congratulates Hon. Basil Russo, NIAF Board of Directors Member and National President of the Italian Sons and Daughters of America (ISDA), on his recent honors from the American Nationalities Movement and the Cleveland International Hall of Fame. Russo was honored by the American Nationalities Movemen...