The Italian American ONE VOICE Coalition (“IAOVC”), a nationwide coalition of anti-bias activists, secured funding for its litigation efforts defending Italian American civil rights and restoration of Columbus statues and monuments, and seeks additional financial support for other potential legal actions across the country.Recently, IAOVC filed a l...

The Italian American ONE VOICE Coalition (“IAOVC”), a nationwide coalition of anti-bias activists, has filed suit in Federal US District Court against The Township of West Orange, NJ, seeking an injunction to have the Christopher Columbus statue returned to its original location. The IAOVC has been working with numerous groups and individuals acros...

An Italian American advocacy group is slamming Medford's decision to change the name of Columbus Elementary School, going so far as to threaten legal action. The Italian American One Voice Coalition, which describes itself as an activist group combating discrimination and negative stereotyping, sent a letter to the mayor and City Council Thursday c...

I was overcome with joy and a great sense of pride for the support our IAOVC Board Members displayed at our last Video Board Meeting.  IAOVC Board Member, Frank Lorenzo, charged with researching legal means, introduced the concept of a network of Italian American attorneys, working in various states and municipalities, to institute litigation to co...

The nationwide movement by protesters to tear down statues of Christopher Columbus is misguided and flat-out wrong, according to Italian-American leaders, who said demonstrators should not lump in the explorer with other targets of their wrath in the wake of George Floyd’s death. “We will fight this tooth and nail,” said Carlo Scissura, chairman of...

We, the people of Belleville NJ, stand with our Italian American neighbors in their fight to keep the Christopher Columbus Monument. The monument, like many others across the state of NJ, was erected as an atonement for the brutal treatment of Italian Americans after they arrived as immigrants to these shores. It is a symbol of inclusion and repres...

We, the people of East Hanover, recognize the Columbus monument as a symbol of atonement for the brutal mistreatment of Italian Americans since their arrival as immigrants in our country. They have a fundamental right to celebrate their culture and heritage without undue interference from government officials or acts of aggression from private citi...

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The Italian American ONE VOICE Coalition (“IAOVC”), America’s largest independent Italian American anti-bias organization, debuts its latest edition of “The ONE VOICE Minute” video series highlighting interesting facts about the Italian American experience. This latest edition is on St. Patrick’s Day, not normally associated with Italian Americans....

Andre' DiMino, Executive Board Member of IAOVC, has been chosen to receive the 2019 New Jersey Heritage Award for Outstanding Ethnic Leaders - recognizing those who have made a commitment to raising and enriching the awareness of their culture and heritage. The Award will be presented to Andre' as the Italian American selection, and awardees of oth...