by John Viola   As many of you are already aware, Tuesday marked a disappointing day for the Italian American community around the nation and most specifically in Seattle, Wash., because the City Council of Seattle voted unanimously to declare the second Monday in October as "Indigenous People's Day," replacing the traditional celebration of...

  WTI Magazine #80    2016 June 17Author : Umberto Mucci      Translation by:   Ciao from Rome! Welcome to the 80th issue of our online magazine. During this month a lot of things have happened, and I want to briefly tell you about them. First of all, like every year on Memorial Day We the Italians paid our respect to the American soldiers burie...

By John. M Viola   As the dog days of summer ascend upon Washington, D.C., and our eyes turn towards the impending fall, it is the time of year around the NIAF Headquarters that we begin to call "Gala Season"—those three months leading up to the signature event of our Foundation and, we hope, the Italian American community at large. I'v...

Rai Italia e la NIAF, la National Italian American Foundation, hanno siglato un accordo di Media Partnership per il 40° anniversario della stessa fondazione.   La NIAF è la maggiore associazione che rappresenta e tutela gli oltre 20 milioni di cittadini italo-americani che vivono negli USA, con l'obiettivo di mantenere vivo il legame con le...

Dear Friends, Join the IALC today!Over the past few months, you've probably seen the acronym "IALC" popping up in some of our literature, including our magazine, Ambassador. For those of you who are unaware, the IALC represents the National Italian American Foundation's newest initiative for engaging Italian Americans across the nation.   T...

"Italy - US Relations in a Global Economy" è il tema della conferenza in programma il prossimo 11 giugno all'American University of Rome (AUR) che la promuove con la Niaf. I lavori inizieranno alle 15.00 nell'Auriana Auditorium dell'ateneo con l'intervento di saluto del Presidente Niaf Joseph V. Del Raso e della deputata di Scelta Civica elett...

*John M. Viola Elected NIAF President* (Washington, D.C. – March 15, 2013) Joseph V. Del Raso, a partner with Pepper Hamilton LLP, has been elected chairman of the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) for a four-year term, 2013-2017. Del Raso has been a member of the NIAF Board of Directors since 1989, and he served as general counsel of N...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is pleased to announce today a $500,000 grant from the late Ernest L. Pellegri, one of the Foundation's donors, to the University of Maryland's Department of Classics.   Their project entitled, "Between Washington and Ancient Rome: The NIAF Pellegri Program on Roman Antiquity and Its Legacy in...

"Associazionismo e italiani nel mondo: rapporti e prospettive" è il tema del convegno che si terrà martedì prossimo, 11 giugno, dalle ore 10.30 alle 14.00, presso la Sala delle Colonne della Camera dei Deputati, in Via Poli.   Introdotto – e organizzato – dall'on. Fucsia Nissoli (Scelta Civica), l'incontro prevede i saluti del senatore Mario...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) has elected a new Board of Directors for the 2013-2017 term during a March 15, 2013, meeting at the Wigwam Golf Resort & Spa in Litchfield Park, Ariz. Joseph V. Del Raso, a partner at Pepper Hamilton LLP in Philadelphia, Pa., and former NIAF president, executive vice president, general counsel an...