IAOVC is asking all Italian American Defenders & Organizations to speak out with ONE United VOICE on Thursday, February 13, 2014 from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm ET   AFLAC will not remove stereotypical commercial "Family Business," which portrays Italian Americans as mobsters. They will not acknowledge that these commercials are abo...

Italian American One Voice Coalition President Doctor Manny Alfano was please to join other prominent Italian American groups Thursday, October 22, 2015 in a special New Jersey State Senate ceremony designating October 'Italian American Heritage Month'. Dr. Alfano called it a great day and well past due.   Alfano was also afforded the v...

by Manny Alfano   Read article http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/de-blasio-accuses-cuomo-political-revenge-article-1.2276709 The front page of today's (Wednesday July 1) New York Daily News has pictures of Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio with the headline "VENDETTA." They are both dressed like the stereotypical mo...

The Italian American ONE VOICE Coalition invites you to their "IAOVC FORUM"PresentersManny Alfano ... How does IAOVC deal with the mediaAndre' DiMino ... Progress ReportFrank Cipolla TV Anchor and Radio Personality ... How to use twitterSaturday, May 16, 2015 ... Doors open at 10:30 amAt Vinnie's Pizzeria and Restaurant 414 Broad Street,...

The Nickelodeon film, about an Italian American teenager who turns to gang-related activities to impress his friends, is set to premiere in the U.S. on Monday (27May13), and bosses at the Italian American One Voice Coalition are urging parents to boycott the movie, claiming the project is racist and damaging to their heritage. Group president Mann...

The Italian American One Voice Coalition (IAOVC), an anti-defamation group that includes multiple Italian American organizations, expressed dismay and disgust with the airing of the recent AFLAC commercial, depicting the kidnapping of the iconic AFLAC Duck by characters that are clearly meant to portray Italian Americans in a bad light.   "T...

In 2013, the Mercer County Italian American Festival Committee donated and erected a statute of Christopher Columbus on the site of their building in Hamilton Township, a municipality comprised OF 70% Italian Americans. Shortly thereafter, irresponsible vandals defaced the statute by blackening the face. Cavaliere John Scarpati called it a despicab...

by Manny Alfano   to Christopher J. Dodd, CEOMotion Picture Association of AmericaDear Mr. Dodd: The Italian American ONE VOICE Coalition's sole focus is to battle negative stereotyping and discrimination against Italian Americans. It is the only national Italian American organization with this mandate.   As such we would like to...

The Italian American ONE VOICE Coalition ("IAOVC") has denounced A&E's latest and most disgraceful "reality" series to date: "The Godfather of Pittsburgh," and called on the show's sponsors to cease and desist their sponsorship.   Dr. Manny Alfano, President and Founder of IAOVC stated emphatically: "This show is a disgrace and insult to...

by Dr. Emanuele A. Alfano   The history of anti-Italian American bias manifests a blatant bigotry for the past 100 years. Long before the entertainment media chose Italian Americans as whipping boys the American press maligned them in news reports, columns and in cartoons. With the advent of movies, radio and TV programming the incidence of...