The Italian American One Voice Coalition (IAOVC) is campaigning against those who aim to eradicate Columbus Day by enacting measures to get all Italian Americans involved in defending our heritage and saving our holiday.   The IAOVC is asking Italian American friends and organizations to sign the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) S...

In Explorers Emigrants Citizens: A Visual History of the Italian-American Experience from the Collections of the Library of Congress, over 500 images celebrate the rich and diverse history of Italian-American accomplishments over the past 500 years.   The Greater Washington, D.C. Region invites you to a conversation with Linda Barrett Osborn...

National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Chairman Joseph V. Del Raso, President John M. Viola and General Counsel Arthur J. Furia welcome the Regional Minister of Agriculture from Italy's Lombardy Region, Gianni Fava, to give the opening remarks at the "Feeding the Planet-Energy for Life" forum in Miami, Fla.

The National Italian American Foundation was in Chicago, on January 29, at the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame, for a preview of the upcoming two-part documentary series, "The Italian Americans."   Guests at the screening were able to enjoy a taste of the documentary, which reveals how Italian immigrants challenged the notion o...

di Salvatore Giuffrida   Più di venticinque milioni di italiani lasciarono l'Italia tra il 1861 e il 1960. Un vero e proprio esodo, tra i più grandi della storia, al quale è dedicata Partono i bastimenti, la mostra itinerante che dal 16 aprile al 16 maggio ha fatto tappa a Palermo al teatro Politeama per raccontare il fenomeno dell'emigrazio...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Board of Directors recently voted to create a special one-time NIAF Emanuele and Emilia Inglese Memorial Grant of $100,000 to support the "Save the Saint" restoration project by the International Patrons of Duomo di Milano. "It is our hope that this grant will serve as a leadership gift to encourage...

Di Eugenio Furia Una montagna di valigie. È l'immagine fortissima che accoglie chiunque visiti il Museo di Ellis Island, un "centro d'accoglienza" ante litteram che ancora oggi rappresenta una tappa obbligata per chiunque visiti New York e, facendo un tour in battello nella meravigliosa baia di Manhattan, decida di andare oltre la Statua della Lib...

Il Vice Ministro Marta Dassù si reca in questi giorni a Washington D.C. per incontrare il Deputy Secretary of State William Joseph Burns, con cui discuterà i principali temi di politica internazionale, tra cui l'evolversi della crisi siriana e la situazione in Egitto.La visita offrirà anche l'occasione per approfondire il tema dei negoziati per la...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) will hold its annual New York Gala on April 3, 2014, at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City. The evening's honorees include Joseph Brancato, managing principal at the global design firm Gensler; Carmine Di Sibio, global managing partner—Client Services at EY; Mary Ann Esposito, renowned chef and tel...

Congratulations to NIAF Board Member Anita Bevacqua McBride on receiving the 2014 Ellis Island Medal of Honor by the National Coalition of Ethnic Organizations. Anita will accept the award at a ceremony on May 10 in the historic Great Hall at Ellis Island, New York.   A former assistant to President George W. Bush and chief of staff to First...