If it is true - as it is - that Italian Americans have a lot of Italian culture in their DNA, one of the most obvious proofs is the role of women in the family. Both in Italy and in the Italian American community, women are the fundamental pillar of the family: but they are also very much more. Time passing and society evolving lead to a due, thoug...

Last night the Ambassador of Italy to the United States, Mariangela Zappia, was the guest of honor of the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), one of the most prominent Italian-American organizations in the country, and the Italian American Congressional Delegation (IACD), which brings together many members of the U.S. Congress. The event w...

Dear Honorable Nancy Pelosi: This was a sad 4th of July for the Italian American citizens who helped build the City of Baltimore and especially heartbreaking for the Italian American Civic Club of Maryland Inc, which was created in 1943 by your father, the Honorable Thomas D'Alesandro, Jr., who was one of the founding members of our Club. Your brot...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is weighing in on the toppling of the Christopher Columbus statue in Baltimore. Pelosi, who grew up in Little Italy and is a daughter of a former mayor, told reporters today she did not oppose the removal of the Columbus statue over the weekend. While she said it would be safer to not have protesters knock down statues, s...

Fri, 05/01/2020 - 5:00pm. Dalle lotte per il lavoro a Pelosi e Pompeo: A Conversation [in ITALIAN] with Stanislao Pugliese (Hofstra) and William Connell (Seton Hall). Stefano Vaccara (Editor in Chief, La Voce di New York) in conversazione con Stanislao Pugliese (Hofstra University) e William Connell (Seton Hall University). The episode will be broa...

Thomas D’Alesandro III, a former Baltimore mayor affectionately known as “Young Tommy” and member of a storied political family, died at his North Baltimore home Sunday of stroke complications. He was 90 years old. The oldest brother of U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Mr. D’Alesandro was mayor for one tumultuous term, from 196...

Tra le grandi città del mondo a Smart Cities NYC, questa volta, ci sarà anche la città di Milano. E presenzierà con il suo sindaco, Beppe Sala. Da domani entra nel vivo la missione statunitense del primo cittadino. Una due giorni che si chiuderà con l’intervento all’iniziativa newyorkese, che da tre anni riunisce sindaci e leader da tutto il mondo...

Si è conclusa la visita del Ministro degli Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale, Enzo Moavero Milanesi a Washington DC, la prima dell’anno di un esponente di governo straniero. Nel corso della giornata il Ministro ha avuto un ampio ventaglio di incontri con esponenti di centri di ricerca, con le massime autorità del 116esimo Congresso insedia...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is very pleased to congratulate Rep. Nancy Pelosi (CA-12) and Rep. Steven Scalise (LA-1) for assuming leadership positions in the new 116th United States Congress. Rep. Pelosi was elected as the Speaker of the House and Rep. Scalise was elected* as the Minority Whip.NIAF Board Co-Chair Patricia de Sta...

by Mauro Battocchi   For those who may have forgotten the meaning of Italian passion, the Viva L'Italia Gala event at the Fairmont Hotel this past Saturday served as an enthralling reminder. The energy and joy in the room was palpable, as guests enjoyed an ardent performance in support of Naples and bringing the Teatro di San Carlo to San Fr...