The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) announces that applications opened today for its Ambassador Peter F. Secchia Voyage of Discovery program. Now in its 20th year, this all-expenses paid cultural and educational initiative sends Italian American college students to Italy annually, to strengthen their understanding of their heritage and...

Ciao from Rome to all the friends of We the Italians! Things are going great here at We the Italians: another month full of wonderful things happened and news to be announced. Last October 25th I had the pleasure to participate in the presentation of the Rapporto Italiani nel Mondo 2019. Once again Delfina Licata and her team have put together an e...

L’Ambasciatore d’Italia negli Stati Uniti Armando Varricchio ha ricevuto il premio NIAF Leonardo da Vinci quale riconoscimento del suo impegno e lavoro per rafforzare i rapporti di amicizia tra Italia e Stati Uniti. Il premio è stato conferito all’Ambasciatore nel corso della serata inaugurale che precede il tradizionale Gala annuale della National...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is pleased to announce that Medicine, Media, and Patients: A New Professional Language, presented by Sbarro Health Research Organization (SHRO), will convene on Saturday, November 2, from 9 - 11:30 a.m. at the Omni Shoreham Hotel as part of the NIAF 44th Anniversary Gala Weekend. The conference will i...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) strongly opposes the District of Columbia City Council’s emergency action to replace Columbus Day with "Indigenous Peoples' Day" in the District. NIAF remains committed to supporting both Columbus Day and Indigenous Peoples’ Day as their own separate holidays. The City Council fast-tracked the legisla...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) urges the District of Columbia City Council to reconsider changing Columbus Day to "Indigenous Peoples' Day" in the District. The City Council has fast-tracked the legislation and will consider this bill at its meeting this morning, October 8, at 10 a.m. NIAF’s statement regarding the Christopher Colu...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) and the Italian Sons and Daughters of America (ISDA) are thrilled to announce the 2019 grant finalists for The Russo Brothers Italian American Film Forum. Spearheaded by directors Anthony and Joe Russo, the Film Forum is an initiative to fund films depicting and exploring the Italian American experien...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) annually celebrates and promotes the month of October as Italian American Heritage Month. This year, NIAF thanks the Italian American Congressional Delegation (IACD) for its effort to have October recognized as Italian American Heritage Month. On Tuesday, Co-chairs of the IACD Congressmen Bill Pascrel...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) will call the elegant Omni Shoreham Hotel home during the weekend of November 1-3, 2019, to celebrate its 44th Anniversary Gala Weekend. Throughout this unforgettable weekend, NIAF will be celebrating its 2019 Region of Honor, Molise, along with its impressive honorees who are outstanding members of t...