Leaders in public service, business, arts, and humanitarianism were honored at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington D.C. on Thursday by the Sons of Italy Foundation (SIF) at its 35th Annual National Education & Leadership Awards (NELA) Gala, celebrating the region of Sicily. The SIF awarded 16 scholarships of at l...

During the official visit to Italy by the national leadership of the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America (OSDIA), the ceremony for the presentation of the charter of the new "Pantheon" chapter was held in Rome. The president of the new chapter, Arch. Patrizia Bernardette Berardi, received the certificate together with the other promoters,...

A delegation from the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America (OSDIA), led by President Michael G. Polo, President of the Sons of Italy Foundation Joseph Sciame, National 1st Vice President Thomas A. Lupo, National 3rd Vice President Dr. Mark DeNunzio, National Executive Director Shayla Kaestle, and co-chair of the National Membership Commissi...

The Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America (OSDIA) was honored to host Alessandro Anello, the Tourism Counselor of Palermo, Sicily, at its national headquarters in Washington, D.C. on April 18. The visit marked a significant step toward fostering closer ties between OSDIA and the vibrant city of Palermo. During his visit, Anello met with OSDI...

The Board of Directors of the Italian American Leadership Forum (IALF), founded in 2023, coordinated a wreath-laying ceremony on April 17, 2024, at the Giovanni da Verrazzano Statue in New York City’s Battery Park to celebrate the 500th Anniversary of the arrival of Giovanni da Verrazzano, an Italian navigator and explorer who traveled under the fl...

The Board of Directors of the Italian American Leadership Forum (IALF), founded in 2023, have coordinated a wreath laying ceremony at the Giovanni da Verrazzano Statue in New York City’s Battery Park at 11:30 AM to celebrate the 500th Anniversary of the arrival of Giovanni da Verrazzano, an Italian navigator and explorer who traveled under the flag...

The Board of Directors of the Italian American Leadership Forum (IALF), founded in 2023, recently announced plans for coordinating initiatives to celebrate the 500th Anniversary of the arrival of Giovanni da Verrazzano, an Italian navigator and explorer who traveled under the flag of France in his voyages across the Atlantic. While there may be a g...

What an honor it was to host this young Italians event at the Watertown Piave Fiume Sons of Italy lodge. It was an electrifying experience where young, enthusiastic Italian-Americans made connections and wanted to work to write the next chapter of our beautiful Italian story. After a traditional Italian breakfast of espresso and sfogliatelle, we st...