June 1, 2024 Little Italy, Manhattan, New York

Former Rep. Tom Suozzi (D-Glen Cove) and Italian-American advocacy groups have criticized Nassau County Legislator Mazi Pilip’s campaign for referring to Suozzi as the “godfather of the border crisis.” The phrase “godfather,” particularly in usage against Italian-Americans, carries a negative stereotype of association with the Mafia, as a result of...

The Columbus Heritage Coalition and The Columbus Citizens Foundation present "Meet The Candidates," an invitation-only series of evening appearances featuring Democratic and Republican candidates for Governor in the June 28 primary election. "Meet The Candidates" begins on Monday, April 11, with a 6 pm cocktail reception and program to follow for C...

Long Island Congressman Tom Suozzi — inching closer to announcing a run for governor — accused Gov. Kathy Hochul Monday of mishandling the firing of the state director of Italian-American Affairs. Suozzi, a Democrat who also represents a part of Queens, dashed a letter to Hochul responding to the Post report that she terminated popular Italian-Amer...

Ninety-one years have passed since ISDA was founded, 45 National Biennial Conventions have been held, and in 2021 we’re proud to say that Italian Sons and Daughters of America is stronger and more influential than ever. The latest ISDA National Convention was held this past week in Cleveland, Ohio at the Downtown Hilton, and a rich slate of events...

ISDA, one of the country’s largest and most influential Italian American organizations, is holding its National Convention in Cleveland from Aug. 7-11 at the Downtown Hilton hotel. Hundreds of ISDA delegates from around the country are attending.  U.S. Congressman Tom Suozzi, of New York, will be the keynote speaker at the Convention’s opening lunc...

U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi (D-NY) has revived legislation that calls for an apology for the internment of Italians by the American government during WWII. Additionally, the legislation requests the establishment of grants to fund the introduction of comprehensive Italian American history curricula in U.S. schools. Suozzi broke the news on June 12 at the ...

In just four months’ time, the Conference of Presidents of Major Italian American Organizations held two historic National Summit Meetings — NIAS One on Feb. 20 and NIAS Two on June 12 — which outlined the pressing issues facing our community and the emerging solutions to address them. More than 400 Italian American organizations, clubs and lodges...