The American Foundation of Savoy Orders is pleased to announce that The New York Foundling is the recipient of the Foundation’s 2019 Chivalry Award in recognition of its 150th anniversary of its founding by the Sisters of Charity and dedication to community service, helping children and their families cope with the challenges of caring, raising and...

The Columbus Citizens Foundation has made a public plea to the University of Notre Dame to reconsider its recent censorship of Christopher Columbus from the University's Main Building. Notre Dame's President, Reverend John Jenkins, recently announced the university's plans to cover twelve murals depicting various stages of Columbus's life.  The mur...

The Columbus Citizens Foundation congratulates New York City's First Lady Chirlane McCray, and the entire DiBlasio Administration, on the announcement of a permanent monument to U.S. Rep Shirley Chisholm.  The statue of Chisholm is set to be installed at the Parkside entrance to Prospect Park in Brooklyn by the end of 2020. Chisholm was a New Yorke...

Giornate ricche di impegni a New York per la senatrice Francesca Alderisi (FI), eletta nella Circoscrizione Estero, ripartizione Nord e Centro America. Dopo aver partecipato all’importante funzione religiosa presso la Cattedrale di San Patrizio, nella giornata di lunedì la parlamentare ha preso parte alla 74a Parata del Columbus Day, il più grande...

A million people were expected to attend the largest celebration of Italian-American culture in the world as New Yorkers turned out Monday for the 74th annual Columbus Day parade. The pride of the red, white and green was on display as hundreds of thousands of spectators lined the parade route, along with floats and all of the pageantry, CBS2’s Jan...

The state is designating the Columbus monument at Columbus Circle as a landmark — in case the city tries to move it in the future. The New York State Board of Historic Preservation voted unanimously on Sept. 20 to place the statue in the state and national registers for its historic and cultural significance. The action was not publicized. Gov. Cuo...

The Columbus Citizens Foundation today announced Margaret I. Cuomo, M.D., President of the Italian Language Foundation; Matilda Raffa Cuomo, Chairperson of NYS Mentoring Program; and Donna Rapaccioli, Ph.D., Dean of the Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University, as honorees of the 2018 Columbus Celebration. They will join First Data President,...

The Columbus Citizens Foundation announced today that Guy Chiarello, President of First Data Corporation, a global leader in Financial Services, has been named Grand Marshal of the 74th Columbus Day Parade.  Mr. Chiarello has been President of First Data since 2013, where he oversees the business and technology solutions created for First Data's cl...

The Columbus Citizens Foundation congratulates Mike Pompeo on his confirmation today as Secretary of State to President Donald J. Trump. Mr. Pompeo is the first Italian-American to hold this position in United States history. Mr. Pompeo graduated first in his class at the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1986 and served with the 2nd...

The Columbus Citizens Foundation, located in the Upper East Side of Manhattan, is proud to be in another annual cycle of its acclaimed Scholarship Program.  Since its inception, the Foundation has been a proud supporter of Italian-American education and culture, and established its robust Scholarship Program in 1992 to increase educational opportun...