The Conference of Presidents of Major Italian American Organizations brought its message of unity to Chicago recently. Conference Chair Dr. Aileen Sirey, and Vice Chair Basil Russo met with representatives of 20 member organizations of the Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans. The meeting was hosted by JCCIA President Sergio Giangrande. The m...

In the beautiful setting of the Columbus Citizens Foundation, in New York City, on June 8th, at the yearly Conference of Presidents of Italian American Organizations, Gilda Battaglia Rorro Baldassari was honored by the distribution of copies of her successful memoir “Gilda, Promise Me”, published by Idea Press. The books were offered by the Preside...

With a new social media campaign targeting Columbus Day, the NYPD is ramping up plans to protect statues across the city. Vandals have already attacked statues of Christopher Columbus all over the metropolitan area, cops arrested a homeless man this weekend trying to put pink nail polish on the statue in Columbus Circle, and they’re still looking f...

  WTI Magazine #63    2015 June, 27Author : Beth Connolly      Translation by:   The Italian American community is coming together to go to EXPO Milano 2015 this fall! With this year's Italian Heritage and Culture Month theme, "Italian Creativity: Celebrating 50 years of Science and Technology, New York World's Fair 1965 – Expo Milano 2015," it'...

On the occasion of its fortieth anniversary, the Conference of Presidents of Major Italian American Organizations calls for applications for the Carlo Bellini Dissertation Fellowship. The Fellowship will be offered every second year to a doctoral student (D.M.L.; Ed.D.; Ph.D.) writing a dissertation on a topic pertinent to Italy and...

Browsing the web from Italy searching for everything Italian in the USA, attending as many meetings as you can we you go there, talking and chatting with everyone who has something interesting about the Italian community in America, you end up recognizing a few names that constantly recur. Only a few, who - is easy to understand - have dedicated th...