Tra i diversi aspetti che caratterizzano l'esperienza italoamericana, come ci hanno detto alcuni nostri precedenti ospiti, c'è (sin dall'inizio) il problema delle discriminazioni e degli stereotipi. E' un problema che divide fortemente la comunità: perché c'è chi lo combatte con grande forza, e chi ritiene che al contrario bisognerebbe evitare di p...

By Dr. Emanuele Alfano, President IAOVC   Will we ever have enough Italian Americans that will stand up and defend our heritage and culture from continued negative portrayals?    Will we ever have enough Italian Americans that can make a difference in putting an end to the endless degradation, ridicule and defamation perpetuate...

MSNBC political commentator and "Meet the Press" host Chuck Todd today acceded to a request from the Italian American ONE VOICE Coalition and UNICO National and made a public apology for comments he made on October 21st on the air during the "Morning Joe" show on MSNBC which stereotyped Italian Americans.   During the October 21st Broadcast...

The history of anti-Italian American bias manifests a blatant bigotry for the past 100 years. Long before the entertainment media chose Italian Americans as whipping boys the American press maligned them in news reports, columns and in cartoons. With the advent of movies, radio and TV programming the incidence of Italo-bashing has worsened. A forth...

The Italian American One Voice Coalition as well as Coalition members UNICO Nation, the Anti-Bias Committee of UNICO and the UNICO Columbus Parade Committee (www.iaovc.org) are adding its voices to the growing chorus of organizations and public officials shocked by the recent defacing of the Christopher Columbus statue in Hamilton Township, NJ. &n...

The Italian American ONE VOICE Coalition—the nation's largest Italian American anti-bias organization -- is taking "Don Jon" Director-Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt—ironically the son of parents who founded a once-famous Jewish national social justice organization—to task for stereotyping and denigrating Italian Americans and Jews in his new movie. "H...

Are you an Italian American who is sick and tired of the negative portrayal and denigration of our heritage? If so, we need you to attend the Italian American ONE VOICE Coalition general meeting on Sunday, April 21st, at 1:30 p.m. at the Chancellor's Suite, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ. The event is free and all are welcome to attend.

by Manny Alfano   The Italian American One Voice Coalition through the efforts of Senate President Stephen Sweeney and Assemblyman Ralph Caputo are pleased to announce the joint resolution dedicating the month of October as Italian American Heritage Month. The dedication will take place on Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 at Two pm sharp in the...

The Italian American ONE VOICE Coalition has added Wisconsin-based Johnsonville Foods to its "Wall of Shame". Johnsonville Foods has been singled out for continuing to air a commercial for its 'Family Brats' that features a character resembling Tony Soprano. The spot depicts a family barbeque and is riddled with worn out organized crime refere...

Free Event Open To Those Interested In Defending Italian Heritage Against Negative Barrage Of Stereotyping In Media And Popular Culture   March 7, 2013For immediate releaseContact: Sebastian D'EliaCommunications DirectorItalian American ONE VOICE Coalition908-770-3662 www.iaovc.org   Are you an Italian American who is sick and tired o...