One hundred years ago, Italians settled in the neighborhood south of Washington Square Park. Many of the cafes, bakeries, and other family businesses they established endure to this day and give the South Village its unrivaled charm.   Dive into the fascinating history of this classic New York neighborhood on a private tour with NOIAW's Long...

by AnneMarie D'Attelo   Thursday, September 12, 2013, 6:30 PMRogers Free Public Library, Herreshoff Community Room,525 Hope Street, Bristol, RI   A presentation by the Italian American Historical Society of Rhode Island that will highlight excerpts from its recently published book: Voices of Rhode Island's Italian Americans. This huge...

Patricia Russo is Executive Director of the Women's Campaign School at Yale University, a non-partisan, issue-neutral political campaign training program for women interested in running for public office or campaign management. Based at Yale Law School, the program attracts women from the U.S. and internationally. Pat is also a member of the Counci...

Saturday, February 21, 2015 - 8:00pm Downtown Cabaret Theatre Company - 263 Golden Hill Street #3 - Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604   Hear What's in the Heart – A Shoemaker's Tale is a one-man show written and performed by a former Middletown resident. Steve Scionti brings to life all of the passion, comedy and drama inherent i...

Join the Greater New York regional network for a guided tour of Ellis Island that will highlight the poignant experience of the 5.5 million Italians who left the "old country" for a new life in America.   Led by Tom Bernardin, former Ellis Island tour guide for the National Park Service and author/publisher of The Ellis Island Immigrant Cook...

Thursday October 22 - 6,30 pm - 8,30 pm EDT - The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) 1860 19th St NW, Washington 20009 - tickets here. Join the DC Region to experience the beauty and charm of the traditional Italian American backyard vegetable garden! Mary Menniti, founder of The Italian Garden Project, will share her w...

We are proud to announce that our Board Member and Treasurer, Maria T. Vullo, Esq. was confirmed yesterday by the New York State Senate as the state's top financial regulator. She was nominated to serve as Superintendent of the Department of Financial Services by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo in January and has been heading the NYDFS as acting superinte...

by NOIAW   It's hard to believe that the summer has come to a close and fall is upon us. The end of summer may be bittersweet, but it's also a time for new beginnings. Here at NOIAW, we are excited to kick off our 35th Anniversary year — and we're inviting you to join us in making it our most memorable year yet!If you're curious about our hi...

Our friends at The Florentine (Florence's English language news magazine) have announced their plans to publish a bilingual literary review featuring short stories, poems, and illustrations by contemporary Italian writers and artists. The first issue of TheFLR (The Florence Literary Review) will be released in October 2016. The goal of the project...

When: December 6 (Sunday) 1:00 - 2:00 pm Where: Casa Italiana, 595 1/2 Third Street, NW, Washington, DC Sponsored by National Organization of Italian American Women, Washington D.C. Region. Learn more about the fascinating role Italian American women have had within the Holy Rosary Parish and the greater DC community. Italian American...