The current era is all about reducing, reusing, and recycling. The increasing and alarming global warming situation has forced people to think about their activities from a broader perspective. Every single thing that can impact the environment either positively or negatively is being re-thought and rewired. In these crucial times, scientists and r...

On behalf of the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Board of Directors and the Italian American community, we send our heartfelt condolences to the family of Richard L. Trumka, AFL-CIO president, who passed away Thursday at the age of 72. Trumka received the NIAF Leonardo da Vinci Lifetime Achievement Award in Service to the American Worke...

Join Us Virtually on Tuesday, July 27 | 6:00 P.M. EDT. Purchasing a Property in Italy: Why You Need a Lawyer. Registration fee: $25. REGISTER HERE. Dreaming of living la dolce vita and owning a home in a small Italian town overlooking the Mediterranean Sea or perhaps among the rolling hills of Tuscany? It can be quite challenging to navigate the co...

WEDNESDAY, JULY 21 | 6:00 P.M. EDT Registration fee: $25. REGISTER HERE. By now you probably have heard of the homes for sale in Italy for 1 euro! Indeed, in an effort to repopulate sleepy small towns, municipalities throughout Italy are attempting to incentivize mainly Americans to purchase abandoned homes to reverse years of population decline. B...

On behalf of the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Board of Directors, and the Italian American community, we send our heartfelt condolences to the family of Barbara Ciongoli, who passed away Tuesday at her home in Jupiter, Fla. Ciongoli was the wife of the late Dr. A. Kenneth Ciongoli, who served for 18 years as the Foundation’s chairman...

The National Italian American Foundation is proud to present its new logo. The logo depicts the stars and stripes representing our Americanism resting on the foundation of a classical Italian pillar symbolizing the centrality of our heritage. Let us know what you think. Viva gli Stati Uniti d'America! Viva l'Italia! Design by Todd Radom Design.

Like many Italian-American offspring of the Greatest Generation, Robert Allegrini had to find his way back to his roots. His mother was born in Italy, as were both of his paternal grandparents. But Allegrini’s father was a decorated veteran of World War II and a patriotic American who downplayed his ethnicity both at home and in public. He went off...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is pleased to announce its 2021 Region of Honor: Abruzzo. Each year, NIAF collaborates with a region in Italy by promoting its culture, business and tourism in the United States, while also traveling to the region to promote cultural exchange. The region will also be prominently honored at the NIAF 46...

The work I conducted had as its goal the construction of the processes that led to the evolution of some Italian American organizations from the late 1880s to the present. A preliminary study of the published bibliography was followed by a specific integrated study of the American territory. At the procedural level, every moment was seized, every n...

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23 | 6:00 P.M. EDT. Pride Passion and Pandemonium: Il Palio di Siena. Registration fee: $25. Register Here. Excited to get back to Italy? Us too! Join NIAF to experience the sights and sounds of Il Palio di Siena, a four-day cultural sporting extravaganza, culminates in the world's most thrilling horse race. Witness the crowds that...