Ciao from Rome!   Dear friends , this is an editorial a little different from others. There is only one topic we are talking about, because this month all our attention has been focused on the organization of the 1st We the Italians Gala Dinner, which was held last June 20 here in Rome at the prestigious and wonderful Circolo del Ministero degli Es...

Last May 14, the President of the Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans, Ron Onesti, arrived in San Marino to express his concrete solidarity in favor of the reception of Ukrainian refugees that San Marino is offering. Dr. Maria Alessandra Albertini met with Onesti to express the deepest gratitude of San Marino's Secretary of State for Foreign...

The mission of the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is to support Italian Americans in continuing to keep alive and present their culturally rich heritage and traditions and to ensure that the entire community never forgets the great contribution that Italians have made to the history and progress of the United States. Pietro Viola's ill...

Ciao from Rome! Dear friends, Spring has arrived, the sun is shining on Italy, hope is in our hearts, despite the fact that the pandemic is not over and the war in Ukraine is a cause of great pain and concern for all Italians. This moth we celebrate three round numbers regarding We the Italians. The first is about the magazine you are reading: this...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) President Robert Allegrini spoke Monday morning to an assembly of Italian senators at the government palace, Palazzo Giustiniani, in Rome, Italy. Allegrini was invited by Brussels-based think tank and NIAF partner ItalyUntold to address the image of Italy in the United States, the perception of Italia...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) has implemented an Affiliate Organization Program to offer support and strengthen ties to the Italian American community nationwide. Organizations that become affiliates of NIAF for an annual fee of only $1,500 receive discounted NIAF membership for their individual members, invitations to special opp...

On Saturday, October 23, 2021, the National Italian American Foundation hosted its 46th Anniversary Gala at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.—and what a memorable Gala it was! This year's Gala featured inspirational and heartfelt messages from five distinguished honorees who were saluted for their remarkable achievements, as well as inval...

Ciao from Rome! Autumn is here, and things are getting better in Italy. We’re not out of the woods yet, but things are improving, and we’re confident the worse is behind us. One of the things that had been interrupted with the pandemic was participating in live, in-person events. Finally, this activity has begun again, and so I was happy to restart...

It's not easy to take over the reins of NIAF at this time, with a pandemic that is still doing damage and casualties, and that has left major economic and social problems in the United States. Several programs of the National Italian American Foundation, as well as other national and local Italian American and non-Italian American organizations, ha...