Dear friends, the year ends as many things scheduled for 2024 overlap with the last things for 2023. For We the Italians, the year ended with participation in a prestigious conference entitled "Cultura ed identità delle comunità italiane all’estero: tra Turismo delle Radici ed internazionalizzazione del Sistema Paese." The event was organized in be...

Dear friends, What a month! So many things, so many friends, so many events! It always happens in October, but this year has been extraordinary! It actually started at the end of September, when in Florence I had the honor of representing We the Italians and the Italian American community at the Made in Italy event organized by Maurizio Mancianti,...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) has signed an agreement with Italy's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) to collaborate on the promotion of roots tourism initiatives in America. The partnership aims to encourage Americans of Italian descent to visit the hometowns of their ancestors and connect with thei...

Dear friends, I was about to write this editorial when the flood situation in Emilia Romagna has become dramatic. The photos and videos we see are devastating and make us suffer so much for our brothers and sisters in that beautiful region, where I personally have my roots, although in the part less affected by this horrendous catastrophe. We partn...

Dear friends, things are going good here in Italy, and we hope the same for you. Once again there’s many things happened in this February for We the Italians, and many more will be coming in the close future. A few days ago We the Italians had the honor of being called among the speakers at an event celebrating a wonderful project involving five di...

Italy is also focusing on root tourism to revitalize the sector, with a 20 million euro plan to benefit especially small municipalities under five thousand inhabitants. In fact, today at the International Conference Hall of the Italian Minister for Foreign Affairs, the presentation event of the Project 'Roots Tourism: an integrated strategy for the...

Dear friends, 2023 has begun with lots of exciting and wonderful news! First, the new yearbook of We the Italians is available, with the 23 interviews (in Italian and English) published during 2022. You can find a preview and buy a copy here. In 2022 we interviewed 26 people, friends of We the Italians, who gave us 23 different points of view on 23...

We The Italians and Carraro LAB have created a metaverse dedicated to the first Italian American Future Leaders event of last January 13/15, 2023 in Florida. The virtual environment was inspired by the physical location of the meeting, FLA LIVE ARENA in Fort Lauderdale. There are no space limitations in the metaverse, so we virtually occupied the e...