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Italy’s Top Consul General Hosts COPOMIAO Reception in NYC

Meeting builds upon efforts to forge stronger ties between Italian Americans and Italian dignitaries.  Fabrizio Di Michele, the Consul General of Italy in New York, hosted a grand reception on Saturday, July 23 to honor and celebrate the emerging bond between the Italian government and The Conference of Presidents of Major Italian American Organizations (COPOMIAO).Continue reading “Italy’s Top Consul General Hosts COPOMIAO Reception in NYC”

Columbus Day Stays in Massachusetts

Italian Americans Come Out for a Strong Win to Keep Holiday in Massachusetts  Bills for Indigenous Peoples Day Die in Summer Session of State Legislature Legislators Return Home for Summer Recess Your Support Saved the Day! By Tom Damigella, Italian American Alliance / Save Columbus Action Group Our collective voice was heard! We believed that the legislationContinue reading “Columbus Day Stays in Massachusetts”

Conference of Presidents Holds Landmark Meeting in NYC

National rollout of Italian heritage curriculum, reelection of Basil Russo, Florida youth summit announced, a petition to the White House and 5 major Italian American organizations join COPOMIAO! The Conference of Presidents of Major Italian American Organizations (COPOMIAO) unveiled its bold agenda for the coming year at its annual membership meeting in NYC in lateContinue reading “Conference of Presidents Holds Landmark Meeting in NYC”

Anti-Columbus Day Bills Advance in the Massachusetts Legislature

By The Italian American Alliance Friends, A pair of anti-Columbus bills (H.3191 and S.2027) are making their way through Massachusetts House and Senate committees, and if they’re eventually passed by the state’s legislature, they would eliminate Columbus Day and replace it with Indigenous Peoples Day. These bills must be scheduled for a vote during a fullContinue reading “Anti-Columbus Day Bills Advance in the Massachusetts Legislature”

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