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Critical Issues on Agenda of Italian American Leaders for Weekend Meeting with Congressman Lee Zeldin

NEWS PROVIDED BY Italian American ONE VOICE Coalition November 19, 2021, 13:52 GMT A steering committee of leaders of Italian American organizations is set to meet with Representative Lee Zeldin this weekend. On the agenda are critical issues fomented from a series of recent negative events that impact the Italian American community in the State of NewContinue reading “Critical Issues on Agenda of Italian American Leaders for Weekend Meeting with Congressman Lee Zeldin”

New York’s Italian Americans in Uproar Over Gov. Hochul’s Decision to Dissolve State’s IA Affairs Office

N.Y. Gov. Kathy Hochul is under fire by the Italian American community following a series of alarming decisions. Gov. Hochul walked in the Columbus Day parade on the morning of Oct. 11, then, hours later, she attempted to cancel the navigator’s namesake holiday by proclaiming Oct. 11 as Indigenous Peoples’ Day. After a public outcry,Continue reading “New York’s Italian Americans in Uproar Over Gov. Hochul’s Decision to Dissolve State’s IA Affairs Office”

Italian American Leaders Press for Meeting with Pres. Biden After Controversial Proclamation (Letter)

Last Friday, President Joe Biden proclaimed that Indigenous Peoples’ Day and Columbus Day would be celebrated on the same date, Oct. 11.  President Biden did not consult with Italian American leaders prior to the controversial announcement, so in response, The Conference of Presidents of Major Italian American Organizations (COPOMIAO) sent this urgent letter to The White HouseContinue reading “Italian American Leaders Press for Meeting with Pres. Biden After Controversial Proclamation (Letter)”

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