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Italian American Leaders Stunned and Offended by President Joe Biden’s Indigenous Peoples’ Day Proclamation

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 Stunned and Offended by President Joe Biden’s Indigenous Peoples’ Day Proclamation”

New York Times Accused of Censorship by Italian American Leaders

The newspaper has a sordid past when dealing with the Italian American community, so it came as little surprise when their staff refused to publish a full page Columbus ad. The Conference of Presidents of Major Italian American Organizations (COPOMIAO) has denounced the decision of the New York Times’ Ad Acceptability Team to not runContinue reading “New York Times Accused of Censorship by Italian American Leaders”

Historic National Summit Will Launch Italian American Heritage Month

The 3rd National Italian American Summit meeting (NIAS 3), organized by the Conference of Presidents, will be held Thursday, Sept. 30 at 6 p.m. EST on Zoom. During NIAS 3, we will: Share and promote your Italian American Heritage Month initiatives. Unveil a new strategy to win the Columbus battle, while looking at the latest localContinue reading “Historic National Summit Will Launch Italian American Heritage Month”

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