Archive for May, 2021

RIP Ida Arcorace Dunham

RIP Ida Arcorace Dunham

| May 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Italian American community in Washington DC mourns the passing of Cavaliere Ida Arcorace Dunham, who as founder of Allegro Tours built hundreds of bridges across the Atlantic to her native Calabria, her beloved hometown of Roccella Jonica, and all over Italy through musical and cultural programs — customized music, choral and orchestral tours for […]

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Dr. Anthony Fauci awarded the honor of “Cavaliere di Gran Croce dell’Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana” at the Residence of the Ambassador of Italy in Washington

Dr. Anthony Fauci awarded the honor of “Cavaliere di Gran Croce dell’Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana” at the Residence of the Ambassador of Italy in Washington

| May 19, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Ambassador of Italy, Armando Varricchio, bestowed upon Dr. Anthony Fauci the honor of “Cavaliere di Gran Croce dell’Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana” (Knight of Grand Cross, Order of Merit of the Italian Republic), conferred by the Italian President of the Republic in recognition of his exceptional career and outstanding contribution to the fight […]

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NIAF Firmly Opposes the NYC Department of Education’s Decision to Eliminate Columbus Day

NIAF Firmly Opposes the NYC Department of Education’s Decision to Eliminate Columbus Day

| May 5, 2021 | 0 Comments

(Washington, D.C. – May 5, 2021) The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) stands firmly in opposition to the New York City Department of Education’s decision to eliminate Columbus Day and replace it with Italian Heritage Day/Indigenous People’s Day. This decision, which was arrived at without any community input, effectively pits two communities, both worthy of […]

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