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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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NIAF Launches Fauci Fellowship Program

NIAF Launches Fauci Fellowship Program

| February 8, 2021 | 0 Comments

NIAF’s Fauci Fellowships program is now accepting applications! In recognition of Dr. Fauci’s life saving work, the Fauci Fellowships will award two $50,000 post-doctoral research grants—one to an Italian researcher working in Italy, and the other to an Italian American researcher working in the United States—to support research in infectious diseases. (Washington, D.C. – February […]

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New Priests Assigned to Holy Rosary Church

New Priests Assigned to Holy Rosary Church

| February 2, 2021 | 0 Comments

Fr. Ezio Marchetto, the pastor of the national Italian parish Holy Rosary Church, has been elevated by his Scalabrinian Order to Provincial Bursar for the St. Charles Borromeo Province. He will be moving to New York City in early February.   Fr. Marchetto has announced that two new priests have been assigned to Holy Rosary Church:  […]

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Francesco Isgro Bids Farewell to Voce Italiana After 14 Years

Francesco Isgro Bids Farewell to Voce Italiana After 14 Years

| January 8, 2021 | 0 Comments

Dear Voce readers, After nearly fourteen years of managing Voce Italiana, it’s time to let other fresh voices be heard and to pass the torch to a new editorial team. During the past two years I have spent increasingly more time on my volunteer duties as President of the Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center Inc. and […]

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Rudy Giuliani incites Trump supporters to “trial by combat” before they attack the U.S Capitol

Rudy Giuliani incites Trump supporters to “trial by combat” before they attack the U.S Capitol

| January 7, 2021 | 0 Comments

The former mayor of New York City and Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani, urged the angry mob of Trump supporters to conduct a “trial by combat” of lawmakers as they prepared to vote to certify President-elect Joe Biden’s win.  The mob, following a speech by the inciter-in-chief,  then marched down Constitution Avenue and attacked the U.S. […]

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Fr. Ezio Marchetto to Leave Holy Rosary Church

Fr. Ezio Marchetto to Leave Holy Rosary Church

| January 5, 2021 | 1 Comment

“Anno nuovo, vita nuova.” We are all familiar with this Italian expression proclaimed at the beginning of a new year. This year, it takes on a deeper meaning as a major change will take place at Holy Rosary. The good news is that starting in the month of February, two priests will be staffing Holy […]

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Italian American Museum for Washington, DC Inaugurated (IAMDC)

Italian American Museum for Washington, DC Inaugurated (IAMDC)

| December 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

Calling it an “an historic day for our Italian and Italian American community,” on December 15, 2020, CISC President Francesco Isgro, together with CISC Chair Fr. Ezio Marchetto, Italian Embassy First Counselor Domenico Bellantone, & donor Commendatore Robert Facchina cut the ribbon at the inauguration of the Italian American Museum of Washington DC (IAMDC). Due […]

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