discrimination

One Voice Coalition Adds the San Diego Symphony To its “Wall of Shame”

April 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

NEW JERSEY—- The Italian American ONE VOICE Coalition (IAOVC), the nation’s largest Italian American anti-bias group, has added the San Diego Symphony to its “Wall of Shame”. The group has taken umbrage with the symphony’s recent event titled “The Godfather Live: A Reflection”. The event included a pre-event ‘Mafia Costume Party’.  “This was clearly an insult to all Italian Americans […]

Discrimination Against Italian Americans Persists

May 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

Don’t sweat the small stuff… It’s a freaking commercial? Not too long ago a proud Italian American commented on an Italian commercial that appeared to be stereotypic. And went on to state, “I do not sweat the small stuff… It’s a freaking commercial!” If it were just one commercial I would whole heartedly agree. we may try to defend negative […]

Italian American Activist Joe Grano Raises Question Of Who Is To Speak For The Italian American Community?

November 1, 2011 // 0 Comments

At the Fall Conference of Presidents of national Italian American Organizations, held in Washington, D.C., Joe Grano, an Italian American activist and Chair of the Constatino Brumidi Society raised the question of:  WHO IS TO SPEAK FOR THE ITALIAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY IN THE FUTURE?  1. There will be no presentation of the Congressional Gold Medal to Brumidi in the Rotunda, this […]

UNICO National Calls on Public to Lobby Congress to Pass Italian and Italian American Heritage Month Resolution!

August 2, 2011 // 1 Comment

Measure introduced by Congressmen Pascrell and Tiberi which would make October Italian and Italian American Heritage Month FAIRFIELD, N.J., Aug. 2, 2011 — UNICO National’s Anti-Bias Committee has succeeded in having a Congressional resolution introduced that would permanently make October “Italian and Italian American Heritage Month” across the United States, UNICO National President Christopher DiMattio announced. The bill, House Resolution […]