Joseph Sciame

Italian Americans Seek Recognition of Italy@150 by United States Congress

March 2, 2012 // 3 Comments

As the following letter to board members (names left off for privacy reasons) of the Conference of Presidents of Major Italian American Organizations will show, the only fast way, at this late date, to have a U.S. senate resolution introduced to recognize Italy on the 150th anniversary of its birth as a modern nation is for individuals from New York […]

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 […]