Sons of Italy

Happy Independence Day from the Order of Sons of Italy in America

July 4, 2013 // 0 Comments

On July 4th, Independence Day, we offer special reverence to the idea of what it means to be an American. We honor those who fought to establish our nation in its earliest days and those who have fought to defend it every day since. As we celebrate our freedom, let us not forget that our Italian heritage played an important […]

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 […]

Sons of Italy Scholarships – Deadline February 28

February 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

“We cannot teach people anything; we can only help them discover it themselves.” – Galileo Galilei National Leadership Grants – General Information Through the Sons of Italy Foundation® (SIF) and more than 650 state and local lodges, the Order Sons of Italy in America® (OSIA) has awarded nearly $50 million in scholarships to date. Each year, the SIF offers 10 […]

Happy Italian-American Heritage Month From Sons of Italy Foundation

October 10, 2011 // 1 Comment

Dear friend,“I am an Italian-American. My roots are deep in an ancient soil, drenched by the Mediterranean sun, and watered by pure streams from snow capped mountains. I am enriched by thousands of years of culture.” These are the opening words of the poem “I am an Italian-American.”* As proud Italian-Americans, we are reminded of those words of declaration each October when […]