William Pascrell

Italian Americans to Demonstrate on Capitol Hill For Italy and Constantino Brumidi

November 15, 2011 // 0 Comments

 Italian American, activist Joe Grano, will be leading a demonstration on Capitol Hill  in front of the Longworth House Office Building on Wednesday, November 16 at 10:30 AM to One: Protest the House of Representatives Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s rule to not allow any ceremonial resolution to be voted on. This rule precludes a resolution to honor Italy on the 150th anniversary of its Unity, officially celebrated on March 17 […]

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 […]