Tag Archives: The National Italian American Foundation

A Celebration of Shared Democracy

Italy and the United States share a long history mutual influence and support. From Filippo Mazzei, who influenced Thomas Jefferson’s ideas on liberty and democracy, to the vast influx of Italian immigrants who contributed to American culture, to modern Italy’s … Continue reading

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Scholarship Stories

At the National Italian American Foundation, we believe in supporting future generations of our community, which is why we have provided over $7,860,400 in scholarships and grants since 2009. Every donation to our Foundation helps us to not only protect the … Continue reading

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Un Minuto con…

By Rosario Mariani, http://www.europebychoice.com Monviso, in the Province of Cuneo in Piemonte, is the highest mountain (12,602 ft.) of the Cottian Alps and very close to the French border. Monte Viso is well known for its pyramid-like shape, and because it is … Continue reading

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Italian A Day – the music and story of Alfredo Morena Sr.

The story of Italian composer Alfredo Morena Sr. is one that spans generations. Born in 1891, in the town of Marsiconuovo, in the province of Potenza, Morena was the son of Giuseppe Morena, who served in the army during the … Continue reading

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