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2006 Press Releases

11/29 “What Do Italian Americans Want?” Sons of Italy® CSJ Informs Ad Industry

11/8 Historic Day for Italian Americans and the United States

11/7 Sons of Italy® Charges Batavia School Play Stereotypes Italian Americans

11/6 Sons of Italy® Commission for Social Justice® Honors Justice Frank Montemuro and Lawrence Auriana

11/2 Italian Americans Charge "Protect Our Constitution" Group with Ethnic Stereotyping

10/25 Italian Americans Charge Free Enterprise Fund Committee with Ethnic Stereotyping

10/11 Special Offer Exclusive to OSIA Members Enjoy the Holidays with the Radio City Christmas Spectacular®

9/7 ABC's 20/20 Focuses on Hollywood Stereotyping of Italian Americans

7/17 Sons of Italy® Releases Summer 2006 Book Club Selections

6/14 Sons of Italy Foundation® Joins in Honoring President Bush at the White House

6/5 Sons of Italy® & Global Experiences Launch International Work/Study Opportunities

6/2 Sons of Italy® Names National Chaplain

5/26 Role of Citizen-Activist, Theme of Sons of Italy® Gala

4/28 Sons of Italy Foundation® to Honor Italian American Leaders at May Gala in D.C.

4/21 Sons of Italy® Releases 2006 Festival Directory

4/5 Sons of Italy® Releases Spring 2006 Book Club Selections

3/2 Italian American Role in History of U.S. Civil Rights, Topic of New Report from Sons of Italy®

2/13 Sons of Italy® Sponsors Olympic Opening Ceremony Reception at Italian Embassy

1/31 Official OSIA Statement on the Confirmation of Judge Samuel A. Alito to the U.S. Supreme Court

1/23 Sons of Italy® Gives Away Riverboat Cruise Tickets

1/19 Italian Americans Charge Sen. Harry Reid with Ethnic Stereotyping, Demand Apology

1/3 Sons of Italy® Releases Winter 2006 Book Club Selections

2005 Press Releases

12/6 Rediscover Your Italian Heritage & Win a Cruise From OSIA

11/21 OSIA Launches Grass Roots Phone-In Campaign RE: Alito Nomination

11/18 Sons of Italy® Ad in New York Times

10/31 Official Statement: Sons of Italy® Reaction to "Scalito" Tag

10/31 Official Statement on The Nomination of Judge Samuel A. Alito to the U.S. Supreme Court

10/12 Sons of Italy® Releases Fall 2005 Book Club Selections

10/3 Sons of Italy® Releases Report on Significance of Columbus

9/6 Record Number of Daughters Leading "Sons of Italy®"

8/25 Sons of Italy® Elects Vincent Sarno National President

8/10 "Italian American Crime Fighters" - New Study from Sons of Italy®

7/27 Sons of Italy® Celebrates Brumidi at Capitol

7/21 Sons of Italy® 49th Biennial Convention in New York City

7/15 New U.S. Ambassador to Italy Meets with Sons of Italy®

7/11 Sons of Italy® Releases Summer 2005 Book Club Selections

6/23 Sons of Italy® Celebrates Centennial

5/27 Top Italian American and Washington Leaders Attend Sons of Italy® Gala in DC

4/20 Sons of Italy® Congratulates Pope Benedict XVI

4/5 Sons of Italy® Releases Spring 2005 Book Club Selections

4/2 Sons of Italy® Remembers Pope John Paul II

4/1 Sons of Italy® Releases 2005 Festival Directory

2/25 Sons of Italy Foundation® to Honor Italian American Leaders at May Gala in D.C.

2/17 Sons of Italy Foundation® Only Ethnic Organization in Alzheimer's Prestigious Donation Program

2/10 Uncle Nino, Starring Joe Mantegna Opens Nationwide Friday

2/4 Sons of Italy® Launches Letter Writing Campaign to Save Columbus Day in Denver

2/1 Sons of Italy® Charges Colorado Jury Verdict Trashes the First Amendment

2/1 Official Statement: Sons of Italy® Protests Denver Verdict

1/12 Sons of Italy® Launches Syndicated Anti-Defamation Column

1/10 Sons of Italy® Releases Winter 2005 Book Club Selections

1/5 Italian Americans are Under-Represented in U.S. Federal Court System

2004 Press Releases

12/16 Sons of Italy® Places Italian Flag on New York's "Wall Street" Christmas Tree

11/17 Official Statement: Thomas Foglietta's Death

10/26 UConn Coach Geno Auriemma to Receive Sons of Italy® Top Sports Honor

10/01 Sons of Italy® Releases Fall 2004 Book Club Selections

9/29 Sons of Italy® Celebrates Florence at New York City Festival

9/24 CARRES Coalition Alerts Parents to Shark Tale Violence and Stereotyping

9/9 Sons of Italy® Extends Marketing Grant Program

9/1 Sons of Italy® Announces Centennial Membership Drive

8/25 U.S. Postal Service to Issue Basilone Stamp

8/11 Sons of Italy® Contacts Berlusconi Re: DeNiro's Proposed Honorary Italian Citizenship

8/6 Sons of Italy® Condems A&E for Growing Up Gotti

8/3 Italy's City of Benevento Honors OSIA President

7/21 Italian Americans Charge Boston Police Leader with Ethnic Stereotyping

7/15 Sons of Italy® Releases Summer 2004 Book Club Selections

7/12 Guide to Sons of Italy® Records & Archives Available in Revised Edition

6/23 New York City Honors Sons of Italy®

6/14 Sons of Italy® Salutes Author Lisa Scottoline

5/20 President Bush, Prime Minister Berlusconi Salute Sons of Italy®; Reaffirm Strong US-Italy Alliance in War on Terrorism

5/10 President George W. Bush, Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi Attending Sons of Italy Foundation® Gala in DC

4/30 Sons of Italy® Releases Spring 2004 Book Club Selections

4/22 Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi Attending Sons of Italy Foundation® Gala in DC on May 19

4/14 PBS Alterations to Medici Web Site, "Cosmetic and Superficial," Sons of Italy® Charges

4/12 Sons of Italy® Contributes $100,000 to Alzheimer Research

4/5 Sons of Italy® Releases 2004 Festival Directory

3/25 Sons of Italy® Offers Italian Travel Packages

3/22 OSIA Sponsors 3rd Annual National Student Summit

3/12 OSIA Announces Kickoff to 100th Anniversary in Italy & Gala Dinner

3/10 Sons of Italy® Contributes Funding to Launch Italian Advanced Placement (AP) Program

3/5 Sons of Italy® Announces Marketing Grant Program

2/23 PBS Series on the Medicis "Tasteless," Sons of Italy® Charges

2/6 Ethnic Coalition Challenges DreamWorks on Stereotyping & Gangster Elements in "Shark Tale"

1/29 Free Italian Film Festival in New Haven

1/12 Sons of Italy® Launches Centennial Celebrations

1/7 Sons of Italy® Releases Winter 2004 Book Club Selections

1/6 Sons of Italy® Condemns Interactive Dinner Theater Stereotyping

1/5 Sons of Italy Foundation® to Honor Leaders in Business, Academics & Philanthropy at May Gala in D.C.

2003 Press Releases

12/15 OSIA Launches Italian Cultural Initiatives

12/4 Italian Americans Successful in Campaign to Ban "Mafia Movie Madness" From U.S. Cinemas

12/2 Sons of Italy® Offers Italian Online

11/26 OSIA Reports Italian Study on Rise in U.S. Colleges and Universities

10/3 "Profile of Today's Italian Americans," New Report from Sons of Italy®

10/1 OSIA National President Enjoins All for Italian Culture Month

9/17 Walpole Attorney DeNapoli to Lead Sons of Italy® Anti-Defamation Efforts

9/17 Sons of Italy® Releases Fall 2003 Book Club Selections

9/4 Sons of Italy® Holds 48th National Convention in St. Louis

9/4 Sons of Italy® Elects Joseph Sciame National President

7/17 Sons of Italy® Releases Summer 2003 Book Club Selections

7/17 Italians Americans Passed Over by U.S Postal Service, Sons of Italy® Reports

7/7 Sons of Italy® Report Reveals Pattern of Italian American Stereotyping in Advertising

6/23 College Board to Add Italian Language to Advanced Placement (AP) Program

6/23 Sons of Italy® Offers "Siena Magnifica" Study Trip

6/02 Tony Bennett, Joe Mantegna in D.C. for Sons of Italy Foundation® Gala

5/08 "Azzurri Nel Mondo" Builds A Bridge

5/08 Sons of Italy® Releases 2003 Festival Directory

4/24 Tony Bennett, Joe Mantegna in D.C. for Sons of Italy Foundation® Gala

3/25 Sons of Italy® Launches Book Club

3/12 Sons of Italy® Launches Career Connections Program for Young Italian Americans

3/06 Sons of Italy® Official Statement on ABC's "The Family"

2/26 Dana Gioia to Speak at Sons of Italy® Literary Conference in Washington

2/24 Sons of Italy® Opens Offices in Italy

2/20 Sons of Italy® Meets with Prime Minister of Italy

1/30 Leading Italian American Orgs to Hold Teacher Training Session on Stereotyping at Renbrook School

1/21 Sons of Italy® Launches National Adopt-A-School Italian Language Campaign

2002 Press Releases

10/31 Sons of Italy® Expands Cultural Reach with Work and Study Programs in Italy

10/17 Political Profiling of Italian Americans an Alarming Trend, Reports Sons of Italy®

10/10 Sons of Italy® Protests NYC Mayor "Sopranos" Parade Invite

10/07 "Columbus: Fact vs. Fiction" Subject of New Sons of Italy® Study

10/03 Sons of Italy® Leaders on Official Visit to Rome to Explore Cultural Initiatives

9/03 "The Waltons" Not "The Sopranos" Are Typical Italian American Family

8/05 Tradition of Italian Outdoor Festivals Thriving in 21st Century America, Reports Sons of Italy®

7/25 Sons of Italy® to Hold Columbus Day Parade in Denver

7/18 Italian Americans Rally to Recognize Antonio Meucci's Role in Development of the Telephone

7/10 Sons of Italy® Petitions for Basilone Stamp

7/02 Capt. Rocky Versace to Receive Medal of Honor

6/04 Sons of Italy Foundation® Honors Actor Mantegna, AIDS Researcher Gallo and Union Leader Maddaloni

6/03 Popular Italian American Magazine Gets New Look

6/03 Sons of Italy® Launches News Bureau as Key Resource for Italian American Statistics, Info

5/01 Joe Mantegna to be Honored at Sons of Italy® Gala

4/29 OSIA Reports Italian Study on Rise in U.S. High Schools and Universities

3/06 Sons of Italy® Supports Proposed Legislation To Recognize Meucci

2/15 SIF Announces 14th Annual NELA Gala Honorees

2/15 Justice Department Reports on Italian-American Civil Liberties Violations

2/15 Sons of Italy® Centennial Logo Contest Winner Picked

2/15 Sons of Italy® Rallies Grass Roots Support for "First Monday" and "That's Life"

2/11 Sons of Italy® Names First Deputy Executive Director

1997 Press Releases

12/03 CSJ Responds to Kerry Remark