Category Archives: Iniziative

Italian Genealogy & Ancestral Citizenship

Discovering Your Ancestral Records in Italy and in the USA

“Millions of Americans identify themselves as having Italian ancestry.  If you’re one of them, this workshop might be of interest to you!”

Part 1

Is a two-hour in-class workshop about how to acquire the documents relevant to families that emigrated from Southern Italy to the U.S. Geared towards novice to intermediate genealogists, this hands-on workshop covers methods on how to utilize immigration records, government archives and church documents to build a family tree.

Part 2

Is an online workshop of one and a half hours. It provides you with the basic information on how to navigate your process of cittadinanza italiana via your ancestry.

The presenter Bill Cellini, Jr. has 25 years of experience working with, translating, and interpreting Italian genealogical vital records in the United States and in Italy.

 No knowledge of Italian is needed

Please note that the speaker does not provide any legal advice or act on behalf of any government entity

Part 1: Wednesday, March 29, 2023
in person | 6:30-8:30pm
Fee Part 1: $105

Part 2: Thursday, March 30, 2023 
on-line 6:30-8pm
Fee Part 2: $55

Fee Part 1 & 2: $150

  RSVP mandatory

To register, email or call 310 824 7408

XVII Conference of Italian Researchers in the World: Call for Abstracts

The Texas Scientific Italian Community (TSIC), Sbarro Health Research Organization (SHRO), in collaboration with Temple University, College of Science and Technology, invite you to submit an abstract to the

XVII Conference of Italian Researchers in the World

that will be held on:

Saturday, April 1st, 2023
starting at 9:30am – 3:00pm (EST) at:

Temple University, Philadelphia
The Charles Library, 1st floor

The Conference is open to Italian researchers working in different fields of science, technology, aerospace, medicine and humanities. The Organizing Committee also welcomes researchers from all countries and industries working on topics related to Italy to submit an abstract and to attend the live Conference.
Please send your abstract and a short biography to:
Deadline for submissions is March 20th, 2023
Abstracts, inclusive of research summary and biography, should be limited to one printed page not to exceed 400 words and should be in .docx format. Please feel free to submit an abstract even if you will not be able to attend the live Conference.
The official language of the meeting is English.
For further information, please visit the webpages of the TSIC:
Inquiries about logistics should be sent to:

We look forward to your participation in this event and want to thank you for your support in the continued success of the Conference.

Best Regards,
Organizing Committee

Italy run LA event, June 5, 2022

June 5th, 2022 — Downtown San Pedro, CA

Celebrate this year’s Festa della Repubblica by connecting back to your Italian roots and showing your Italian pride through the Italy Run LA. Italians and Italian-Americans are an integral part of what makes Los Angeles the hub of Italian culture and heritage. Join the Consulate General of Italy Los Angeles and Little Italy of Los Angeles Association (LILAA) in filling the streets of San Pedro with Green, White and Red on June 5th, 2022.

Italy Run LA is a family-friendly race open to participants of all ages and abilities, including runners, walkers, and strollers. Experience an iconic tour through San Pedro as you run through the beautiful streets of our Los Angeles Harbor set against the backdrop of the Pacific Ocean. All participants will receive a race shirt, finisher’s medal, post-race refreshments and a truly unforgettable race experience.

Throughout the last few years, the Consulate General of Italy has represented Italy in Southern California, with an overarching promotion of italian values of inclusion, tradition, innovation and transparency. To celebrate all, we are asking everybody to come out and fill the streets to enjoy a “Festa di Piazza” and celebrate the Italian Republic.

Event Location

Located at the southern point of the Palos Verdes Peninsula, between Manhattan Beach and Long Beach, San Pedro is home to the busiest port in the country: the Port of Los Angeles. Also known as America’s Port, this gateway is much more than a transportation hub. It is one of the most historic and picturesque regions in Los Angeles. San Pedro is a rare balance of small-town charm, cultural attractions, and family friendly activities in the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles. Come enjoy a slower pace of life that is good for the soul.