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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

L’Italo-Americano speaks with Davide Accomazzo, president of COM.IT.ES Los Angeles

L’Italo-Americano interviewed Davide Accomazzo, president of the 12-member council elected in December 2021, to ask him about the objectives and events of COM.IT.ES in Los Angeles – founded on February 13, 1987- which also represents Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada and Southern California.

Part of the L.A. COM.IT.ES at the Italian Embassy in Washington: from left Alfonso Copia, Patricia Sturla, Davide Accomazzo, Lorenzo Lisi, Valerio Chiarotti (not a COM.IT.ES member), Emanuela Soldano, Piero Stillitano (Photo courtesy of COM.IT.ES L.A.)