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2022 Essay Topic

The 2022 essay topic was:  “What parallels can you draw between the challenges faced by early Italian immigrants coming to the USA in the late 1800s/early 1900s and those faced by immigrants coming to the USA today? What lessons might be learned from the experiences of those early immigrants that could help today’s immigrants?”

August 4, 2022
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Brendan Elliott 2022

Comparing Harsh Working Conditions for Latin and Italian American Immigrants – Italian immigrants migrated to the United States en masse from the late 1800s until the 1920s. Despite the promise of prosperity in America, Italian immigrants faced significant challenges upon arrival to the nation. One of the most difficult challenges endured by Italians was poor…

August 3, 2022
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August 2022

From the Desk of Chris Pisano, President of the Foundation Operations Team: Each 2022 LaFamiglia scholarship applicant was required to produce a 500 word essay on a topic of current interest as a major component of the application. We will feature a winning essay each month, and this month’s essay was written by Brendan Elliott….

August 3, 2022
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Charles (Buck) Corasaniti

Studiosi della Fondazione VI A key objective of the LIL Foundation’s La Famiglia Scholarship Program is to support the next generation of Italian-American leaders as they continue to demonstrate the contributions that continue to be made by individuals of Italian descent.  This is the sixth in a series featuring past scholarship awardees fulfilling that objective. “It’s part…

August 1, 2022
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