About Us

Since 1920, the Italian Welfare League has been ministering to the needs of Italian New Yorkers and their families. Today, we continue to contribute richly to the Italian American communities of New York and the greater metropolitan area. Follow our history below and see what we’re up to today.

Our History

Our Mission

Present

Board of Directors

 

Italian Welfare League Board of Directors

Chairwoman

Linda Carlozzi

President

Joan Prezioso

Vice Presidents

Kristin Knowles

Geri Caggiano

Treasurer

Geri DiCostanzo

Secretary

Louisa Greco

Board of Directors:

Cav. Sabbia Auriti
Olga Casarella
Lucrezia Gallelli
Fran Gallinari
Ivana Giuntoli-McCotter
Celeste Marchione-Maltzman
Rose Pannini
Giovanna Stellari
Bea Tusiani

Affiliated Organizations

Calandra Italian American Institute
Center for Migration Studies
Columbus Citizens Foundation and Ladies Auxilliary
Italian Heritage & Culture Committee of New York
Conference of Presidents of Major Italian American Organizations
NIAF – The National Italian American Foundation
NOIAW – National Organization of Italian American Women
OSIA - Order Sons of Italy in America