During May, learn how two Italian organizations were formed 100 years ago to assist their Italian immigrant brothers and sisters to navigate the American system and become citizens of their adopted country.
Thursday, May 4, 2017 100-Year History of the Italian Community Services Andy Canepa, Cenacolista & Anna Maria Pierini, Executive Director, ICS
Thursday, May 11, 2017: The SFIAC: The Last Stronghold of the Italian Neighborhood Nickolas Marinelli, Cenacolista
Thursday, May 18. 2017 Luminous Patagonia Alex Kugushev, Cenacolista
Thursday, May 25, 2017 OPEN SESSION: Il Cenacolo Through the Eyes of our Presidents
From an interview in the San Francisco Chronicle with Christopher Herb Caen, Herb Caen's son:
Q. When you were a kid, what did you want to be?
A. When I was very young, I was at a birthday party. My mom was going around the table saying, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" Kids were saying: "An astronaut," "A fireman," "A policeman." I said, "An Italian."