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Teaching English In Poland

The KF Teaching English in Poland Program is looking for American volunteers who wish to connect with Polish and Ukrainian children and teachers during this summer in Poland. Become a TEIP Teacher or Assisting Teacher and spend a wonderful summer 2024 in Poland. Who we are looking for: Teachers: American teachers of all subject areas in K-12 schooling and higher education; individuals with …

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Polish Documentary Film Ref-Ren Screening At PMA

Discovery Video Studio Presents “Ref-Ren”: A Cinematic Journey into the Life and Legacy of Feliks Konarski The Polish Museum of America is proud to announce an exclusive screening of the documentary film “Ref-Ren,” a compelling exploration of the life and artistic contributions of Feliks Konarski, renowned for his iconic song “Red Poppies on Monte Cassino.” Date: Sunday, February 18, 2024, at …

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Social Security Updates Equity Action Plan

(February 14, 2024) Increasing access to programs and improving service are the main goals of the updated Equity Action Plan released by the Social Security Administration (SSA) today. “We will administer our programs equitably by reducing administrative burdens and reaching underserved people,” said Martin O’Malley, Commissioner of Social Security.  “In line with the Administration’s whole-of-government approach to deliver better outcomes …

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Webinar To Examine Polish Americans Today

There are just under 9 million Americans who claim Polish ancestry on the U.S. Census, constituting about 3% of the total population of America. Yet, despite its size, little is known about this community outside of its demographic profile. Along with the Piast Institute, Dominik Stecula has been conducting regular, national polls of Polonia for over a decade. It is currently the only …

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Call for Debutantes KF’s 87th Annual Dinner & Ball

For many decades, the Kosciuszko Foundation Annual Dinner and Ball allowed many young women to make their debut. During the Foundation’s upcoming 87th Ball, in a year marking 99 years of the organization’s activities, the Foundation brings a splendid tradition back to life and once again gives young ladies the chance to become debutantes. The Kosciuszko Foundation Accepts Applications for …

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Collective Security For All

And The Contemporary Relevance of the Warsaw Uprising By John Czop In 2024 we commemorate the 80th anniversary of the August 1944 Warsaw Uprising.  Throughout 2024 we need to underline the fact that Poland was the victim of a failed collective security system set up between the two world wars of the twentieth century.  Poland’s tragic fate is a cautionary …

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PAC-NJ Oplatek At Saint Casimirs

By John Czop NEW JERSEY – After a several year’s hiatus caused by COVID 19,  Mr. Andrzej Burghardt, President of the Polish American Congress New Jersey Division (PAC NJD), re-launched the Division’s annual Oplatek at Saint Casimir’s Roman Catholic Church in Newark, New Jersey, on January 28, 2024.  Saint Casimir’s, Newark’s Polish Basilica, was built in 1917 and listed in …

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KF Announces Opening of KF Michigan Chapter

The Kosciuszko Foundation proudly announces the establishment of its 11th Chapter, set to unfold in Michigan! This new Chapter in Michigan is a response to the rich history of Polish traditions in the state, emphasizing the vibrant Polish communities and their connection to the mission of the Kosciuszko Foundation. The Michigan Chapter simultaneously bolsters the Foundation’s presence in the heart …

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Tea and Sympathy?

Heck No! Just A Million Story and Photos By Bob Nesoff People collect all kinds of crazy things. Some, almost like a fetish, collect needles, other collect sea shells. But their only purpose is to satisfy something within themselves. How about a collection of more than one million (that’s 1,000,000), a one with six zeroes following it, tags from tea …

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The KF Announces 2023 Lipski Award Laureates

The laureates of the 2023 Witold Lipski Award, honoring young Polish scientists for their outstanding contributions to the field of computer science, have been announced. At the ceremony held at SGH Warsaw School of Economics, Aleksandra Kujawska, Director of the Kosciuszko Foundation’s Warsaw Office, proudly presented three awards, collectively valued at 100,000 PLN (about 24,000 USD). The distinguished winners are: Dr. …

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