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May 23, 2024

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Piast Institute Names
New Executive Director

Hamtramck, MI- The Piast Institute is pleased to announce Malgorzata Tulecki as the new Executive Director. The Piast Institute Board of Directors approved the promotion at a recent board meeting.

Mrs. Tulecki has been a member of the Piast Institute staff since 2008, beginning as an intern and taking part in the development of the Hamtramck Drug Free Community Coalition (HDFCC) as an AmeriCorps VISTA member from 2010-2015.  Mrs. Tulecki eventually took on the role of Media, Communications and Development Officer, using her skills to increase donations and grow the Piast Institute’s presence in the Polish community and build relationships with leaders and residents of Hamtramck.

Mrs. Tulecki has developed and organized several Piast Institute programs including lectures, publications, the Irene Sendler Art Contest, Polish Women’s Hall of Fame, Polish consular visits, community breakfasts, and other events to encourage community involvement. The Board is pleased to recognize her past accomplishments with this promotion.

The Piast Institute is a national research center that has been devoted to Polish and Polish American affairs for 16 years. It is one of 48 United States Census Information Centers (CIC) and one of two in the state of Michigan. The Piast Institute is also certified by the Department of Homeland Security as an Immigration Assistance site to help with visa, documentation and status issues. The Institute’s mission aims to celebrate Polish contributions to American and world culture, and to address and counter inaccurate or defamatory information about Poland, Poles and Polish Americans.

For additional information, contact Virginia Skrzyniarz at 313.733.4535 or visit the Piast Institute Facebook page: