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Top US Policymakers Promote Strengthening of Cyprus-US Relations

2021-07-22T10:17:55-04:00

Top US Policymakers Promote Strengthening of Cyprus-US Relations WASHINGTON, DC, July 20 - Over 27 of the most powerful US Senators and Members of Congress in the formulation of US foreign policy spoke at the 36th Annual PSEKA Cyprus and Hellenic Leadership Conference on July 20. Cyprus Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides was joined by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, the Chairmen of the Senate and House Foreign Relations/Affairs Committees Bob Menendez and Gregory Meeks, American Jewish Committee CEO David Harris, as well as Prime Minister of Greece Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Greek Orthodox Archbishop of America Elpidophoros and others [...]

Top US Policymakers Promote Strengthening of Cyprus-US Relations2021-07-22T10:17:55-04:00

48 Prominent Hellenes Mentor Greek-American Students

2021-07-09T14:46:15-04:00

48 Prominent Hellenes Mentor Greek-American Students WASHINGTON, DC, July 9, 2021 – Some of the most prominent current and former US policymakers and opinion leaders in Washington, DC met with some of the best and brightest Greek-American students from across the country through the 6th Annual Heritage America Program June 22-24. This annual program is hosted by the National Hellenic Society (NHS) and Manatos & Manatos. In all, 48 speakers shared with these students, in intimate virtual discussions, their family’s immigration experience and how Hellenic and Orthodox principles and ideals helped them achieve success. Through this unique experience, these students better understand [...]

48 Prominent Hellenes Mentor Greek-American Students2021-07-09T14:46:15-04:00

Greek-American Students to be Mentored by Some of the Community’s Biggest Names

2021-06-03T10:26:45-04:00

WASHINGTON, DC, June 3, 2021 - Over 40 of the most prominent Greek-Americans will be mentoring Greek-American college students online June 23-24. Monday, June 7 is the DEADLINE for applications to the fifth annual National Hellenic Society Heritage America Program     Stavridis, Tenet, Negroponte...Dukakis, Podesta, Stephanopoulos, Priebus...Sarbanes, Bilirakis, Titus, Pappas...NowThis, Georgetown Cupcakes, Spotify, Facebook...Archbishop Elpidophoros, the Ambassadors of Greece and Cyprus. They are all regular participants in this remarkable program. Pictures, video and a full list of participants from last year's program are here Register for this year's program here

Greek-American Students to be Mentored by Some of the Community’s Biggest Names2021-06-03T10:26:45-04:00

Remarkable Opportunity for Greek-American Students: VIRTUAL Heritage America

2021-06-01T15:02:10-04:00

Washington, DC, May 14, 2021 - The Washington, DC chapter of the National Hellenic Society (NHS) is excited to announce the Sixth Annual NHS Heritage America Program in collaboration with Manatos & Manatos, a leading public policy firm. Once again, this year, the unique program will take place VIRTUALLY from June 23-24, 2021 with leading Washington, DC-based policymakers and community leaders. Heritage America reconnects college-age Greek-American students with their roots, heritage, culture and Hellenic identity. The NHS underwrites all program expenses. Students participating in this exciting educational program will meet virtually with Greek-Americans who have reached the pinnacle of success in America, including: The highest-ranking Greek-Americans in the [...]

Remarkable Opportunity for Greek-American Students: VIRTUAL Heritage America2021-06-01T15:02:10-04:00

US Senate Officially Recognizes Greece’s Bicentennial with Record Support

2021-03-24T14:35:20-04:00

US Senate Officially Recognizes Greece's Bicentennial with Record Support WASHINGTON, DC, March 24, 2021 - On the eve of Greece’s 200th anniversary of independence, a resolution highlighting the strong ties between the US and Greece, authored by the Chairman of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Senator Bob Menendez, was unanimously passed by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. It is expected to be passed by the full US Senate in the days ahead. “We are proud to have been a part of the national effort that secured the support of over half of the US Senators [...]

US Senate Officially Recognizes Greece’s Bicentennial with Record Support2021-03-24T14:35:20-04:00

Top US Policymakers Commemorate 60th Anniversary of Cyprus Independence

2020-10-05T09:17:02-04:00

WASHINGTON, DC, October 5, 2020 — Many of the most influential US policymakers in the US Congress and Department of State joined the leadership of the Republic of Cyprus and leadership of the top national Greek-American and Cypriot-American organizations in commemorating the 60th anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Cyprus in an online event September 30 hosted by PSEKA, the Federation of Cypriot American Organizations and Manatos & Manatos. In all, 46 speakers paid tribute to the Republic of Cyprus including: from Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades, Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides, Presidential Commissioner Photis Photiou and Ambassador to the [...]

Top US Policymakers Commemorate 60th Anniversary of Cyprus Independence2020-10-05T09:17:02-04:00

Top US Policymakers Mentor Greek-American Students in 5th Annual Heritage America Program

2020-07-31T17:11:52-04:00

Top US Policymakers Mentor Greek-American Students in 5th Annual Heritage America Program WASHINGTON, DC, July 31, 2020 – Some of the most prominent current and former US policymakers and opinion leaders met with some of the best and brightest Greek-American students across the country during the 5th Annual Heritage America Program July 8-10, 2020. In all 44 speakers shared with these students, in intimate online discussions, how Hellenic and Orthodox principles and ideals helped them achieve success. This program is hosted every year by the National Hellenic Society (NHS) and Manatos & Manatos. Speakers in the [...]

Top US Policymakers Mentor Greek-American Students in 5th Annual Heritage America Program2020-07-31T17:11:52-04:00

US House Passes Hagia Sophia Amendment

2020-07-23T18:57:10-04:00

US House Passes Hagia Sophia Amendment — Rep. Dina Titus leads effort to denounce Turkey for converting Hagia Sophia into a mosque — WASHINGTON, DC, July 23, 2020 -- On the eve of the national “day of mourning” for Hagia Sophia and Turkey’s planned inauguration of using Hagia Sophia as a mosque, the US House of Representatives passed, by unanimous consent, an amendment offered by Congresswoman Dina Titus (D-NV) objecting to Turkey’s seizure of the Great Church of Holy Wisdom. The Titus amendment to HR 7608 - which was cosponsored by Congressmen Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), John Sarbanes (D-MD), Chris Pappas (D-NH), David Cicilline (D-RI), Ted Deutch (D-FL), Brad Sherman (D-CA) [...]

US House Passes Hagia Sophia Amendment2020-07-23T18:57:10-04:00

Top US Policymakers, AJC CEO Express Outrage Over Turkey’s Occupation of Cyprus and Other Violations in the Region

2020-07-23T12:35:10-04:00

Top US Policymakers, AJC CEO Express Outrage Over Turkey’s Occupation of Cyprus and Other Violations in the Region -- Cyprus Foreign Minister Christodoulides briefs Speaker, key Congressional Chairmen and hundreds around the world during event commemorating 46th dark anniversary of the invasion -- WASHINGTON, DC, July 20, 2020 – Many of the most influential US foreign policymakers in the US Congress, along with the American Jewish Committee CEO, made some of the strongest public statements against Turkey in recent years in an online commemoration of the dark anniversary of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus. This event, viewed live by over 600 around the world (and [...]

Top US Policymakers, AJC CEO Express Outrage Over Turkey’s Occupation of Cyprus and Other Violations in the Region2020-07-23T12:35:10-04:00

Fantastic Opportunity for Greek-American Students — VIRTUAL Heritage America

2020-05-29T11:00:25-04:00

Washington, DC, May 29, 2020 - The Washington, DC chapter of the National Hellenic Society (NHS) is excited to announce the Fifth Annual NHS Heritage America Program in collaboration with Manatos & Manatos, a leading public policy firm. This year, the unique program will take place VIRTUALLY from July 8-10, 2020 with leading Washington, DC-based policymakers and community leaders. Heritage America reconnects college-age Greek-American students with their roots, heritage, culture and Hellenic identity. The NHS underwrites all program expenses. Students participating in this exciting educational program will meet virtually with Greek-Americans who have reached the pinnacle of success in America, including: The highest-ranking Greek-Americans in the US Government [...]

Fantastic Opportunity for Greek-American Students — VIRTUAL Heritage America2020-05-29T11:00:25-04:00