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  • U.S. Congress to Support Three Seas Initiative

    by Julia Benbenek How would the bipartisan resolution introduced by Representatives Kaptur and Kinzinger affect the 3SI? On October 31, 2019, Representatives Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) and Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) along with thirteen cosponsors introduced a bipartisan resolution in support of the Three Seas Initiative (3SI). The 3SI is a strategic partnership between 12 Central and

  • Ukraine Expresses Interest in Joining the Three Seas Initiative

    by Julia Benbenek How would joining the 3SI benefit Ukraine? The Three Seas Initiative (3SI) was launched in 2015 by Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Katarovic and Polish President Andrzej Duda. The project aims to facilitate interconnectivity on energy, infrastructure, and digitalization projects in Eastern and Central Europe. It is a follow-on of the 2014 “North South

  • Three Seas Initiative

    Poland has even more promising future thanks to the THREE SEAS INITIATIVE. Croatia and Poland launched this initiative in 2015 for the purpose of integrating, on a north-to-south axis, the economies of the countries bordering the Baltic, Black, and Adriatic Seas. The goal is to complete the project of making Europe whole, prosperous and free

  • Why is the Three Seas Initiative an attractive proposition for American businesses?

      The Three Seas Initiative (3SI), a forum created in 2016 by 12 Eastern and Central European nations in an effort to strengthen the economic and political ties between the respective countries, not only plays an important role in European diplomacy but also provides ample investments and support for American businesses. The 3SI has a

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Americans of Polish descent.
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American Dream.

The Polish American Congress is a National Umbrella Organization, representing at least 10 million Americans of Polish descent and origin. Its membership is comprised of fraternal, educational, veteran, religious, cultural, social, business, political organizations and individual membership.

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  • Letters from Polish government and business representatives on the occasion of PAC’s 75th Jubilee

    List od Marszalka Senatu Stanisława KarczewskiegoDownload List od Wicemarszałka Sejmu RP Malgorzaty Gosiewskiej Download Letter from Cook County's Treasurer Maria PappasDownload List od Sekretarza Stanu Szymona Szynkowskiego vel SękaDownload List od Konsula Generalnego RP w Chicago Piotra JanickiegoDownload List od Pani Grażyny Ciurzyńskiej PAIHDownload List of firmy EneaDownload
  • Recipients of Awards at PAC’s 75th Jubilee

    At the 75th Jubilee Banquet of the Polish American Congress (PAC), on November 14, 2019, several founders of this organization received awards at the order of the President of Poland Andrzej Duda. The awardees are Mr. Charles Rozmarek, Mrs. Honorata Wołowska, and Mr. Jan Józef Olejniczak. PAC President Frank J. Spula, who also serves as

  • PAC statement regarding November 11, 2019 demonstration outside the White House

    THE POLISH AMERICAN CONGRESS HAS NO PART IN THE DEMONSTRATION OUTSIDE THE WHITE HOUSE SCHEDULED FOR NOVEMBER 11, 2019. THE POSITION OF THE POLISH AMERICAN CONGRESS ON PUBLIC LAW 115-171, SENATE RESOLUTION 447, CLEARLY IS POSTED ON THIS WEB SITE. THIS COMING MONDAY’S DEMONSTRATION IS UNNECESSARY AND MISGUIDED.

  • PAC invited to high level meeting at State Department

    On October 23, 2019, at the State Department in Washington, DC, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Matthew G. Boyse, who oversees United States policy towards Poland and several other countries in East Central Europe, briefed Polish American Congress President Frank J. Spula on America’s bi-lateral relations with Poland.

Featured Stories

  • U.S. Congress to Support Three Seas Initiative

    by Julia Benbenek How would the bipartisan resolution introduced by Representatives Kaptur and Kinzinger affect the 3SI? On October 31, 2019, Representatives Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) and Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) along with thirteen cosponsors introduced a bipartisan resolution in support of the Three Seas Initiative (3SI). The 3SI is a strategic partnership between 12 Central and

  • Poland Partners with General Electric On Nuclear Reactor

    by Julia Benbenek How will the partnership between GE Hitachi and Polish manufacturing company Synthos shape the future of Poland’s energy supply? On October 22, 2019, Synthos, a Polish manufacturing company of synthetic rubber and producer of chemical raw materials owned by Michał Sołowow, announced it will be partnering with GE Hitachi to develop technology

  • Poland Nominated for the Visa Waiver Program

    by Julia Benbenek How will Poland’s entry into the VWP affect the travel of Polish nationals to the United States? On October 4th, 2019, President Trump announced that the Department of State has formally nominated Poland for entry into the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). There is an additional administrative process that requires the Department of

  • Polish-American Heritage Month

    For the past 400 years, Polish people have been an integral part of America’s history and culture. Millions of our Polish ancestors immigrated to the United States in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, bringing with them a love for independence, their culture, their new country, and values that are shared by Poles and

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  • PAC celebrates its Diamond Jubilee!

    The Polish American Congress celebrated its 75th anniversary during the annual PAC Council of National Directors Meeting held in Chicago, November 14-15, 2019. Founded in May 1944 in Buffalo, New York, the Polish American Congress has been the leading umbrella organization for Polish Americans. Throughout its successful history, the PAC has advocated and fought for

  • PAC at the Polish Museum of America in photographs

    In the afternoon of November 15, National Directors who participated in 2019 Council of National Directors Meeting visited the Polish Museum of America.

  • PAC pays respects to the founders of the organization – photographs

    The celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the Polish American Congress began on the morning of November 14 with commemoration of its founders. Minister Adam Kwiatkowski (on behalf of President Andrzej Duda), Consuls Piotr Janicki, Piotr Semeniuk, and Małgorzata Bąk-Guzik along with the PAC & PNA President Frank Spula, PRCUA President James Robaczewski and other

Featured Projects
  • 10 Million Strong Campaign

    10 Million Strong Campaign There are at least 10 million Americans who identify Poland as their ancestral country. This is why the name of the campaign we are launching is 10 Million Strong. The goal of this campaign is to collect biographies which describe the achievements of Polish Americans and Poles living in the United

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