We represent over 10 million Americans of Polish descent.

We are dedicated to unify Americans of Polish descent, fight for their interests, promote respect for Polish heritage and history, and advocate for Poland!

Polish American 1000 Campaign

ATTENTION POLISH AMERICANS!  Poland has been at the forefront of the Ukrainian humanitarian efforts and has proven to be a key strategic partner to the United States and the rest of the world. 

Polish American Congress “Ukraine Resolution.”

During the 2022 Polish American Congress (PAC) Council of National Directors’ in Chicago last week, PAC CND voted to approve “Ukraine Resolution”. Main point of this document is to show support for Ukraine and its efforts to join NATO, and to request funds for Poland to pay for the care of several million refugees from Ukraine.

Poland National Independence Day is celebrated on November 11th.

On November 11th Poles celebrate National Independence Day (Narodowe Święto Niepodległości). This day commemorates the anniversary of Poland regaining its sovereignty from the German, Austro-Hungarian, and Russian Empires in 1918. Poland was absent from world maps for...

Annual Polish American Congress Council of National Directors, Chicago October 24-25th.

Annual Polish American Congress Council of National Directors’ meeting took place at the Polish National Alliance (PNA) building in Chicago on Tuesday, October 24 and Wednesday, October 25th.The PAC National Directors voted in the election of officers, serving at the...

Today is 79. Anniversary of Warsaw Uprising.

Today, we commemorate all the brave men and women who stood up against the terror of the German occupation during the Warsaw Uprising, on August 1st, 1944. On this day, 79 years ago at 5 pm local time, on “W” hour, Poland Home Army (Armia Krajowa), started The Warsaw...

Polish American Congress at VI Worldwide Polonia Council Conference in Warsaw and Pułtusk, Poland.

Polish American Congress at VI Worldwide Polonia Council Conference in Warsaw, Poland July 28th- June 2nd. (VI Zjazd Poloni i Polaków z Zagranicy) By Małgorzata Margo Schulz, Polish American Congress National Vice President for Media and Publicity. At the Presidential...

Polish American Congress recognizes and congratulates Dr. Dorota A. Grejner-Brzezinska on her appointment to the National Science Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 21, 2023   The Polish American Congress recognizes and congratulates Dr. Dorota A. Grejner-Brzezinska on her appointment to the National Science Board. The PAC and Polonia are very proud!   Dorota A. Grejner-Brzezinska, Member, National...

Polish American Congress History and Chronology

This booklet covers the Polish American Congresss history and chronology, and contains archival PAC photographs. It was composed by Professor Emeritus Donald Pienkos and updated by PAC First Vice President Mark Pienkos. Social...

New PAC Mission Statement

Mission Statement Polish American Congress We are dedicated to unify Americans of Polish descent, fight for their interests, promote respect for Polish heritage and history, and advocate for Poland! The new Mission Statement was approved by the Polish American...

Internships

The PAC seeks undergraduate, recent graduates or graduate students in good academic standing for part-time internships in the Washington, DC Office. We currently give preference to candidates who can work on site at the National Office of the PAC in Washington D.C....

President of the Saski Palace company: Rebuilding the Buildings that are Part of our Heritage Means Paying Off the Debt

On 29 December 1944, the Germans set off the last explosive charges and razed the Saxon Palace (Pałac Saski) in Warsaw to the ground. The first attempt to blow up the most iconic place of pre-war Warsaw was made by German troops on December 27, 1944. The demolition of...

PAC Illinois Division Thrives During the Pandemic and Beyond

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