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The Windy City rolled out the red carpet to celebrate what amounted to “Jan Karski Week.” »
The Polish Consulate in New York hosted the first annual Jan Karski Day at its exquisite de LaMar Mansion on 37th and Madison on April 24 with an exclusive and moving event, the highlight of which was the showing of President Obama's April 23 announcement that he would award Jan Karski with a posthumous Presidential Medal of Freedom later in the year. »
President Barack Obama announced today at the US Memorial Holocaust Museum that the late Dr. Jan Karski will be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom later this year. »
An interesting study has been done to see to what extent information about Jan Karski is being used in University and other educational settings. The study was conducted by Jan Karski Centennial Campaign Intern Holly Robertson and Nina Solarz, a retired executive and volunteer to the Campaign. »
Jan Karski US Campaign Director Wanda Urbanska recently met with Jacek Nowakowski, chief of Arts & Artifacts & Curatorial Affairs at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, in Washington, DC to discuss points of cooperation on the Karski Campaign. »
The Campaign is happy to announce that Michał H. Mrożek has joined the Jan Karski US Centennial Campaign Steering Committee. »
Jan Karski US Campaign Director Wanda Urbanska, Steering Committee member Gen. Edward Rowny, and Webmaster Jane Robbins attended a reception in Washington, DC with many other Polish Americans. »
A presentation about the Jan Karski International Centennial Campaign before a group of Polish Senators and leading political and cultural figures was the high point of a recent four-trip to Warsaw for Jan Karski US Centennial Campaign Director Wanda Urbanska. »
Frank J. Spula, President of the Polish American Congress, has announced support for the Jan Karski US Centennial Campaign. The Polish American Congress is a federation of more than 3,000 Polish American organizations, clubs, and veterans’ groups. »
Jan Karski U.S. Centennial Campaign Director Wanda Urbanska recently returned from a week in New York City where she and her partners mapped out Campaign strategy for 2012. On Jan. 17, Ms. Urbanska met with Steering Committee member Bob Billingsley and Ewa Wierzynska of the Polish History Museum in Warsaw, to discuss the Georgetown University-Karski Centennial Campaign partnership. »
Jan Karski US Centennial Campaign Director Wanda Urbanska held a very productive meeting this week with Kaya Ploss, formerly the Executive Director of the Jan Karski Institute, and Waldemar Izdebski, Program Director of the Institute. »
The Jan Karski U.S. Centennial Campaign is delighted to acknowledge the 12 United States Senators and 68 United States Representatives who signed letters to President Obama supporting the nomination of the late Jan Karski for the Presidential Medal of Freedom. »