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Thank you to these principled public servants!

December 22, 2011

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. »

Jan Karski US Campaign featured in The News from Poland / Polskie Radio

December 22, 2011

The News from Poland / Polskie Radio has written an article about the Jan Karski Campaign, in which they refer to our US director as its mastermind. »

Georgetown Conference Discusses Polish-Jewish Relations

December 17, 2011

Last week, Hannah Rosenthal, President Obama‚Äôs Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism, presented the keynote address at a conference on the Polish-Jewish dialog, at Georgetown University. »

Submission Sent to White House for Presidential Medal

December 16, 2011

Jan Karski's name has been placed in nomination at the White House for the Presidential Medal of Freedom by the Jan Karski US Centennial Campaign. Over the past few days, we managed to obtain 66 signatures from Members of the House as well as letters and sign-ons from 11 US Senators in support of President Obama awarding this posthumous designation to Professor Karski. »

Congressional Record Tribute to Jan Karski

December 9, 2011

Steering Committee member David Harris's outstanding tribute to the late Jan Karski was entered into the Congressional Record earlier this week. »

PIASA Endorses Karski Campaign

December 8, 2011

The prestigious Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences of America has announced its support and endorsement of the Jan Karski US Centennial Campaign. They also applaud the educational and cultural efforts being done to bring Karski's work to increased prominence. »

Inaugural Dinner for Karski US Centennial Campaign

December 7, 2011

Consul General Ewa Junczyk-Ziomecka hosted a group of Georgetown University alumni, Polish and Jewish community leaders and a representative of the Polish History Museum for dinner on May 31 at the Polish Consulate in New York City to kick off a three-year campaign to honor the late Jan Karski. »

Polish American Librarians Association Endorses Campaign

December 6, 2011

The Polish American Librarians Association (PALA) has given its endorsement to the Jan Karski US Centennial Campaign. This respected group was established in 2009 and meets at the Polish Museum of America Library in the Chicago area. »

Georgetown University President Endorses Jan Karski Campaign

December 4, 2011

The Campaign has received a letter from John J. DeGioia, President of Georgetown University, congratulating the initiative shown by the Campaign about Prof. Karski, who taught at Georgetown for forty years »

New Steering Committee member, Romuald J. Poplawski of Chicago

November 30, 2011

The Jan Karski US Centennial Campaign is happy to welcome a new Steering Committee member, Romauld J. Poplawski. »

Polish Independence Day Celebration Attended by US Director

November 13, 2011

Jan Karski US Centennial Campaign Director Wanda Urbanska recently participated in the Polish Independence Day celebration at the Kosciuszko Foundation offices in Washington, DC. »

American Jewish Committee Endorses Jan Karski Campaign

November 2, 2011

The American Jewish Committee has endorsed the Jan Karski US Centennial Campaign, noting their support of the Campaign's educational and cultural initiative to bring greater awareness to Karski's work and legacy. »

US Director Plans Campaign Strategy in New York

October 30, 2011

US Director Wanda Urbanska recently made a three-day trip to New York City where she met with steering committee members, campaign donors and advisers, including Anthony Paduano, Robert Billingsley, Andrzej Rojek, and Alicia Belzberg. »

The Tocqueville Forum at Georgetown University Features Karski Biographer

October 30, 2011

Two Jan Karski Centennial Campaign Steering Committee members attended the The Tocqueville Forum at Georgetown University to hear from Karski's biographer, E. Thomas Wood, co-author of "Karski: How One Man Tried to Stop the Holocaust." »

Kosciuszko Foundation Event Attended by Committee Members and Director

October 23, 2011

Jan Karski US Centennial Campaign Steering Committee Member Andrzej Rojek and US Director Wanda Urbanska attended an event to honor Kaya Ploss, a friend of Jan Karski. »

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