in New York State (April 2014)
In 2013 A delegation of the 50 member “Coalition in Support of Russian American History Month,” again led by its chairman Dr. Olga Zatsepina, traveled to Albany, capitol of New York State, to witness the submission of a Senate resolution of great importance to the Russian American community. «Continue Reading»
The main objective of “Russian-American History Month” is to provide learning opportunities for the general public, especially students in schools and universities, that will draw attention to the history of Russian Americans and the productive role they have played and continue to play, in the history of the United States.
In 2012, representatives of a coalition in support of the month prepared to go to Albany to request the NYS Senate to pass a resolution asking for the establishment of “Russian American History Month.” The resolution passed without objection and events and activities were organized throughout the state.