greek americans

New York
The recent launch of the J. Luce Foundation's Hellenic Fund to support children in Greece -- whether economically distressed, orphaned, or refugee -- was an enormous success. Held at an elegant Upper East Side Greek restaurant, the event gathered over sixty people of goodwill who care about children, any children, who suffer in Greece.
New York
I am pleased to announce that our Foundation will launch our Hellenic Fund to support children in Greece at a reception on November 4 on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. We can no longer watch children wash up on the shore and not respond.
Politics
Greece may be out of the headlines, but it is not off the Greek-American community’s agenda.
Travel
I was in Greece last week and experienced a country completely different than was being portrayed on TV, amazed at how political and economic considerations could color the news so darkly.
The World Post
And they are not just contributing money, but also facilitating economic opportunities. The Hellenic Initiative, a philanthropic
Politics
Manatos said that the Greek-American community is prepared to mount a massive lobbying campaign for U.S. government aid to
Divorce
My parents, though they were filled with their own, very apparent pain, continued to speak respectfully of each other to me. They did not run each other down, understanding that if they did, they would be running down not only each other, but my ideals and dreams of love as well.
New York
It is why I call myself a Greek American, Greek first. It is why I have pictures of my immigrant parents always in view and it is why this particular month instills a tremendous sense of pride in me. I can't help it.
Sports
It is worth keeping in mind, though, that after every catastrophic phase, after every setback, both Greece and the NY Jets have managed to survive, recover and, on occasion, prosper. Both Greeks and Gang Green nation are nothing but truly resilient.
Books
In the United States, nobody needs to remind people of their own role or their own power in creating the future they want to see. Perhaps it is something that is almost written into your cultural DNA, a desire to answer your Founding Fathers' call to create a "more perfect union."
Wellness
I asked my mother to share some of the wellness wisdom she's learned from a long line of long-lifers.
Impact
How would Greek women solve the multitude of challenges that Greece is facing? What would they suggest be changed, be fixed, be stopped in order to secure the future of this beautiful corner of the world?
The World Post
We can no longer sit back with cynicism in our hearts and minds and complain about the corrupt system, the bribes, and the low-life politicians. Today, the average Greek is suffering -- and it's not his or her fault, but the fault of a small -- but powerful percentage of people who have raped the nation.
Chicago
It was a beautiful fall day in September. The kind of day where you are supposed to leave with a clean bill of health and then stop to enjoy a Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte on your way home. Not the kind of rainy day where the doctor walks in and delivers the frightening news that instantly changes your life forever.
WorldPost
Like many of their peers in the United States, young Greek-Americans embody the global perspective and determination to change the world that are notable traits of their generation.
The World Post
So, Greece is in big trouble and in need of leaders with good crisis management instincts and experience. (If you know any, send them to Athens ASAP -- economy class only please.)
Culture & Arts
At one point in time, the Greek American painter Theodoros Stamos was at the forefront of the Abstract Expressionist Movement.
Culture
Headlines keep telling me how lazy Greeks are today, right? Wrong again. 

The World Post
Watching heart-wrenching stories about destitute Greeks coping with the crisis that has consumed the nation isn't exactly what I had in mind when I journeyed home for the holidays.