Michigan Division of the Polish American Congress
The Polish American Congress, Michigan Division (hereafter referred to as “The Division”) is a local division of the Polish American Congress Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “The Congress”), which is a national organization. The Division and its members, both individuals and organizations, shall adhere to and be bound by the “By-Laws of the Polish American Congress”.
It happened 400 years ago, in 1619, that the first ever workers strike took place in the New World. That year English settlers in the colony of Jamestown, Virginia were granted the right to vote in colonial America. The colony, however, was settled by craftsmen and industry specialists from other countries, notably Poles, to come work at the … [Read More...]
A few weeks ago, two members of the PAC-MI Executive Board, Ann Bankowski and Barbara Lemecha, were happy to travel to Washington DC, where, on May 20 2019, in the historic Cannon Building of the U.S. House of Representatives, an informational Capitol Hill briefing took place about Poland, entitled, “Poland’s Painful Past and Bright Future”. The … [Read More...]
Hamtramck, MI - In the cynical age in which we live, accounts of altruistic behavior by individuals who risked their lives for others during World War II should be especially welcome to readers. In wartime Poland, unlike in other German occupied countries, gentiles who extended any form of assistance to Jews risked execution by Nazis. … [Read More...]
On August 20, 2016 members of West Side Detroit Polish American … [Read More...]