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Boston High School Speakerís Series features Italia Unita
Italia Unita and East Boston High School
teamed up for a semester of speakers from January until May, where
Italian and Italian American members from the East Boston community
and beyond spoke with EBHS students on a variety of topics pertinent
to work they are doing in their Italian classroom.
The students were
exposed to the rich history and impressive achievements of local
Italian Americans. Guest speakers included:
East Boston residents
Rosario Cascio and Carmela Favorito who spoke about immigration from
Italy and their experiences.
Carmine Guarracino who spoke about the
area of aesthetics, particularly in his profession of Engineering.
Nicola Orichuia spoke about Global Challenges, immigration to Italy
and the start up of an Italian American magazine.
Also, Mauro Pupin, the
Educational Director from the Italian Consulate of Boston spoke
about contemporary life in Italy and studying/working in Italy.
lecture series was a collaborative effort by East Boston High
School's Italian teacher Ms. Jessica Cronin Gorham and Italia Unita.
from the Italian Consulate, Boston, Mauro Pupin with students and
faculty at East Boston High School.