UNWLA’s North Port branch decorates local public libraries with Ukrainian crafts and artifacts

NORTH PORT, Fla. – Members of Branch 56 of the Ukrainian National Women’s League of America stepped forward this Easter to decorate the libraries of the Sarasota County Public Libraries in southwest Florida with traditional Ukrainian crafts, artifacts and art forms. The project was organized by Jaroslawa (Slava) Stefanyshyn, the branch’s cultural and museum coordinator. The president of Branch 56 of is Alexandra Popel.

Ukrainian American Archives and Museum of Detroit elects new president and plans a series of exhibits

HAMTRAMCK, Mich. – Dedication has always been at the forefront for the board members, staff and volunteers of the Ukrainian American Archives and Museum of Detroit (UAAM). This didn’t change when the COVID-19 pandemic forced the museum to close its doors to the public for a time. Instead, an array of projects were gathered up to be completed within the confines of various homes.

Today the heart is jubilant and the soul rejoices

Most Reverend Archbishops and Bishops, Very Reverend and Reverend Fathers, Venerable Brothers and Sisters in Monastic and Religious Life, Dearly Beloved Laity in Christ of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church:
Christ is Risen!

How many Ukrainians are there in the United States?

Two topics are addressed in this article. We propose a new definition of the concept “Ukrainian in the U.S.” and describe a data-based methodology that may help estimate the number of illegal immigrants from Ukraine in the United States.

UNA announces Stefan Hawrysz Scholarship for Philadelphia District

The Philadelphia District Committee of the Ukrainian National Association is pleased to announce the establishment of the Philadelphia District Stefan Hawrysh Scholarship in the amount of $750 per year. Students who are members of the Philadelphia District Branches (Nos. 10, 83, 153, 162, 163, 173, 362, 397 and 501) of the UNA are eligible to apply for the scholarship.

Former prime minister Honcharuk visits Chicago, discusses importance of diaspora contributions to Ukraine

CHICAGO – During a visit to the Ukrainian Village here on March 12-13, former Ukrainian Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk met with various diaspora representatives and took part in a question-and-answer session in which he addressed issues related to Ukrainian politics, corruption, implementation of land, medical and educational reforms, as well as the privatization process and the program to support small and medium business in his country.

UOC-U.S.A. honors Heavenly Hundred, appeals for justice for Euro-Maidan deaths

SOUTH BOUND BROOK, N.J. – A commemorative service (panakhyda) for the Heavenly Hundred was led by Archbishop Daniel of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the U.S.A. (UOC-U.S.A.) following divine liturgy on February 21 at St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Memorial Church. The hierarch led prayers for the victims who were killed seven years ago while protesting on Independence Square in Kyiv in what became known as the Euro-Maidan or the Revolution of Dignity of 2013-2014. Seats in the church held small posters with the photo, name and description of each fallen hero, with a votive candle illuminating each victim’s face.

Husak celebrates 101st birthday

On February 20 Catherine Husak, a member of UNA Branch 173, celebrated her 101st birthday. To mark the occasion, she was joined by several members of Ukrainian National Association Branch 173 and parishioners of St Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church in Wilmington, Del. The celebration at her home included flowers along with a traditional Ukrainian torte. Everyone joyfully sang Mnohaya Lita (Many Years) and Happy Birthday. Mnohaya Lita, Pani Husak!