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We represent over 10 million
Americans of Polish descent.
We value family, faith, democracy
& fulfillment of the
American Dream.

The Polish American Congress is a National Umbrella Organization, representing at least 10 million Americans of Polish descent and origin. Its membership is comprised of fraternal, educational, veteran, religious, cultural, social, business, political organizations and individual membership.

Recent News

  • Oświadczenie Prezesa Kongresu Polonii Amerykańskiej na temat kryzysu na granicy Polski z Białorusią. Wydane w Dniu Święta Niepodległości Rzeczypospolitej 11 listopada 2021 roku.

    Polska i Ameryka są partnerami w wolności.  Demokratyczne rewolucje końca XVIII wieku, które rzuciły wyzwanie autorytarnym rządom w prawie wszystkich krajach świata atlantyckiego, odniosły sukces w Ameryce.  Rewolucja demokratyczna dominowała w Ameryce, ponieważ Brytyjczycy i ich sojusznicy zostali zdecydowanie pokonani przez armię generała Waszyngtona, w której generałowie Pułaski i Kościuszko bardzo się zasłużyli. W Polsce rewolucja

  • Ignacy Jan Paderewski w Kalifornii – śladami wielkiego męża stanu

    By Małgorzata Margo Schulz Wideo: Ignacy Jan Paderewski w Kalifornii – śladami wielkiego męża stanu. Święto Niepodległości Polski obchodzone jest także za oceanem. Na drugim krańcu świata  można odnaleźć polskie pamiątki. W Paso Robles, w niewielkiej kalifornijskiej miejscowości znajduje się wystawa przedmiotów, które należały do Ignacego Jana Paderewskiego. Tutaj mieści się jego łóżko, walizki i 

  • Independence Day of Poland is also celebrated in the USA – Ignacy Jan Paderewski in California

    By Małgorzata Margo Schulz In Paso Robles, a small Californian town, there is an exhibition of objects that belonged to Ignace Jan Paderewski. There is his bed, suitcases, and clothes. Residents of Paso Robles know this great Pole not only as a statesman and pianist but one of the founders of their town. Paderewski was a

  • Letter to Veterans from President Spula

    Dear Veterans, On behalf of the Polish American Congress and the Executive Committee, I would like to wish all American and Polish Veterans a Happy Veteran’s Day. Our world is a better place because of your sacrifice and bravery. We are so proud and lucky to have you. From the bottom of our hearts, thank

Featured Stories

  • The Kremlin’s Hand: How Moscow Benefits from the Polish-Belarusian Border Crisis

    As world attention focuses upon the worsening engineered migrant crisis along the Polish-Belarusian border, the EU can no longer ignore the impending humanitarian disaster unfolding along its eastern flank. As Polish border services contended with increasingly hostile provocations and a surge of illegal crossings from the Belarusian side last week, the EU and NATO have

  • The Three Seas Initiative: Freeing East-Central Europe One Pipeline at a Time

    Established by the Presidents of Poland and Croatia in 2015 as a strategy of ensuring the security of East-Central Europe by facilitating cooperation between the countries of the region, the Three Seas Initiative has grown in scope and potential as it has proven it can address the common challenges which face the nations located within

  • Maria Skłodowska Curie

    by PAC Intern Eliseo Nesci Maria Salomea Skłodowska Curie (1867-1934) was a pioneer in the fields of physics and chemistry. For her discovery of radium and polonium, she was the first woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize. A dedicated scientist endowed with a strong work ethic and indomitable spirit, Marie Curie Skłodowska is admired

  • Sixty Years of Studying Poland – discussion with Norman Davies

    It is often the treasures that have been abandoned to obscurity that are the most valuable. The history of humanity is full of forgotten voices  lost to memory through the ravages of conquest, subjugation, and time. For the historian, the human story provides an almost limitless field of exploration. The discovery of new perspectives, narratives,


Latest Press
  • Grand opening of Polish Heritage Center in Texas

    by Dr. Mark Pienkos Polish American Congress First Vice President The brand new $14M Polish Heritage Center in Panna Maria, TX was officially opened on Saturday, October 23, 2021 with a ribbon cutting ceremony featuring many dignitaries, including Bishop Emeritus John W. Yanta. Among the many people in attendance, author of this article and his

  • Sixty Years of Studying Poland – a conversation with Prof. Norman Davies

    This event will take place on September 23 at 12:00 p.m. (NYC time). Read more about it and register here:

  • The General Walter Jajko Kościuszko Chair Military Lecture

    Please see Professor Marek Jan Chodakiewicz’s coming lecture:  The Last Stands: Poland In 1920 and 1939. Professor Chodakiewicz is the first incumbent and present holder of the Kościuszko Chair in Polish Studies at The Institute of World Politics in Washington, DC, which was founded by Professor John Lenczowski in 1990, who served on President Ronald Reagan’s National

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