News & Announcements
Biblioteca Italiana Seattle Has Been Damaged!
Our wonderful library, Biblioteca Italiana Seattle (BIS), is housed at Casa Italiana in Burien. On 29 June 2022, a water leak at Casa Italiana caused significant damage to our library. Il Punto's Board of Directors has notified our insurance company and is in the process of assessing the losses.
Conversation Groups Update:
Moderated Conversation Groups will not be held during the month of August because no Moderators are available. Please check back at the end of August to find out if Conversation Groups will be available in September.
2022 Il Punto Board:
Thanks to Bo Salvadalena, Tiziano Recchi, Giulia Tedeschi, and Lorenzo Iovino for their continue board service in 2022.
Thank you to Emanuele Valeriano, Serena Capozi, Margherita Conti, Sara Cammeresi, and Jeffrey Izzo for their board service in 2021.
The 2022 board will continue reviewing new applications for board directors on a rolling basis beginning January 1, 2023. If you are interested in serving on the board or a committee, please send an email to email@example.com to request an application. Board applicants must have an active Il Punto membership of 3 or more months in good standing. New board members are elected to a three-year term beginning in 2022. The commitment is about 2-5 hours per month. Board meetings are held once per month while committee members generally meet quarterly.
Il Punto seeks board members who are passionate about Italian language and culture and who are excited to participate in event planning, language and culture programming, and navigating our strategic planning amidst ongoing pandemic restrictions. Native Italian speakers and those with proficiency in the Italian language are highly encouraged to apply as well as those with a strong background in non-profit development, fundraising, finance, event planning, library science, social media marketing and computer technology.
About Il Punto
Il Punto di Incontro - The Meeting PointWe are enthusiastic about sharing our love for Italia and organize cultural events, fun gatherings, and language programs that emphasize community and connection in the Seattle area.
Join, Volunteer, Connect
Become a member to enjoy discounts at cultural events and lower fees for language programs, to support Italian culture in the Seattle area, to reconnect with your Italian heritage, meet recent Italian transplants, or simply connect with our vibrant community of enthusiasts of Italy! Volunteer and enjoy your new amici!