The Polish Consulate, New York City
The Consulate General in New York City serves customers residing in its consular territory - all 11 U.S. Northeastern states. Their website is http://www.polishconsulateny.org/ .
The Embassy of the Republic of Poland, Washington, DC
The Embassy of the Republic of Poland, located at 2640 16th Street NW in Washington D.C., was established in 1919 as one of Poland's first foreign missions after the country regained independence in 1918. The Embassy staff is divided into the Political, Cultural, Science and Technology, Press, Legal and Administrative Departments. The Embassy organizes a wide variety of cultural events, panel discussions, conferences and hosts numerous official delegations visiting Washington from Poland. Their website is http://www.polandembassy.org/ .
American Jewish Committee (AJC)
American Jewish Committee (AJC) was established in 1906 by a small group of American Jews deeply concerned about pogroms aimed at Russian Jews, and determined that the best way to protect Jewish populations in danger would be to work towards a world in which all peoples were accorded respect and dignity. Over 100 years later, AJC continues to promote pluralistic democratic societies where all minorities are protected. Their website is http://www.ajc.org/ .
The Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences
The Polish Institute of Arts & Sciences of America (PIASA) is a national academic cultural organization founded in 1942. It maintains a center of learning and culture devoted to the advancement of knowledge about Poland and Polish America in the United States. Among other things, PIASA publishes "The Polish Review," the only scholarly English language, multi-disciplinary quarterly journal exclusively devoted to Polish affairs, maintains a specialized library and historical archives, and organizes and co-sponsors events at its New York City townhouse and at other venues. Their website is http://www.piasa.org/ .
The Kosciuszko Foundation
The Kosciuszko Foundation is dedicated to promoting educational and cultural exchanges between the United States and Poland and to increasing American understanding of Polish culture and history. Founded in 1925, on the eve of the anniversary of Thaddeus Kosciuszko's enlistment in the American revolutionary cause, the Foundation is a national not-for-profit, nonpartisan, and nonsectarian organization. It awards up to $1 million annually in fellowships and grants to graduate students, scholars, scientists, professionals and artists. Their website is www.thekf.org/.
Georgetown University is one of the world’s leading academic and research institutions, offering a unique educational experience that prepares the next generation of global citizens to lead and make a difference in the world. They are a vibrant community of exceptional students, faculty, alumni and professionals dedicated to real-world applications of our research, scholarship, faith and service. Established in 1789, Georgetown is also the nation’s oldest Catholic and Jesuit university. Jan Karski earned his Ph.D at Georgetown's School of Foreign Service and was a professor at Georgetown University for forty years. Their website is http://www.georgetown.edu/ .
The Polish American Congress
The Polish American Congress was founded in 1944 and 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. The Polish American community prides itself on its deeply rooted commitment to the values of family, faith, democracy, hard work and fulfillment of the American dream. They are present in every state and virtually every community in America, on various social, business and economic levels. Their website is www.pac1944.org/ .
Polish American Librarians Association (PALA)
The mission of the Polish American Librarians Association is to positively impact services provided to library patrons of Polish descent and individuals interested in Polish culture. PALA's vision includes enhancing professional knowledge by developing forums for discussion and networks of communication among library staff working with Polish collections and patrons of Polish origin, promoting understanding and respect among all cultures by expanding the means to access reliable, current information about Polish and Polish-American culture, and Polish American librarianship, along with providing opportunities for cooperation with other library associations. Their website is http://www.palalib.org/index.php?link=1 .
Polish American Association (PAA)
Founded in 1922, the Polish American Association (PAA) is the nation's only human services organization providing a comprehensive range of bilingual and bicultural services to the Polish community and others in need. The mission of the Polish American Association, a human service agency, is to serve the diverse needs of the Polish community in the Chicago metro area by providing resources for changing lives, with emphasis on assisting immigrants. PAA advocates on behalf of those within the Polish community who may not be able to speak for themselves and fosters linkages and collaborative efforts with other human service agencies and also within the extended Polish community, including persons most comfortable speaking either the English or Polish language. PAA's website is located at http://www.polish.org/ .
Log In Productions / LogTV
LOGTV, Ltd is a non-profit organization founded by Slawomir Grünberg to research, distribute, and produce documentary films of social and human interest, focusing on civil rights issues, as well as minorities and threatened identities. LOGTV's award-winning programs address and explore international and national humanities themes and its work is featured on television networks worldwide. LOGTV, Ltd is currently preparing a feature-length partially animated documentary film about Jan Karski. “Karski & The Lords of Humanity” is set to premiere in 2014 as part of the celebration of Jan Karski's centennial. For more information, view the website at http://www.jankarski.com.