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The Panepirotic Federation of America was founded in Worcester in 1942 by Greek immigrants from that region. It was created to improve the economic situation and quality of life of the people living in Epirus as well as to protect the human rights of ethnic Greeks living in Southern Albania.

Epirus, though historically considered a single region, was divided in the early 20th century between Greece and southern Albania.

Following the communist takeover of Albania in the aftermath of World War II, the traditions of the ethnic Greek minority were criminalized, leading to the persecution of tens of thousands of Epirotan Greeks. ​One of the main goals of the Panepirotic Federation has been protecting the human rights of the Greek minority of Albania, a goal that began coming to fruition with the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe. The association, with 36 chapters, was formed on behalf of what is called the minorities of Epirus, Epirotan Greeks, who say they have been discriminated against by the Albanian government since the communist takeover after World War II.

Arizona

Epirotic Society Of
Mr. Kostas Zistas
9870 E Rosemary Ln.
Scottsdale AZ 85260
(480) 515-5959

Massachusetts

“Horos Tou Zalongou” Ladies Epirotic Society
Mrs. Katerina Singas
107 Longfellow Rd.
Worcester, MA 01602
(508) 755-1827

New York

“Anagenesis” Epirotic Society
Mr. John Kampesis
2514 Broadway
Astoria, NY 11106
(718) 784-1394
www.anagenesisny.org

California

“Dodonis” Epirotan Society of Northern California
Mr. Demetrios Carapanos
3653 Walnut St.
Lafayette, CA 94549
(925) 962-3332

Massachusetts

“Pindos” Epirotic Society of Boston
Ms. Hrisoula Potsis
92 Margery Rd.
Brockton, MA 02301

New York

Ladies Society “Daughters of Epirus”
Mrs. Thalia Stylianou
55-02 31st St.
Woodside , NY 11377
(718) 626-7943

Florida

Epirotic Society of Florida
Mr. Michael Servos
1020 Spruce St.
Bellear Beach, FL 33786
(727) 517-3675

Missouri

“Digenis” Epirotic Society
Mr. Sam Kotis
8916 Glenfield Ter.
St. Louis, Missouri 63126
(314) 849-4247

New Jersey

“Pyrrhus” Benevolent Society
Mr. Vasilios Mandros
1A Ser Del Dr.
Parsippany, NJ 07054
(973) 335-8498

Massachusetts

Northern Epirotic Society of Boston
Mr. John Rammos
1 Centre Ave.
Dorchester, MA 02124
(617) 265-9037

Missouri

Ladies Society “Daughters of Epirus
Mrs. Agni Karagianis
14089 Crosstrails Dr.
Chesterfield, MO 63017
(314) 878-3944

Pennsylvania

Epirotic Society of Philadelphia “Omonia”
Mr. Philipas Nikolaidis
7200 Spruce St.
Upper Derby, PA 19082
(610) 352-7322

Massachusetts

“Enosis” Epirotic Society
Mr. Demetrios Koutoulas
P.O. Box 20314
Worcester, MA 01602
(508) 317-6478

New York

Ladies Auxiliary “Souliotissai”
Mrs. Vasiliki Pantazis
2229 38th St.
Astoria, NY 11105
(718) 274-4743

Washington DC

The Epirotic Society of Washington DC
Father Kosmas Karavellas
2747 Riva Rd
Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 573-2072

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

2019-2020

The Board of Directors are from to right seated: George Nanis, Aleka Kaloudelis, Nick Gage (President), Olga Fotos; Standing left to right: Haralambos Melos, Fotis Galitsis, Eva Kantlis, Dimitris Carapanos, Chrisoula Zikopoulos, Elpiniki Pallas, Stavros Zhongas, John Katsimbaris, Efthimios Pappas

The Panepirotic Federation of America was founded in Worcester in 1942 by Greek immigrants from that region.
It was created to improve the economic situation and quality of life of the people living in Epirus as well as to protect the human rights of ethnic Greeks living in Southern Albania..

PANEPIROTIC FEDERATION OF AMERICA