Promoting Hellenism in America
For nearly a 100 years, we have promoted the ancient Hellenic ideals of education, philanthropy, civic responsibility, family and individual excellence through community service and volunteerism.
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Founded in 1922
Founded in 1922 in Atlanta, Georgia, on the principles that undergirded its fight for civil rights and against discrimination, bigotry, and hatred felt at the hands of the Ku Klux Klan, AHEPA is the largest and oldest grassroots association of American citizens of Greek heritage and Philhellenes with more than 400 chapters across the United States, Canada, and Europe.
To promote the ancient Hellenic ideals of education, philanthropy, civic responsibility, family and individual excellence through community service and volunteerism.
What is Hel•len•ism?
originating from Έλλην (Éllēn, “a Greek”)
The emulation of ancient Greek culture, civilization, principles and ideals, including humanism, reason, the pursuit of knowledge, the arts, moderation and civic responsibility.
Advancing policies that matter
Read about how the Order of AHEPA raises awareness for its public policy priorities.
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NEW YORK – Los Angeles Dodgers two-time National League All-Star Outfielder Cody Bellinger received the 2019 AHEPA Harry Agganis Hellenic Athlete Award at a presentation
Supreme President George G. Horiates visited Athens, Aug. 26 and 27, to congratulate formally Greece’s new Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, and to lay the groundwork
American Hellenic, American Jewish Organizations Welcome Recent U.S., Israel, Greece, Cyprus Engagement
WASHINGTON — The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (Order of AHEPA), American Hellenic Institute (AHI), B’nai B’rith International, and Conference of Presidents of Major American
strengthening communities through service and volunteerism
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We are an organization that focuses on promoting awareness of Hellenic issues, supporting our fellow members, and sponsoring charitable causes at every opportunity.
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