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Join CGSI to build on the vast knowledge of several thousand members, as well as the information in our quarterly publication and research collection.

CGSI conference attendees at a table


Member volunteers are the engine that drives CGSI. These are members who achieved significant accomplishments for the society. Opportunities to volunteer remain as important as ever.



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Apply for Family Certificate

Pioneer Family and Century Family Certificates are available to descendants of immigrants from the region known as Czechoslovakia and who meet certain requirements.

Sample of Pioneer Family Certificate

Submit Articles for Naše rodina

CGSI welcomes submissions of potential articles, from members and non-members, about history and culture that have substantial genealogical significance.

Cover of March 2018 issue of Naše rodina

Present at CGSI Conference

CGSI is always looking for engaging presentations and speakers.

Member activity presenter
I asked CGSI for help finding my great grandparents from Bohemia. Before I knew it the family tree was carried back to the 1700s.
David N., St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
Old European church in a city.