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PALITICUS is the official podcast of PALCUS, the Portuguese-American Leadership Council of the United States. www.palcus.orgPALITICUS seeks to drive discussion amongst the Portuguese community in the US around public service, the issues affecting the community and what each individual can do about it.

Latest Episodes

PALITICUS - NationalConference2018 - Florentino Gregorio

This is the fifth in a series of PALITICUS episodes in video forma recorded at the Inaugural Portuguese American National Conference in Washington, DC.! Today's episode features Florentino Gregorio, President and CEO of Anchor Construction in Washington, DC

6 MIN2 days ago
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PALITICUS - NationalConference2018 - Florentino Gregorio

PALITICUS - NationalConference2018 - Helena Da Silva Hughes

This is the fourth in a series of PALITICUS episodes in video forma recorded at the Inaugural Portuguese American National Conference in Washington, DC.! Today's episode features Helena da Silva Hughes, Executive Director of the Immigrants’ Assistance Center in New Bedford, Massachusetts

8 MIN1 weeks ago
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PALITICUS - NationalConference2018 - Helena Da Silva Hughes

PALITICUS - NationalConference2018 - Gloria Sousa

This is the third in a series of PALITICUS episodes in video forma recorded at the Inaugural Portuguese American National Conference in Washington, DC.! Today's episode features Gloria Sousa, past president of the Portuguese-American Cultural Center in Port Saint Lucie, FL and CEO of Keysolutions Medical Billing, LLC

4 MIN2 weeks ago
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PALITICUS - NationalConference2018 - Gloria Sousa

PALITICUS - NationalConference2018 - Natalia Luis

This is the second in a series of PALITICUS episodes in video forma recorded at the Inaugural Portuguese American National Conference in Washington, DC.! Today's episode features Natalia Luis, COO and Owner of M. Luis Construction Co.

7 MIN3 weeks ago
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PALITICUS - NationalConference2018 - Natalia Luis

PALITICUS - Ep. 023: Rep. Thomas Noret

Today’s guest is Representative Thomas E. Noret (D) who was elected in November 2018 to the seat in House District 25 in Coventry and West Warwick, Rhode Island. He talks about taking a DNA test in 2016 and discovering his Portuguese Ancestry and about the great Portuguese population in his district. He discusses the need for greater participation from the community and tells us his impressions on participating in the FLAD Legislators' Dialogue in Lisbon.

30 MINAUG 23
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PALITICUS - Ep. 023: Rep. Thomas Noret

PALITICUS - Ep. 022: Rep. Christopher Hendricks

Christopher Hendricks is a State Representative currently serving in the Massachusetts House of Representatives representing Acushnet and New Bedford as the 11th Bristol District. He is an attorney who was born and raised in New Bedford, MA which has a very high Portuguese-American population. His great-grandparents emigrated from the island of Flores, Azores around the 1900s. He talks about how he has always been interested in law and politics and how the trend of where politics are heading encouraged him to run for office. He also talks about the importance of the 2020 Census and the Make Portuguese Count Campaign and his participation in FLAD’s Luso-American Legislators' Dialogue.

27 MINAUG 8
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PALITICUS - Ep. 022: Rep. Christopher Hendricks

PALITICUS - NationalConference2018 - Bernardo Goarmon

This is the first in a series of PALITICUS episodes in video forma recorded at the Inaugural Portuguese American National Conference in Washington, DC.! Today's episode features Bernardo Goarmon of EDP Renewables and the Portugal-US Chamber of Commerce.

10 MINAPR 22
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PALITICUS - NationalConference2018 - Bernardo Goarmon

Paliticus 020 - Sofia Pereira

Councilwoman Sofia Pereira from the city of Arcada, CA is today's guest. She talks about how wanting to make a difference got her involved in local politics. She also talks about her vision for Arcata to become the 1st Zero Waste City in Humboldt County and how she thinks it's important to increase the city’s use of technology to improve resident engagement and to make vital information easily accessible.

25 MINMAR 14
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Paliticus 020 - Sofia Pereira

Paliticus 019 - Senator Marc Pacheco

Join us as Massachusetts State Senator Marc R. Pacheco, the body’s longest continuously-serving member, talks about his start in the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1988 and from there the Massachusetts Senate in 1992. He talks about the biggest changes he has seen throughout these years and the importance of the relationships developed between Portuguese-American elected leaders and the Portuguese Government.

38 MINMAR 1
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Paliticus 019 - Senator Marc Pacheco

Paliticus 018 - Richard Pombo

Today we talk to former Congressman Richard Pombo, who is a partner at Gavel Resources, a consulting and lobbying firm in Washington, D.C. He tells the story of going from a farming family in the Central Valley in California to City Council of Tracey and from there running for Congress. He was first elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1992 and represented California’s 11th district until January of 2007. While in Congress he became the Co-Founder of the Portuguese-American Caucus and helped implement the Visa Waiver Program and the Tax Treaty. He also talks about the importance of running for elected positions at the local level and how these are the positions that have the most direct impact on people’s daily lives. He encourages people to engage in local campaigns and learn the election process. And he also tells us a little about his current work at Gavel Resources. http://www.gavelresources.com/

36 MIN2018 DEC 13
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Paliticus 018 - Richard Pombo

Latest Episodes

PALITICUS - NationalConference2018 - Florentino Gregorio

This is the fifth in a series of PALITICUS episodes in video forma recorded at the Inaugural Portuguese American National Conference in Washington, DC.! Today's episode features Florentino Gregorio, President and CEO of Anchor Construction in Washington, DC

6 MIN2 days ago
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PALITICUS - NationalConference2018 - Florentino Gregorio

PALITICUS - NationalConference2018 - Helena Da Silva Hughes

This is the fourth in a series of PALITICUS episodes in video forma recorded at the Inaugural Portuguese American National Conference in Washington, DC.! Today's episode features Helena da Silva Hughes, Executive Director of the Immigrants’ Assistance Center in New Bedford, Massachusetts

8 MIN1 weeks ago
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PALITICUS - NationalConference2018 - Helena Da Silva Hughes

PALITICUS - NationalConference2018 - Gloria Sousa

This is the third in a series of PALITICUS episodes in video forma recorded at the Inaugural Portuguese American National Conference in Washington, DC.! Today's episode features Gloria Sousa, past president of the Portuguese-American Cultural Center in Port Saint Lucie, FL and CEO of Keysolutions Medical Billing, LLC

4 MIN2 weeks ago
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PALITICUS - NationalConference2018 - Gloria Sousa

PALITICUS - NationalConference2018 - Natalia Luis

This is the second in a series of PALITICUS episodes in video forma recorded at the Inaugural Portuguese American National Conference in Washington, DC.! Today's episode features Natalia Luis, COO and Owner of M. Luis Construction Co.

7 MIN3 weeks ago
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PALITICUS - NationalConference2018 - Natalia Luis

PALITICUS - Ep. 023: Rep. Thomas Noret

Today’s guest is Representative Thomas E. Noret (D) who was elected in November 2018 to the seat in House District 25 in Coventry and West Warwick, Rhode Island. He talks about taking a DNA test in 2016 and discovering his Portuguese Ancestry and about the great Portuguese population in his district. He discusses the need for greater participation from the community and tells us his impressions on participating in the FLAD Legislators' Dialogue in Lisbon.

30 MINAUG 23
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PALITICUS - Ep. 023: Rep. Thomas Noret

PALITICUS - Ep. 022: Rep. Christopher Hendricks

Christopher Hendricks is a State Representative currently serving in the Massachusetts House of Representatives representing Acushnet and New Bedford as the 11th Bristol District. He is an attorney who was born and raised in New Bedford, MA which has a very high Portuguese-American population. His great-grandparents emigrated from the island of Flores, Azores around the 1900s. He talks about how he has always been interested in law and politics and how the trend of where politics are heading encouraged him to run for office. He also talks about the importance of the 2020 Census and the Make Portuguese Count Campaign and his participation in FLAD’s Luso-American Legislators' Dialogue.

27 MINAUG 8
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PALITICUS - Ep. 022: Rep. Christopher Hendricks

PALITICUS - NationalConference2018 - Bernardo Goarmon

This is the first in a series of PALITICUS episodes in video forma recorded at the Inaugural Portuguese American National Conference in Washington, DC.! Today's episode features Bernardo Goarmon of EDP Renewables and the Portugal-US Chamber of Commerce.

10 MINAPR 22
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PALITICUS - NationalConference2018 - Bernardo Goarmon

Paliticus 020 - Sofia Pereira

Councilwoman Sofia Pereira from the city of Arcada, CA is today's guest. She talks about how wanting to make a difference got her involved in local politics. She also talks about her vision for Arcata to become the 1st Zero Waste City in Humboldt County and how she thinks it's important to increase the city’s use of technology to improve resident engagement and to make vital information easily accessible.

25 MINMAR 14
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Paliticus 020 - Sofia Pereira

Paliticus 019 - Senator Marc Pacheco

Join us as Massachusetts State Senator Marc R. Pacheco, the body’s longest continuously-serving member, talks about his start in the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1988 and from there the Massachusetts Senate in 1992. He talks about the biggest changes he has seen throughout these years and the importance of the relationships developed between Portuguese-American elected leaders and the Portuguese Government.

38 MINMAR 1
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Paliticus 019 - Senator Marc Pacheco

Paliticus 018 - Richard Pombo

Today we talk to former Congressman Richard Pombo, who is a partner at Gavel Resources, a consulting and lobbying firm in Washington, D.C. He tells the story of going from a farming family in the Central Valley in California to City Council of Tracey and from there running for Congress. He was first elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1992 and represented California’s 11th district until January of 2007. While in Congress he became the Co-Founder of the Portuguese-American Caucus and helped implement the Visa Waiver Program and the Tax Treaty. He also talks about the importance of running for elected positions at the local level and how these are the positions that have the most direct impact on people’s daily lives. He encourages people to engage in local campaigns and learn the election process. And he also tells us a little about his current work at Gavel Resources. http://www.gavelresources.com/

36 MIN2018 DEC 13
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Paliticus 018 - Richard Pombo