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LUSUS: The Online Newsletter of PALCUS
February 2021

PALCUS Upcoming Events

PALCUS Index National Survey 2019-2020 Results & Analysis
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2021 AT 12 PM EST

Join Dr. Dulce Maria Scott from Anderson University to hear the results of the 2019-2020 PALCUS Index National Survey. This is the only national survey designed to capture the sentiments and concerns of the Portuguese community across the United States.

You will be able to ask questions, and provide input on how we can improve the next survey in 2022.

Join us on Zoom or live on Facebook.

Link to join Webinar
PALCUS Meet the artist - Leonor Alvim Brazão
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2021 AT 7 PM EST

Leonor Alvim Brazão was born in Lisbon, Portugal, but spent her youth in Brazil, where she studied visual arts, music and dance. She obtained a degree in Visual Communication from the Mackenzie University and a postgraduate degree in Arts Education from the Centro Universitário Claretiano. Upon her return to Lisbon, Leonor began a career in advertising where she worked as an art director for several advertising agencies.

Currently she lives in Northern Virginia, where she works and exhibits her artwork regularly. She is a visual artist, graphic designer, poet and educator. In her role as a director for an art education company she inspires children and adults worldwide with her creativity.
Leonor's work can be seen at the Exhibition Roots/Raizes at the Embassy of Portugal in Washington, DC. https://fb.watch/3zF1bO8H3r/

This event is part of the Portuguese American Art Gallery virtual exhibition, made possible by PALCUS, PUSCC, The Embassy of Portugal and FLAD.
Learn more about Leonor at http://www.brazao.com/

Join us on Zoom or live on Facebook.

Link to join Webinar:
PAWEA WORKSHOP
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2021 AT 12PM PT/3PM ET

Join the Portuguese American Women's Empowerment Alliance for an upcoming workshop

Speaker: Jessica Leiter, Best Selling Author, Speaker, Consultant

Webinar: Understanding the US Immigration Process
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2021 AT 8 PM EST

How many of us truly understand the immigration process? Attend this webinar to gain a better understanding of the different paths to citizenship, and how this may or may not change with the new administration.

Submit your questions in advance to palcus@palcus.org.

Speakers:
Cynthia Marques Russo, Esq - Immigration Attorney, New Jersey
Ana Ferreira, Esq - Immigration Attorney, Pennsylvania

Join us on Zoom or live on Facebook.

Link to join webinar:
LUSO-BRAZILIAN HEALTH NETWORK KICK OFF
THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 2020 - 4 PM ET

The Luso-Brazilian health Network is to advance the knowledge of public health of individuals of Luso-Brazilian descent through networking, education, advocacy, and health policy to promote health and wellness, eliminate health disparities, and sustain physician viability.

Link to join webinar:
MEMBERS ONLY DISCUSSION FORUM
THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 2020 - 5 PM PT/8 PM ET

As part of our efforts to improve member engagement and ensure that our members' input is heard, we are hosting a quarterly "Members Only Discussion Forum" that will be an open discussion forum to ask questions, provide suggestions, etc. Please join us for our second session Thursday, April 8th at 5pm PT/8pm ET.

The Members Only Discussion Forum will be held virtually via Zoom.

Please register for the meeting HERE to receive log-on information.

All PALCUS members in good standing are invited to attend the meeting.
Newsletter Archive

Read past issues of the LUSUS Newsletter at https://www.palcus.org/newsletter
Contact Information

Website: www.palcus.org
Phone: 202-466-4664

9255 Center St., Suite 404
Manassas, VA 20110