Saturday, October 12th 2019 Citizen Hotel, Sacramento-CA 12PM - Lunch with Keynote Speaker Congressman Jim Costa 1:30PM - Summit/Forum Michael Rodrigues—MA State Senator--- Running for a State Office-my journey 2PM - Poltical engagement and civic participation (Moderated by Cliff Costa—California Portuguese-American Coalition, Director) Bill Mattos--President California Poultry Federation/Northwest Chicken Council (Portuguese-American involvement in state and national trade a
The California Portuguese-American Coalition annual Summit will be held on Saturday, October 12th at the Citizen Hotel in Sacramento, in conjunction with the PALCUS Lusitanian Forum. The event will feature presentation with Massachusetts State Senator Michael Rodrigues, who will talk about his experience in running for a state office in that State that has a large percentage of Americans of Portuguese ancestry. The summit will be from 1:30 to 4PM and will also feature of pane
Sofia Pereira, city council member from the city of Arcata will be part of a 13 member commission appointed by the governor to come up with solutions for the homeless crisis that we face in the state of California. CPAC congratulates the governor for nominating a Portuguese-American. It is important to have our community present in these statewide commissions. Read more this nomination here and here.