“The mission of the Portuguese-American Leadership Council of the United States is to be the national voice that advocates for and promotes the advancement of the
Portuguese-American community economically, professionally, culturally and politically.”
PALCUS is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization under the IRS tax code incorporated in the District of Columbia.
PALCUS has earned the 2018 Gold GuideStarUSA Nonprofit Profile Seal of Transparency.
Visit our profile HERE.
The NEW Make Portuguese Count Promotional Video with updated information has been released! Please share!
PALCUS is establishing the first National Complete Count Committee with the
U.S. Census Bureau to mobilize Portuguese-Americans to be counted in the 2020 Census. All civic, social, and faith-based organizations are urged to join us in working together in solidarity to unite our community in this national campaign. Read more...
Become an Affiliated Organization to receive promotional information and materials!
Contact Gracielle Camilo at call at 202-466-4664 to register.
CALLING ALL TEACHERS OF PORTUGUESE!
Make Portuguese Count in the Classroom™
Census Week: March 2-6, 2020
The 2020 Census can be a "teachable moment" for your students.
Lesson plans in Portuguese and U.S. Census Resources are available free of charge for your use.
Learn all about "Make Portuguese Count™ in the Classroom" and how you can participate
GOFUNDME in Support of
Make Portuguese Count™
HELP US IN RAISING FUNDS FOR CAMPAIGN MATERIALS!
PALCUS needs more bilingual posters, flyers, pamphets and instructional videos and more to help spread the word and educate our community about the 2020 Census.
Your tax-deductible donation will help us put information in everyone's hands!
Help us to Make Portuguese CountTM in the 2020 U.S. Census!
Alexandre António DaCosta Simões Scholarship
Gifts are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law, will be acknowledged and the family will be notified.
Give by PayPal or credit card HERE
or mail a check to
PALCUS, 9255 Center St., Ste. 404, Manassas, VA 20110
with "Alexandre Scholarship" on memo line.