What's better than two family members on this podcast? Of course, three family members!
In our 4th episode, we are joined by our cousin, Charlene Rodriguez Gomez. However, this is more than just family gossip—Charlene is a determined Latina fighting for opportunities for Puerto Ricans in her career. Listen as this trio discusses the challenges facing the people of Puerto Rico, offers financial tips and solutions, and reveals what is really happening in Puerto Rico. Moreover, Charlene gives us new insight into the family and shares her favorite foods and traditions.
- A look at Charlene’s career with the federal sector in Puerto Rico.
- A discussion of some of the unique challenges people in Puerto Rico are facing.
- How Charlene’s own experience as a Latina inspired her career path into government work.
- Career advice for people from marginalized communities interested in a role like hers.
- A dive into family food and traditions and more…
About the guest:
Charlene Rodriguez Gomez works with the federal sector in Puerto Rico. Her work has helped to bring vital assistance to areas of Puerto Rico that experience persistent poverty and economic distress. She lives in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and is Tania’s cousin!
Links and resources we talked about in the episode.
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Follow Charlene Rodriguez Gomez
- Instagram: @alaila_zahaara & @lacamaleona_del_ caribe
- Income limits: https://www.huduser.gov/portal/datasets/il.html
- AmeriCorps Vista: https://americorps.gov/serve/americorps/americorps-vista
- Peace Corps: https://www.peacecorps.gov/
- Nonprofits catalog- http://www.nperci.org/Dir.%20OSFL%20PR.pdf
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