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Founded April 2017

501(c)3 Non-Profit Corporation


Welcome to the website of the Silicon Valley Portuguese Portuguese Education and Culture Foundation! We are so happy that you are visiting. On this site you will find information about the SVPECF and the teaching of Portuguese at San Jose State University, as well as a Calendar of  Events and several resource pages with links to many Portuguese language sites of interest.

Bem-vindo ao site do Silicon Valley Portuguese Education & Culture Foundation! Estamos tão felizes que você está visitando. Neste site você encontrará informações sobre o SVPECF e o ensino de português na San Jose State University, além de um calendário de eventos e várias páginas de recursos.

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visitors from around the world

Visit our 2019 supporters Websites

Please tell our supporters that you saw their web page on the Silicon Valley Portuguese Education & Culture Foundation site.

Alsheikh Family 
Capital Volkswagen, San Jose, California
Cooking in Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
Resendes Family
Tasca Tasca Portuguese Pub, Sonoma, California
Vichy Hot Springs Resort, Ukiah, California
Young & Yonder Distilling, Healdsburg, Cakifornia


2020 Calendar

* February 19, China New Year Dinner Dance, Macau Center, Fremont

* January 22, Warriors basketball Portuguese Heritage Night

Januray 25: POSSO "Noite Portuguesa"

* February 1: Chinese New Year, Macau Cultural Center, Fremont

* April 18: Portuguese Festival, Turlock

April 25, 1974 : Portugal Revolution Day

May 20, 2002: East Timor independence

* June 10: Dia de Portugal

June 24, 1128: Portugal founded

July 4, 1776: American independence

July 5, 1975: Cape Verde independence

July 12, 1975: Sao Tome & Principe independence

September 7, 1822: Brazil independence

September 24, 1973 Guine-Bissau independence

September 25, 1974: Mozambique independence

November 11, 1975: Angola Independence


**November 29: 6:00PM: The Faces of Portugal, San Jose State University

**January 17, 6:30PM: Board of Directors Meeting, POSSO San Jose

**January 30; 2 PM SVPECF Marketing Committee

February 9, 2019; 7PM: Club Lusitano Chinese New Year, San Mateo

*February 13; 4:30 PM  Portugal Beyond Borders Institute, Fresno State

**February 26, 2019: Scholarship Committee

**February 28, 2019; 6:30PM: SVPECF Board of Directors Meeting, POSSO

March 15-17: Luso American Education Foundation Education Conference, Berkeley

March 9, 2019; 10AM: Portuguese Immigrant Week wreath ceremony, San Leandro

*April 13, 2019; 10AM: Portuguese Festival, Turlock.

*April 17, 2019: SVPECF 2nd Anniversary

April25,2019: SVPECF recuiting at San Jose State 10A

April 25, 2019: Board of Directors Meeting 6:30PM POSSO

May 15, 2019: Portuguese Secretary of State visit, San Jose High School, 1:15PM*

May 19, 2019: Calle San Jose Community Fair, San Jose

May 20: Timor-Lorasae: Independence Day, 2002

May 21, 2019; Board of Directors Mtg. 6:30PM at POSSO

*June 8, 10AM: Dia de Portugal, Kelley Park, San Jose #diadeportugal #sanjose #svpecf

Jun 9, 2019: Portuguese Classic Music Concert, 3PM at Five Wounds Church

June 11, 2019: San Francisco Giants Portuguese Heritage Night, San Francisco

June 17,2019 Board of Directors; 6:30PM at POSSO @svpecf

July 20, Sousa Mendes Film Presentation @ Macau Cutural Center, Fremont: 7PM

July 5: Cape Verde Independence Day, 1975

July 12,: Sao Tome & Principe Independence Day, 1975

*July 27; TDB: Portuguese Heritage Nights, A's Oakland

September 7: Brazil Independence Day, 1822

**September 13, 2019: Vindimas Benefit Dinner/Auction @ Kirgin Cellars, Gilroy, CA #vindimasbenefit #learnportuguese #portuguesesjsu #svpecf

September 24: Guinea-Bissau Independence Day, 1973

September 25: Mozambiue Independence Day, 1974

October 8: Board of Directors Meeting

October 11-12, 2019: PALCUS Conference @ Sacramento

November 11: Angola Independence Day, 1975

November 25, 1975


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