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TFCU Talks San Jose: Breakthrough to Greatness

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Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM (PDT)

TFCU Talks San Jose: Breakthrough to Greatness

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General Admission   more info Nov 4, 2017 Free  

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  • Event is FREE!
  • Dinner is FREE!
  • FREE swag bags for the first 100 people that show up
  • SEATS ARE LIMITED so reserve your seat today!

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P. Lo is a rapper & music producer based in the Bay Area. He's become a force in the music industry as
a recording artist, producer, and songwriter. A BMI award winner, multi platinum songwriter, and touring act, P-Lo has been reaching new audiences with his music since he co-founded the HBK Gang, a collective of musicians and creatives that revitalized the Bay Area’s music scene.  P-Lo is cultivating the sound of the Bay Area on a national level and expanding his reach always pushing the boundaries of the West Coast sound as a rapper and a producer.  His network of frequent collaborators range from pop to rap and dance music including the likes of G-Eazy, E-40, Kehlani, Sage The Gemini, YG, Wiz Khalifa, Flo Rida, Yo Gotti, & more. 

John Corpus took over as chief executive for in 2015. Corpus also co-founded and was CEO of Milyoni Inc. (social media video tech startup) until it was acquired by Photobucket. He has specialized in the development of e-business strategies including business plan development, content structure, publishing strategy, technical implementation, corporate communication, and workflow process. His industry experience includes retail banking, retail distribution, telecommunications, and media. (via Bloomberg)

Dr. Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales is an associate professor of Asian American Studies at San Francisco State University's College of Ethnic Studies. She is also the founding director of Pin@y Educational Partnerships (PEP), an educational pipeline focused on providing ethnic studies to schools throughout San Francisco. She is also a founding director of the Institute of Sustainable Economic, Educational, and Environmental Design (ISEEED) where she is the co-lead on the Teaching Excellence Network (TEN).

DJ QBert, born Richard Quitevis, is widely regarded as the most highly skilled skratching dj that has walked this planet. His long-standing career of innovating the DJ culture has set off a worldwide generation of DJs who are now regarded as musicians and not just DJs that play records, from A-Trak to Craze to C2C to Z-Trip; they would testify to DJ QBert’s influence in their sound and successful careers.

Based out of the Bay Area, Str8jacket strives to challenge the standards of hip hop dance while still preserving its culture and roots. Our doors are open to everyone in order to create a safe space where people can feel comfortable being who they are and pursue their passions for dance. We help our members improve as dancers, but more importantly we help them improve as people by building consciousness and awareness on a personal and societal level. This year Str8jacket has won 1st Place at WOD LA 2017, 1st Place at WOD Bay Area 2017, and competed on America's Got Talent Season 12. 

Established in 2016 and directed by Duncan Padilla, Full Potential is a dance company based in Fremont, CA that aims to foster others – near and far – by teaching wisdom, knowledge and life values through the art of dance. They received 1st place at Prelude Urban Dance Competition Sacramento 2016, 2nd place at Breakthrough Dance Competition 2017, and they host their own dance competition calledComplex Dance Competition. As a dance company, they strive to create leaders, teachers and role models. Full Potential is a family of individuals who aspire to reach their full potential as not only dancers, but as members of the community. 



How much is the event?
It’s FREE! All we ask is that you RSVP via Eventbrite to confirm you have a spot. Seats are limited! 

Do I have to be a student to attend?
Not at all. This event is open to anyone in the community whether or not you're a student of the college! All ages, ethnicities, and backgrounds are welcome.

How far in advance should I RSVP on Eventbrite?
As soon as you know you’ll be attending! The sooner, the better.

Can I bring a guest(s) to this event?
Yes, please bring your family, friends, and colleagues! We highly encourage you to tell everyone and anyone you know that wants to be inspired and empowered by these amazing talks. You’ll notice on the Eventbrite form that you will need to input every single person individually. This will ensure every member of your party will be accounted for. 

Do I need to print out my EventBrite Registration? 
Nope! Please bring your valid form of ID to the registration table. We'll take care of you! 

What if I can no longer make the event? 
We understand things happen. Pass on your RSVP to a friend, or Cancel your RSVP to make room for the waitlist. We hope to see you at the next event!

Can we bring in food?
Due to theatre rules, you are not allowed to bring outside snacks/meals. However, we will be providing meals after the event so be prepared to grub.

How can I apply to be a sponsor?
For sponsor inquiries, please email our event specialist, Vanessa Nguyen:

What if I have other questions which aren’t answered here?
We would love to answer any of your questions. Please email us at

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San José State University - Student Union
211 S 9th Street
San Jose, CA 95112

Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM (PDT)

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TFC is guided by one principle – to be of service to each and every Filipino. It's main inspiration is to bring countless Filipinos abroad back home through programs and products that reflect their needs, dreams and aspirations.

TFC aims to bring out that light and bring back Filipino pride, the joy of being ‘home’ again and give them a sense of belonging to a family and a community.

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