Lusitano Club of California – U.S.A., incorporated in the State of California, hereby declares its purpose as set forth in its Articles of Incorporation:
- To preserve the history, culture and heritage of the descendants of Portuguese people of the Far East, known as the “Macaenses.”
- To establish and reinforce a bond between the Portuguese Macanese people and the descendants of Portuguese people from other cultural backgrounds.
- To educate its members in Portuguese history, language, literature, art, music and cuisine as they developed in the Mother Country, and elsewhere in the world where the Portuguese established a presence.
- To promote sporting activities, and other lawful cultural activities as deemed appropriate and approved by its Board of Directors.