Events

March 2017

  • Mar 1st 8:30am–11:00am

    Financial Re$ources for Immigrants and Low Income Families - Hayward

    Low income families, especially immigrants, are the target of unprecedented federal actions that threaten their economic security in the short and long term. We can connect these families to real money and other resources, safely, to help them prepare for future emergencies or meet present needs. Join CRC members and allies, United Way affiliates, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) providers, banks, social services agencies, and others to discuss how we can work together to help families secure critical resources safely. Sponsored by California Reinvestment Coalition and United Ways of CA. Free registration.

    Alameda County Social Services Agency
    Eden Multi-Service Center
    24100 Amador Street Room 225
    Hayward, CA 94544

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  • Mar 1st 3:30pm–6:00pm

    IRC Citizenship Application Workshop - Alum Rock Library

    International Rescue Committee (IRC) Free Citizenship Application Assistance (Form N-400), Fee Waiver Assistance (Form I-912) – Categories 1 & 2 Only. Languages Available: English, Spanish, Hindi
    Registration Required: . Call (408) 277-0255, Or Email Sanjoseimmigration@Rescue.Org, Or Visit Https://Citizenshipmar1.Eventbrite.Com

    Dr. Roberto Cruz – Alum Rock Branch Library
    3090 Alum Rock Ave
    San Jose, CA 95127

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  • Mar 1st 7:30pm–9:00pm

    International Humanitarian Law Seminar

    The American Red Cross Silicon Valley Chapter, the Peninsula Chapter of the World Affairs Council, and the Los Altos Public Library invite you to attend our yearly IHL Seminar. This year’s speakers are Alexa Koenig and Victor Pleskin, who will speak about pursuing international war criminals.

    Los Altos Youth Center
    One North San Antonio Road
    Los Altos, CA 94022

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  • Mar 2nd 6:30pm–8:30pm

    IRC Citizenship Clinic - Palo Alto

    International Rescue Committee offering free Citizenship Application Assistance (Form N-400), Fee Waiver Assistance (Form I-912) – Categories 1 & 2 Only Registration Required: To Register, Call (408) 277-0255, Or Email Sanjoseimmigration@Rescue.Org, Or Visit Https://Citizenshipmar2.Eventbrite.Com
    Languages Available: English, If Requested In Advance, Service Can Be Made Available In Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese (Mandarin), Hindi, French, Or Arabic.

    Mitchell Park Library
    3700 Middlefield Rd.
    Palo Alto, CA 94303

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  • Mar 3rd 10:00am–11:00am

    USCIS Stakeholder Engagement for the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

    USCIS will be holding a stakeholder engagement for the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program. During the first part of this engagement, USCIS officials will provide updates. The second part will be a question-and-answer session. We invite you to ask non-case specific questions or provide feedback on the EB-5 program. You may attend either in person at USCIS Headquarters in Washington, DC, or by teleconference.

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  • Mar 4th 11:00am–1:00pm

    LUNA Know your Rights Event

    The event includes Father Jon Pedigo from the Social Justice Ministry of the Catholic Diocese of San Jose, SJPD Chief Eddie Garcia and a theater sketch by LUNA volunteers

    Educare Center
    1399 Santee Dr., San Jose, CA


  • Mar 8th 1:00pm–6:00pm

    SIREN Citizenship application assistance workshop

    SIREN will be holding a FREE Citizenship application assistance workshop. Assistance in English or Spanish
    Call 408-453-3017 to sign up.

    SIREN
    1415 Koll Circle, Suite 108, San José.

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  • Mar 8th 5:00pm–8:00pm

    IRC Citizenship Clinic - Cupertino Library

    International Rescue Committee offering free Citizenship Application Assistance (Form N-400), Fee Waiver Assistance (Form I-912) – Categories 1 & 2 Only Registration Required: To Register, Call (408) 277-0255, Or Email Sanjoseimmigration@Rescue.Org, Or Visit Https://Citizenshipmar8.Eventbrite.Com

    Languages Available: English, If Requested In Advance, Service Can Be Made Available In Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese (Mandarin), Hindi, French, Or Arabic.

    Cupertino Library
    10800 Torre Ave
    Cupertino, CA 95014

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  • Mar 8th 6:00pm–9:00pm

    International Women's Day Celebration

    Come join Silicon Valley United Nations Association and find out how you too can help to make the world a better place for everyone. On behalf of Silicon Valley United Nations Associations I’m inviting you all. Keynote speaker is supervisor Cindy Chavez, as well as opportunities to connect /network with others, great food, and a location with plenty of free parking.

    Pacifica Institute
    1257 Tasman Drive, Unit B
    Sunnyvale CA 94089

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  • Mar 8th 6:00pm–8:00pm

    Virtual Lawyers in the Library at Milpitas Library

    As part of the Pro Bono Project, we will be hosting a Virtual Legal Advice Clinic offering free legal advice on a variety of subjects including immigration, civil law, divorce, child custody, consumer law, elder issues and small claims court. We will use video and internet technology to connect participants for a free 20-minute legal consultation with an attorney. The service is offered on the second Wednesday of each month. Space is limited – make your appointment soon: sign up at www.probonoproject.org/virtual-clinics or call the Library Reference desk: 408.262.1171 ext.3616

    Milpitas Library
    160 N. Main Stree
    Milpitas,CA,95035

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  • Mar 8th 7:00pm–8:00pm

    Free Immigration Information Session

    Know Your Rights & Naturalization Information Only; No Assistance with Applications. Sponsored by International Rescue Commitee. Languages Available: English, Spanish For More Information, Call (408) 277-0255 Ext 18

    Del Mar High School
    1224 Del Mar Ave
    San Jose, CA 95128

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  • Mar 11th 8:30am–2:00pm

    Catholic Charities Community Resource Fair

    Glen View Elementary School
    600 W 8th St, Gilroy, CA 95020

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  • Mar 12th 2:00pm–5:00pm

    Informational Forum on Immigration - Knowledge is Power

    Learn more about how to protect yourself in case of an immigration raid, how to prepare a plan for your family in case of detention, how to avoid being a victim of immigration fraud, latest developments on immigration policy. Sponsored incollaboration by SIREN, the Mexican Consulate of San Jose, and the Mt. Pleasant School District. Languages: English, Spanish

    Iglesia de Guadalupe
    2020 E. San Antonio
    San Jose, CA 95116

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  • Mar 14th 12:00pm–3:00pm

    Mission College Citizenship Presentation and Q&A

    Mission College
    Mission College Boulevard
    Santa Clara, CA, 95054

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  • Mar 18th 9:00am–11:00am

    Free Citizenship Workshop - Mayfair Community Center

    The City of San José’s Office of Immigrant Affairs is leading various efforts to increase the number of people who become U.S. citizens. Legal advice, application assistance, language services, fee waiver application assistance and other services will be provided. You are encouraged to share this information with friends and family interested in becoming naturalized. English, Spanish and Vietnamese http://www.sanjoseca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/66604

    Mayfair Community Center
    2039 Kammerer Ave., San Jose, CA 95116
    Contact: 408-340-9956

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  • Mar 18th 11:00am–1:00pm

    Free Citizenship Workshop - Mayfair Community Center

    The City of San José’s Office of Immigrant Affairs is leading various efforts to increase the number of people who become U.S. citizens. Legal advice, application assistance, language services, fee waiver application assistance and other services will be provided. You are encouraged to share this information with friends and family interested in becoming naturalized.

    Mayfair Community Center
    2039 Kammerer Ave., San Jose, CA 95116

    Contact: 408-340-9956

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  • Mar 18th 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Free Citizenship Workshop - Mayfair Community Center

    The City of San José’s Office of Immigrant Affairs is leading various efforts to increase the number of people who become U.S. citizens. Legal advice, application assistance, language services, fee waiver application assistance and other services will be provided. You are encouraged to share this information with friends and family interested in becoming naturalized.

    Mayfair Community Center
    2039 Kammerer Ave., San Jose, CA 95116

    Contact: 408-340-9956

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  • Mar 19th 8:30am–11:30am

    Free Citizenship Assistance Workshop

    Services Offered: Citizenship Application Assistance (Form N-400), Fee Waiver Assistance (Form I-912) – All Categories, Reduced Fee Request Assistance (Form I-942), Pro-Bono Legal Consultations. Sponsored by SIREN, CET, ALA Languages Available: English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Tagalog
    Registration Required For more information. 408-453-3003

    Edenvale Community Center
    330 Branham Lane
    San Jose, CA 95111


  • Mar 19th 4:00pm–6:30pm

    Let us send a profound and sacred message of our unity to the world as we reaffirm our commitment to stand by and support each other as one nation, the United States of America. Please join us for an interfaith/inter‐community gathering and move “From fear to friendship” Tea and snacks will be served Family event, children are welcome.
    Sponsored by the Muslim Community Association and American Muslim Voice Foundation present

    Muslim Community Association
    3003 Scott Boulevard
    Santa Clara, CA 95054

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  • Mar 19th 5:30pm–8:30pm

    Beacon of Light Awards are given to individuals and organizations working to protect the rights of immigrants residing in Santa Clara County by providing education on the impacts of immigration policies, advocacy on critical issues, or direct services. These are the policies, advocacy, and services that foster a better future for immigrants, refugees, and all residents.

    SCC Building
    70 W. Hedding St., East Wing, 11th Floor
    San Jose, CA 95110

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  • Mar 19th 5:30pm–8:30pm

    Beacon of Light Awards are given to individuals and organizations working to protect the rights of immigrants residing in Santa Clara County by providing education on the impacts of immigration policies, advocacy on critical issues, or direct services. These are the policies, advocacy, and services that foster a better future for immigrants, refugees, and all residents.

    SCC Building
    70 West Hedding Sr.
    Isaac Newton Auditorium
    San Jose, CA 95110

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  • Mar 22nd 2:30pm–4:00pm

    Free US Multi-cultural Health Event - El Camino Hospital

    An educational session to Learn more about the US Healthcare system. Refreshments provided.
    Resource Tables: Jewish Community Center, South Asian Heart Center, Health Library and Resource Center, Chinese Health Initiative. Languages: English, Chinese, Russian, Hindi, Spanish Register on line or call 800-216-5556

    El Camino Hospital
    Ground Floor, Main Conference Center
    Mt. View, CA

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  • Mar 23rd 6:00pm–7:00pm

    Join family, friends, and community leaders for the raising on the United Farm Workers flag in honor of Cesar Chavez.

    San Jose City Hall
    200 East Santa Clara Street
    San, Jose CA


  • Mar 24th 6:00pm–10:00pm

    Sponsored by the Iranian Federated Women’s Club/Payvand in partnership with the City of San Jose District 10, Councilmember Johnny Khamis. This event is to welcome and celebrate a bountiful and prosperous Persian New Year, View a collection of Persian art, as well live music and performances by local artists and groups. Free admission to the arts and entertainment areas, but no food. Tickets with buffet dinner included are $45.

    San Jose City Hall Rotunda
    200 E. Santa Clara Street Rotunda
    San Jose, CA

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  • Mar 25th 9:00am–12:00pm

    New Americans Campaign Building Skills Workshop

    1010 Huff Drive
    San Jose, CA 95110

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  • Mar 27th 1:30pm–4:00pm

    IRC Free ​Citizenship Clinic - Alum Rock Library

    Sponsored by International Rescue Committee. Services Offered: Citizenship Application Assistance (Form N-400), Fee Waiver Assistance (Form I-912) – All Categories, Reduced Fee Request Assistance (Form I-942), Pro-Bono Legal Consultations
    Languages Available: English, Spanish Registration Required: For More Information, Contact (408) 277-0255 Or Email Sanjoseimmigration@Rescue.Org

    Alum Rock Library
    3090 Alum Rock Ave
    San Jose, CA 95127

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  • Mar 28th 1:00pm–5:00pm

    SIREN Immigration Legal Clinic - Tully Library

    SIREN will have Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) certified representatives to give free legal consultations to people with immigration issues/concerns. The focus is on applying for citizenship, checking for eligibility and if ready assistance in completing the citizenship application. However, we can also assist in determining eligibility and assistance in submitting: 1. Renewal of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) 2. Green card renewal 3. Family Petitions 4. U visa eligibility

    Tully Branch Library
    880 Tully Road
    San Jose, CA, 95111

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  • Mar 29th 8:29am–9:30am

    Free IRC ​Citizenship Information Session

    Information Only; No Assistance with Applications. Sponsored by the International Rescue Committee. Pro-Bono Legal Consultations, Naturalization Information. Languages Available: English, Spanish To Learn more about the event, Call (408) 277-0255 Or Email Sanjoseimmigration@Rescue.Org

    Evergreen Family Resource Center at Katherine R. Smith Elementary
    2025 Clarice Dr., Room B5
    San Jose, CA 95122

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  • Mar 30th 8:30am–9:30am

    ​Free IRC Citizenship Information Session

    Information Only; No Assistance with Applications. Sponsored by the International Rescue Committee. Pro-Bono Legal Consultations, Naturalization Information. Languages Available: English, Spanish To Learn more about the event, Call (408) 277-0255 Or Email Sanjoseimmigration@Rescue.Org

    Evergreen Family Resource Center at Katherine R. Smith Elementary
    2025 Clarice Dr., Room B5
    San Jose, CA 95122

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