Events

May 2018

  • May 3rd 5:00pm–8:00pm

    Jewish Family Services Immigration Law Clinic

    Jewish Family Services and the American Immigration Lawyers’ Association, Silicon Valley Chapter (AILA) offer a pro bono immigration law clinic to serve the needs of immigrants in the South Bay.

    Attorneys from various local law firms provide clients with valuable legal advice and assistance relating to all areas of immigration law,including help with completing green card and citizenship applications, and fee waiver applications to ameliorate the costs of the application fees. These sessions are free of charge and are held at JFS SV offices.

    Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley
    14855 Oka Road, Suite 202, Los Gatos, CA 95032

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  • May 9th 2:00pm–7:00pm

    ​SIREN Free DACA Renewal Workshop

    SIREN provides FREE eligibility consultations, application assistance, and legal review of completed forms. **Limited scholarships will be available to cover the $495 filing fee. Please bring copies of your 2016 Tax filing form or three pay stubs to qualify.
    Please RSVP to: info@siren-bayarea.org

    SIREN- 1415 Koll Circle, Suite 108
    San Jose, CA 95112

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  • May 9th 6:30pm–8:30pm

    This is a FREE event on the 2nd Wednesday of each month through June 13, 2018. Learn about new immigration laws, updates and how this could impact you or someone you know.We would like to educate the community on how they could receive help from different non-profit organizations regarding immigration or any other issues. This will also be followed up with FREE legal consultation from VABANC (Vietnamese American Bar Association of Northern California). The presentation will be conducted in Vietnamese. *Refreshments will be provided

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    VIVO Vietnamese Voluntary Foundation
    2264 Quimby Rd, San Jose, California 95122

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  • May 9th 6:30pm–8:00pm

    ​Partners in Reading New Tutor Training - #1 of 3 Sessions

    Partners in Reading offers FREE one-to-one tutoring, small group instruction, computer lessons, classes, workshops, family programs and more! All 3 sessions are required to become a tutor. Contact Partners in Reading to register today! (408) 808-2361 par.sjpl@sjlibrary.org

    Tutor Orientation: Wednesday, May 9, 2018
    6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

    Tutor Training: Saturday, May 12, 2018 & Saturday, May 19, 2018
    9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
    150 E. San Fernando St. San José, CA 95112

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  • May 10th 6:00pm–7:30pm

    In these trainings, you’ll learn more about the network and how it works, how to conduct legal observation during enforcement activity, and you’ll have the opportunity to sign-up for a role within the network.

    Rapid Responder Trainings are led by Sacred Heart Community Service, PACT and Pangea Legal Services. For more information about the Rapid Response Network in Santa Clara County and more opportunities to get engaged, visit SCC Rapid Response Network

    St Paul’s United Methodist Church
    405 S 10th St, San Jose, CA 95112,

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  • May 12th 11:00am–3:00pm

    ​West Valley Community Services Health & Housing Fair

    Information on Housing and Mental Health Resources plus Free

    • Dental and Blood Pressure Screenings
    • Vision Screenings for kids
    • Activities for children

    For more information contact Vanessa Escobar vanessae@wvcommunityservices.org or check website

    Latimer School
    4250 Latimer Ave
    San Jose, CA 95130

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  • May 12th 5:30pm–9:30pm

    Throughout the evening Japantown will come alive with activities scattered throughout the neighborhood. Information booths with maps, menus, and schedules will be available for all who come to the event. Cost: FREE thanks to Knight Foundation & California Arts Council Creative California Communities.

    Where The evening kicks off at 5:30PM at 5th & Jackson, the center of San Jose’s Japantown.

    Schedule, map, parking, and other information coming soon! Sign up with your email address to receive news and updates for this event.

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  • May 16th 1:00pm–4:00pm

    SIREN ​Free Citizenship Clinic

    SIREN provides eligibility consultations, application assistance, and legal review of completed forms. See weblink to find out more information and what to bring.

    SIREN- 1415 Koll Circle, Suite 108
    San Jose, CA 95112

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  • May 19th 9:00am–4:00pm

    ​Partners in Reading New Tutor Training - #3 of 3 Sessions

    Partners in Reading offers FREE one-to-one tutoring, small group instruction, computer lessons, classes, workshops, family programs and more! All 3 sessions are required to become a tutor. Contact Partners in Reading to register today! (408) 808-2361 or par.sjpl@sjlibrary.org

    Tutor Orientation: Wednesday, May 9, 2018
    6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

    Tutor Training: Saturday, May 12, 2018 & Saturday, May 19, 2018
    9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
    150 E. San Fernando St. San José, CA 95112

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  • May 19th 10:00am–4:00pm

    ​MindQuest Mental Health Resource Fair - Gilroy

    Activities for All Ages, Admittance and all activities are Free, Prize Drawings throughout the day

    Resource Tables with information and giveaways from 20 different organizations and Chair Massage (10 minutes each) Presented by Corporate Soul

    Gilroy Library, 350 W. Sixth St., Gilroy


  • May 21st 10:00am–1:00pm

    San Jose 2018 Professional Hiring Event

    This Professional Hiring Event is free to job seekers and allows you to connect face to face with top employers. Apply today!

    Register to recieve a full list of the attending employers or submit your resume directly to the human resource managers prior to the hiring event for advance consideration. Free Registration

    Embassy Suites
    2885 Lakeside Drive
    Santa Clara, CA 95054

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  • May 21st 5:00pm–7:30pm

    Free Citizenship Workshop—Santa Clara City Library

    Monthly on the 3rd Monday. At this workshop, you will receive information on U.S. citizenship eligibility requirements and exemptions, get help to complete your naturalization application (N-400) and Fee Waiver or Reduced Fee request forms (if applicable). Your case will be reviewed by a Department of Justice accredited legal representative who can provide you trusted guidance and advice throughout the entire naturalization process. All services are free!

    Sponsored by IRC (International Rescue Committee) Registration Required:Register on-line or call (408) 658-9206 and email contact to Kayla.Ladd@Rescue.org., Interpretation available in other languages on request in registration.

    Santa Clara City Library
    Central Park Branch, Margie Edinger Room
    2635 Homestead Rd, Santa Clara, CA 95051

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  • May 21st 6:00pm–8:30pm

    Partners in Reading - New Learner Orientation

    Partners in Reading offers FREE one-to-one tutoring, small group instruction, computer lessons, classes, workshops, family programs and more!

    Basic Requirements:  Must be at least 18 years old  Live or work in San José  English skills must be at a conversational level  Minimum commitment of 6 months at 3 hours per week with a tutor. Contact Partners in Reading to register today! (408) 808-2361 par.sjpl@sjlibrary.org

    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
    150 E. San Fernando St.
    San José, CA 95112

    Parking: Parking tickets will be validated.
    Fourth Street Garage,
    44 S. 4th St., San José, CA 95112

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  • May 22nd 2:30pm–5:00pm

    Senior Resource Fair - Mt. View Senior Center

    Organizations specializing in the following services for seniors will be in attendance: *Education *Health Care *Home Care *Housing *Funeral Services *Referrals *Support Services *Transportation
    In addition to resource tables, four workshops will be available to the public to attend.

    Mountain View Senior Center
    266 Escuela Avenue
    Mountain View, CA 94040

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  • May 23rd 2:00pm–7:00pm

    ​SIREN Free DACA Renewal Workshop

    SIREN provides FREE eligibility consultations, application assistance, and legal review of completed forms. **Limited scholarships will be available to cover the $495 filing fee. Please bring copies of your 2016 Tax filing form or three pay stubs to qualify.
    Please RSVP to: info@siren-bayarea.org

    SIREN- 1415 Koll Circle, Suite 108
    San Jose, CA 95112

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  • May 24th 5:00pm–7:00pm

    IRC Citizenship Clinic - Milpitas Library

    Services Offered – Citizenship Application Assistance (Form N-400) * Fee Waiver Assistance (Form I-912) – All Categories * Pro-bono Legal Consultations * Reduced Fee Request Assistance (Form I-942)

    Languages – English, Spanish, Chinese (Mandarin), Hindi
    Register online or call (408) 658-9206

    Milpitas Library
    160 North Main Street
    Milpitas, CA 95035

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  • May 24th 6:30pm

    The RRN hotline has been active for over a year, and we need more people in South County! In the past few months, we have responded to raid alerts in south county and supported families impacted. The Rapid Response Network in Santa Clara County is a community defense project that aims to protect immigrant families from deportation, and to provide them with moral and accompaniment support.

    During this training you will learn how to document and monitor ICE officials during raids in real-time. The Rapid Response Training will cover:

    • How the Rapid Response Network in Santa Clara County functions
    • How to do legal observation and documentation during ICE operations
    • And most importantly learn about the role YOU can play!

    The training will be in English. Please Register

    Morgan Hill Community and Cultural Center, Room 4.
    17060 Monterey St, Morgan Hill CA 95037

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