Events

January 2017

  • Jan 1st 3:15pm–6:00pm

    IRC Citizenship Clinic - Alum Rock Branch Library

    Free Citizenship Application Assistance (Form N-400), Fee Waiver Assistance (Form I-912) – Categories 1 & 2 Only
    Languages Available: English, Spanish, Hindi

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

    Registration Required: Phone: (408) 277-0255 oe Email: Sanjoseimmigration@Rescue.Org or Online: Https://Citizenshipfeb1.Eventbrite.Com

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  • Jan 4th 3:15pm–6:30pm

    IRC Citizenship Application Workshop - Alum Rock Library

    Free assistance with Citizenship Application Assistance (Form N-400), Fee Waiver Assistance (Form I-912) – Categories 1 & 2 Only
    Languages Available: English, Spanish

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

    Registration Required: To Register, Call (408) 277-0255, Or Email Sanjoseimmigration@Rescue.Org,
    Or Visit Https://Citizenshipjan4.Eventbrite.Com

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  • Jan 4th 7:00pm–8:00pm

    Moina Shaiq is a Muslim and has been a resident of Fremont for 33 years. She is a mother of 4 and an active member of the community. Come to our Auditorium to meet her and ask her any questions you may have about Islam and life as a Muslim — She says “You have questions? We have answers. Bring any question and we will try to answer it to the best of our ability. We will not be offended by any question”. Ms. Shariq’s mission is to build bridges of love, respect, understanding and acceptance, one heart at a time. “There is no US & THEM — We are in it together”.

    MILPITAS LIBRARY
    160 North Main Street
    Milpitas, CA 95035

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  • Jan 5th 6:30pm–8:30pm

    IRC Citizenship Clinic - Mitchell Park Library

    Free Assistance with Citizenship Application Assistance (Form N-400), Fee Waiver Assistance (Form I-912) – Categories 1 & 2 Only
    Languages Available: English, Spanish, Hindi

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

    Registration Required: To Register, Call (408) 277-0255, Or Email Sanjoseimmigration@Rescue.Org,
    Or Visit Https://Citizenshipjan5.Eventbrite.Com

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  • Jan 5th 10:40pm–10:40pm

    Immigration Clinic for Refugees at JFS-SV

    Jewish Family Services and the American Immigration Lawyers’ Association, Silicon Valley Chapter (AILA) launched a pro bono immigration law clinic in November to serve the needs of immigrants in the South Bay. Clients who come to this country as asylees or refugees (those who fled their home countries because of persecution) can now receive help to complete green card and citizenship applications and fee waiver applications to ameliorate the costs of the application fees.

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


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  • Jan 11th 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://Citizenshipmar11.Eventbrite.Com

    Languages Available: English, If Requested In Advance, Service Can Be Made Available In English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Hindi

    Cupertino Library
    10800 Torre Ave
    Cupertino, CA 95014

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  • Jan 14th 11:00am–1:00pm

    SIREN Know Your Rights Presentation

    Free Informational event

    Mi Pueblo Food Center
    1745 Story Rd
    San Jose, CA

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  • Jan 18th 3:00pm–4:00pm

    What Does It Mean to be a Refugee in the United States?
    Upwardly Global is hosting a webinar on refugee rights in collaboration with the International Refugee Assistance Project, for community members and for refugees, asylees, and SIVs. It is an opportunity for current and new job seekers, volunteers, and communities to learn more about refugee legal rights and resources. Event is free and open to everyone.

    Join using the link or by phone +1-415-655-0002 US Toll
    Meeting number (access code): 804 805 356
    Meeting password: refugee

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  • Jan 19th 6:00pm–7:30pm

    Franklin McKinley Schools are safe and inclusive environments for all students and their families. Join us for a panel on immigration rights and resources. Immigration Attorneys and CBO representatives will be available to answer questions. Translators will be available in Spanish and Vietnamese. Light Snacks will be served.

    Santee Elementary School Cafeteria
    1313 Audobon Dr
    San Jose, CA 95122


  • Jan 19th 7:00pm–9:00pm

    Learn about the resources that can make a difference for immigrant families in our community. Moderated by Manny Santamaria from the Silicon Valley Community Foundation. Spanish Interpreters and childcare available.

    Cubberley Theater
    4000 Middlefield Road
    Palo Alto, CA


  • Jan 21st 9:00am–1:00pm

    Cash for College Day

    Students and their families can get personal and professional assistance with completing their Free Application for Federal Student Aid forms, also known as FAFSA. Information about resources will be available for foster youth and students eligible for AB 540, also known as the California Dream Act. Assistance with California Dream Act applications will be provided. There will also be a College Resource Fair with representatives from various Northern California universities, including Stanford, UC-Berkeley, UC-Santa Cruz, San Jose State, De Anza College, Mills College, San Jose City College, Evergreen Valley College, and more.

    Silver Creek High School
    3434 Silver Creek Rd
    San Jose, CA 95121

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  • Jan 21st 9:00am–2:30pm

    Community Trust in Policing Forum

    The launch of an 18-month community project to strengthen relations between communities of color and law enforcement in San José will be held. Prior to the start of the community forum, the San José Independent Police Auditor and San José Mayor Sam Liccardo will hold a pre-event news conference to discuss the challenges and goals of this project. Please register to participate at the community forum here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/community-trust-in-po…

    Mexican Heritage Plaza
    1700 Alum Rock Avenue
    San Jose, CA 95116

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  • Jan 21st 10:15am–4:00pm

    San Jose Library Day of Service

    Opportunity for children and adults at all branches of San Jose Libraries to give back to the community AND / OR repay library fines at $20/hour. Must enroll in advance.

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  • Jan 24th 2:00pm–3:30pm

    Reaching Out to the Gate Openers: Outreach and Collaboration in Raising Awareness About Human Trafficking

    Presented by The Anti-Trafficking Collaborative of the Bay Area (ATCBA) Please join us for some exciting workshops and discussions on human trafficking. Contact schoi@apilegaloutreach.org for more information or to RSVP

    25 Van Ness Avenue, Room 650
    San Francisco, CA


  • Jan 26th 12:00pm–1:00pm

    Civil Remedies: A Path to Justice for Survivors of Labor Trafficking

    Presented by The Anti-Trafficking Collaborative of the Bay Area (ATCBA) Co-Sponsored by Legal Aid at Work (formerly known as Legal Aid Society – Employment Law Center)

    Please join us for some exciting workshops and discussions on human trafficking. Contact schoi@apilegaloutreach.org for more information or to RSVP

    180 Montgomery Street, Suite 600
    San Francisco, CA


  • Jan 28th 11:00am–5:00pm


    Free admission all day! Welcome the Year of the Rooster with interactive art-making activities and live performances. This contemporary celebration honors the various Lunar New Year traditions observed by San Jose’s diverse communities. There is something for all ages, so bring the whole family.
    Order free tickets and skip the line.
    San Jose Museum of Art
    110 S Market St
    San Jose, CA 95110

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