Events

November 2019

  • Nov 1st 4:00pm–9:00pm

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  • Nov 6th 6:30pm–8:00pm

    Partners in Reading New Tutor Orientation & Training - 1 of 3

    Partners in Reading offers FREE one-to-one tutoring, small group instruction, computer lessons, classes, workshops, family programs and more!
    Tutor Training Sessions 2 and 3.
    Saturdays, November 9 and 16, 2019  9:00 a.m. — 4:00 p.m. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
    All 3 sessions are required to become 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

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  • Nov 6th 6:30pm–8:30pm

    Join us for an interfaith panel consisting of Christian, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist and Muslim representatives to discuss the human and ethical values they share with one another.  Through this discussion they will demonstrate that despite our differences, most religions promote a common set of values through their traditions.


  • Nov 7th 5:00pm–8:00pm

    ​Free Immigration Law Clinics - Jewish Family Services

    JFS-SV and the American Immigration Lawyers’ Association, (AILA) are offering free immigration law clinics 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 receive help to complete green card and citizenship applications and fee waiver applications to ameliorate the costs of the application fees (totaling well over a thousand dollars.)

    To schedule an appointment to meet with an attorney, please contact: Zoya Lazer,zoyal@jfssv.org (408) 357-7452 or Azita Eshagh, azitae@jfssv.org (408) 357-7457

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

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  • Nov 9th 9:00am–4:00pm

    Partners in Reading New Tutor Orientation & Training - 2 of 3

    Partners in Reading offers FREE one-to-one tutoring, small group instruction, computer lessons, classes, workshops, family programs and more!
    Tutor Training Sessions 2 and 3.
    Saturdays, November 9 and 16, 2019 9:00 a.m. — 4:00 p.m. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
    All 3 sessions are required to become 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

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  • Nov 14th 6:30pm–9:00pm

    Many thanks to our partners for the distinguished panelistsAnti Defamation League * Bay Area Cultural Connections * Federal Bureau of Investigation * Islamic Networks Group * The Jewish Community Federation & Endowment Fund
    Reception 6:30 pm Dinner, Panel and Q & A 6:45-9:00 pm
    Limited seat and RSVP required

    Pacifica Institute
    1257 Tasman Drive Suite A-BSunnyvale, CA 9408

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  • Nov 16th 9:00am–4:00pm

    Partners in Reading New Tutor Orientation & Training - 3 of 3

    Partners in Reading offers FREE one-to-one tutoring, small group instruction, computer lessons, classes, workshops, family programs and more!
    Tutor Training Sessions 2 and 3.
    Saturdays, November 9 and 16, 2019 9:00 a.m. — 4:00 p.m. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
    All 3 sessions are required to become 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

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  • Nov 16th 9:00am

    Citizenship Workshop - Gavilan college (Hollister)

    Free Citizenship Workshop in English / Spanish.  Click on link below to register and see list of documents to bring.

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  • Nov 16th 9:00am–2:00pm

    FREE CITIZENSHIP WORKSHOP CET, SAN JOSE, CA

    AT THE EVENT, YOU WILL RECEIVE FREE ELIGIBILITY SCREENING, APPLICATION ASSISTANCE AND REVIEW OF YOUR APPLICATION BY IMMIGRATION ATTORNEYS AND DOJ ACCREDITED REPRESENTATIVES.

    On October 25, USCIS announced that people receiving public benefits can no longer apply for a citizenship fee waiver after December 2nd. Your SSI, Medi-Cal, SNAP (food stamps), Federally-assisted housing, & CHIP will no longer be accepted as valid proof after December 2nd. The citizenship filing fee is $725.  Also, please note that it is okay to receive public benefits and apply to become a citizen. The new rule about public benefits does not apply to citizenship applications. Come to our free workshop to learn more!

    Register for sessions at 9:00am,10:00am or 1:00pm

    CENTER FOR EMPLOYMENT TRAINING
    701 VINE ST, SAN JOSE, CA 95110

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  • Nov 16th 11:00am–8:00pm

    The annual American Indian Heritage Celebration returns to the fairgrounds this year with Olympic Gold Medalist, Billy Mills! Entertainment for the entire family includes: Dance Exhibitions, Aztec Dancers, an American Indian Market and much more to educate and enjoy with our community. All dancers and drums welcome. FREE ADMISSION!! Parking is $10 per vehicle.
    TRIBAL SPONSORS: Muwekma Ohlone Tribe of the San Francisco Bay Area, Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, Ohlone Costanoan Esselen Nation. Vendors contact Mitlalpilli at mitlalpilli@hotmail.com or call 408-510-1377. for more info contact Vernon Medicine Cloud at vmcloud@ihcscv.org

    Santa Clara County Fairgrounds
    344 Tully Rd, San Jose, California 95111

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  • Nov 17th 11:00am–3:00pm

    Mt. View Dayworker Center Resource Event - Lo Que Hay Para Ti

    Take advantage of the opportunity to know the community agencies that could serve you.  Learn what is available to you. Call 650-903-4102 for more information.  English / Spanish

    Civic Center Plaza, 500 Castro St, Mt. View, CA 94041

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  • Nov 18th 5:00pm–7:30pm

    ​Citizenship Application Help at the Santa Clara Central Park Library

    Get help preparing your citizenship application and filing a USCIS fee waiver or reduced fee request, if applicable. Guidance on the naturalization legal process, eligibility requirements, and interview will be provided. Register by phone: 408-658-9206 or sanjoseimmigration@rescue.org.

    Every 3rd Monday of the month from 5 – 7:30 pm, Santa Clara City Library, Heritage Pavilion 2nd Floor. (January and February 2019 will be held on the 4th Monday due to holiday closures.) For more information contact rschmidt@santaclaraca.gov

    Central Park Library – Heritage Pavilion
    2635 Homestead Road,, Santa Clara, California 95051

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  • Nov 19th 9:30am–3:00pm

    Free Citizenship Workshop - Asian Law Alliance

    AT THE EVENT, YOU WILL RECEIVE FREE ELIGIBILITY SCREENING, APPLICATION ASSISTANCE AND REVIEW OF YOUR APPLICATION BY IMMIGRATION ATTORNEYS AND DOJ ACCREDITED REPRESENTATIVES.

    On October 25, USCIS announced that people receiving public benefits can no longer apply for a citizenship fee waiver after December 2nd. Your SSI, Medi-Cal, SNAP (food stamps), Federally-assisted housing, & CHIP will no longer be accepted as valid proof after December 2nd. The citizenship filing fee is $725.

    Also, please note that it is okay to receive public benefits and apply to become a citizen. The new rule about public benefits does not apply to citizenship applications. Come to our free workshop to learn more!

    Asian Law Alliance
    991 W. Hedding St. Suite 202, San Jose, CA 95126

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  • Nov 19th 12:00pm–4:00pm

    SIREN Free DACA Renewal Workshop

    Remember to bring the following: -work permit -copy of your prior DACA application - 2 passport style pictures -Check or Money Order for $495 -if you have ever been arrested, your court certified disposition -Your most recent tax return (i.e. your 2018 taxes) *For eligible individuals, we are offering scholarship for the $495 renewal fee

    Please keep in mind that all documents must be brought in order for SIREN to assist you.

    RSVPs are required for each applicant renewing DACA. This form will automatically disable after SIREN reaches the max number of applicants we can assist for each clinic. You can find more on our website at www.siren-bayarea.org

    RSVP

    SIREN
    1415 Koll Circle, #108, San Jose, CA

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  • Nov 20th 6:00pm–8:00pm

    Community Forum - SCC and City budget planning for 2020 - 2025

    Are you a resident, service provider, business owner or housing professional in Santa Clara County? Join the Discussion! Please join the County and Cities of Santa Clara for a series of Regional Forums to help identify affordable housing, homeless and community improvement needs over the next five years. We want to hear from you!
    Participating jurisdictions include: Campbell, Cupertino, Gilroy, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Los Gatos, Monte Sereno, Morgan Hill, Mountain View, Palo Alto, City of Santa Clara, San Jose, Saratoga, Sunnyvale, and Unincorporated Santa Clara County

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  • Nov 27th 4:00pm–6:00pm

    Free Citizenship Application & Fee Waiver Assistance at Tully Branch Library

    During this free citizenship/naturalization workshop PARS Equality Center staff will: Provide legal advice, explain eligibility criteria and determine if you are eligible for citizenship * Complete and file your Naturalization (Citizenship) application * Organize your supporting documentation * Submit USCIS fee waivers, if applicable.

    For more information call 1-408-808-3030 or e-mail tumail@sjlibrary.org

    Tully Branch Library, 880 Tully Rd., Study Room B, San José, CA 95111

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