Events

September 2020

  • Sep 1st 10:30am–11:30am

    U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services Community Stakeholder Meeting, San Jose Field Office

    Geared towards immigrant service providers, citizenship/ESL teachers and community members. Local updates and answers to pre-submitted questions will be provided. Questions pertaining to specific cases, national policy, or legal interpretation will not be addressed. You can submit questions through your liaisons (Community Meeting: Jackie and Legal Representative Meeting: Vilma), or if you do not have a liaison, you can email me directly by August 24, 2020.

    To join the meeting:  Webex Link Access Code or Meeting Number: 199 360 8703   Meeting password: sj100!US#CIS   Join by phone: +1-415-527-5035

    Please review these instructions carefully to ensure that you have a smooth process in accessing the Webex presentation. We encourage participants to join 10 minutes before the start time.

    1) If you are using a computer, use Google Chrome to access the site and not Internet Explorer. You can copy and paste the link below to join the meeting.

    2) If you are using a phone or tablet, it is best to download the Cisco WebEx Meeting App (it is free).

    3) When you log in, please select the “Call Me” audio feature and type in your phone number (do not use your computer speakers as this will increase background noise). You will receive a call to join the meeting.

    4) If you cannot view Webex on your phone, tablet or computer, you can still call in at 1-415-527-5035 and use the Access Code to join.

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  • Sep 1st 3:00pm–5:00pm

    Curbside Tax Document Drop off Event

    Hosted by Tax-Aid   Come drop off your tax documents and Tax-Aid volunteers will prepare them for you! And we can help you complete the 2020 Census. You’ll get a free gift when you complete the Census.

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  • Sep 3rd 1:30pm–2:30pm

    U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services Legal Representative Stakeholder Meeting, San Jose Field Office

    Geared towards legal representatives, such as attorneys, accredited representative, law students supervised by an attorney.  Local updates and answers to pre-submitted questions will be provided. Questions pertaining to specific cases, national policy, or legal interpretation will not be addressed. You can submit questions through your liaisons (Community Meeting: Jackie and Legal Representative Meeting: Vilma), or if you do not have a liaison, you can email me directly by August 24, 2020.

    To join the meeting: Webex Link Access Code or Meeting Number: 199 360 8703 Meeting password: sj100!US#CIS Join by phone: +1-415-527-5035

    1) If you are using a computer, use Google Chrome to access the site and not Internet Explorer. You can copy and paste the link below to join the meeting.

    2) If you are using a phone or tablet, it is best to download the Cisco WebEx Meeting App (it is free).

    3) When you log in, please select the “Call Me” audio feature and type in your phone number (do not use your computer speakers as this will increase background noise). You will receive a call to join the meeting.

    4) If you cannot view Webex on your phone, tablet or computer, you can still call in at 1-415-527-5035 and use the Access Code to join.

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  • Sep 4th 10:00am–12:00pm

    Will you join the Santa Clara County Behavioral Health Services for a Stakeholder Leadership Committee meeting to learn more about what Behavioral Health Services Department is doing to support your wellness?

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  • Sep 4th 4:00pm–5:00pm

    Tus derechos, como tú, son esenciales. Diálogo con expertos.

    Como parte de la actividades de la Semana de Derechos Laborales 2020 el Consulado de México llevará a cabo una serie de Webminars en esta materia que se trasmitirán en la página de Facebook del Consulado General de México en San José https://www.facebook.com/Consulmexsanjose

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  • Sep 4th 4:00pm–5:00pm

    Tus derechos, como tú, son esenciales. Consultorio Laboral.

    Como parte de la actividades de la Semana de Derechos Laborales 2020 el Consulado de México llevará a cabo una serie de Webminars en esta materia que se trasmitirán en la página de Facebook del Consulado General de México en San José https://www.facebook.com/Consulmexsanjose

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  • Sep 10th 4:30pm–12:26am

    SJPL Virtual U.S. Citizenship Class

    Requirements to take the Citizenship Class: You must have been a legal permanent resident for at least 5 years, or 3 years if married to a U.S. Citizen You must read, write, and understand basic English. You can also practice your citizenship interview! During the mock interview, you will practice how to answer questions about your application, background, and civics test, as well as to practice the reading and writing test!

    Registration Required      Contact: Marcela Munoz marcela.munoz@sjlibrary.org

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  • Sep 11th 7:30pm–8:30pm

    COVID-19 Q&A with Dr. Yu

    Virtual session hosted by Los Altos Cert.  Local family practice physician Dr. Edward Yu shares information about the latest data and knowledge about COVID-19, and answers your questions.

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  • Sep 12th 9:00am–1:00pm

    FREE CITIZENSHIP WORKSHOP - SAN JOSE, CA

    If you are eligible to apply, you will be assisted by immigration attorneys and DOJ accredited representatives. The citizenship application assistance you receive is FREE of charge, and all information is kept confidential. You will also receive resources to help you study for the citizenship interview.

    If you are ineligible to apply, we will provide a FREE immigration consultation at a later date.

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  • Sep 12th 10:30am–12:00pm

    Wildfire Insurance Recovery Orientation Webinar

    Hosted by United Policyholders.  First steps after a wildfire and insurance recovery orientation. Information and guidance on navigating the insurance claim process.
    Register Now

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  • Sep 12th 11:00am–1:00pm

    COVID-19 UPDATE: Thank you for your interest in learning more about the Rapid Response Network of Santa Clara County. We want to ensure your health and safety, thus we have established protocols to keep these trainings safe for everyone. 

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  • Sep 12th 7:30pm–9:30pm

    In commemoration of the anniversary of the Martial Law, the next PAWIS Kapehan will tackle Philippine History and the Martial Law.
    Presented by Kirby Araullo, a historian of UC Davis and as usual, Professor Ruth Silver Taube will provide workers’ rights update in the time of the pandemic.
    The event will be broadcast live on FB and Zoom with special live cultural performances from Himigrante, Migrante Thailand’s cultural group.

    Zoom link: TinyURL.com/PAWIS0912    Meeting ID: 848 2628 0007    Call in (669)900-6833

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  • Sep 13th 10:00am–12:00pm

    Hosted by the SCC Office of Immigrant Relations    Register Now

    Virtual guided family activity part of Welcoming Week 2020.
    Guided by Arcel Vazquez Blume who directs the Office of Cultural Competency and focuses on improving services and supports across county systems to ensure the wellbeing of families that have historically been disenfranchised so that their children may have successful life outcomes.

    Bienestar y Conexion entre Familia y Comunidad
    Actividad dirigida por Arcel Vazquez Blume quien dirige la oficina de cultura en comunidad y se enfoca en mejorar los servicios y apoyos de los systemas del condado para asegurar al bienestar de familias que historicamente no han beneficiado de derechos y oportunidades y puedan traer a sus familias adelante.

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  • Sep 13th 3:00pm–4:00pm

    Tracy’s Virtual Tour of Emergency Kits and Preparedness

    Hosted by Los Altos CERT - Join CERT volunteer Tracy Newby for a tour through the basics of emergency kits and preparedness. He’ll showcase various kits and their contents, and discuss the items’ purposes and uses:
    Register Now

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  • Sep 13th 3:00pm–6:00pm

    Free Groceries for Anyone in Need - Drive Through at Local 4 SDA Churches

    Drive through - Pop Your Trunk - No ID Needed

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  • Sep 15th 12:00pm–1:00pm

    Register NowHosted by the SCC Office of Immigrant Relations

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  • Sep 15th 2:00pm–4:00pm

    Virtual Wildfire Recovery Workshop for Ranchers

    This workshop provide a “one-stop-shop” for resources and information on how to rebuild and recover.  SCU Wildfire recovery discussion.Topics include assistance programs from Farm Services Agency (FSA) and Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS), animal health concerns post-fire, and rangeland management and erosion concerns post fire.
    Please wear your face coverings and honor social distancing for COVID-19.

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  • Sep 16th 12:30pm–1:30pm

    Hosted by the SCC Office of Immigrant Relations
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  • Sep 17th 4:00pm–6:00pm

    Join @newamericans, @NewAmericanEcon, and @juliothesquare for a digital celebration of #CitizenshipDay! We’ll celebrate immigration and citizenship through comedy and illustration. #WeWelcomeYou

    RSVP here: RSVP here

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  • Sep 17th 4:30pm–5:30pm

    SJPL Virtual U.S. Citizenship Class

    Requirements to take the Citizenship Class: You must have been a legal permanent resident for at least 5 years, or 3 years if married to a U.S. Citizen You must read, write, and understand basic English. You can also practice your citizenship interview! During the mock interview, you will practice how to answer questions about your application, background, and civics test, as well as to practice the reading and writing test!

    Registration Required     Contact: Marcela Munoz marcela.munoz@sjlibrary.org     Registration Required

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  • Sep 17th 5:00pm–7:00pm

    Socially Distant Census 2020 Event!

    Hosted by the Day Worker Center MV

    MQA will be there to help folks get counted. Free masks, care packages, and other resources will be provided! @SCCCensus @mtnviewcityhall

    Rengstorff Park
    (near the pool), Mtn. View, CA 94040


  • Sep 17th 7:00pm–8:00pm

    An Overview of U.S. Immigration. From Entry to Naturalization

    The U.S, Citizenship and Immigration Services, community relations officers are offering free virtual sessions open to the public in September. No registration required.
    Presenter: Jennifer LaForce, USCIS San Francisco

    Webex Link: https://uscis.webex.com/uscis/j.php?MTID=md89b27b1bcdbd5f1dde44576e22e302c

    Meeting number (access code): 199 193 8080    Meeting password: EGjkTGzR@332

    Instructions to Join

    Please review these instructions carefully to ensure that you have a smooth process accessing Webex. We encourage you to join 10 minutes early.

    1. If you are using a computer, use Google Chrome to open the link. You can click on “Join from your browser” to join the meeting.

    2. If you are using a phone or tablet, it is best to download the Cisco WebEx Meeting App (it is free).

    3. When you log in, please select the “Call Me” audio feature and type in your phone number (do not use your computer speakers as this will increase background noise). You will receive a call to join the meeting.

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  • Sep 18th 9:00am–12:00pm

    Free Drive-in Citizenship Application Assistance

    At this event, potential citizenship applicants will have the opportunity to have their completed application reviewed by an attorney or a Dept of Justice (DOJ) accredited representative. Participants must wear masks at all times.

    It’s important to register by calling (408) 510-4358. If no one answers, leave your name, phone number and best time to call you back.
    For more information contact Gerardo Barba gbarba@catholiccharitiesscc.org.

    Catholic Charities
    2625 Zanker Rd. San Jose 95134

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  • Sep 18th 10:00am–3:00pm

    Prueba de COVID-19 Gratuita

    Seguro y confidencial.  No necesitas nota del medico, no affecta tu estatus migratorio, no se necesitas seguro medico., no se requiere cita.


  • Sep 18th 12:00pm–2:22pm

    Hosted by the SCC Office of Immigrant Relations.  Panel including Beacon of Light 2020 Awardees
    - Community Health Partnership
    - Céline Dinh Janelle,
    - Sarita Kohli
    - Camille Llanes-FontanillaTime

    Register Now

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  • Sep 19th 10:00am–11:00am

    Parents Helping Parents Early Start Online Resource Fair

    Parents Helping Parents is hosting the first-ever “Early Start Virtual Resource Fair,  Are you the parent of a child 0-3-years-old who may have a delay, or has a disability? Are you a professional who works with these families? Are you wondering what services are available for them in Santa Clara County?

    This one-hour-long “virtual fair” will feature an amazing array of resources, showcasing a variety of Early Start services. Resources will be grouped into categories which will be introduced, and then each vendor has a chance to highlight their services.

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  • Sep 23rd 10:00am–11:30am

    Community Health Partnership's Telehealth Town Hall

    Learn about new and proposed legislation to expand telehealth services and support Community Health Center response to the needs of those hit hardest by COVID-19.
    We’re excited to welcome these inspiring speakers working on the cutting edge of telehealth policy and implementation:
    Our Featured Speakers:
    Hon. Robert Rivas, State Assembly, 30th District
    Dr. Hector Rodriguez, Professor of Health Policy at UC Berkeley
    Luisa Buada, RN, MPH, CEO-Ravenswood Family Health Network
    Our Special Guest Speakers:
    Jeremiah Davis, MD-Assoc. Medical Director for Pediatrics and EHR Lead Physician, Ravenswood Family Health Network
    Ranjani Chandramouli, MD-Medical Director, Gardner Health Services

    Please join us for a conversation with these leaders in government, research, and innovation about the future of healthcare services.  Register Now

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  • Sep 23rd 4:00pm–5:30pm

    Overview of Provisional Waivers, Form I-601A, and Immigrant Visas

    The U.S, Citizenship and Immigration Services, community relations officers are offering free virtual sessions open to the public in September. No registration required.
    Presenter: Sai Phavisith, USCIS

    Webex Link: https://uscis.webex.com/uscis/j.php?MTID=m977d392753318efb4a713a9ff230cd2c

    Meeting number (access code): 199 083 4566    Meeting password: HNicMEkH$628

    Instructions to Join

    Please review these instructions carefully to ensure that you have a smooth process accessing Webex. We encourage you to join 10 minutes early.

    1. If you are using a computer, use Google Chrome to open the link. You can click on “Join from your browser” to join the meeting.

    2. If you are using a phone or tablet, it is best to download the Cisco WebEx Meeting App (it is free).

    3. When you log in, please select the “Call Me” audio feature and type in your phone number (do not use your computer speakers as this will increase background noise). You will receive a call to join the meeting.

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  • Sep 23rd 7:30pm–8:30pm

    COVID-19 Virtual Q&A with Dr. Yu

    Hosted by the Los Altos CERT. Local family practice physician Dr. Edward Yu shares information about the latest data and knowledge about COVID-19, and answers your questions.
    Register Now

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  • Sep 24th 3:00pm–5:00pm

    Free Groceries (Comestibles gratis) for Anyone in Need - Drive Through at Local 2 SDA Churches

    2 Locations

    SDA Church, 653 W. Fremont Ave, Sunnyvale

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  • Sep 24th 4:00pm–5:30pm

    How to Become a US Citizen - The Naturalization Process

    The U.S, Citizenship and Immigration Services, community relations officers are offering free virtual sessions open to the public in September. No registration required.
    Presenter: Nina Sachdev, USCIS San Jose

    Webex Link: https://uscis.webex.com/uscis/j.php?MTID=m98d36d25a45505e02f981ed4caf87822

    Meeting number (access code): 199 905 7212     Meeting password: Natz100USgoCIS!

    Please review these instructions carefully to ensure that you have a smooth process accessing Webex. We encourage you to join 10 minutes early.

    1. If you are using a computer, use Google Chrome to open the link. You can click on “Join from your browser” to join the meeting.

    2. If you are using a phone or tablet, it is best to download the Cisco WebEx Meeting App (it is free).

    3. When you log in, please select the “Call Me” audio feature and type in your phone number (do not use your computer speakers as this will increase background noise). You will receive a call to join the meeting.

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  • Sep 24th 4:30pm–5:30pm

    SJPL Virtual U.S. Citizenship Class

    Requirements to take the Citizenship Class: You must have been a legal permanent resident for at least 5 years, or 3 years if married to a U.S. Citizen You must read, write, and understand basic English. You can also practice your citizenship interview! During the mock interview, you will practice how to answer questions about your application, background, and civics test, as well as to practice the reading and writing test!

    Registration Required    Contact: Marcela Munoz marcela.munoz@sjlibrary.org

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  • Sep 24th 5:00pm–6:30pm

    2020 Wildfire Impacted Households - Virtual Workshop: How to read and understand your insurance policy

    This United Policyholders webinar will cover:
    •How to read your insurance policy
    •Determining all available benefits
    •Understanding lingo and claim rules
    •Depreciation, code upgrades, extended benefits

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  • Sep 24th 5:30pm–6:30pm

    Hosted by Assemblyman Ash Kalra.  RSVP contact teresa.gomez@asm.ca.gov or call (408)277-1220 ti receive a Zoom Link


  • Sep 25th 1:00pm–4:00pm

    Free Drive-in Citizenship Application Assistance

    At this event, potential citizenship applicants will have the opportunity to have their completed application reviewed by an attorney or a Dept of Justice (DOJ) accredited representative. Participants must wear masks at all times.

    It’s important to register by calling (408) 510-4358. If no one answers, leave your name, phone number and best time to call you back.
    For more information contact Gerardo Barba gbarba@catholiccharitiesscc.org.

    Catholic Charities
    2625 Zanker Rd. San Jose 95134

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  • Sep 26th 10:00am–12:00pm

    COVID-19 UPDATE:
    Thank you for your interest in learning more about the Rapid Response Network of Santa Clara County. We want to ensure your health and safety, thus we have established protocols to keep these trainings safe for everyone.
    1. Training will be held in-person at Sacred Heart Community Service in the outdoor courtyard
    2. Limit to 5 participants and 2 facilitators
    3. Temperature checks, hand sanitizer and masks will be available upon arrival
    4. Email pre-registration will replace pen and paper sign-in sheets
    5. Each person will be seated at a picnic table with 6 or more feet of distance from others
    6. All tables will be cleaned and sanitized before arrival

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  • Sep 27th 2:00pm–9:00pm

    2020 SoFA Street Fair - Fall Edition

    You can expect to see sofas in the street, live wrestling, arts and crafts, vendors, and an indoor swap-style marketplace. Come walk (or dance) through the streets and in and out of cafés and businesses listening to a diverse sampling of local musicians. To fuel you: craft beers, wine, and food trucks. For band updates and to learn more about what’s new, follow our Facebook page. Don’t forget to hashtag your photos! #sofastreetfair

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  • Sep 30th 1:00pm–2:30pm

    Hybrid Affordable Housing Applyathon

    Join Community Services Agency (CSA) and Sunnyvale Community Services (SCS), for a virtual affordable housing presentation, followed by a safe application distribution.
    To access the ZOOM presentation in English at 1:00pm:   Please use this Meeting ID: 951 4260 2370 or use the following link: https://zoom.us/j/95142602370
    A safe in person application distribution will be from 4:00pm-6:00pm at the following two sites:

    Community Services Agency, CSA
    204 Stierlin Rd, Mountain View, 94043
    ecibrianpelayo@csacares.org   650.669.9551

    Sunnyvale Community Services, SCS

    725 Kifer Rd,, Sunnyvale, CA 94086
    jbrambila@svcommunityservices.org   408. 738.4321 x 212


  • Sep 30th 3:00pm–5:00pm

    Virtual: Citizenship Application & Fee Waiver Assistance

    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

    Languages: English, Spanish, Farsi To join please click here

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  • Sep 30th 4:00pm–5:30pm

    Immigration Options for Victims of Crimes (T/U/VAWA)

    The U.S, Citizenship and Immigration Services, community relations officers are offering free virtual sessions open to the public in September. No registration required.  
    Presenter: Jesse Castro, USCIS Fresno

    Webex Link: https://uscis.webex.com/uscis/j.php?MTID=m11bd5fa8d092970fbf5229f77442b9d8

    Meeting number (access code): 199 396 5760      Meeting password: Wtp5bpkb7M$7

    Please review these instructions carefully to ensure that you have a smooth process accessing Webex. We encourage you to join 10 minutes early.

    1. If you are using a computer, use Google Chrome to open the link. You can click on “Join from your browser” to join the meeting.

    2. If you are using a phone or tablet, it is best to download the Cisco WebEx Meeting App (it is free).

    3. When you log in, please select the “Call Me” audio feature and type in your phone number (do not use your computer speakers as this will increase background noise). You will receive a call to join the meeting.

    More Information


1/29/20 Vietnamese Children's Choir
1/29/20 Vietnamese Children's Choir
12-5-16 Vets for Standing Rock - SJ City Council
12-5-16 Vets for Standing Rock - SJ City Council
Cambodian Dance Troup
Cambodian Dance Troup
Punjabi Dancers
Punjabi Dancers
Dave Cortese & Samina
Dave Cortese & Samina
Sudanese Ladies
Sudanese Ladies
Vietnamese Karate Kids
Vietnamese Karate Kids
Muslim Father-Daughter
Muslim Father-Daughter
Aztec Dancers
Aztec Dancers