Jan 7th 7:30pm–8:30pm
Asian American History and Cultures
Dr. Huping Ling, an internationally renowned historian and prolific award-winning author/editor of 28 books on Asian American studies, Dr. Huping Ling will discuss her recent publication. This complete encyclopedia covers history and social and cultural issues faced by Asian American communities, families, and individuals. It is a must-have family reference.
Please register here.
Jan 9th 2:00pm–4:00pm
Project Sentinel: Landlord/Tenant Information
Project Sentinel provides counseling, conciliation, investigation, and when necessary, legal referrals to persons alleging housing discrimination. We also provide fair housing education and counseling to housing providers seeking assistance.
Jan 9th 3:00pm–5:30pm
IRC Citizenship Clinic - Bascom Branch Library
During this free citizenship/naturalization workshop, the International Rescue Committee’s experienced immigration 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 Every 2nd Wednesday thru 6/12/19
Registration Please register at https://citizenshipbascom.eventbrite.com or call (408) 658-9206
Bascom Branch Library Room & Floor: Community Room
1000 S. Bascom Ave., San José, CA 95128
Jan 10th 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,firstname.lastname@example.org (408) 357-7452 or Azita Eshagh, email@example.com (408) 357-7457
Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley
14855 Oka Road, Suite 202, Los Gatos, CA 95032
Jan 15th 6:30pm–7:30pm
4 Little Secrets For Well-Being And Longevity
The FUHSD Adult School and the South Asian Heart Center invite you to a community event “Four Little Secrets for Well-being and Longevity” to discuss practical and sustainable approaches to lifestyle changes that may significantly lower your risk for these chronic issues.
The South Asian Heart Center will also conduct a biometrics screening for free Body Mass Index (BMI) and blood pressure (BP). There is limited availability, and pre-registration required at this event. You also have the opportunity to try out samples of delicious, healthy food choices.
FUHSD Adult School
Vallco Campus Atrium
Jan 17th 6:30pm–8:00pm
IRC Immigration & Citizenship Seminar - Sacred Heart
Questions about applying for citizenship? Not clear how recent changes in immigration policy affect you? Get up-to-date information about the benefits of naturalization, eligibility requirements, documents and information needed, fee waiver eligibility, the application process, and free resources that can help you. Free consultations and advice from qualified Accredited Representatives will also be offered.
For any questions, email Kayla.Ladd@Rescue.org or call (408) 658-9206
Sacred Heart Community Service
1381 S 1st St
San Jose, CA 95110
Jan 19th 10:15am–1:00pm
Northside Library's Lunar New Year Spectacular 2019
Save the Date as we celebrate the “Year of the Pig” at Northside Branch Library. Schedule of events are tentative and subject to change: Hosted by Friends of the Northside Branch Library
10:15 am – Lion Dancing presented by Buu Kim Tu Lion Dancing
10:45 am – Crystal Children’s Choir
11 am – Dragon Craft and Parade
Jan 25th 5:00pm–8:00pm
SCC 12th Annual Beacon of Light Awards Ceremony
This is an important event that highlights immigrant achievements and contributions. In the current social climate immigrants are scapegoated and on the receiving end of harmful policies and hate speech. This has been a difficult year, so it’s even more critical to focus on the positive and send different messages about our immigrant residents by recognizing their important role in building and transforming our local communities. Local immigrant artists will also display their work and guests are invited to weave our immigrant tapestry into a remarkable wall art.
Our outstanding 2019 awardees are:
i. Cindy Avitia Lifetime Achievement: Father Jon Pedigo
ii. Beacon of Light: Beth Chance – Santa Clara County Public Defender
iii. Beacon of Light: Almaz Negash - African Diaspora Network
iv. Beacon of Light: Santa Clara County Rapid Response Network
Campbell Community Center, Orchard City Banquet Hall
1 W Campbell Ave, Campbell, CA 95008-1028
Jan 25th 7:00pm–8:30pm
Welcome to America! My City, My Community: Understanding Local Government - PA Library
presentation by the Human Relations Commission. Part of a Palo Alto City Library program series entitled “Welcome to America!” for new Americans and visitors to learn the customs and values of their new home. Each session will focus on a selected topic and will include a short presentation, followed by an activity.
Registration Required. For more information phone: (650) 329-2436
Palo Alto Mitchell Park Library
3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303
Jan 26th 2:00pm–4:00pm
Bystander Intervention Training
Join us for an interactive Bystander Intervention training. This training will be led by the Council on American-Islamic Relations. During the training, participants will learn about the history and principles of nonviolence, and will practice specific de-escalation techniques as a bystander in a variety of scenarios.
This workshop will be a part of a larger conference at Stanford University called Listen to the Silence hosted by Asian American Pacific Islander Issues Conference.
For more information contact: Courtney Mangus Phone: (408) 986-9874 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Stanford Cubberley Education Building
485 Lasuen Mall Building 260
Stanford, CA 94309
Jan 28th 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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Jan 28th 7:30pm–9:00pm
World Harmony Chorus
The World Harmony Chorus brings the community together through a joyous celebration of song! This diverse choral group performs traditional vocal music from around the world, including Africa, Europe and Latin America. Free performance.
Jan 29th 1:00pm–3:30pm
Work2Future 2019 Inclusive Economy Career Fair
20+ Employers expected to be in attendance. For more information call (408) 794-1105.
Jan 31st 12:30pm–3:00pm
Seniors’ Agenda Network Summit
Twice a year, the Seniors’ Agenda Network Summit brings together nearly 200 professional, aging advocates, and elected officials to actively engage in meaningful learnings to strengthen our community for older adults. The Seniors’ Agenda is a collective impact project lead by the County of Santa Clara Department of Aging and Adult Services.