Events

December 2019

  • Dec 5th 6:30pm–8:00pm

    Curator and scholar Fereshteh Daftari will offer an overview of key issues treated in her recent publication, Persia Reframed: Iranian Visions of Modern and Contemporary Art.
    Event is free and open to the public.Part of the Stanford Festival of Iranian Arts.

    Hosted by Stanford Iranian Studies Program

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  • Dec 6th 12:00pm–3:00pm

    Affordable Housing Apply-a-thon - Sunnyvale Unity Church

    Open Waitlist Applications and Tips on how to find affordable housing.  Free Lunch, Free Haircuts 12:00 - 2:00pm.  Sponsored by Downtown Streets Team


  • Dec 6th 5:00pm–6:30pm

    Join us for our 9th annual holiday celebration, Fiesta Navideña. On Friday, December 6, families throughout East San José will gather at the School of Arts and Culture at MHP for an evening of food, music, and dance that embodies the holiday spirit of communities in the United States and throughout Latin America. This free community event captures the warmth of East San José’s community, and includes mariachi and folklórico student recitals, Posada, Christmas tree lighting, local vendors, community resources, and other family activities that seek to strengthen and unite the community through arts and culture.

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  • Dec 6th 5:00pm–7:00pm

    Safe Space (Centennial Rec Center in Morgan Hill)

    Calling all LGBTQ+ youth and young adults in South County! Please join us for our weekly group at the Centennial Recreation Center’s Teen Center!  Safe Space is a place to be yourself, participate in discussions, find community, play games, and have fun!  Safe Space is open to queer, trans, and ally youth and youth adults ages 13-25. For questions or more info, please reach out to Joseph at: jgalvan@fcservices.org.

    Centennial Recreation Center
    171 West Edmundson Ave, Morgan Hill, CA 95037

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  • Dec 7th 10:30am–11:30am

    San Jose Tenant Rights - Free Community Education Presentation

    Hosted by Asian Law Alliance

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  • Dec 10th 1:00pm–2:00pm

    Public Benefits and SJ Tenant Rights - Free Presentation

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  • Dec 10th 6:00pm–8:00pm

    Santa Clara County residents are invited to participate in a community forum about a California law called the TRUTH Act and the public’s right to transparency regarding the access that local governments may provide to federal immigration agents.

    The  forum will be livestreamed on the County’s Board Agenda website​. Although the SCC government is hosting the meeting, no action will be taken on the matter. Translation in Spanish and Vietnamese will be available for those in attendance.

    County of Santa Clara Board of Supervisors Chambers

    70 West Hedding St., San José, CA 95110

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  • Dec 11th 6:00pm–8:00pm

    Virtual Lawyers in the Library - Milpitas Library

    Use the link below to sign up for a 20 minute appointment between 6:00 and 8:00pm. This signup is for Community Members seeking legal advice at the Virtual Pro Bono Legal Clinic.

    Milpitas Library
    160 N. Main Street, Milpitas, CA.

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  • Dec 11th 6:30pm–8:30pm

    Bill Wilson Center Light of Lights Ceremony

    Please join us for this Uplifting Ceremony where we will:

    • Honor our First Respondors
    • Honor our loved ones who have died
    • Honor the Valle Monte List for their 40 years of support

    For more information call (408) 278-2512

    Center for Spiritual Living
    1195 Clark St, San Jose 95125

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  • Dec 13th 4:00pm–6:00pm

    Holigay Clothing Giveaway - LGBTQ Youth Space

    Please join us for our FREE clothing giveaway! Come to the Space to take as much clothing and accessories as you want!  
    This event is open to queer and trans youth and their allies, ages 13-25. For questions or more info, please contact our Drop-in Center Coordinator, Stanley, at: sgaeta@fcservices.org.

    The LGBTQ Youth Space
    452 South First Street, San Jose, CA 95113

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  • Dec 16th 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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  • Dec 16th 5:00pm–7:00pm

    Virtual Lawyers in the Library - Gilroy Library

    Use the link below to sign up for a 20 minute appointment between 5:00 and 7:00pm. This signup is for Community Members seeking legal advice at the Virtual Pro Bono Legal Clinic.

    Gilroy Library
    350 W. Sixth Street, Gilroy, CA.

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  • Dec 17th 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

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

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  • Dec 17th 6:30pm–7:00pm

    Virtual Lawyers in the Library - Morgan Hill Library

    Use the link below to sign up for the waiting list for an appointment between 6:30 and 7:00pm.

    Morgan Hill Library
    660 W. Main Ave., Morgan Hill, California.

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  • Dec 18th 10:00am–12:00pm

    Virtual Lawyers in the Library - Santa Clara County Bar Association

    Use the link below to sign up for a 20 minute appointment between 10:00am  and 12:00pm. This signup is for Community Members seeking legal advice at the Virtual Pro Bono Legal Clinic.

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