Events

June 2019

  • Jun 3rd 4:00pm–6:00pm

    Sponsored by Catholic Charities

    Gilroy Library
    350 W. Sixth Street, Gilroy, CA 95020


  • Jun 5th 3:30pm–6:00pm

    IRC Citizenship Clinic - Alum Rock Branch Library

    Services Offered: Citizenship Application Assistance (Form N-400) * Fee Waiver Assistance (Form I-912) - All Categories * Pro-bono Legal Consultations * Reduced Fee Request Assistance (Form I-942). Languages: English, Spanish, Chinese (Cantonese), Hindi; Burmese; Karen; Karenni

    Offered 1st Wednesday of every month through September 4th. Register online for a date and appointment time or call/text (408) 658-9206 or email Kayla.Ladd@Rescue.org

    Alum Rock Library
    3090 Alum Rock Ave, San Jose, CA 95127

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  • Jun 6th 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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  • Jun 6th 6:01pm–6:01pm

    Palo Alto World Music Day is a music festival that takes place every year on Father’s Day. It will be celebrated for the 11th time.  All performances are FREE and open to the public. 50 professional and amateur musical groups will performed a variety of genres on street corners and plazas: jazz, blues, classical, pop, rock, klezmer, Greek, Balkan, Indian, World Music, choral, dance, etc. This is a fun and unique family event not to be missed!  Sponsored by Stanford Federal Credit Union.

    Palo Alto on University Avenue (CLOSED to traffic).

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  • Jun 6th 6:30pm–9:00pm

    The Iranian Federated Women’s Club (IFWC)/Payvand, will be proudly celebrating diversity in the Silicon Valley by presenting a series of discussions.  Highly skilled experts as well as artistic performers will be sharing their insights and their art to enlighten and entertain attendees in these open to the public series. Session 17: “Peace and Friendship Through Sports in Iran”  Guest of Honor: TONIA VALIOGHLI Moderators:Dr. Sharat G. Lin and Fariba Nejat
    This session will be in Persian and English.   Sponsored by SandHill Properties.

    Main Street Cupertino Loft at the “Lounge Room”
    19550 Valco Pkwy, Cupertino, Ca 95014

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  • Jun 6th 7:00pm–8:00pm

    Rapid Response Network REFRESHER!! Been trained? We have updates & new learnings!  Rapid Responder Trainings are led by Sacred Heart Community Service, PACT and Pangea Legal Services. For more information about the Rapid Response Network in Santa Clara County and ways to get engaged, visit http://sacredheartcs.org/rapidresponsenetwork/ and https://www.pactsj.org/rapid-response-network-in-santa-clara-county/

    Sacred Heart Community Service
    1381 South First Street San Jose 95110

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  • Jun 8th 10:00am–5:00pm

    The Portuguese Heritage Society of California (PHSC), proudly hosts the annual Dia de Portugal Festival on the second Saturday in June at History San José at Kelley Park, one of the largest events in California celebrating the Portuguese culture.  History Park admission is free. Nearby parking is $6 but free parking with shuttle bus service is available in the immediate area. Look for street signs indicating parking areas.Just some of what awaits you:

    • food and beverages
    • museum exhibits
    • live entertainment
    • traditional parade
    • children’s carnival
    • art, music, books, crafts, novelties

    History Park
    1650 Senter Rd1650 Senter Rd, San Jose, CA 95112

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  • Jun 9th 6:30pm–8:30pm

    Learn about the Rapid Response Network, how to conduct legal observation during enforcement activity, and other roles within the Network. Rapid Responder Trainings are led by Sacred Heart Community Service, PACT and Pangea Legal Services.  RSVP

    For more information about the Rapid Response Network in Santa Clara County and ways to get engaged, visit http://sacredheartcs.org/rapidresponsenetwork/ and https://www.pactsj.org/rapid-response-network-in-santa-clara-county/

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  • Jun 12th 8:30am–12:00pm

    Free San Jose Tax Seminar for Nonprofit and Exempt Organizations

    Tax seminars for Nonprofit and Exempt organizations are half-day one-stop shop seminars that bring subject experts from California tax agencies. Participants will receive information regarding compliance with California tax laws and regulations specifically on issues related to compliance requirement for nonprofit and exempt organizations.

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  • Jun 12th 4:00pm–6:00pm

    Free Legal Consultations About Housing at CSA

    Every 2nd Wednesday of the month, CSA and Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto (CLESPA) partner to provide free housing legal consults to eligible community members. If interested in scheduling an appointment, please contact Eonis at (650) 669-9551.
    Services include evictions, rent increases, unhealthy housing, harassment or discrimination by landlords, and more.If you have an urgent matter, please contact CLESPA directly at 650-326-6440 or visit their office at 1861 Bay Rd, East Palo Alto, CA 94043.

    .Community Services Agency
    204 Stierlin Rd., Mt View, CA 94043


  • Jun 14th 5:00pm–7:00pm

    A fun, free event where Santa Clara County refugees from around the world can wear their native dress, tell their stories, and share their music and dance talents.  There will be entertainment, food, country displays and resource tables.  Sponsored by the SCC Office of Immigrant Relations, the Refugee and Immigrant Forum of SCC, the International Rescue Committee, PARS Equality Center, the San Jose Office of Immigrant Affairs, and Catholic Charities of SCC

    Campbell Community Center, Orchard City Banquet Hall
    1 West Campbell Ave, Campbell, CA

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  • Jun 15th 4:00pm–8:00pm

    MACLA’s Skate Libre event is a FREE, all-ages skate jam event for the community celebrating San Jose’s skateboarding culture that will feature music, games, visual arts, workshops, and community partners.

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  • Jun 17th 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. For more information contact rschmidt@santaclaraca.gov

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

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  • Jun 17th 5:00pm–7:00pm

    Virtual Pro Bono Legal Clinics - Gilroy Library

    Sign up for a free 20 minute legal consultation.

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

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  • Jun 18th 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 

    1415 Koll Circle, #108, San Jose, CA

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  • Jun 19th 10:00am–12:00pm

    WORK2FUTURE FOUNDATION TRADES CAREER FAIR

    Looking to join the Construction or Advanced Manufacturing fields? Listen to a Panel of Professionals as they speak on today’s trends in the trades field.  Construction & Advanced Manufacturingh
    Dress to impress, bring extra resumes
    For more information you can contact John Silva at jsilva@w2ff.org 408-794-1188
    Register On Line

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  • Jun 22nd 10:00am–12:00pm

    Learn about the Rapid Response Network, how to conduct legal observation during enforcement activity, and other roles within the Network.  Rapid Responder Trainings are led by Sacred Heart Community Service, PACT and Pangea Legal Services. For more information about the Rapid Response Network in Santa Clara County and ways to get engaged, visit http://sacredheartcs.org/rapidresponsenetwork/ and https://www.pactsj.org/rapid-response-network-in-santa-clara-county/

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  • Jun 24th 5:00pm–9:00pm

    HBO Documentary Film Foster


    HBO Documentary Film Foster comes to Santa Clara County! Foster goes beyond sensational headlines & stereotypes to provide a compelling look into the complexities of foster care. Join us for a welcome reception and screening of the film, followed by a DYNAMIC panel discussion to accelerate ideas that can drive change for our community and help families thrive.  Light refreshments will be available for guests. The film and panel discussion will be in English.  This event is FREE and open to all, but an RSVP is necessary.

    Santa Clara County Office of Education
    1290 Ridder Park Drive, San Jose, CA 95131

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  • Jun 24th 6:30pm–9:00pm

    Join Malaya South Bay and the Pilipino Association of Workers and Im/Migrants (PAWIS) in celebrating Pride month. Join us for a film screening of “Call Her Ganda” followed by a discussion with panelists.
    About the film: “When Jennifer Laude, a Filipina trans woman, is brutally murdered by a U.S. Marine, three women intimately invested in the case–an activist attorney (Virgie Suarez), a transgender journalist (Meredith Talusan) and Jennifer’s mother (Julita “Nanay” Laude)–galvanize a political uprising, pursuing justice and taking on hardened histories of US imperialism.”
    www.callherganda.com

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  • Jun 25th 8:00am–2:00pm

    America Red Cross Blood Drive - Pacifica Institute

    We invite you to join us by scheduling your blood donation today. American Red Cross will be on-site at Pacifica Institiute Silicon Valley Branch in Sunnyvale, CA on June 25 from 8:00am to 2:00pm to collect blood donations.  Please include your email and phone number while signing-up.  REGISTER HERE

    Pacifica Institute Silicon Valley Branch
    1257 Tasman Drive, Unit B, Sunnyvale, CA 94089

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  • Jun 25th 11:00am–12:00pm

    The 2019 Supreme Court term is coming to an end. The Court will be deciding on some major cases, the 2020 Census citizen question, gerrymandering, and more. Join BAJI’s Executive Director, Nana Gyamfi and Legal Manager, Tsion Gurmu for a wrap up on the decisions and how they impact Black immigrants and refugees.

    Register Now

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  • Jun 25th 5:00pm–6:30pm

    Learn about the Rapid Response Network, how to conduct legal observation during enforcement activity, and other roles within the Network. Rapid Responder Trainings are led by Sacred Heart Community Service, PACT and Pangea Legal Services.   RSVP

    For more information about the Rapid Response Network in Santa Clara County and ways to get engaged, visit http://sacredheartcs.org/rapidresponsenetwork/ and https://www.pactsj.org/rapid-response-network-in-santa-clara-county/

    West Valley Community Services
    10104 Vista Drive Cupertino 95014

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  • Jun 26th 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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  • Jun 26th 6:00pm–8:00pm

    Catholic Charities House Sharing Program Workshop

    The House Sharing Program is designed to expand affordable housing options for Santa Clara County residents through the use of underutilized homes and stability for community members with varying income levels, such as seniors, persons on fixed incomes, working individuals, transition youth, students and veterans.

    Gilroy Library
    350 North 6th St, Gilroy, CA

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  • Jun 28th 6:00pm–9:00pm

    Join us and watch “City Rising,” a documentary about the growing movement across California to fight against displacement, racism, and to uplift tenant power led by people of color.  
    + This event is FREE, ADA Accessible, and will be in both English and Spanish.
    + Snacks provided, and Early Learning Space available for the first 50 children.
    + Public Transit: 12, 22, 23, 77, 522 “Alum Rock & Story”
    Public · Hosted by Somos Mayfair

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  • Jun 29th 1:00pm–2:30pm

    Learn about the Rapid Response Network, how to conduct legal observation during enforcement activity, and other roles within the Network. Rapid Responder Trainings are led by Sacred Heart Community Service, PACT and Pangea Legal Services.   RSVP

    For more information about the Rapid Response Network in Santa Clara County and ways to get engaged, visit http://sacredheartcs.org/rapidresponsenetwork/ and https://www.pactsj.org/rapid-response-network-in-santa-clara-county/

    SATURDAY, June 29, 1-2:30pm,

    Morgan Hill Library
    660 W. Main Ave, Morgan Hill 95037

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  • Jun 30th 1:00pm–6:00pm

    Jews, Christians and Muslims uniting together to serve the poor.  Serve the poor while building bridges of peace and understanding in a context of compassion. Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center, Lincoln Glen Church, and Pacifica Institute invite you to prepare and serve a hot and hearty meal to the poor and homeless of Silicon Valley. Volunteers will first prepare dinner in Sunnyvale (shift 1), then serve dinner at a soup kitchen in downtown San Jose (shift 2). After meal service, volunteers will also enjoy a tasty halal or vegetarian dinner together.  Register here for a volunteer shift.

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