Events

July 2019

  • Jul 1st 4:00pm–6:00pm

    Immigration Consultations at the Gilroy Library

    Free information and referrals to low cost immigration services sponsored by Catholic Charities on the first Monday of every month. .For more information contact: ccimmigration@catholiccharitiesscc.org (408) 842-8207
    Información gratuita y referencias a recursos de inmigración de bajo costo. Primer lunes de cada mes. Para cualquier pregunta general: ccimmigration@catholiccharitiesscc.org

    Gilroy Library, Quiet Study B
    350 W. Sixth Street | Gilroy, CA 95020

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  • Jul 3rd 3:30pm–6:00pm

    IRC Citizenship Clinic - Alum Rock Branch Library

    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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  • Jul 8th 4:30pm–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/

    Sunnyvale Community Service
    725 Kifer Rd, Sunnyvale, CA  94086

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  • Jul 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/

    Sacred Heart Community Service
    1381 South First St. San Jose 95110

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  • Jul 11th 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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  • Jul 12th 7:00pm–9:00pm

    On Friday July 12th, 2019, Lights for Liberty: A Vigil to End Human Detention Camps, will bring thousands of people to locations worldwide to protest the inhumane conditions faced by refugee and asylum seekers. At 9pm, please hold a candle and share a moment of silence. Bring your own candles and lighter or matches. Together we will light up the world (and social media) to demand an end to human detention camps.

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  • Jul 13th 10:00am–3:00pm

    Silicon Valley Youth Climate Summit

    This is a summit for students, young adults, and community organizers to collaborate in averting the climate crisis. You will learn about ways to make a difference and help develop pathways to meaningful action. This summit will launch a hub to facilitate ongoing work.  If you have any questions, please email vidaofficestaff@gmail.com
    REGISTRATION DEADLINE: July 11th at 5pm. Pre-registration required for guaranteed lunch.

    Kirsch Center at De Anza College

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  • Jul 13th 11:00am–3:00pm

    Gilroy Mini Maker Faire

    Maker Faire is a free gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they can do. From engineers to artists to scientists to crafters, Maker Faire is a venue for these “makers” to show hobbies, experiments, projects. We call it the Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth - a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness. Glimpse the future and get inspired!

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  • Jul 13th 12:00pm–8:00pm

    EAT. PLAY. DANCE. Don’t miss Japantown’s largest festival! 2 days of Taiko performances, food + game booths, traditional dances - a fun weekend for the whole family. #sjobon

    Buddhist Church San Jose Betsuin
    640 North 5th street, San Jose, California 95112 

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  • Jul 14th 12:00pm–8:00pm

    EAT. PLAY. DANCE. Don’t miss Japantown’s largest festival! 2 days of Taiko performances, food + game booths, traditional dances - a fun weekend for the whole family. #sjobon

    Buddhist Church San Jose Betsuin
    640 North 5th street, San Jose, California 95112

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  • Jul 15th 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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  • Jul 15th 5:00pm–7:00pm

    Virtual Pro Bono Legal Clinics - Gilroy Library

    Community Member Sign Up  This signup is for Community Members seeking legal advice at the Gilroy Library Virtual Pro Bono Clinic. 
    Include Topic of Legal Question (e.g. Immigration, Family, Housing, etc.). One paragraph only.

    Gilroy Library
    350 W. Sixth Street, Gilroy, CA

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  • Jul 21st 5:30pm–8:30pm

    All faiths encourage their followers to love their neighbors. To love our neighbors, “WE MUST KNOW OUR NEIGHBORS”
    “National Know your neighbors” is AMV Foundation’s campaign to build a culture of hope, inclusion and peace. We are encouraging all Americans to move “From Fear to Friendship.”
    Please join us to experience how Muslims celebrate their holidays    
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    Highlights of the Festival include a Complimentary Gourmet Pakistani meal and Interfaith panel sharing religious holidays and favorite memories, cultural performances  Sponsors: American Muslim Voice (AMV) Foundation and First Congregation Church of Palo Alto.  Host: Samina Sundas

    First Congregational Church of Palo Alto

    1985 Louis Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303

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  • Jul 23rd 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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    1415 Koll Circle, #108, San Jose, CA

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  • Jul 27th 12:00pm–4:00pm

    Silicon Valley Safety and Preparedness Day - Palo Alto

    The City of Palo Alto invites you to attend this free, family-friendly event to learn about anything and everything hazard-related. View exhibits and engage in activities about emergency preparedness in Silicon Valley.  For more information contact Kenneth Dueker Send Email

    Stanford Shopping Center
    Palo Alto, 94304

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  • Jul 30th 11:00am–12:00pm

    ALA Presentation - San Jose Renters' Rights

    Do you know your rights as a Renter in San Jose? Learn more at ALA’s Free Presentation about Tenant Protection Ordinance. 


  • Jul 31st 7:00pm–9:30pm

    Los Gatos Music in the Park Inc., proudly presents the 7th annual LOS GATOS PARK DANCE at Oak Meadow Park. Come end your summer with a fantastic night of community, friends and live music, dancing under the stars (on a 3000 sq. ft. wood dance floor!) featuring Los Gatos’ own The Houserockers!  (Rock & Soul)

    Oak Meadow Park, Los Gatos
    233 Blossom Hill Rd, Los Gatos, California 95032

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