Events

January 2018

  • Jan 3rd 3:30pm–6:00pm

    Free Citizenship Workshop – Alum Rock Library

    Free Citizenship Application Assistance (Form N-400); Fee Waiver Assistance (Form I-912 & Form I-942) – All Categories; Free USCIS representation and legal review by a Board of Immigration Appeals accredited representative. Languages Available: English, Spanish, Hindi.

    Monthly on the 1st Wednesday sponsored by IRC (International Rescue Committee) Registration Required: Register on-line www.citizenshipsj.eventbrite.com or call (408) 658-9206 and email contact to Kayla.Ladd@Rescue.org., Interpretation available in other languages on request in registration.

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

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  • Jan 4th 6:30pm–8:30pm

    Free Citizenship Workshop—Mitchell Park Library

    Ready to become an American Citizen? Get help to complete your naturalization application (N-400) and Fee Waiver or Reduced Fee request form (I-912 or I-942, as applicable) at this workshop. Your application will be reviewed and filed by a Department of Justice accredited legal representative who will serve as your legal representative with USCIS and provide you trusted guidance and advice throughout the entire naturalization process. All services are free!

    Register online or call (408) 658-9206. Registration required. If specifically requested, service can be arranged in Spanish, Vietnamese, Mandarin, or Hindi. Questions? Email Kayla.Ladd@Rescue.org.

    Mitchell Park Library, Midtown Room
    3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303

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  • Jan 10th 6:30pm–8:30pm

    This is a FREE event on the 2nd Wednesday of each month through June 13, 2018. Learn about new immigration laws, updates and how this could impact you or someone you know.We would like to educate the community on how they could receive help from different non-profit organizations regarding immigration or any other issues. This will also be followed up with FREE legal consultation from VABANC (Vietnamese American Bar Association of Northern California). The presentation will be conducted in Vietnamese. *Refreshments will be provided

    Register

    VIVO Vietnamese Voluntary Foundation
    2264 Quimby Rd, San Jose, California 95122

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  • Jan 13th 2:00pm–3:00pm

    This class with Ann Wu offers a basic introduction to reading Chinese Idiographs. You will be introduced to 50 words in 50 minutes! All ages welcome. For more information call (408) 354-6896

    Los Gatos Library
    100 Villa Ave
    Los Gatos, CA 95030

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  • Jan 20th 9:00am–3:00pm

    Free Legal Consultations at Mission College

    Please RSVP to: info@siren-bayarea.org

    Mission College (map)
    3000 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara, CA 95054
    Building: Gillmor Center 107 & 110 (1 large room with tables and chairs, lecture style format, has a lobby area outside the room plus a small classroom)

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  • Jan 23rd 11:30am–2:00pm

    San Jose Career Fair - Sales & Professional Job Fair

    Meet, sit down and interview with Fortune 500 employers at The San Jose Career Fair – Sales & Professional Job Fair. Professional Dress (suit & tie or business suit) Bring plenty of resumes.

    Embassy Suites Santa Clara – Silicon Valley
    2885 Lakeside Drive
    Santa Clara / San Jose, CA 95054

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  • Jan 24th 6:30pm–8:00pm

    Partners in Reading - Sessions #1 of 3 Tutor Trainings

    Partners in Reading offers FREE one-to-one tutoring, small group instruction, computer lessons, classes, workshops, family programs and more! 3 tutor training sessions are required to become a tutor.

    Session #1 January 24th 6:30-8:00pm
    Joyce Ellington Branch Library
    491 E. Empire St.
    San José, CA 95112

    Sessions #2 and #3:
    Saturdays, January 27 and February 3, 2018 9:00 a.m. — 4:00 p.m.
    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
    150 E. San Fernando St.
    San José, CA 95112

    To register contact Partners in Reading:
    par.sjpl@sjlibrary.org www.sjpl.org/par (408) 808-2361

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  • Jan 27th 9:00am–4:00pm

    Partners in Reading - Sessions #2 of 3 Tutor Trainings

    Partners in Reading offers FREE one-to-one tutoring, small group instruction, computer lessons, classes, workshops, family programs and more! 3 tutor training sessions are required to become a tutor.

    Session #1 January 24th 6:30-8:00pm
    Joyce Ellington Branch Library
    491 E. Empire St.
    San José, CA 95112

    Sessions #2 and #3:
    Saturdays, January 27 and February 3, 2018 9:00 a.m. — 4:00 p.m.
    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
    150 E. San Fernando St.
    San José, CA 95112

    To register contact Partners in Reading:
    par.sjpl@sjlibrary.org www.sjpl.org/par (408) 808-2361

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  • Jan 28th 5:00pm–6:30pm

    Venerable JianHu, Abbot of Chung Tai Zen Center, and Rabbi Hugh Seid-Valencia, Community Engagement Director, Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center will be in dialogue on: “When Bad Things Happen to Good People: Jewish and Buddhist Perspectives”

    This dialogue is part of A Day of Jewish Learning from 1:00-6:30pm, and SiVIC friends are invited to attend the full day or this session which is at 5:00pm.

    Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center
    14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos.

    This workshop is free. Go to http://www.apjcc.org/jewishlife/jewbilee-a-day-of-jewish-learning/ for information about attending additional workshops. For more information: diane@jvalley.org

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  • Jan 31st 5:00pm–6:30pm

    Mindful Parent Night at Stevenson Elementary School

    Come and learn mindfulness practices to help you wash away your stress and learn mindful tools to teach your child. The workshop will focus on:

    • Understanding the neuroscience of mindfulness.
    • Guided mindfulness and relaxation practices for you and your family.
    • Mindfulness techniques which can be practiced at home or the office.

    For more info call Carin Winter 631 513 6151 or email carin@missionbe.org.

    Stevenson Elementary School
    1400 Montecito Ave
    Mountain View, CA 94040

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