Events

March 2019

  • Mar 3rd 3:00pm–6:00pm

    Miss & Mrs Vietnam USA’s 8th Annual Pageant

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  • Mar 6th 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

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  • Mar 7th 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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  • Mar 7th 6:30pm–8:30pm

    IRC Citizenship Clinic - Mitchell Park Library

    At this workshop, you will get help to complete your naturalization application (N-400) and a fee waiver (I-912) or reduced fee (I-942) form, if applicable. Your case will be reviewed by a Department of Justice accredited representative who will file as your legal representative with USCIS (G-28), alert you to updates in your case, and provide you trusted guidance and advice throughout the entire naturalization process. You will also receive help to prepare for the naturalization test, including interview prep and study materials. All services and materials are free!

    Registration is required. Send a registration request online or call (408) 658-9206, or send a registration request via email to Kayla.Ladd@Rescue.org with your full name, phone number, and workshop date you prefer.

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

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  • Mar 8th 6:00pm–8:00pm

    The Role of Education in Women's Empowerment

    Partnering with Pacifica Insitute, UNA Silicon Valley, Santa Clara County Supervisors Cindy Chavez, Santa Clara County Sherriff Laurie Smith, BayCC is organizing a panel on “The Role of Education for Women’s Empowerment”. The panel aims to share best practices about providing quality education tools for women in underserved communities and refugee camps. Free Admission.  RSVP required,

    Board Chambers of Government Center
    70 West Hedding Str, San Jose, CA 95110

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  • Mar 9th 8:30am–12:30pm

    San Jose City College student club, ALMASS, is hosting a conference for local high school and community college students. The conference’s purpose is to support DACA, AB540, and Undocumented Students who would like to attend a community college and/or four year university.  
    The workshops will be lead by students and community leaders. Some of the workshops include, STEM for DREAMERS, Immigration Matters-lead by an Immigration Attorney, UC Resources for DREAMERS, financial aid workshop and more.

    San Jose City College-Theater
    2100 Moorpark Avenue, San Jose, CA 95128

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  • Mar 9th 9:00am–2:30pm

    7th Annual 2019 Strong Girls, Strong Women Leadership Conference for High School Girls and Adult Allies

    The Strong Girls, Strong Women (SGSW) high school girls’ leadership conference empowers, inspires and enriches high school girls and their allies to be strong members and committed leaders of their communities.  The goal of this conference is to bring together women and girls from diverse backgrounds for dialogue and education about the state of girls in Santa Clara County.

    School of Arts and Culture at Mexican Heritage Plaza
    1700 Alum Rock Avenue, San Jose, CA 95116

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  • Mar 10th 2:45pm–5:00pm

    To celebrate the International Women’s Day, You are invited to an Interfaith Panel Discussion titled,  
    Current events beg a discussion on how faith protects the rights of women and gives them their rightful status in the society and protects them from exploitation. This will be an interfaith and multi generational discussion so bring your daughters and your mothers. We will hear from a panel of speakers who will share from their scripture and practices and then hear from the participants on the status that they perceive their faith accords them.

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  • Mar 18th 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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  • Mar 20th 3:19pm–3:19pm

    One of the most important, yet least known activists of our time, Dolores Huerta was an equal partner in founding the first farm workers union with César Chávez. “Dolores” documents Huerta’s life from her childhood in Stockton, California to her early years with the United Farm Workers, from her work with the headline-making grape boycott launched in 1965 to her role in the feminist movement of the ’70s, to her continued work as a fearless activist.  This film screening will be followed by a discussion led by Huerta’s long-time friend Wendy Greenfield.  Open to the public. 

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  • Mar 23rd 12:00pm–4:00pm

    Immigration Lawyers in the Library

    Meet with immigration attorneys who will provide 20-minute free legal consultations. Members of the American Immigration Lawyers Association will be available to offer advice regarding business and family immigration, as well as questions about HB1 visas. Please bring any applicable paperwork. No registration.

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  • Mar 23rd 4:30pm–7:00pm

    In order to come together as a community to address important issues, it starts with a conversation. As a community, we will come together to engage in critical conversations about race, gender, gender identity & sexual orientation in education. We are the change we hope to see!
    You don’t want to miss this night. This event is FREE and dinner will be provided!    Sponsored by:  California Teachers Association Santa Clara County Service Center Council

    5444 Thornwood Dr, San Jose, CA 95123-1214

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  • Mar 24th 9:00am–2:00pm

    FREE LEGAL HELP FOR CITIZENSHIP - Morgan Hill

    Workshop attendees receive: Receive FREE eligibility screening *  Expert application assistance * Fee waiver assistance * Review of your application by Immigration Attorney
    Sponsored by Asian Law Alliance and CET Immigration & Citizenship Program

    St. Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church
    17400 Peak Ave, Morgan Hill, CA 95037

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  • Mar 27th 10:00am–12:00pm

    work2future TECH CAREER FORUM

    work2future presents a panel discussion with industry leaders on the opportunities and skills tech employers are looking for NOW.  
    Don’t miss your chance to meet local tech employers, Register Now

    work2future San Jose Career Center
    1601 Foxworthy Avenue, San Jose

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  • Mar 27th 2:00pm–4:00pm

    West Valley Community Services Breaking Barriers Resource Fair

    Connecting people who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness with resources in the community.  Meet with service providers for MediCal, Cal Fresh, CalWorks, Mental Health, Employment, and more.  Eligible people will receive a free phone from Life Wireless.

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  • Mar 28th 6:00pm–8:00pm

    For those who have already taken the Rapid Responder Training on how to conduct legal observation during enforcement activity, and other roles within the Network.
    Light refreshments included.  Led by Sacred Heart Community Service, PACT and Pangea Legal Services.

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  • Mar 30th 10:00am–4:00pm

    The inaugural festival of food, drinks, and fun to support local high school clubs in celebration of volunteerism!

    Vietnamese American Community Center
    2072 Lucretia Ave, San Jose, California 95121

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  • Mar 30th 11:00am–2:00pm

    Mt. View Multi-Cultural Festival

    This event will give our community the opportunity to better understand and appreciate the incredible blend of people, cultures, talents and beliefs that make Mountain View a great place to live, work and enjoy. The Multicultural Festival features a variety of fun, entertainment, educational activities and exhibits for all ages. Performers will provide entertaining and educational highlights of their respective cultures throughout the day. Stop by community tables to learn about organizations who serve the diverse community of Mountain View. Visit food trucks and the Bean Scene to indulge in for-sale cuisine and treats.
    Free parking is available on the street and in the City’s parking garage.

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