CADRE Connection Newsletter – September 2022

This month’s issue has information on extreme heat, new multi-language resources, CADRE webinars on personal preparedness in the workplace and disaster activities of local faith based organizations and much more.

Tenant Power Tool Kit

We are in this together. This is how it works:
You answer some questions about your eviction and debt situation. We help you fight your eviction and your rent …

Asian Mental Health Collaborative

It is the mission of AMHC to normalize and de-stigmatize mental health within the Asian community. Site contains directories of Asian therapists in the US and Canada, a Resource directory, …

Indigenous Language Justice in California

In 2017-18, the Mixteco/Indígena Community Organizing Project (MICOP), Frente Indígena de
Organizaciones Binacionales (FIOB), California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. (CRLA), and the Binational
Center for the Development of …

Inclusive Emergency Management Community

This Community brings together emergency management professionals and community stakeholders who are currently working in or interested in inclusive emergency management. The Community provides a space for us to access …

Vibes & Smiles

Our ultimate mission is to bring back the roots of love, kindness, and positivity in all communities by being of service to others. We are dedicated to cultivating & fostering …

COVID-19 RECOVERY TASK FORCE

9/21 In September 2021, the San José City Council approved 55 organizations to the COVID-19 Recovery Task Force, an important part of the City’s Community and Economic Recovery strategy.

Housing for Ukrainian Refugees

3/10/22 UkraineTakeShelter.com is an independent platform connecting Ukrainian refugees with potential hosts and housing.
This website is a public bulletin. We encourage everyone with spare space to post a …

Translators without Borders (TWB)

Translators without Borders (TWB) is a global community of over 80,000 translators and language specialists offering language services to humanitarian and development organizations worldwide.

Black Coalition Against COVID (BCAC)

The Black Coalition Against COVID has assembled leaders from across the nation to provide science-based facts and information needed to drive COVID prevention awareness, increasing mask usage and vaccination.

Bay Area Vanpool Program

Enterprise and MTC (Metropolitan Transportation Commission) connect employees who live near each other and provide them with a recent-model van or SUV. Riders commute together, saving money, freeing up time …

RAINN: Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network

RAINN is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the …

2022 Silicon Valley Index

The Silicon Valley Index has been telling the Silicon Valley story since 1995. Released early every year, the Index is a comprehensive report based on indicators that measure the strength …

MPI Language Portal

A Translation and Interpretation Digital Library
search the database to find resources used to provide services to Limited English Proficient (LEP) individuals. The database gives you thousands of state …

Webinar: Understanding Afghan Resettlement

10/1/21 National VOAD convened resettlement experts to explain the resettlement process, discuss best practices, and answer questions regarding the current Afghan evacuee resettlement. 1 hour Key Words: Refugee, Asylee, Evacuee, …

The Facebook Papers

10/24/21 The Facebook Papers represents a unique collaboration between 17 American news organizations, including The Associated Press.
Journalists from a variety of newsrooms, large and small, worked together to …

Racial Equity Institute

AN ALLIANCE OF TRAINERS, ORGANIZERS, AND INSTITUTIONAL LEADERS WHO HAVE DEVOTED OURSELVES TO THE WORK OF CREATING RACIALLY EQUITABLE ORGANIZATIONS AND SYSTEMS. WE HELP INDIVIDUALS AND ORGANIZATIONS DEVELOP TOOLS TO …

A Mental Wellness Activity Book for ASIAN AMERICANS

The University of Connecticut’s Asian and Asian American Studies Institute has partnered with the #IAMNOTAVIRUS campaign and the Asian American Literary Review to provide students with this Mental Health Workbook. …

STRUCTURAL COMPETENCY

Clinical training often restricts the scope of cultural competency training to the beliefs and behaviors of individual patients. Structural competency aims to develop a language and set of interventions to …

Cities for Action / DACA Toolkit

Toolkit to help keep DACA recipients and impacted communities informed about the current status of the DACA program, light the pathway to resources amid a constantly shifting landscape, and offer …

Afghan American Foundation Emergency Resource List

8/17/21 In this moment of humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, please consider donating directly or otherwise supporting established, vetted and reputable organizations working in Afghanistan and in support of the Afghan …

California Human Development (CHD)

bilingual programs in 13 counties to 15,000 individuals annually. CHD’s offerings include job training and placement assistance for rural laborers as well as tutoring, mentorship, and career advising for farmworker …

San Francisco Respect and Love Toolkits

This toolkit serves as a practical demonstration of San Francisco’s commitment to serve and support all people. These resources are available for those who live in fear
stemming from …

CADRE June 2022 Newsletter

6/30/2022 Monthly news from the Santa Clara County chapter of NVOAD (National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster). Information and resources for local, state and national disaster training and relief programs …

CADRE April 2021 Newsletter

4/26/21 Monthly news from the Santa Clara County chapter of NVOAD (National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster). Information and resources for local, state and national disaster training and relief programs …

Silicon Valley, a Global Pandemic,and a Better Normal

6/21 The COVID-19 crisis has caused major disruption across Silicon Valley and exacerbated long-standing structural inequities, demanding a strong response. Silicon Valley has never been satisfied with the status quo, …

Non-profit Racial Equity Pledge

The disparate health and economic impacts of COVID-19 pandemic on Silicon Valley communities of color are a profound illustration of the devastating cost of systemic racism
130 nonprofit leaders, …

Taste of Belonging Cookbook

Welcoming America created this cookbook as a tool for meaningful connection across differences.
We paired recipes from diverse cultures with activities that connect people around a shared table and …

UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

1990 Recognizing that the United Nations has, in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and in the International Covenants on Human Rights, proclaimed and agreed that everyone is entitled to …

Veggielution Community Farm

Veggielution Community Farm was created in 2008 to help people make healthy food choices and provide opportunities for connecting with the natural world. We are fostering a sustainable food system …

Heartmob

HeartMob lets you report and document online harassment across platforms and get the kind of help you want from the community. We’re fighting fire with water, and working step by …

Free File Alliance Tax Assistance

The Free File Alliance is a nonprofit coalition of industry-leading tax software companies partnered with the IRS to help millions of Americans prepare and e-file their federal tax returns for …

Immigration Data Matters

This useful online guide links users directly to the most credible, high-quality data on immigrants and immigration in the United States and internationally. The easy-to-use publication includes more than 250 …

NICOS Chinese Health Coalition

The mission of NICOS is to enhance the health and well-being of San Francisco’s Chinese community. Public-private-community partnership of more than 30 health and human service organizations and individuals. Multi-language: …

ACTION: Stop AAPI Hate Reporting Center

We encourage all who have witnessed or experienced micro-aggressions, bullying, harassment, hate speech, or violence to help us document. The more information we have, the better we can respond and …

Centro del Pueblo de Humbolt

Estamos coordinando con nuestros equipos para brindar apoyo, compras y entregar alimentos/suministros en el Condado de Humboldt. Este servicio es para gente que estan en cuerentena por razones de salud …

MAF COVID-19 Resource Finder

MAF’s Resources Finder is a free and anonymous online tool that quickly connects you to local, state, and national resources you need. Sponsored by Mission Asset Fund Key Words: immigrants,

Disaster Legal Services (DLS) for CA Wildfires

9/13/20 The legal hotline for survivors of the fires in Butte, Lake, Monterey, Napa, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma, and Yolo Counties.
Disaster survivors facing legal issues related …

Santa Cruz Relief

Community Powered Relief + Rescue Currently supporting those impacted by the CZU Lightning Complex Fires.
***Evacuation Support ***Moving animals ***Streamlining Food Distribution ***Managing and mapping housing needs to offers …

Disability Disaster Hotline

The Disaster Hotline provides information, referrals, guidance, technical assistance and resources to people with disabilities, their families, allies, organizations assisting disaster impacted individuals with disabilities and others seeking assistance with …

NIH All of Us Research Program

The All of Us Research Program is inviting one million people across the U.S. to help build one of the most diverse health databases in history. We welcome participants from …

UndocuHealth Project Emergency Toolkit

The United We Dream (UWD) UndocuHealth Project was started to facilitate the incorporation and daily practice of self-love, community healing, and wellness when organizing in times of trouble, turbulence, and …

GSMA”Worldwide Association Of Mobile Operators

The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, uniting nearly 800 operators with more than 300 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset and device makers, software companies, …

VOLUNTEER: Californians for All Volunteer Match

5/27/20 Governor’s CA Volunteers office has launched a partnership with VolunteerMatch to create a volunteer engagement platform.
This will make it easier for any Californian to volunteer, whether at …

Union Plus Free College Benefit

Earn an Associate Degree ” completely online, for FREE! Even if you don’t qualify for student financial aid, the Union Plus Free College Benefit will be applied to your balance …

iFundWomen

IFundWomen is a startup funding platform for women of color, providing access to capital through crowdfunding and grants, expert business coaching on all the topics entrepreneurs need to know about, …

SCC Emergency Assistance Network (EAN)

The Emergency Assistance Network (EAN) agencies in Santa Clara County provide a variety of services to prevent homelessness, utility disconnections, and hunger. The goal is to stabilize individuals and families …

Silicon Valley Council of Non-Profits

The mission of SVCN is to benefit nonprofits and protect and empower the communities they serve by:
***Convening nonprofit, community, business, and government groups to collectively work on community …

Operation Access (OA)

With support from the community, we bring together medical professionals and hospitals to provide donated outpatient surgical and specialty care for the uninsured and underserved. OA enables Bay Area health …

OnwardCA

OnwardCA is an initiative of companies, foundations, and humans to get California workers displaced by COVID-19 essential life services and back to work as quickly as possible. Help you get …

SCC Homelessness Prevention System

The HPS program provides temporary financial assistance (e.g. rent, deposit, or utilities payment) to low-income families or individuals who are struggling to maintain their housing. HPS is available to low-income …

2019 TRUTH Act Forum

Questions Posed and County responses at the TRUTH Act Community Forum held on 12/10/19.
The Santa Clara County Office of Immigrant Relations (OIR), Division of Equity and Social Justice …

Knowing Your Rights Builds Power

The Santa Clara County Office of Immigrant Relations (OIR) cares deeply about all residents, no matter their immigration status.
SCC funds and provides services to all residents regardless of …

CADRE (Collaborating Agencies’ Disaster Relief Effort)

CADRE coordinates organizational preparedness planning in non-disaster times and activates to respond and provide essential services during and after a disaster.
CADRE works with Santa Clara County’s emergency management …

One Nation Coalition of AAPI Service Providers

National coalition of Asian American Pacific Islander service providers and advocacy groups. Public Charge FAQ Updates Multi-language: English, Chinese, Khmer, Mongolian, Vietnamese, Korean, Spanish, Thai, Tagalog

CA Local Rapid Response Hotlines

From Ready California, a list of County RRN Hotlines. Please use these numbers ONLY if you need assistance during an immigration raid and use the associated websites for informational inquiries. …

Healthy Nail Salon Program

In Santa Clara County, there are over 850 nail salons, with more than 5000 nail technicians. A majority of the nail technicians are Vietnamese women in their reproductive years. Every …

#ImReady Movement

The #ImReady Movement raises visibility around self-identified AAPI women and our experiences with #MeToo, racial discrimination, war, immigration, and more. It also celebrates the leadership and power of AAPI women …

Black Alliance for Just Immigration

BAJI educates and engages African American and black immigrant communities to organize and advocate for racial, social and economic justice. Local BAJI Organizing Committees in New York, Georgia, California and …

Accessing Mental Health in the Shadows

2019 A report from the CA Pan Ethnic Health Network. In California, low-income undocumented adults continue to be locked out of Medi-Cal’s mental health benefits.
While our research primarily …

2019 Silicon Valley Index

The Silicon Valley Index has been telling the Silicon Valley story since 1995. Released early every year, the Index is a comprehensive report based on indicators that measure
the …

Study Guides and Strategies

The Study Guides and Strategies Website is intended for students, ages middle school through returning adult, as well as their parents, teachers and support professionals. Its resources are intended to …

Stop Hate Project / Lawyers’ Committee HOTLINE

The Lawyers’ Committee serves as a resource for organizations and individuals combating hate crimes in their respective communities The Stop Hate Project works to strengthen the capacity of community leaders, …

SCC Family Justice Centers

The Family Justice Centers provide a multi-disciplinary team of professionals who coordinate services to focus exclusively on victims of domestic violence by making services and resources available in one centralized …