Dial 211 for Essential Community Services

In many states, dialing “211” provides individuals and families in need with a shortcut through what can be a bewildering maze of health and human service agency phone numbers. By …

Accessibility Checker

Many programs have accessibility checkers that are built-in or easy to add after a simple internet search. For example, the Microsoft Office Suite includes a handy accessibility checker that makes …

2021 Report on International Religious Freedom

6/2/22 The annual Report to Congress on International Religious Freedom”the International Religious Freedom Report”describes the status of religious freedom in every country. The report covers government policies violating religious belief …

My Shake Earthquake Early Warning App

Earthquake Early Warning now available publicly in California, Oregon, and Washington Have earthquake information at your fingertips, see damage reports shared by citizen scientists like you, help us build a …

Silicon Valley De-Bug

A story-telling, community organizing, and advocacy organization based in San José, California.

Multilingual COVID-19 Resources

This FDA toolkit is designed to help community, health and social service organizations, lay health advisors (promotoras), YMCAs/YWCAs, fraternities, school organizations (e.g., PTAs/PTOs), senior centers, faith-based organizations, and others to …

News Literacy Project

The News Literacy Project, a nonpartisan national education nonprofit, provides programs and resources for educators and the public to teach, learn and share the abilities needed to be smart, active …

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 …

El Tecolote

12/21 Longest-running bilingual newspaper in California. Serving the SF Bay Latino community since 1970. #eltecolote #eltecolotesf #accionlatinasf Key Words: Media

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 …

Switchboard (for Refugee Service Providers)

Switchboard is a one-stop resource hub for refugee service providers in the US. Funded by the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), Switchboard offers a library of learning resources, an online …

DCARA ASL Interpreting

DCARA Interpreting is a deaf managed non profit providing interpreting services which allows for on site and video communication between hearing people and deaf people in Bay Area, California. request@dcara.org …

Trabajos del Campo

7/21 Trabajosdelcampo.com: is an anonymous Job Review Platform for migrant and seasonal farmworkers in North America. The goal is to improve the working and living conditions of farmworkers across the …

9 Tips for Lightening the Load of Zoom Fatigue

During this past year of isolation, video-conferencing platforms have become a crucial way to stay employed and stay in touch, but they are increasingly leaving us overwhelmed and exhausted. Stanford …

7 Saturdays to a More Fire Resistant Home

PG&E presents a series of short YouTube videos discussing simple ways to prepare for wildfires including Defensible Space, Evacuations and Emergency Supply Kits.

Online Glossary of Disaster Terminology

You will find basic definitions on disaster risk reduction to promote a common understanding on the subject for use by the public, authorities and practitioners.

After Hurricane Maria Comic

Throughout 2017 and 2018 I investigated how low-income families in Puerto Rico recovered from Hurricane Maria, which devastated the Caribbean island in September 2017. Alongside the brilliant illustrator John Cei …

711 Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS)

Free TTY-based Telecommunications Relay Services permit persons with a hearing or speech disability to use the telephone system via a text telephone (TTY) or other device to call persons with …

Subtle Asian Mental Health Facebook Group

Please acknowledge that while we would like to be inclusive, this space is primarily a place for Asians and those of Asian descent.
Our hope for this group is …

Guide to Promoting Immigrant Health

Undocumented Californians have the legal right to use public services.
A collection of multi-language public messages on resource eligibility for undocumented immigrants, powerpoints and downloadable materials for service providers …

Bridging Differences Playbook

According to Dr. Allport, “Only the type of contact that leads people to do things together is likely to
result in changed attitudes”1
. Intergroup contact is especially …

San Jose – Digital Inclusion Partnership

2/21 The CA Emerging Technology (CETF) has been funded to work with communities throughout San José to close the digital divide through expanding device access, digital adoption and literacy skills. …

Vietnamese-American Journey: Virtual Exhibit

ICAN has produced The Vietnamese-American Journey, a collection of stories that capture unique insights into the history and journey of the Vietnamese American community. The exhibit coordinated by Andy Nguyen …

American Sign Language video for Naturalization

A 15-minute video from the USCIS about the naturalization process is available in American Sign Language (ASL) . The video provides information on general eligibility requirements, filing an application, the …

GUIDE TO ALLYSHIP

An open source starter guide to help you become a more thoughtful and effective ally. Anyone has the potential to be an ally. Allies recognize that though they’re not a …

SafeChat Silicon Valley

SafeChatSV is a confidential online chat platform for people that have experienced or are experiencing domestic violence or intimate partner violence to connect with an advocate for support.
SafeChatSV …

THE ANTI-OPPRESSION NETWORK

The Anti-Oppression Network is a coalition of individuals, grassroots groups, and community organizations dedicated to grounding our work towards liberation in the principles of decolonization, anti-oppression and intersectionality.
The …

Coronavirus Advice for Consumers

AVOID CORONAVIRUS SCAMS with advice from the FTC: learn how to tell the difference between a real contact tracer and a scammer. Legitimate tracers need health information, not money or …

2020 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 …

Sign Language for First Responders (Evacuate)

Simple, 3-minute video that shows first responders key words in American Sign Language (ASL) that would be helpful in communicating with those who are deaf or hard of hearing in …

Silicon Valley Indicators

Data about Silicon Valley’s economy and community health. The website is an extensive and always fresh collection of charts and data on Silicon Valley’s economic and community health trends. Continuously …

California Teleconnect Fund (CTF)

The CTF is a program run by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) that provides a 25% discount on select telephone services and 50% discounts on broadband services to schools, …

Pacific Islanders hit hard by the coronavirus

7/19/20 ‘I was naive to think this couldn’t touch my family’.
In L.A. County, Pacific Islanders suffer the highest infection rate of any racial or ethnic group, more than …

Tech Interactive at Home

Teachers and parents, we’ve pulled together a collection of lesson plans and activities that you can adapt for at-home learning. You’ll find a variety of materials for different grade levels, …

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 …

IT Disaster Resource Center (ITDRC)

COVID-19 Update:
The IT Disaster Resource Center (ITDRC) is offering pro-bono INTERNET CONNECTIVITY, IT support, and hardware, With social distancing, internet connectivity has becoming even more critical, and we …

InformedImmigrant.com

InformedImmigrant.com is dedicated to increasing access to resources and knowledge for the undocumented immigrant community across the U.S. We understand that these times are especially hard on immigrant communities dealing …

Technology Guide for People with Disabilities

Various organizations work to help people with disabilities to overcome social, physical, attitudinal or other difficulties and avoid exclusion from many areas of life. Many employers nowadays offer opportunities for …

NewsGuard – Avoid coronavirus hoaxes

Avoid coronavirus hoaxes and other misinformation with NewsGuard. Now free until July 1st for the COVID-19 crisis.
Trust ratings for 4,000+ news and information sites-written by trained journalists based …

Factcheck Guide to Our Coronavirus Coverage

In our work fact-checking political claims and debunking viral deceptions, we have found a tremendous amount of misinformation on the coronavirus pandemic. Key Words: COVID-19, Fake News

COVID-19 Screening Tool

3/27/20 If you think that you or a family member have been exposed, this free Apple App can help you understand what to do next about COVID-19.
Let’s all …

2019 Financial Literacy Annual Report

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) issued its Financial Literacy Annual Report for fiscal year 2019.
Promoting savings has also been a key part of the agency’s work. The …

US Immigration History Booklet

In 2019, the Santa Clara County Office of Immigrant Relations (OIR) worked with the CA History Center & Foundation to create a timeline of immigration history in the US.

GLAAD Asian Pacific Islander Resource Kit

With this resource kit, GLAAD encourages journalists to cover API LGBT people’s lives, families, accomplishments and issues in their own right, and include their perspectives in other relevant coverage. The …