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 …

Malikah

Malikah trains women in self defense, financial literacy, entrepreneurship, organizing, and healing. We’re all about building power and capacity for all women around the world. Malikah is a grassroots movement …

ConXión to Community

COVID-19 Update: ConXión’s Day Worker Center is serving as a ‘drop-in center’ for homeless. Due to social distancing and attendance, the stay is time limited. Open 7-days a week, 7 …

Hmong Cultural Center of Butte County

HCCBC serves the Hmong community of Butte County with several programs. Seniors Mental Health Program using Western treatment methods and traditional cultural practices and understanding, particularly with trauma, stress, anxiety, …

College Scholarship Search Engine

Links to thousands of scholarships, grants and loans that can be filtered by: Gender, School level, Ethnicity, Award Amount, State or Deadline Key Words: Financial Aid, Education

TEACH Grants

A TEACH Grant can help you pay for college if you plan to become a teacher in a high-need field in a low-income area. You’ll be required to teach for …

SCC Latino Health Fact Sheet

9/17/18 Latinos in Santa Clara County have some health advantages relative to other racial and ethnic groups, and there has been marked improvement on some health outcomes over the last …

San Jose Library Virtual Privacy Lab

Learn about privacy topics and generate a custom privacy toolkit geared towards your online needs. Toolkits include links, tips, and resources that empower you to customize your online identity. Email …

Santa Clara City Library

On line ESL resources , books and multi-language periodicals available.
3 Branches, Free Library Cards for Santa Clara County Residents (any immigration status). Multi-language books, periodicals, videos, ESL Conversation Clubs, Citizenship Resources, …

SCC Mental Health Guide for Immigrants

A brochure from the Santa Clara County Behavioral Health Dept. The immigrant community is facing a lot of stress that intensifies mental health challenges. Santa Clara County has a variety …

Rights to Assistive Technology in Higher Education

6/15 Colleges have legal obligations to provide equal opportunities to students and applicants with disabilities. These obligations apply to all college programs, services and activities, including: admissions, academics, research, occupational …

Immigrant Child Health Toolkit

Created by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to help clinics caring for immigrant children and families. Includes:
*demographics, access to care, socioeconomic factors and unique stressors for immigrant …

Burma Refugee Family Network (BRFN)

BRFN is a 501(c)(3) community-based nonprofit organization established to support and empower refugees of all ethnic groups from Burma resettling in the
wider SF Bay Area. BRFN provides and …

2018 San Jose Vietnamese Leadership Acadamy

7/6/18 In 2018 the San Jose Office of Immigrant Affairs partnered with VietUnity and Sacred Heart to pilot two Civic Leaders Academies, one for the Latino (in Spanish) and another …

Vision Literacy

A virtual English learning community is a continuation of our traditional English classrooms, embracing technology we have developed our community offerings to include distant learning services. Reducing the impact to …

ICAN-International Children’s Assistance Network

COVID-19 Update:
Find information on everything regarding the virus: shelter-in-place; food distribution; family needs such as diapers, formula, and calming kits; learning at home for kids; financial relief information; …

Palo Alto Adult School

In addition to ESL classes, SCAE supports students in gaining the academic knowledge and skills needed to complete a secondary diploma, achieving their Adult High School Diploma or GED. acquire …

Student Loan Scams

Some companies claim they can help you pay your loans down quicker, cheaper or get them forgiven altogether. Be cautious – some of these companies are running scams.
You …

Scam Alert: FTC Fraud List

They often combine sophisticated technology with age-old tricks to get people to send money or give out personal information. Stay a step ahead with the latest info and practical tips …

SCCOE Public Schools Directory

the Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE) Public Schools Directory provides quick access to our county’s schools districts and schools, community colleges, and SCCOE staff and programs.

Migrant Education Program SCC – Region 1

The general purpose of the Migrant Education Program is to ensure that migrant children fully benefit from the same free public education provided to other children. Design programs to help …

Open Doors: Adult Education

A partnership of adult schools and community colleges in Santa Clara County helping students no matter where they are in their educational journey.
Open Doors caring and supportive staff …

EDUCATION FIRST

EDUCATION FIRST offers college scholarships and coaching in Austin, TX, Boston, MA, Denver, CO, Los Angeles, CA, Portland, OR, San Diego, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Seattle, WA. Over $800,000 …

PanLex Translator App

The PanLex Translator app provides access to PanLex’s free multilingual dictionary. You can translate words from any language to any other language. The dictionary contains more than 5,700 of the …

Raising Teens in a New Country Handbook

Published by the Office of Refugee Resettlement for parents and teens who are new to the United States and for service providers working with them. The handbook covers topics such …

ITINs, EINs and Taxes for Undocumented Immigrants

This handout from Immigrants Rising (previously E4FC) provides answers to Frequently Asked Questions and links to information for undocumented youth around ITINs, EINs, working as an independent contractor, building credit, …

ProLiteracy

ProLiteracy, the largest adult literacy and basic education membership organization in the nation, believes that a safer, stronger, and more sustainable society starts with an educated adult population. WE SUPPORT …

Gateway Community Outreach

Our Family Resource Center supports over 1500 Edenvale families on a weekly basis, providing food, clothing, life skills classes, and more at no cost.
Other community programs including homeless …

Rebekah Children’s Services Family Resource Center

The Family Resource Center promotes school readiness through education, information and resources on nutrition, health, kindergarten readiness, early literacy, positive parenting and parenting advocacy for children and families. The Family …

African Advocacy Network (AAN)

AAN offers immigration legal services for African and Afro-Caribbean immigrants working towards securing a legal status and beyond in the USA. Adjustment of status, Family petition, Consular Processing, VAWA, U-Visa,Citizenship …

CA Immigrant Guide

Provides information on resources available to immigrant families, such as testing under Medi-Cal, small business support, including some that are available regardless of immigration status. Additional Information for immigrant communities …

Ventanilla de Salud

A free program designed to help identify health services in the United States and Mexico. The staff of the Ventanilla de Salud, located in the Mexican consulate, can offer referrals …

EdSource

As we celebrate our 40th year, EdSource is proud to be hailed as a leading nonprofit source for independent, comprehensive education information, analysis and data.
Parents, practitioners and policymakers …

Mi Familia Vota

Mi Familia Vota is a national 501(c)(4) civic engagement organization that advocates on social and economic issues that impact the Latino community, from immigration to workers rights.
Since our …

ORAM – Organization for Refuge, Asylum and Migration

Founded in 2008, ORAM specializes in the protection of exceptionally vulnerable refugees, including LGBTIQ refugees. ORAM’s free professional training, toolkit, materials and direct refugee assistance, enable the international community to …

When To Call 911 And When Not To Call 911

California’s 9-1-1 system received more than twenty-eight million calls in 2016 – more than 78,000 calls per day – and 80% of these calls were from wireless devices. 9-1-1 research …

Outlet

Outlet is an LGBTQQ Youth organization based in Mountain View, California. As the Peninsula’s only comprehensive LGBTQQ Youth organization, including bilingual language services, they work with local communities to …

Latinos in Technology (LIT) Scholarship

Application ended 4/21/21 – ck for next year.
Funded by the Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley, For Latino(a) students who have a declared major in a science, technology, engineering …

Merriam Webster Learner’s Dictionary

A Free online American English dictionary for students of English as a Second Language and other students who want to improve their language arts skills. Key Words: ESL

Center for Adult English Language Acquisition (CAELA)

The CAELA Network helps states increase their capacity to provide high quality professional development to those who teach adult English language learners and provides assistance to professional developers, teachers, administrators, …

At Home Humanitarian

At Home Humanitarian provides volunteer mentors to refugees and immigrants living within Northern California and Utah. Mentors can help answer any questions relating to American culture, customs, processes, laws, or …

Project Sentinel – Housing Advocacy

Project Sentinel’s primary function is to assist individuals with housing problems such as discrimination, mortgage foreclosure & delinquency, rental issues including repairs, deposits, privacy, dispute resolution, home buyer education, post …

Stanford Law School – Immigrants’ Rights Clinic

The Immigrants’ Rights Clinic at Stanford Law School provides student representation to individual noncitizens in removal proceedings before the San Francisco immigration court, as well as representation to noncitizens before …

Know Your Rights as a Refugee (fro CWS)

3/17 Some of the free multilingual guides on rights as a refugee in the U.S. Offered by CWS (Church World Service) to create a home base for groups serving immigrants …

El Rescate

5/17 Provides multiple services, including legal counseling and representation, social services, education and economic development.  Serves the Central American community with immigration issues and orientation.  Also offers ESL and Spanish …

Big Future Scholarship Search

College Board’s Free Scholarship Search. Find scholarships, other financial aid and internships from more than 2,200 programs, totaling nearly $6 billion. Scholarship information is based on the College Board’s Annual …

CA Community Colleges. CCCApply..org

CCCApply.org is your online gateway to the California Community Colleges. Each year at our 113 colleges, 2.1 million students from all over the world build their career skills, prepare for …

IMPRINT: Immigrant Professional Integration

IMPRINT is a coalition of organizations active in the emerging field of immigrant professional integration. IMPRINT works to streamline complex professional licensing and re-credentialing processes, and advocate for the adoption …

World Education Services (WES)

Bridging the Gap for Foreign Educated Students – WES is a non-profit organization that has enabled more than one million international students and professionals to achieve their goals by providing …

What is a sanctuary city?

2/17 A sanctuary city is a place that has decided to keep local resources to solve local problems. Some people think ‘sanctuary’ means the city is harboring fugitives. That’s a …

Safe Zone Sample School Board Resolutions

From the National Education Association: School Board members can use these documents as templates or as guidance to create inclusive and strong resolutions advocating for immigrant students in their districts. …

AAPI (Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders) Data

Policy Research and reports on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Local, State and National Demographics, Rights & Identities, LGBT and Gender Issues, and Religion. A Project of Karthick Ramakrishnan at …

DOJ – Immigrant and Employee Rights Section (IER)

Section of Dept of Justice charged with enforcing the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). This federal law prohibits: 1) citizenship status discrimination in hiring, firing, or …

Mountain View Working Scholars

3/28/17 Mountain View Working Scholars is providing anyone who lives or works in Mountain View a special opportunity to complete a bachelor’s degree for no cost and in a flexible …

Silicon Valley Community Foundation Scholarships

SVCF administers a variety of scholarship programs for high school seniors, college and graduate school students, vocational and re-entry students. Annually, we award close to 700 scholarships totaling more than …

QueeRoc

Queeroc is the AROC (Arab Resource Organizing Committee) Arab queer immigrant-led committee. It aims at providing a space for Arab-identifying lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual and questioning (LGBTQ) individuals in the …

Payvand Iranian Community

A local 501C-3, non-profit, non-political and non-religious organization. Our mission is to integrate and empower the Iranian-American community by promoting arts and culture in the Bay Area. We bring educational …

US Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)

The ORR helps new populations maximize their potential in the United States by linking them to critical resources that assist them in becoming integrated members of American society. Interactive Map …

APA Family Support Services

APAFSS is San Francisco’s foremost advocate and service provider for at-risk Asian and Pacific Islander children and their families. Created with the goal of providing culturally competent services for new …

Nihonmachi Outreach Committee (NOC)

NOC)is a progressive organization based in the San Jose Japanese American community that is dedicated to educating the public about the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II, and …

JEWISH FAMILY & COMMUNITY SERVICES EAST BAY

JFCS East Bay assists immigrants and refugees applying for a range of immigration services including:
Citizenship, DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, Fee waiver applications, …

Prerna

Prerna2Inspire ia a non-profit organization focused on the humanitarian efforts of enabling refugee families from conflict countries across the globe the opportunity to lead a sustainable life on arrival in …

Immanuel House Refugee Project

We ease the adjustment for newly resettled refugees by providing transitional housing upon their arrival in our community. Santa Clara County 501(c)3. Key Words: RIF