Post Election Statement – In the Santa Clara County Office of Immigrant Relations, we are committed to the following Equity values:
Justice for all.
The pursuit of peace and happiness.
Hard work and reaching our fullest potential by building a system free from domination, oppression, and exploitation.
EVERYONE has the right to exist free from fear, trauma, pain, and suffering.
Immigrants enrich our communities and we should decolonize our views of world regions they come from.
We must move forward, TOGETHER.
The time to do the right things is always now.
We WILL NOT stay silent in the face of injustice.
On June 30th, at rallies all over the …
Guide for Navigating the Current Crisis as a New Immigrant to US
This is the first time I have published a “Guest Blog” and I am happy to share the following helpful 1st hand information on the refugee experience that …
History of Hate
My grandfather Francesco, left his dirt poor village in Sicily for America at the age of 16, after his father was murdered by gangsters. He worked in the cement yards …
October 17th, 2019 – 30 Years Later
In honor of the 30th anniversary of the Loma Prieta Earthquake, I am sharing my experience of that event as a Red Cross Disaster Volunteer. There are many things we …
SCC Service Providers Learning Stress Reduction Techniques
On February 23rd, 25 people from 13 different agencies attended a workshop at the American Red Cross in San Jose. Participants included Counselors, Social Workers, Teachers, and other Service …
SCC Supports Immigrants with Expanding Rapid Response Network
On Wednesday, August 30th, a press conference was held to announce that the Rapid Response Network (RRN) will now cover the entire …