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 migrant children overcome educational disruption, cultural and language barriers, social isolation, various health-related problems, and other factors that inhibit their ability to do well in school, and to prepare them to make a successful transition to postsecondary education or employment. Gilroy Migrant Education Program
Counties served: Santa Clara, San Benito, San Mateo, Alameda, San Francisco, and Santa Cruz. Key Words: SCC, Student, Latinx, Languages: Spanish

We are All America

We Are All America is a national coalition of 10 human rights organizations, working to uphold and strengthen our nation’s commitment to welcome and protect those seeking freedom, safety and refuge in the United States. We organize people across religious and cultural differences to build inclusive communities where we all belong.

How Sub-Saharan Africans Contribute to the U.S. Economy

January 2018 Report from the Partnership for a New American Economy. A detailed analysis of the most recent available demographic and socioeconomic data. Over half of the Sub-Saharan Africans living in the US come from 5 countries – Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Ethiopia, and South Africa .
Our findings suggest that African immigrants measure high in many respects. They naturalize at high rates. They attain higher levels of education than the overall U.S. population, and are more likely to have earned their degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, or STEM, field. They also make meaningful contributions to several vital sectors of the economy (including healthcare) where employers have persistent challenges finding enough workers. Key Words: Research

Refugee Portal – BRYCS (Bridging Refugee Youth & Children’s Services)

We created this portal to ensure that refugees have easy access to multilingual resources. The languages shown here represent the most common languages spoken among refugees resettled in the U.S. Click on your language below for resources on the topics of family life and parenting, early childhood, the U.S. school system (K-12), children’s books, and health/mental health. Key Words: multi-language, family,

Legal Liabilities for Local Governments that Choose to Enforce Fed Immigration Detainer Requests

3/18 This new report: 1) outlines the constitutional and legal framework governing ICE’s detainer requests to
law enforcement agencies to engage in arrests and detention for civil immigration purposes; 2) places
ICE’s recent and current detainer practices in historical context; 3) outlines the legally defective ways
this and previous administrations have attempted to package these practices, and 4) discusses the non-legal consequences of local law enforcement officers
acting as immigration agents. Prepared by collaboration of: National Immigration Law Center, Southern Poverty Law Center, American Immigration Council, American Immigration Lawyers Assoc, and the Nat. Immigrant Justice Center.

IWAY (Improving the Wellness of Asian Youth)

IWAY aims to provide trauma-informed services to Asian youth, decrease potential for negative health outcomes linked to trauma, increase well-being for Asian American and immigrants in Alameda County, California. IWAY targets Asian youth and their families who have exposed to trauma due to refugee/immigration process, children of deployed military personnel, child abuse, and other traumatic events (e.g., exposure to war and disaster). Key Words: API, Cultural Competence

Workforce Institute (WI)

Through the Workforce Institute (WI), the San Jos√© Evergreen Community College District has been inspiring Silicon Valley’s workforce for over 30 years. A primary learning and development resource for individuals, public agencies, and business partners to develop workforce skills. Member of the SBCAE (South Bay Consortium of Adult Education). Key Words: SCC, EVC, SJCC, Multi-language: Spanish, Vietnamese

White Swan Foundation (East Indian Mental Health Support)

White Swan Foundation for Mental Health is an India based not-for-profit organization that offers knowledge services in the area of mental health. We aim to provide patients, caregivers and others with well-researched content that will help them make informed decisions on how to deal with mental health issues. Site includes videos and information addressing different mental health issues and obstacles to treatment from an East Indian perspective. The White Swan Foundation team will collaborate with like-minded individuals and organizations across the world to bring to you the best-in-class knowledge on mental health.
White Swan Publications in Hindi

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 advocacy, giveaways, Safe Space facility in San Jose, CA Key Words: Children, Teens, Human Trafficking, Human Rights

SCC Rapid Response Network Hotline (RRN)

The Santa Clara County RRN is a 24/7 hotline that community members can call to report ICE operations and receive help in real life time! When you call the RRN line: The dispatcher that receives the call will support the community member in asserting their rights, and will dispatch trained Rapid Responders to the impacted site. If immigration enforcement is confirmed, the Rapid Responders will conduct legal observation, collect evidence that may support the immigration case of the impacted family, and provide moral support and accompaniment to the impacted family. If a community member is detained, we will connect them with immigration attorneys for legal counsel and provide accompaniment support. We want to make sure no community member has to go through this on their own.
To report a raid,Call (408) 290-1144
This is not a general information hotline. Key words: RRN, Deport Spanish

In Trump era, “Rapid Responders” protect undocumented immigrants from ICE

2/4/18 Less than two years after its inception, the Rapid Response Network of Santa Clara County has amassed a remarkable 700 volunteers – from longtime organizers and faith leaders to grandparents, stockbrokers and stock boys, saleswomen and software engineers – ready to respond to reports of ICE sightings with notebooks and recording devices in hand. Many of the Rapid Responders, like the Lynches, are white U.S. citizens – not directly impacted by the immigration debate – but desperate to find some way to do more than stand by.

Disaster Legal Aid

The goals of this website are:
*to serve as a centralized national resource for legal aid, pro bono and criminal defender attorneys across the country on legal issues related to all types of disasters,
*to recruit and help mobilize pro bono attorneys in the aftermath of a disaster, and
*to provide accurate and timely information on legal issues related to disasters to the low and moderate income public.
This is a collaborative effort of Lone Star Legal Aid, the American Bar Association, the Legal Services Corporation, the National Legal Aid and Defender Association, the Texas Legal Services Center and Pro Bono Net. Multi-language:
Spanish |

Detention Watch Network

DWN is a national coalition of organizations and individuals working to expose and challenge the injustices of the United States’ immigration detention and deportation system and advocate for profound change that promotes the rights and dignity of all persons.

North Santa Clara County Student Transition Consortium (NSCCSTC)

NSCCSTC is a partnership effort between the Foothill-De Anza Community College District (FHDA), Palo Alto
Adult School (PAUSD), Fremont Union High School District Adult School (FUHSD) and the Mountain View-Los Altos Adult School (MVLA). Our collective mission is to coordinate and integrate programs, create linkages, and develop regional plans to better serve the educational needs of adults in the region. Service area: Cupertino, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Sunnyvale and portions of San Jose.

Vietnamese American Bar Association of Northern California (VABANC)

Since 2002, VABANC has awarded several scholarships per year to recognize outstanding Bay Area law students who demonstrated a commitment to serving the greater public interest. The VABANC Law Foundation was created in 2010. VLF provides a competitive award of $50,000 to recent law graduates and new attorneys to provide direct legal services and launch their public interest careers.
Also providing regular Know Your Rights Workshops in SCC. Key Words: KYR, Financial Aid Multi-language: Vietnamese

Sanctuary Policies: An Overview

2/25/17 Report from the American Immigration Council – Over the past several decades, many states, counties, and cities have adopted a variety of policies intended to serve and protect all of their residents, regardless of immigration status.
These laws, policies, or resolutions are sometimes referred to as “sanctuary” policies, although no legal or standard definition of the term exists. There are many reasons jurisdictions adopt “sanctuary” policies, such as: strengthening resident-police relations and ensuring that all people feel comfortable reporting crimes, regardless of immigration status; and protecting police agencies from liabilities resulting from local enforcement of federal immigration laws.

CA Educators: Learn How to Strengthen Your Campus Website for Undocumented Students

Colleges and universities transition to online services, it is vital that all students are able to access accurate information regarding their admissions, financial aid, and available services”especially undocumented students who have been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 crisis.
With the lack of in-person support, too many current and incoming undocumented students face challenges in obtaining the information they need from their campus websites. These resources are critical for them to successfully stay enrolled, get the financial aid for which they are eligible, meet requirements for in-state tuition and/or access important services.

SCC Rapid Response Network Training

The RRN in SCC is a community defense project developed to protect immigrant families from deportation and to provide moral and accompaniment support during and after immigration operations in our community. The Rapid Response Network relies on volunteers to protect our neighbors at risk of ICE activity and the network needs YOU! If you want to stand in solidarity with families impacted by immigration activity in your community, and are interested in attending an in-person or virtual training, please fill out this google form and we will follow up with you via email to set up a date.

Lawyers for Good Government (L4GG)

In the wake of the 2016 election, an army of more than 120,000 lawyers, law students, and activists rose up in defense of the values, principles, individuals, and communities that make America a truly great nation.  2023 Update:  State legislatures across the country have brought escalating attacks against our civil rights, particularly on the right to bodily autonomy through state bans on gender-affirming care, birth control, contraception, and more. To combat this, we’re working with on-the-ground partners to defend against future state-level attacks and develop proactive, protective policy approaches driven by leaders from the affected communities and supported by L4GG’s unparalleled attorney network.  #L4GG


FWD.us was founded by leaders in the technology community to give our values a voice in American politics. Tech is a community of dreamers and doers, entrepreneurs and engineers. We support comprehensive immigration reform, improving the quality of American education, and encouraging more investment in scientific innovation. Silicon Valley Chapter Key Words: Legal

Bay Area Solidarity Network aims to protect undocumented immigrants from deportation

4/7/17 SAN JOSE – Building on a national movement to protect immigrant communities, faith leaders and local and state politicians on Friday pledged their support to undocumented immigrants who fear deportation under the Trump administration.
The network includes 70 congregations throughout Santa Clara County. Some have pledged to offer sanctuary to families at immediate risk of deportation while others will provide various forms of support to these individuals, such as connecting them to legal resources. Others will participate in PACT’s Rapid Response Team, a group of volunteers that plans to show up to the scene of local ICE raids to document the incident.

Interfaith Immigration Coalition (IIC)

The Interfaith Immigration Coalition (IIC) is a partnership of faith-based organizations committed to enacting fair and humane immigration reform that reflects our mandate to welcome the stranger and treat all human beings with dignity and respect. Coalition members work together to advocate for just and equitable immigration policies, educate faith communities, and serve immigrant populations around the country. Key Words: Sanctuary Toolkit

LYRIC Center for LGBTQQ+ Youth

LYRIC’s mission is to build community and inspire positive social change through education enhancement, career trainings, health promotion, and leadership development with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQQ) youth, their families, and allies of all races, classes, genders, and abilities. Part of a San Francisco collaboration that that offers young queer people with quality medical & mental health care in a comfortable, respectful environment.

African Human Rights Coalition

The African Human Rights Coalition (AHRC) works with LGBTI communities and individuals in African countries seeking to claim and defend their human rights. *Providing advocacy and direct services to combat homophobia, transphobia, and xenophobia, as well as related individual case advocacy, forming coalition alliances locally, on the continent, and abroad; *To provide fully comprehensive and ad hoc case management services for LGBTI individuals, to include humanitarian assistance, referrals and resources; International

SF CAIRS (San Francisco Coalition of Asylee, Immigrant, and Refugee Services)

SF-CAIRS is a multidisciplinary coalition of 20 organizations serving the San Francisco Bay Area asylee, immigrant and refugee community and its service providers. Providing employment, immigration, health care, benefits application, domestic violence, legal asst, educational and vocational training, employment, housing, ESL, Interpretation and other support services.
Expanding resource knowledge among service providers about health, employment, social, education and legal services for recent refugees, political asylees and immigrants in the SF Bay Area. The national HQ is located in Washington DC. Key Words: Muslim, SCC, KYR, Know Your Rights, LGBT, Offices in Sacramento, Los Angeles, San Diego, Santa Clara, Multi-language: Arabic , Farsi , Somali , Urdu

San Francisco Immigrant Legal & Education Network (SFILEN)

SFILEN is made up of the following 13 organizations: African Advocacy Network, Arab Resource & Organizing Center, Asian Law Caucus, Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach, Central American Resource Center, Chinese for Affirmative Action, Filipino Community Center, La Raza Centro Legal, La Raza Community Resource Center, Mujeres Unidas y Activas, People Organizing to Demand Environmental & Economic Rights, Causa Justa: Just Cause, and Dolores Street Community Services as the lead agency. Representing immigrants from African and Afro-Caribbean, Arab, Asian, and Latino communities, providing free immigrant legal assistance and community education to low-income immigrants in SF. Multi-language: services in over 20 languages and dialects. Funded by the Mayor’s Office of Housing, Community Development Division.

Informed Immigrant

Directory of over 1,200 trusted non-profits, clinics, and immigrant-serving organizations that are able to connect with you directly in your community.
Enter your zip code.and find free or low cost help in the following areas:
Legal Help, Healthcare Access, Mental Health Support, Financial Assistance or employment support, Community Action & Organizing: local, regional, and national organizations coordinating many efforts of the immigrant community to advocate for their rights | Spanish |

Freedom for Immigrants

4/18 The U.S. has the largest immigration detention system in the world. On any given day, over 40,000 children and adults are languishing in immigrant jails and prisons. They don’t have access to a court-appointed attorney, a free phone call, or a speedy trial. Many of them are subjected to medical neglect, sexual and physical assault, and other forms of human rights abuses. Two-thirds of people in U.S. immigration detention are in private prisons and the rest are locked up in county and city jails, all of which profit off their misery. FFI (Previously CIVIC – End Isolation) is the national immigration detention visitation network, which is working to end U.S. immigration detention by monitoring human rights abuses, elevating stories, building community-based alternatives to detention, and advocating for system change. Key Words: Humanitarian

Coastside Hope

Client base comprises about 15% of the population of the mid-coast and includes: the working poor, the homeless, seniors living below the poverty level, the disabled, and families and/or individuals in crisis. We serve people of all ages, from infants to senior citizens. Employed clients typically work in farming, nurseries, hotels and restaurants, construction, domestic services and commercial fishing. Services include Immigration Assistance, ESL, Citizenship Asst, Food supplements, Counseling, and more. Nulti-language: Spanish


Immi helps immigrants in the U.S. understand their legal options. Our online screening tool, legal information, and referrals to nonprofit legal services organizations are always free to use. Immi was created by the Immigration Advocates Network and Pro Bono Net, two nonprofit organizations dedicated to increasing access to justice for low-income immigrants. Key Words: Directory Multi-language: Spanish

Opportunity Youth Academy (OYA)

The Opportunity Youth Academy offers Santa Clara County students a blended program of teacher-directed instruction and online credit accrual and recovery options. The individualized support of teachers, counselors, navigators, liaisons and access to the services of SCCOE partners from community-based organizations is the hallmark of this unique program. The focus is ensuring that students leave the program with a high school diploma, and a path to college or career. The classes satisfy admission requirements for CA public universities and military service. Offices in: Milpitas, Gilroy, and San Jose Key Words: mental health, juvenile justice,

Fiesta Educativa for Children with Special Needs

A CA based partnership of families, professionals, consumers, friends, and agencies working to inform and assist Latino families in obtaining services and in caring for their children with special needs. The goal of universal support towards the enhancement of the lives of persons with disabilities. Programs: Fiesta Familiar, Autism Parent Education Program (APEP), Community Parent Resource Center (CPRC) Offices in San Jose, Los Angeles, San Bernadino and Orange. Key Words: Developmental Disability, AFN, Mexican Consulate, Multi-language: English, Spanish

Californians Together

Californians Together is a statewide advocacy coalition of powerful organizations from all segments of the education community including:
Teachers, Administrators, Board Members, Parents,
Civil Rights non-profit groups
Our member organizations come together, united around the goal of better educating our almost 1.4 million English learners by improving California’s schools and promoting equitable educational policy. @CalTog, ESL professional

Association of Mexican American Educators (AMAE)

The AMAE goal is to improve education for students of Mexican and Latino decent – To work toward preparing teachers who understand and appreciate the social, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds of students and who bring out their strengths and develop their potential. To promote better understanding among the citizenry concerning the educational needs of students of Mexican and Latino backgrounds. Southern & Central CA chapters. Key Word: Spanish

South Bay Coalition to End Human Trafficking (SBCEHT)

Human trafficking is a modern-day form of slavery that is widespread and occurs in the US, California, and right here in the Bay Area. It is one of the largest criminal industries in the world and the fastest growing. SBCEHT is the local effort that responds to human trafficking in the counties of Santa Clara and San Benito. Through a victim-centered approach we are strengthening local capacity to respond to and identify human trafficking survivors. Multi-language

Mayview Community Health Center

COVID-19 Update:
MayView Community Health Center is temporarily consolidating clinic operations due to Coronavirus. Until further notice, we will continue to see patients for limited services.
Do NOT go to a MayView clinic without an appointment. Anyone with concerns about COVID-19 symptoms,please call (650) 327-8717 before coming in. Telehealth appointments are held through SecureVideo and require downloading Zoom on your phone/tablet/computer. MayView staff will call patients with Telehealth appointments 20 minutes before their scheduled time to assist with setting up devices for video/phone connectivity with MayView providers. Multi-language: Spanish

MayView Community Health Center was founded in 1972 to provide high quality primary health care to low-income people from all cultural and language backgrounds, regardless of ability to pay. Serving low-income families and individuals in northern Santa Clara County with clinics located in Palo Alto, Mt. View and Sunnyvale. Member of Community Health Partnership of SCC (CHPSCC) Key Words:

Immigrant Integration Toolkit for Grantmakers

Investing in Our Communities: Strategies for Immigrant Integration, published in 2006, is a succinct, easy-to-understand guide that draws on research and interviews with hundreds of foundation, community, business, and government leaders. It incorporates academic research as well as policy and community-based concerns into a resource that also can inform the work of practitioners in the nonprofit, public, and private sectors. Produced by Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants & Refugees (GCIR)

East Bay Naturalization Collaboration (EBNATZ)

The East Bay Naturalization Collaborative is comprised of nine (9) legal services and community-based organizations, who have joined together to provide free and low cost naturalization and other immigration-related services to residents of the East Bay area. Key Words: citizenship, integration, API Languages:
Spanish, Farsi & Dari, Chinese, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Korean & Other Asian Languages,

New Americans Campaign (NAC)

The New Americans Campaign is a nonpartisan, national network of legal-service providers, faith-based organizations, businesses, foundations and community leaders. We are streamlining access to naturalization services, so that greater numbers of qualified permanent residents take the critical step to becoming American citizens. The campaign is focused on assisting the 8 million lawful permanent residents who already qualify for citizenship.

Pacifica Institute – Silicon Valley Chapter

Pacifica Institute was established in 2003 as a non-profit organization by a group of Turkish-Americans. Pacifica Institute designs and executes projects covering social welfare, education, poverty, and conflict resolution issues in collaboration with scholars, activists, artists, politicians, and religious leaders-communities. The Pacifica Institute has a proven track record of working within and across communities. Key Words: RIF @Pacifica_Ins

IDEAL Consortium

The IDEAL Consortium, a project of the EdTech Center at World Education, Inc., is working to develop effective distance education programs for adult learners, raising the quality of blended and distance online learning across the United States through new educational technology innovations and collaborative research and practice.

Handbook of Distance Education for Adult Learners

The IDEAL Consortium provides technical assistance, web-based tools, and publications to member states to help them design distance education programs based on their distinct needs. This Handbook is intended to help teachers and administrators design and deliver distance education programs for adult basic learners using a variety of instructional delivery models and curricula. Its primary purpose is to guide local adult education programs understand the issues related to distance education so that they can develop a plan for implementing a program in their agency.

SPIRAL (Selected Patient Information in Asian Languages)

SPIRAL aims to increase access to Asian-language health information for consumers and health care providers. The SPIRAL web site is a collection of links to Asian-language patient care documents that have been created by authoritative sources and are freely available on the Web. Links are organized by topic and language. Languages: Cambodian, Chinese English, Hmong, Japanese, Korean, Laotian, Thai, Vietnamese Key Words: Medical, API


iAmerica is a national campaign driven by diverse organizations, created to offer informational tools and interactive opportunities for immigrants and their families to become full participants in our nation’s democracy.
The website is a centralized platform with accessible and credible essential services and information for immigrant families. Key Words: DACA, Haitian TPS, Collaborative, Immigration Legal, Citizenship, Know Your Rights

Immigration Advocates Network (IAN)

The IAN is a collaborative effort of leading immigrants’ rights organizations designed to increase access to justice for low-income immigrants and strengthen the capacity of organizations serving them. The IAN Non-Profit Resource Center provides an assortment of free, easily accessible and comprehensive online resources and tools. Key Words: Legal Library, Listserv, Podcasts, Professional Training, Calendar, Alerts, Membership

Canada College ESL Program

The ESL program aligns with the college mission by offering courses that include academic skills and language development which incorporate analytical, critical, and creative thinking and effective communication and reasoning. Counseling and Retention Specialist to assure that the individual educational goals are accomplished and there is support throughout the program. Key Words: ESL, English as a Second Language, SBCAE Multi-Language: Spanish

Indigenous Farmworker Study

The Indigenous Farmworker Study is a partnership between a group of farm labor researchers and the Indigenous Program of California Rural Legal Assistance (CRLA). This website shares information and insights learned about the history, languages, demography and culture of indigenous farmworkers, and outlines the economic and social challenges they face. Key Words: Undocumented Immigrants, Language: Spanish

PACT-San Jose

PACT’s mission is to empower everyday people to create a more healthy and just society by winning victories for the community – not by speaking for them, but by teaching people how to speak up and take action in the public arena through grass roots organizing.
PACT represents more than 50,000 people through it’s member organizations: PACT is an affiliate of the PICO National Network, one of the largest grassroots community organizations in the US, representing more than 1,000 religious congregations, schools, and neighborhood institutions and 1,000,000 families in 150 cities and towns. Key Words: Collaboration Multi-lingual: Spanish

OneJustice Pro-Bono Non-Profit Legal Asst

OneJustice was founded on a belief that lawyers and law students could be heroes by using their skills to bring equal justice to Californians in need. OneJustice continues to build a network, working with law schools and students, the private sector, and legal services nonprofits. OneJustice brings together resources on nonprofit management topics, including articles and sample policies, for the nonprofit legal organizations. Key Words:

Self-Help Federal Credit Union

Too many communities across the country lack access to affordable financial services. Predatory lenders and high-fee check cashers often thrive. Self-Help intentionally locates branches in underserved communities, and we extend our service through mobile technology and partnerships with local groups. Self-Help Credit Union and Self-Help Federal Credit Union have merged with 14 credit unions and one bank to create a network of over 40 branches serving almost 140,000 people in North Carolina, California, Illinois, and Florida. Key Words: Banking,

Silicon Valley De-Bug

De-Bug Organizing has initiated and lead successful social justice campaigns to advance the rights of youth, workers, immigrants and those impacted by the criminal justice system. De-Bug Media produces an award-winning bi-lingual (English/Spanish) magazine. De-Bug’s media program also assists and develops communication platforms for organizations and communities across the country.

Working Partnerships USA

Working Partnerships USA is a community organization that drives the movement for a just economy by bringing together public policy innovation and the power of grassroots organizing. We build the capacity of workers, low-income neighborhoods and communities of color to lead and govern. Based in Silicon Valley, we tackle the root causes of inequality and poverty by leading collaborative campaigns for quality jobs, healthy communities, equitable growth and vibrant democracy. Key Word: Interfaith, Leadership Institute, Health Care,

Indigenous Interpretation

Indigenous Interpreting+¬ģ specializes in indigenous languages from Mexico is one of the few programs of its kind in the US helping health care providers, courts and other agencies effectively communicate with indigenous people.in Monterey County.
Through partnerships with indigenous community leaders and interpreters, providing professional, trained and competent interpreters in hard-to-find indigenous languages. Video remote interpreting, face-to-face interpreting and local on-site healthcare, court and community. Multi-language: Mixteco, Triqui, Zapoteco, Chatino, Kanjobal, Amuzgo, Nahuatl, Tarasco, Purepecha, Tlapaneco, Yucateco Maya, Mam, Kiche (Quiche), Mixteco + more.Key words: translation, immigrant

SBCAE (South Bay Consortium for Adult Education)

The SBCAE is a consortium of 5 Adult Education and 4 Community Colleges in the South of Santa Clara County. Working with transparency and inclusion with all stakeholders, SBCAE is committed to ideas, decisions and practices that anticipate the future needs for adult learners in the region.
Members: ***Campbell Adult & Community Education (CACE)***East Side Adult Education***Evergreen Valley College***Milpitas Adult Education***Mission College
San Jose City College (SJCC)***Santa Clara Adult Education (SCAE)***Silicon Valley Adult Education (Program SVAEP)***West Valley Community College***
Workforce Institute (San Jose Evergreen Community College District)
Community Partners

Citizenship Works

Citizenshipworks provides free on-line assistance that helps you become a U.S. citizen, step-by-step. Citizenshipworks is a collaboration between the Immigration Advocates Network, Immigrant Legal Resource Center, and Pro Bono Net. We aim to make the immigration system accessible everyone through user-friendly technology, plain language legal information, and a national network of nonprofit immigration service providers. Multi-language:
Spanish |
Chinese |

OE Global

We are a global network of educational institutions, individuals and organizations that support an approach to education based on collective development and use of open educational materials. Open Education combines the traditions of knowledge sharing and creation with 21st century technology to create a vast pool of openly shared educational resources, while harnessing today’s collaborative spirit to develop educational approaches that are more responsive to learner’s needs. The Open Education Consortium is a non-profit, social benefit organization registered in the US and operating worldwide.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

HSF has distributed over $470 million in scholarships, granting 5,100 awards each year. The scholarship application period begins on January 1 every year. The awards, which range from $1,000 to $15,000, are granted in collaboration with several other organizations, including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Key Words: Latino, Latinx, Spanish

National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME)

NAME is a non-profit organization that advances and advocates for equity and social justice through multicultural education. NAME’s membership encompasses the spectrum of professional educators and specialists. Persons affiliated with teacher education, ethnic studies, ESL and bilingual education, social science, anthropology, liberal and fine arts programs, and other departments, colleges, and schools with an emphasis on multiculturalism are also encouraged to become members. Key Words: Instructor Resource

Bridging Borders In Silicon Valley Summit On Immigrant Needs And Contributions

The findings, results, and conclusions in this final report are the product of the hundreds of participants from state, county, and local governments, from educational institutions and schools, from non-profit agencies and religious institutions, from unions and community organizations, from business owners and ethnic chambers of commerce, and from immigrants and US-born citizens. Published In 2001 by the Santa Clara County Office of Human Relations, Key Words: SCC, Research

Knowledge of Immigrant Nationalities (KIN)

From July 1999 to June 2001 Santa Clara County conducted the most extensive assessment of the human needs of immigrants of any County in the US, Over 500 individuals: researchers, community members, university professors, social workers, non-profit agencies, county experts and activists were involved. Results from focus groups from SCC’s 16 largest ethnic populations in 2000 were summarized in two publications: Bridging Borders in Silicon Valley and KIN: Knowledge of Immigrant Nationalities. Key Words: Bosnia, Cambodia, China, El Salvador, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Laos, Mexico, Nicaragua, Philippines, Russia, Somalia, South Korea, Taiwan, Vietnamese

Uno x Uno Deportation Defense Project Fillable Form for Deportation Case Evaluation

Jan 2016. The Uno x Uno Deportation Defense Project Intake Form is created to document cases and support people in deportation proceedings in understanding their case and evaluating their options. Please fill out the information in the intake to get an evaluation of your case. Multi-language: Spanish

Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR)

GCIR works with a growing network of member foundations, as well as the greater philanthropic community, on a wide range of immigration and immigrant integration issues, including education, health, employment, civic participation, racial and economic justice, and other concerns affecting immigrant children, youth, and families. Large library of resources and publications.

National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV)

NNEDV offers a range of programs and initiatives to address the complex causes and far-reaching consequences of domestic violence. Through cross-sector collaborations and corporate partnerships, NNEDV offers support to victims of domestic violence who are escaping abusive relationships – and empowers survivors to build new lives. Key Words: Mental Health

Diversity Preparedness

The National Resource Center serves as a resource and information exchange portal to facilitate communication, networking and collaboration to build resilience and eliminate disparities for culturally diverse communities across all phases of an emergency. Administered by Drexel University

Health Information Translations

Extensive collection of translations on health and disaster preparedness subjects from a collaboration of Ohio organizations. Languages include:
Spanish, American Sign Language, Arabic, Bosnian, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional. English, French, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Marshallese, Portuguese, Brazilian, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

Refugee Health Information Network (rhin)

RHIN is a national collaborative partnership that has created a database of quality multilingual, public health resources for those providing care to resettled refugees and asylees. Resources include Health education materials in various languages and formats (brochures, fact sheets, videos), Provider tools (including information on refugee populations and cultures), and information on Emergency Preparedness and Response for vulnerable populations.

University of Houston Center for Immigration Research

Research from UH and other local institutions, focused on the examination of immigration trends and related international and national immigration policy. The Center serves as a resource for immigration data for local institutions, organizations and policy-makers involved with the settlement and incorporation of America’s “new immigrants” into their communities. Key Words: Collaboration, Immigrant Integration,

National Immigration Project (NIP)

The NIP is a national membership organization of lawyers, law students, legal workers, and jailhouse lawyers working to defend and expand the rights of all immigrants in the US. NIP is especially committed to working on behalf of the most disenfranchised and vulnerable, including, but not limited to, battered women, people with HIV/AIDS, children, and noncitizen criminal offenders. Key Words: Advocacy Our areas of expertise include criminal and deportation defense, fighting immigration enforcement, protecting victims of crimes and defending political rights.

National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (NNIRR)

The NNIRR is a national organization composed of local coalitions and immigrant, refugee, community, religious, civil rights and labor organizations and activists. It serves as a forum to share information and analysis, to educate communities and the general public, and to develop and coordinate plans of action on important immigrant and refugee issues. Working to defend and expand the rights of all immigrants and refugees, regardless of immigration status.

Partners Against Hate

Partners Against Hate was a collaborative project of the Anti-Defamation League, The Leadership Conference Education Fund, and the Center for Preventing Hate, which offered promising education and counteraction strategies for young people and the wide range of community-based professionals who work and interact with youth, including parents, law enforcement officials, educators, and community/business leaders. Free downloadable booklets and information about anti-hate crime laws, state by state. Key Words: Tolerance,

Partnership for a New America

The National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA) is a national multiethnic, multiracial partnership. We represent the collective power and resources of the country’s 37 largest regional immigrant rights organizations in 31 states. Our members provide services from processing voter registration to health care enrollment for their communities, and they combine service delivery with sophisticated organizing tactics to advance local and state policy. This site contains information and resources to promote and assist immigrants in the naturalization process.

Lutheran Immigration & Refugee Services (LIRS)

LIRS works with migrants and refugees and many partners in service to resettle refugees through a network of 28 local organizations in 26 states. 16 of those organizations also provide immigration legal services. Asylum seekers, survivors of torture and other migrants impacted by detention are served through 23 partners providing legal and social services including visitation ministry. In addition, we work directly with eight foster care programs at the state level to provide family reunification and foster care services for unaccompanied refugee and immigrant children.


A national financial literacy partnership of Consumer Action and Capital One, contains free, multilingual financial education materials. It also offers curricula and teaching aids with regional meetings and roundtables to train community-based organization staff, so that consumers at all income levels and walks of life can be reached. Key Words:

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)

HACU represents more than 450 colleges and universities committed to Hispanic higher education success in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Latin America, Spain and Portugal. Although our member institutions in the U. S. represent less than 10% of all higher education institutions nationwide, together they are home to more than two-thirds of all Hispanic college students. Multi-language: Spanish

Migration Policy Institute (MPI)

Country Resources – As the main arbiters of where, when, and how people may cross borders, individual countries still hold many of the keys to the immigration and integration trajectories of increasingly diverse flows of migrants. This growing list of country resource pages catalogues and contextualizes the migration experiences of many countries around the world. Key Words: Refugee, Climate Change, Research,

Social Justice Collaborative

Social Justice Collaborative is a 501(c)(3) non-profit legal aid society located in Oakland, California. As part of its initiative to defend non-citizens from deportation, SJC’s projects also include criminal defense and family-unity immigration. SJC aims to provide holistic legal services in all areas of the law, including tax equity for noncitizens, domestic violence prevention and protection, and family law. Multi-language: Spanish