silicon valley

  • ALearn Silicon Valley Education Foundation

    ALearn Silicon Valley   Glenda Vargas hated math. In 6th grade, a pivotal year for mastering early algebra concepts, she got an “F” in math class and felt defeated. “Math felt like a foreign language to me. I was so lost that one day I just broke down in tears in...
  • Step Up Silicon Valley Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary & Launch of First-of-its-kind Nonprofit Data Tech

    Poverty Reducing Initiatives Focus of New Collaborative Program Arturo Hilario El Observador On Wednesday May 16 Step Up Silicon Valley, a branch of Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County focusing on poverty reduction, outreach and support, celebrated its 10-year anniversary along with the announcement of their new collaborative inter-agency...
  • The Coyote Valley Linkage to the Latino Community

    From the acquisition of California from Mexico in 1848, to the agricultural ties of the Valley of Heart’s Delight, to the transition of Silicon Valley, Latinos have strong cultural connections to Santa Clara Valley. Historically, we merge the issues of economic equality, civil rights, and local environmental concerns together....
  • Silicon Valley Needs Unions

    SEIU The cry for “Union Rights” was heard far and wide on Labor Day 2017 as union members and workers across the country declared it a National Day of Action saying “No” to a rigged economy and a resounding “Yes” to worker’s rights. For more than a century the...
  • Labor Day 2017: Silicon Valley Needs Unions

    Join working people nationwide to say NO to a rigged economy, and YES to workers’ rights!  WHEN: Monday, September 4 / 8 am – 12 pm  WHERE: SEIU Local 521 2302 Zanker Rd., San Jose, CA 95131 Say no to wage theft, demand respect for workers’ rights for a...
  • American Diabetes Association Awarded Funds for Diabetes Prevention Youth Camps in Santa Clara County

    San Jose, CA – The American Diabetes Association (ADA) has been awarded $475,000 from Santa Clara County to expand type 2 prevention youth programs in Santa Clara County.  The grant will fund a one-week, evidence-based camp to educate medically underserved children about the dangers of diabetes, for three consecutive...
  • SILICON VALLEY COMIC CON 2017 DRAWS 65,000 ATTENDEES OVER THREE-DAY EVENT

    Steve Wozniak’s Second Annual Pop Culture, Science & Technology Expo Added New Venues and Outdoor Festival, Saw Increased Attendance SAN JOSE – Silicon Valley Comic Con (SVCC), Steve Wozniak’s wildly successful pop culture and technology expo, took over downtown San Jose the weekend of April 21-23, welcoming more than...
  • Silicon Valley Comic Con 2017: New and Improved

    San Jose-based comic con unveils a broader scope, fun for locals Eduardo Hilario El Observador As many of you will remember, last year was the first opening weekend of the Silicon Valley Comic Con, or SVCC for short, and it was absolutely fantastic, though there wasn’t much else to...
  • Calendar 4/14

    San Jose Barracuda Friday April 14, 2017 / 7pm SAP Center 525 W Santa Clara St San Jose, CA $16 – $78 Musical of Musicals, the Musical Friday April 14, 2017 / 8pm Tabard Theatre Co 29 N San Pedro St San Jose, CA $15 – $40 Frankenstein Friday...