Learning & Career



La Casa de Jenny
Listing Title
La Casa de Jenny’s mission is to serve as a navigation and case management center to aid recently migrated individuals to build towards self-sufficiency in their new homes.
Service Area
East Bay
La Cocina 
Listing Title
La Cocina is a nonprofit working to solve problems of equity in business ownership for women, immigrants and people of color. We provide affordable commercial kitchen space to talented entrepreneurs.
Service Area
Bay Area
La Familia Counseling Services
La Familia is a community outreach nonprofit in the greater Bay Area, California. We provide services throughout Alameda and Contra Costa and Stanislaus counties, with a comprehensive selection of programs to meet a variety of mental health and community support needs.
Service Area
Bay Area
Lao Family Community Development, Inc.
Lao Family Community Development, Inc. (LFCD) assists diverse refugee, immigrant, limited English, and low-income U.S. born community members in achieving long-term financial and social self-sufficiency. We encourage our community members to establish goals, believe in themselves, and become active, contributing members of society.
Service Area
Bay Area
Maitri
Listing Title
Maitri is a free, confidential, nonprofit organization based in the San Francisco Bay Area that primarily helps families and individuals from South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives) facing domestic violence, emotional abuse, cultural alienation, or family conflict.
Service Area
Statewide
Monument Impact
Listing Title
Monument Impact is a community-based nonprofit dedicated to building skills, resources and power within immigrant, refugee and low-income communities in Concord. Located in the Monument Corridor, one of the most densely populated communities in the Bay Area, our community members are engaged in identifying solutions to the challenges and barriers they face to achieving economic prosperity.
Service Area
Bay Area
Mt. Diablo Unified School District (MDUSD)
The mission of Mt. Diablo Unified School District Department of English Learner Services is to provide rich, meaningful, and highly effective programs for English Learners in order to ensure success for all students.
Service Area
Bay Area
New Haven Unified School District (NHUSD)
As the anchor organization for over 40 regional partners, the Union City Family Center supports newcomer families to provide an integrated system of care.
New Toolkit: Supporting Afghan Students in Schools & Youth Programs in the United States (Switchboard)
The toolkit cited here is designed to help educators to develop a well-rounded understanding of the circumstances of newly arrived Afghan students and their families, including the challenges they may face as they seek to adapt to the American education system. Additionally, it is designed for educators to better understand the Afghan educational systems and possible educational experiences of students and name core considerations for working with Afghan students and their families.
Service Area
National
Newark Unified School District (NUSD)
We are committed to supporting multilingual learners at all levels and at any stage in their development.
Service Area
Bay Area
Oakland Bloom
Listing Title
Oakland Bloom is a non-profit that supports poor-and-working class immigrant, refugee, and BIPOC chefs to start their own food businesses through its flagship business training and incubator program, the Open Test Kitchen. Alongside our incubator program, Oakland Bloom also works to develop cooperative food business restaurant + finance models that prioritize community safety, people power, worker rights, and pathways to ownership.
Service Area
Bay Area
Oakland International High School
At Oakland International, no student is anonymous. Each grade level has only 100 students. Our small size and our team structure allow personalization, growth, and success for our students. In their first two years at Oakland International, students remain with the same team of 5 teachers. In their junior and senior years, seniors will have opportunities for internships and community service in different settings, from businesses to government offices to community organizations.  All students participate in our multi-media California Partnership Academy that gives students the technology skills required for college and careers in the 21st century.
Service Area
Bay Area
Oakland Unified School Districts (OUSD)
The Oakland Unified School District Refugee and Asylum Assistance Program (OUSD RASAP) assists refugee and immigrant families with school enrollment, placement, and support for new arrival students and their families. The Refugee & Asylee Program identifies, supports, and tracks newly arrived refugee students, providing crucial services in support of their school integration and academic success.
Service Area
Bay Area
PARS Equality Center
Listing Title
Provides ESL, home-based tutoring, immigration services, social services, interpretation services, employment assistance services.
Service Area
Bay Area
Partnerships for Trauma Recovery
Provides culturally aware, trauma-informed and linguistically accessible mental health care for international survivors of human rights abuses from all cultural, ethnic and linguistic groups residing throughout the greater San Francisco Bay Area.
Service Area
Bay Area
Peralta Community College District
A collaborative of colleges advancing social and economic transformation for students and the community through quality education, rooted in equity, social justice, environmental sustainability, and partnerships.
Service Area
Alameda County
Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD)
Dedicated to the goal of having its students fulfill rigorous academic standards in preparation for future success, so that they can become well-informed, productive, and socially responsible citizens.
Service Area
Pleasanton
Refugee & Immigrant Transitions
Provides free education, family engagement, and community leadership programs. Students have sought refuge due to war, violence, persecution, or economic duress.
Service Area
Bay Area
San Lorenzo Unified School District
Consists of nine elementary schools, three middle schools, and four high school sites situated in unincorporated Alameda County between the cities of San Leandro and Hayward.
San Mateo County Human Services Agency (HSA)
Offers a wide range of services designed to assist individuals and families achieve economic self-sufficiency, collaborate with other agencies to strengthen our communities, and ensure child safety and well-being. 
Service Area
San Mateo County
Street Level Health Project (SLHP)
Street Level Health Project (SLHP) is an Oakland-based community center dedicated to improving the wellbeing of underinsured, uninsured, and recently arrived immigrants in Alameda County.
Service Area
Alameda County
Support for Afghan Financial Empowerment (SAFE) Initiative -(International Rescue Committee))
An initiative to empower newly arrived families as they begin their journey to financial stability and economic security in their new homes across the U.S.
Service Area
National
The Bread Project
Listing Title
A job training and placement program which provides a 5-week commercial food preparation, baking, and essential job readiness training for adults ages 18 and over.
Service Area
Bay Area
oakland lgbtq center
The LGBT community center has social events, educational programs, health programs, and counsellors. There are support groups for young people, queer people, bisexual people, and transgender people. There are trainings and workshops for help with jobs. There is free therapy, art classes, yoga classes, and support for mental health.
Service Area
Bay Area
The Unity Council
Listing Title
The Unity Council is a non-profit Social Equity Development Corporation with over 50 years of history in the Fruitvale neighborhood of Oakland. Our mission is to promote social equity and improve quality of life by building vibrant communities where everyone can work, learn, and thrive.
Service Area
East Bay
Tutoring for Afghan Refugees and Immigrants
Offers free tutoring services for English language and school support to refugee students in middle school and high school, as well as to young mothers.
Upwardly Global
Listing Title
Provides employment assistance and job search skills training for recently arrived immigrant and refugee professionals to the US who have full work authorization.
Service Area
Bay Area
Vietnamese American Community Center of the East Bay (VACCEB)
VACCEB's mission is to address the needs of refugees and immigrants within hard-to-reach & underrepresented communities. We achieve this through a variety of educational, cultural, and social services that promote economic self-sufficiency and assimilation into American society.
Service Area
East Bay
Wellness in Action (Center for Empowering Refugees and Immigrants)
Wellness in Action is a community workforce training and development program for paraprofessional community mental health advocates from unserved and underserved refugee and new immigrant communities in the Bay Area.
West Contra Costa Unified School District
The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) covers the cities of El Cerrito, Richmond, San Pablo, Pinole, and Hercules and the unincorporated areas of Bayview-Montalvin Manor, East Richmond Heights, El Sobrante, Kensington, North Richmond, and Tara Hills.

"We provide the highest quality education to enable all students to make positive life choices, strengthen our community, and successfully participate in a diverse and global society."
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