NEW!  Task 2 BL-BH Practice
In this post,  six quick ways are presented to teach about current issues in immigration as well as a list of nearly 40 immigration-related lesson plans, useful Topics pages and multimedia from The Times and rich resources from around the Web.
From KQED: Listen to Immigration Radio Programs

We Are New York: Practice English (IL-ADV)
Erica's husband is abusing her. She has no papers. Who can help her? Where can she go? A multi-ethnic theater group puts on a play about a difficult subject that affects people of every walk of life. Together, the actors discover surprising twists and turns to the story as they find the answers.

Featured Video: Stop Domestic Violence
(Scroll down to "Stop Domestic Violence" and click on "Watch the Full Episode" once the page loads.)
Stop Domestic Violence Study Guide
Stop Domestic Violence Video Script
Stop Domestic Violence Magazine- English
Stop Domestic Violence Magazine- Spanish
Stop Domestic Violence Magazine- Chinese

Crossroads Cafe Worktext A (IL-ADV)
Jamal is a suspect in a bank robbery.
Featured Video: Rush to Judgment (Lesson 9)

Rosa becomes a victim of discrimination when she tries to rent an apartment. 
Featured Video: No Vacancy (Lesson 11)
On Common Ground (IH-ADV)
Community tensions run high when an immigrant's controversial small business ignites the anger of neighboring business owners.
Featured Video: Skin Deep
Flagrant abuses in an inner city housing complex lead to charges of corruption against a member of the City Council.
Featured Videos: Fall from Grace Part 1
                           Fall from Grace Part 2
From (IH-ADV)
Rights and Responsibilities of U.S. Citizens and Immigrants
Ventures Arcade:  Rights and Responsibilities (Click on the "Citizenship" Tab.)

International Migrants' Day

City of Fremont
Fremont Family Resource Center Centrally located, the FFRC has over 20 State, County, City and non-profit agencies providing a variety of integrated services.  Click on Agencies and Program Services to access all of the agencies at Fremont Family Resource Center.
39155 Liberty St.
Suite A110
Fremont, CA 94538
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Ph: (510) 574-2000
Fx: (510) 574-2001
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Abode offers eleven housing programs linked to support services to assist homeless families and individuals in establishing stability and independence. Housing options include emergency shelter programs, rental subsidies, transitional housing and permanent supportive housing. Support services consist of intensive case management, job counseling and placement referrals, life skills training, money management, parenting classes, children's programs, benefits acquisition, primary and mental health care services, and individual and group substance recovery counseling. 
40849 Fremont Blvd.
Fremont, CA, 945338
The following services are offered:
Homeless shelters
Rental Assistance/Deposit Help
Domestic Violence
Medical Care
Free Meals
Free Groceries
Motel Vouchers
Fremont Healthy Start (A Program of East Bay Agency for Children)
Finding Resources in Fremont PowerPoint from Fremont Healthy Start
Program Director: Ms. Giselle Vieto
Grimmer School
43030 Newport Drive
Fremont, CA 94538
Fremont Healthy Start serves all the schools in the Fremont Unified School District (FUSD) and is based at Grimmer Elementary and at the Fremont Family Resource Center. Services are also provided out of Brier Elementary and Cabrillo Elementary.
  • Information and referral for child support, child care, housing, and mental health
  • Translation and Interpretation
  • Vision and dental car
  • Physical exams and immunizations
  • Health insurance enrollment, education and outreach (Medi-Cal, Cal Kids, Healthy Families, Kaiser Cares for Kids)
  • Emergency food and clothing
  • Case management
  • Public assistance application completion
  • Assistance with school enrollment process
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Farsi, Punjabi, Hindi, Dari
Tri-City Health Center
39500 Liberty Street
Fremont, CA 94538
Appointments:   510-770-8040
Medical Advice:  510-770-8133
Alameda County
Alameda County Resource Guide March 2010
Community Child Care Council (4C's) of Alameda County: For Fremont, Newark and Union City call 510-790-0655.  For Hayward, San Leandro, San Lorenzo and Castro Valley call 510-582-2182.
Alameda County Food Bank Emergency Food Helpline : Call (800) 870-FOOD (3663) Hours of operation: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.
2-1-1 gives you FREE information over the phone about housing, health, and social services throughout Alameda County.  2-1-1 is available 24 hours a day/7 days a week in multiple languages.  For more information, click on one of the following links:

2-1-1 information in English

2-1-1 information in Spanish

2-1-1 information in Chinese

2-1-1 information in Vietnamese

San Francisco
Transportation Information Alameda County
AC Transit
State of California
CalFresh (Formerly Known as Food Stamps) The Fremont Resource Center at 39155 Liberty Street can also help you fill out the CalFresh application.  Call 510-574-2000 to make your appointment.   Learn more on how to qualify for CalFresh
California Department of Health Care Services
The Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) is a preventive program that delivers periodic health assessments and services to low income children and youth in California.  CHDP provides care coordination to assist families with medical appointment scheduling, transportation, and access to diagnostic and treatment services.  Health assessments are provided by enrolled private physicians, local health departments, community clinics, managed care plans, and some local school districts.
Free Medical and Dental Check-Ups CHDP Brochures in Different Languages

California Department of Social Services
California State Forms and Publications translated in the following languages:
California State "I Speak" Cards
These cards can be used to help an individual obtain interpretive services. Click on one of the languages
below to download and print out. Insert the name of the individual on the blank line on both the English
and the non-English language statements.
Client instructions for use of "I" Speak Cards:
These cards can be used to help you get interpretive services. Write your name on the blank line on both the English and the non-English language statements. Cut along the border lines, place back-to-back with adhesive (glue or paste), and laminate the card.  The cards are available in the following languages:
California Court System
United States Government
From SNAP (Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program)
Nutrition Education:  These guidebooks tell you about MyPyramid.  They show you how to plan, shop, and prepare meals for your family.  These guidebooks are for real families that are busy.  The information in these guidebooks is for people over 2 years of age.

Federal agencies and organizations that get money from the federal government have to take reasonable steps to help people who have trouble with English. Sometimes, when a government agency or an organization does not help you because you are limited English proficient, they violate the law. This is called National Origin Discrimination.