Education

Education

植物園免費參觀日

01/06/2016-12/28/2016
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
UC Botanical Garden
Berkeley 

植物園免費參觀日
每月第一個星期三 9am-5pm
Botanical Garden
UC Berkeley
200 Centennial Drive
Berkeley
www.botanicalgarden.berkeley.edu

EMPLOYER ADVISORY COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIPS

05/31/2016-07/27/2016
12:00 am
EAC Scholarship Committee
San Mateo 

About EAC: Employer Advisory Councils (EAC’s) were formed in 1978 to serve in an advisory capacity to the Employment Development Department (EDD) Workforce Services Program. The San Mateo County EAC meets monthly to exchange ideas and concerns about Human Resources management issues.
Purpose of Scholarship: To assist a San Mateo County resident who is studying some aspect of Business Administration, Human Resources or some area of study that will ultimately provide the opportunity to make a contribution to our society. The scholarship is to be used to further the education of the recipient.
Criteria for Scholarship:
• Write a brief letter of introduction (approximately 300-500 words) stating your financial needs as well as your career and personal goals. Your letter should demonstrate why you should be awarded this scholarship. Include your mailing address, a telephone number where you can be reached, and your email address.
• Provide 2-3 letters of recommendations from a school counselor or teacher, a community agency, an employer, etc.
• Demonstrate a desire to learn by providing a history of academic accomplishments, volunteer services, certificates of achievements, etc.
• Finalists will participate in a personal interview with the EAC Scholarship Committee, and the scholarship recipient must be present at the Awards Luncheon on July 27, 2016.

Who is Eligible: Any undergraduate student who is a San Mateo County resident enrolled or planning to enroll in: Adult School R.O.P., Community College, College or University, or a Vocational Training Program. Previous San Mateo county EAC Scholarship recipients are not eligible.
Award Amount: One Scholarship – $1,000.00 – will be awarded.
Application Schedule:
Applications must be postmarked no later than Tuesday, May 31, 2016.
Finalists will be interviewed on Wednesday, June 22, 2016.
Recipients will be notified no later than Thursday, June 30, 2016.
Awards luncheon ceremony will be held on Wednesday, July 27, 2016.

Send Application to:
EAC Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 25075
San Mateo, CA 94402-5075

Family-to-Family in Cantonese

06/18/2016-09/03/2016
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
North East MEdical Services
San Francisco 

Saturdays Only

NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 12-session educational program for family members of individuals living with mental illness. It is a designated evidenced-based program. Research shows that the program significantly improves the coping and problem-solving abilities of the people closest to an individual living with a mental health condition. NAMI Family-to-Family not only provides critical information and strategies for taking care of the person you love, but you’ll also find out that you’re not alone. Recovery is a journey, and there is hope.

In the program, you’ll learn about:

-Finding and using local supports and mental health services

-Up-to-date information on mental health conditions such as depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, anxiety and how they affect the brain

-Current treatments, including evidence-based therapies, medications and side effects

-The impact of mental illness on the entire family

- How to manage crises, solve problems and communicate effectively

Contact Mabel Kwan at (510) 387-7553 or mabel@namisf.org

BICYCLE THEFT PREVENTION WORKSHOP

06/18/2016
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Alameda County Library
Fremont 

Gain strategies and skills for bike security at this free and fun class led by Bike East Bay. Find details and register online at: bikeeastbay.org/education.

The Fremont Main Library, a branch of the Alameda County Library system, is located at 2400 Stevenson Boulevard and is wheelchair accessible. The library will provide an ASL interpreter for any event with at least seven working days’ notice. Please call 510-745-1401 or TTY 888-663-0660 for more information.