Naturalization Information Workshop

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Chinatown/Him Mark Lai Branch, San Francisco Public Library
San Francisco   CA

Join your local USCIS reps for this informative Naturalization Information Session. Topics covered at this FREE session will include: the naturalization process, naturalization test, rights and responsibilities of U.S. Citizenship. Come for an overview of the eligibility requirements for Naturalization and a step-by-step description of the process including a demonstration interview, and take home study materials to prepare for the test! The workshop will be conducted in both Cantonese and English.

2017 Tax Strategies: Avoiding Common Tax Pitfalls

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fremont Main Library
Fremont  CA

Fremont Main Library, Fukaya Meeting Room
Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Hear Alan Olsen, CPA, MBA and host of the American Dreams radio show on KDOW 1220 AM, share tax strategies for 2017, new tax laws you should know about, and how to avoid common tax pitfalls. Alan Olsen is the Managing Partner of Greenstein, Rogoff, Olsen & Co., LLP (, in Fremont.

No registration is required.

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.

Free Community Homebuyer Fair

10:00 am - 2:00 pm
屋侖市政廳 Oakland City Hall

Get the resources to buy a home and stay in your community!

City of Oakland’s Housing & Community Development Dept. and Citi are sponsoring a community homebuyer resource fair at Oakland City Hall. Info provided in English, Spanish, Chinese.

Learn about down payment assistance, credit repair, community loan programs, grants, veteran programs, free homebuyer classes, affordable housing, qualifying for financial assistance, and more.

HUD-cert Housing Counselors onsite

Learn how low and moderate income buyers can succeed in today’s tough housing market.

Info: 510-238-6201
Free Parking — Garage below 250 Frank Ogawa Plaza

Dinner with speakers of “Hong Kong SAR at 20″ symposium

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Peking Duck Restaurant
Palo Alto  CA

Twenty years after returning to Chinese sovereignty, how is Hong Kong doing? It is a rare opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with that many people who had, have and will continue to have significant impact on the development of Hong Kong.

Keynote speakers:
● Martin Lee (HK Democratic Party founding chair)
● Jasper Tsang (HKSAR Legco ex-president)
● Ching Cheong (Former chief China correspondent of The Straits Times)
● Wang Zhenmin (Legal chief of PRC Central Govt Liaison Office-HK,)

● Sonny Lo (HKU/SPACE Deputy Director)
● Ngok Ma (Associate Professor, Govt Dept, CUHK)
● Benny Tai (Associate Professor of Law, HKU)
● Vic Li (Assistant Professor, SoSci Dept, EdUHK)
● Allan Au (Professional Consultant, Journalism & Communication School, CUHK)
● Lawrence Ho (Assistant Professor, SoSci Dept, EdUHK)

Time: 2017-11-12 (Sun). Reception: 6:30pm. Program start: 7:00pm.
Price: $40
Language: Mostly in Cantonese