Our Spring into Action with LCSV networking mixer on Thursday, March 23rd at Azucar Bistro was a great success thanks to all the sisters who joined us that evening. Guests enjoyed learning about LCSV's A Nuestra Salud: Hoy y Mañana/To Our Health: Today and Tomorrow social media campaign, meeting the 2012 ELLA Class, and connecting with their LCSV sisters.
This week we will discuss SUGAR. Our special guest video will feature Darcie Green, Community Activist, who share her concerns about soda.
Sugar IQ Question:
Is it true that If you eat it and don’t burn it, you will store it?
Find out in our highlighted video
Sugar: The Bitter Truth
Win a FREE lunch!
Quiz questions will be posted daily.
Folks that respond to all 7 questions get their names placed in a drawing for a free healthy lunch in Downtown San Jose.
A Nuestra Salud on Facebook
"Walking, Biking, Electric Driving - What are the health benefits?"
Thursday, April 5, 5:30pm-8:30pm
Council Chambers – San Mateo City Hall – 330 W. 20th Avenue
Join us for the second Healthy Communities Forum of 2012 to explore how the various facets of the health of our cities – economic, environmental, and social – intersect. Neil Maizlish, PhD with the California Department of Public Health will present his recent study that highlights the environmental and health benefits of active transport in the Bay Area. Afterward, we’ll break out into groups by city to discuss strategies for how we can make our communities economically, environmentally, and socially healthier and more resilient.
No charge, open to the public, refreshments provided.
Space is limited, for more details and to RSVP visit our Healthy Communities Forum website.
Who should come: Decision makers, community leaders, labor, developers, affordable housing advocates, business leaders, environmentalists
This Forum organized by American Lunch Association in Northern California, Sierra Club Loma Prieta Chapter, San Mateo County Health System, and Sustainable San Mateo County. Co-Hosted by American Planners Association, Assemblymember Jerry Hill, EBL&S Develment, Greenbelt Alliance, HEAL Cities Campaign, Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County, San Mateo Councilmember David Lim, Menlo Park Transportation Commissioner Raymond Mueller, Redwood City Planning Commissioner Nancy Radcliffe, Promometheus, San Jose Councilmember Ash Kalra, San Jose Councilmember Sam Liccardo, San Mateo County Health System, Sierra Club Loma Prieta Chapter, Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition, Silicon Valley Leadership Group, SPUR- San Jose, County Supervisor Carole Groom, County Supervisor Liz Kniss, Sustainable San Mateo County, Burlingame Councilmember Terry Nagel, Transform, Urban Habitat, San Mateo Cool Cities Team, Latina Coalition of Silicon Valley.
LCSV Annual Fundraiser: Sisterhood Brunch
Sunday, June 10, 2012 / Almaden Valley
Reconnect with LCSV members, past and present while helping LCSV meet its annual fundraising goal.
We invite all LCSV members to
join LCSV on Facebook!
Each member that joins our Facebook group will be entered to wi two tickets to the musical the "In the Heights" at the Center for Performing Arts San José, courtesy of Broadway San José.
Not a member? Join or renew your membership today!
Non-members are welcome to join our LCSV Fan Page to keep up to date with LCSV news and events.
TRIO will be hosting a career panel on Thursday, April 12, 2011 from 10:40am – 11:20am in Room 302-304 (3rd floor). The audience will be our TRiO college students at the National Hispanic University. Learn more about TRIO. In short, TRiO are federally funded programs serving students of low income, first generation backgrounds across the nation. At NHU, we have 3 programs, one of them being the TRiO Scholars Program (aka Student Support Services) which focuses on retaining and graduating our college students.
If you or anyone you know is interested please have them contact our office at (408) 273-2729 and speak with Arnulfo Sanchez.
Serving on a board, commission, or committee is a way to offer important community perspectives and ideas, and contribute to the City’s discussions and decisions on a variety of substantial matters.
Application deadline is 5 pm, Wednesday, April 4, 2012.
Information and applications are available online at www.redwoodcity.org/clerks
or may be requested by calling 650-780-7220.
Seats are available on the
Senior Affairs Commission
Housing and Human Concerns Commission
Civic Cultural Commission
Board of Building Review
Library Board, Parks
Recreation and Community Services Commission
Historic Resources Advisory Committee
Architectural Advisory Committee
A panel led by Elisa Marina Alvarado, Artistic Director of Teatro Visión
How have artists from Silicon Valley's Latino and Asian Pacific Islander communities used traditional cultural practices and art forms in creative ways to help their communities address critical issues they face?
Funding provided by DASB Diversity and Events Committee. DASB funds for this series come from the DASB card registra-tion fee. We strongly urge all students to support the DASB.
Thursday, April 12, 2012 • 1:30 – 3:30 Location TBA
Latinas Learning To Lead Program
The National Hispana leadership Institute (NHLI) invites you to participate in the only National Leadership Program for Latina College –aged women.
NHLI’s Latinas Learning to Lead Program promotes and fosters the development of young college-age Latina leaders through training, mentoring opportunities, access to national networks and tools to create a community impact through their leadership projects.
For more information please visit our website.
Internships Available At Controller John Chiang's Los Angeles Office
Interested in helping your community? Want to get experience in a statewide elected official’s office? The Office of State Controller John Chiang is now accepting summer intern applications for its Los Angeles office. This is a non-paid internship. There will be two six-week sessions offered. Additionally, all interns must attend a mandatory orientation. The application deadline is April 23, 2012. Read this internship overview. An online application form is available here .
I would like to share some very important information with you regarding the recently proposed SJSU admissions policy changes impacting local area students. Several of you may be aware of these proposed changes and hopefully were able to attend one of the four SJSU public hearings that took place last week. This is a critical time for our community, students and families to share their questions and comments with the leadership of SJSU. I encourage you to visit the link below to learn more about this issue impacting local students and share your comments and questions. Please share with your friends and colleagues.
Here's the information from the Public Hearings. You can also share your comments using this link.
To send a letter you can send it to:
Dr. William Nance, Vice President for Student Affairs
San José State University
One Washington Square
San José, CA 95192-0031