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Entrepreneurship Workshop Program with CIC

What: The entry point to the Community Investment Collaborative's entrepreneurship program is a 17 week training program. Designed for new and existing entrepreneurs, this hands-on course enables entrepreneurs to assess and address the technical needs of their businesses.

When and Where: The next Charlottesville workshop will begin on Tuesday, August 18th, 2015. The next Fluvanna and Louisa Workshop in Zion's Crossroads will begin on Wednesday, August 19th, 2015. 

Deadline: Apply by July 3, 2015.

Contact: http://www.cicville.org/training/application-for-training

The 8th Annual Latin Jazz & Salsa Festival

What: The 8th Annual Latin Jazz & Salsa Festival

When: Saturday July 11, 2015, 3:00pm – 8:00pm

Where: Dogwood Dell Amphitheatre, Richmond, VA


Antes del Bebé: Club para Mamás

Qué: Un programa gratuito para mujeres embarazadas

Cuándo: Cada 2do y 4to jueves del mes 5:30 - 7:00 pm

Dónde: Las Oficinas de CHiP, 1469 Greenbrier Place, Charlottesville 

Contacto: Llamar a Diane al 434-924-9920

Mental Health First Aid Trainings

What: Mental Health First Aid for Adults and Youth, offered by Region Ten Community Services Board

When: Monthly 

Where: Region Ten Community Services Board, 500 Old Lynchburg Rd. Conference Center Room 500A, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Contact: Jane Lewis, 434-970-1282 or MHFA@regionten.org

Bilingual Volunteers Needed

What: The Legal Aid Justice Center is seeking volunteers fluent in both Spanish and English for assistance with translation and interpretion

Contact: 434-977-0553 or erin@justice4all.org


Citizenship Application Services

What: Low cost legal immigration services - accredited by the Board of Immigration Appeals

Contact: Call the IRC at 979-7772 for an appointment

Citizenship Classes

What: Citizenship classes 

When: Tuesday and Thursday, 6:30pm-8:30pm, July 7 - August 20

Where: Albemarle County Adult Education, 907 Henry Avenue

Contact: To register call 296-3872, x 6

CJ Education Work Group Meeting

What: CJ Education Work Group Meeting

When: Wednesday, August 26th, 3:30pm-4:30pm

Where: County Office Building McIntire

Contact: CJ Program Coordinator

CJ Mental Health Work Group Meeting

What: CJ Mental Health Work Group Meeting

When: To be determined

Where: The Women's Initiative, 1101 E. High Street

Contact: Ingrid Ramos, iramos@thewomensinitiative.org

Refugee/parole program for minors in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras

What: The U.S. Department of State has announced a special refugee/parole program for minors in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras with parents who are lawfully present in the United States. Access to this program must be initiated by the Qualifying Parent through an existing refugee resettlement agency such as the International Rescue Committee in Charlottesville (IRC). There is no charge for this service.

Contact: Nada Aladhami, Immigration Specialist at the IRC. She can be reached at Nada.Aladhami@rescue.org or at 434-979-7772 ext. 110.