Thursday, May 5, 2016

Citizenship Resources for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month LIVE: White House Champions of Change for AAPI Art and Storytelling #MyAAPIStory: Sharing the Diverse Stories of the AAPI Community Presidential Proclamation -- Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, 2016 May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month
May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month – a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. A rather broad term, Asian-Pacific encompasses all of the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia (New Guinea, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji and the Solomon Islands), Micronesia (Marianas, Guam, Wake Island, Palau, Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Nauru and the Federated States of Micronesia) and Polynesia (New Zealand, Hawaiian Islands, Rotuma, Midway Islands, Samoa, American Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, Cook Islands, French Polynesia and Easter Island).

American English @ State: Asian Pacific Heritage Month  (pdf)

janmdotorg: I Want the Wide American Earth: An Asian Pacific American Story (video)

Video produced by JANM's 2013 Getty Multicultural Undergraduate Interns, and the Watase Media Arts Center, to promote the Smithsonian's traveling exhibition, "I Want The Wide American Earth: An Asian Pacific American Story," currently on display at the Japanese American National Museum. 

LessonPages: Asian Pacific Heritage Month (K-12 oriented--can be adapted for adults)


Check back for updates!

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

USCIS100:88-95: Geography Quiz

USCIS100:88-95: Geography Quiz

(Or “How to Study for Your Citizenship Test Outside of Class!” Part 1)

Hint: Notice things around you that are ANSWERS on the Citizenship Test.

Try to remember the QUESTIONS.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Morgan Hill Citizenship: Spring Class 5

Citizenship Classes at the Morgan Hill Library!
Tuesdays afternoons, 2 – 3:30 pm
Dates: April 19, 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31
660 West Main Ave., Morgan Hill, CA 95037

*  SCCLD Citizenship Class Website
*  Morgan Hill Citizenship Class page

    Family Fun/Homework

    Monday, May 2, 2016

    Milpitas Library Citizenship: Spring Class 2

    Milpitas Library Citizenship Classes
    Time: Monday evenings, 7:00-8:30 pm 
    Date: March 28 (another series will start late April)
    Address: Milipitas Library, 160 North Main Street Street, Milpitas, CA 95035 (408) 262-1171
    Teacher: Jennifer Gagliardi (

    *NEW* Milpitas Library Citizenship Classes: Fourth Series: Spring 2016
    Mondays 7:00-8:30 pm April 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, June 6, 12, 20
    Closed for Memorial Day, May 30

    Tonight's Guest Speaker:
    International Rescue Committee
    1210 South Bascom Ave., Suite 227
    San Jose, CA 95128
    (408) 277-0255
    Topic: How to Apply for Citizenship and Fee Waivers (approx 8:00 to 8:30 pm)

    Check back for updates for this evening's lesson!

    Easy Interview based on the Revised N-400 (15qs)

    The 100 Questions

    USCIS: Reading and Writing Vocabulary
    Although there is no official list of the reading and writing question and answers, there is an official USCIS reading and writing vocabulary list:

    Homework and Family Fun

    Saturday, April 30, 2016

    Gilroy Library Citizenship: Spring Class 7

    Gilroy Library Citizenship Classes
    Address: Gilroy Library, 350 W. Sixth Street, Gilroy, CA 95020 408-842-8207

    Teacher: Jennifer Gagliardi (
    Gilroy Citizenship class Webpage:

    First Series: Winter 2016
    Saturdays 10:30 am to 12 noon January 23 - March 5

    Second Series: Spring 2016

    Saturdays 10:30 am to 12 noon April 9, 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14, May 21

    Click here for links to all of the citizenship classes at Gilroy Library


      Family Fun/Homework

      Friday, April 29, 2016

      A Video Tour of Online Citizenship Resources

      uscitizenpod: A Video tour of Online Citizenship Resources

      U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services
      • N-400, Blog, InfoPass, etc
      USCIS Citizenship Resource Center
      • Videos and Quizzes
      • Easy access to 100 Questions self-test in English and Spanish
      This video is available on YouTube at

      For more info, see US Citizenship Podcast