Bridging the Cultural Gap - 2012

Organization Area Served Purpose Amount
PACT: People Acting in Community Together Santa Clara Support for the Changing Hearts, Minds & Policies campaign, which promotes and demonstrates immigrant integration through story gathering & sharing, bridge-building dialogues and grassroots community organizing. $60,000
Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center San Mateo Support for the Immigrant Engagement Program, which uses facilitated dialogue, leadership development, community-led action and policy change to build positive relationships between communities. $60,000
Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI) Santa Clara Support for the Asian American Voices project, which facilitates immigrant integration through film, dialogue, multimedia and community engagement programs to deepen understanding of immigrant experiences and contributions. $50,000
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Both Support to sustain and enhance the center's community outreach by conducting more presentations featuring a video program about day workers’ lives, contextual handouts and dialogue. $10,000
Midpeninsula Community Media Center Both Support for development of a multi-media web site featuring stories of Silicon Valley residents and their ancestors who immigrated to the U.S., along with a series of initiatives to facilitate ongoing interaction among participants. $20,000
Nuestra Casa San Mateo Support for the third year of Chronicles of Hope, which educates parents, school personnel, board members and others in the receiving communities of the Sequoia Union High School District about the multiple issues encountered by local students and expands the Multicultural Parent Advocacy Team to include parents/stakeholders that reside in those  communities. $50,000
Peninsula Interfaith Action Both Support to organize a "Safe Corridor" campaign from San Jose to San Francisco for immigrants and their families to builds cohesive communities that value families and offer opportunity for all.  $30,000
Redwood City 2020 San Mateo Support for Redwood City Together, which promotes a welcoming, inclusive climate for all who live or work in Redwod City.  $30,000
San Mateo County Sheriff's Office San Mateo Support for the C.A.R.O.N. program, which builds trust and cooperation between the community and the Sheriff’s Office through dialogues, educational workshops and community academies. $50,000
Services, Immigrant Rights and Education Network (SIREN) Santa Clara Support to build trust and collaboration between the immigrant and LGBT communities with law enforcement. $40,000
    Total $400,000