Bridging the Cultural Gap Grantees - 2013

Organization Area served Purpose Amount
Asian Americans for Community Involvement Santa Clara County Support for the Asian American Voices project, which facilitates immigrant integration by using film, dialogue, multimedia tools and community engagement programs to deepen understanding of immigrant experiences and contributions. $50,000
Midpeninsula Community Media Center San Mateo and Santa Clara counties Support for the Made Into America 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 facilitate ongoing interaction among site participants. $20,000
Nuestra Casa San Mateo County Support for Chronicles of Hope, which educates stakeholders -- including parents, school personnel and board members -- in the receiving communities of the Sequoia Union High School District about the multiple issues encountered by local students. Expands the Multicultural Parent Advocacy Team. $50,000
PACT: People Acting in Community Together Santa Clara County Support for Changing Hearts, Minds & Policies Campaign, which promotes and demonstrates immigrant integration through story gathering and sharing, dialogues and grassroots community organizing. $60,000
Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center San Mateo County Support for Immigrant Engagement Program, which uses facilitated dialogue, leadership development, community-led action and policy change to build positive relationships between communities. $60,000
Peninsula Interfaith Action San Mateo and Santa Clara counties Support for the “Safe Corridor” campaign from San Jose to San Francisco for immigrants and their families, to build cohesive communities that value families and offer opportunity for all. $30,000
Redwood City 2020 San Mateo County Support for Redwood City Together, which promotes a welcoming, inclusive climate for all who live or work in Redwood City. $30,000
San Mateo County Sheriff's Office San Mateo County 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 County Support to lead and coordinate an advocacy and communication campaign in Silicon Valley for comprehensive immigration reform. $40,000
    Total $390,000