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E-News for Wednesday, March 27, 2019

E-News for Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Education Funding Rally Planned in Sacramento for April 3

A rally in support of public education funding in California will be held on Wednesday, April 3, from 12:00 -1:30 p.m. on the south steps of the Capitol building (10th and N Street, Sacramento).  The April 3 event is specifically designed to bring union leaders, superintendents, and Board of Education members together in their call for funding. All Alameda County educators, staff, students, and families are invited.  Please click here for more information.

CCMS Retirees 2019 - Save the Date

Cesar Chavez Middle School will be honoring their 2019 retirees: Teri Gruenwald, Joni Gilbertson, and Ester Claudio. Please help us celebrate on Friday, May 31, at El Torito in San Leandro. The cost is $35.00 per person which will include a buffet dinner.  Please RSVP to Doris Gallagher at CCMS. Checks can be made payable to the CCMS Staff Fund. Click here for more information.

New Haven Schools Foundation Earth Day Celebration and Fun Run, Saturday, April 20

Come join the fun for the 2019 New Haven Schools Foundation Earth Day Celebration and Fun Run, Saturday, April 20, 2019 at Cesar Chavez Middle School.  New this year is an Earth Day Poster Contest for New Haven Students in grades K-8.  Winning poster contest entries will be announced at the event and later in the Spring put on display at the Mark Green Sports Center. (Poster contest rules and entry forms will be in school offices by March 20.  Electronic copies are available at the NHSF website.  A direct link to the poster contest flyer is here.

In addition to Earth Day activities and celebration, NHSF will hold the annual 5K (run & walk), 10K (run) and kid races (400m, 800m &1600m).  Details can be found at Race registration is here. Race registration form, which includes a $5 discount per pair of participants is available here.

NHSF is a non-profit raising money for scholarships for New Haven students and grants for New Haven teachers and staff. In 2018, With the support of the community and local businesses, NHSF awarded over $130,000 in scholarships and over $40,000 in teacher grants.

Information from Union City Police Regarding License Plate Readers and the ACLU

Recently, the Union City Police Department was erroneously identified by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) as a law enforcement agency that shared information gleaned from its Automated License Plate Readers (ALPRs) with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).  Click here to read the story.

The Union City Police Department objects to the assertion that they share information from Automated License Plate Readers with federal immigration authorities based on the following:

  1. The police department does not own any Automated License Plate Readers,
  2. Sharing information like this with ICE is a violation of California Senate Bill 54, and
  3. The City’s 2017 Compassionate City Resolution precludes the police department from engaging in actions solely for the purpose of enforcing immigration law.

For more information, please click here to read the City’s response to these allegations.

CLASSES AT New Haven Adult School
Need your High School Diploma or the prepare for the GED?  Registration for these classes are ongoing

Registration Times:

  • Mon - Thurs  8:30 am to 10:30 am
  • Tues & Thurs  12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
  • Mon - Thurs 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

What to Bring: Transcripts from any high schools you have attended, including countries outside the U.S. If you do not have a copy of your U.S. transcripts, we can request them for you.  Registration takes about 1 1/2 hours.

Are you an adult who wants to build your skills before taking college courses? By taking these courses you’ll building the basic skills that will make all the difference in the world!

⌨️ Keyboarding
💻 Basic Computers
📗 Reading Improvement Lab
✎  College Prep Writing & Technology

Click here to see a flier with class details

Are you caring for a loved one at home? Or, would you like to make extra money by being a Caregiver? Lots of families need you!  Take a look at NHAS’s RESIDENTIAL & IN-HOME CARE TRAINING Program.  Next Class Starts March 26, 2019

Class schedules are:

DAYTIME Class -On campus:

  • Tue - Thur 10:45 - 1:45 p.m.
  • AND  One day CPR  9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.


  • On campus: Every Thursday 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
  • AND 4 additional M/W  5:30 - 8:30 p.m. during the class term
  • AND online 2 times/week

Cost: $350.00   (District employees - Email Michelle at for discount information!)

Funding assistance available for students taking the training for paid employment purposes.

Want more information? Visit our website at:

Union City Family Center (formerly Kids' Zone)
The Union City Family Center (UCFC) operates a dynamic Family Center, located on the campus of the Barnard-White Middle School.  UCFC Family Liaisons, assigned to specific school sites, expand access to UCFC and partner resources for the community. Liaisons provide case management and resource linkages for displaced/low wage families/youth who receive needed support with shelter, transportation, emergency food, clothing, job training/job search (Highway to Work & Cypress Mandela), financial coaching/taxes (SparkPoint), affordable childcare (Kidango) applying for benefits, and our safe parking lots program for displaced families ~ all co-located at the Union City Family Center. UCFC partners with community volunteers and over 35 community agencies!  

The Union City Family Center is now an Alameda County Food distribution site! Food will be distributed every Tuesday that school is in session from 3:00 pm - 5:00 p.m. UCFC is located at 725 Whipple Road, Union City, CA (on the Barnard-White Middle School campus). Volunteers are welcome!