AccessCal Has Another Successful Job Fair!

THANK YOU to everyone who participated in and supported AccessCal’s 3rd annual job fair today! The fair connected over 125 job seekers with 15 employers. We can’t wait to hear about the success stories in the coming months.

 

 

AccessCal Congratulates New BIA Representatives!

AccessCal would like to congratulate Immigration and Citizenship Coordinators Rania Humidan and Lina Takkesh for gaining accreditation and recognition to represent individuals on behalf of AccessCal from the US Department of Justice’s Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA).

AccessCal’s Immigration Department has been providing a multitude of immigration services for almost 15 years to
thousands of individuals seeking help in immigration matters. The BIA accreditation and recognition will greatly increase AccessCal’s Immigration Department’s capacity to serve the community. 

Our new BIA representatives are authorized to counsel immigration clients, complete immigration forms, and represent clients before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) i.e. represent clients at USCIS interviews.

“It is with great privilege to have become an accredited representative for AccessCal! Now I can continue to assist our community in their immigration matters in an advanced and expanded manner,” said Immigration and Citizenship Coordinator, Rania Humidan.

To find out more about AccessCal’s Immigration Services, contact AccessCal at (714) 917-0440

Join us at AccessCal’s 3rd Annual Job Fair!

Are you looking for a job? Are you tired of sending resumes left and right and never getting an answer? If you are, dress in your best professional clothes, bring your resume and visit AccessCal’s 3rd Annual Job Fair on Friday, April 22, 2016.
You will have the opportunity to meet top employers and get interviewed for several positions during the job fair. You will save a lot of time since there will be no need to craft a customized personal statement for each company you visit: You’ll be able to tell them why you wish to work for them, and you’ll have the chance to advertise yourself!

Don’t miss out on this great chance to find the career you’ve been looking for!

 

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The Mayor of Garden Grove Bao Nguyen & Father Francois Beyrouti Visits AccessCal!

Today AccessCal received a wonderful visit from Garden Grove Mayor Bao Nguyen and Father Francois Beyrouti! Thank you both for your special visit! Founder and Executive Director Nahla Kayali and Associate Director/Mental Health Director Shaikh Suhail Mulla gave them both a tour of AccessCal and met with staff and community members.

 

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Congratulations to the Ladies of AccessCal’s Childcare Licensing Program!

Congratulations to the students of AccessCal’s Childcare Licensing class for completing their training!

The class is taught at AccessCal by Instructor Samar Labanieh who teaches students the rules and regulations of starting a home-based daycare, as well as how to care for, teach, and entertain children as childcare providers. Students are now eligible to become licensed.

Congratulations and we wish them all the best of luck!

Join us at OneOC’s 40th Annual Spirit of Volunteerism Awards!

AccessCal proudly congratulates volunteer Fadia Wahid and Rezza Hessabi on their recognition at the 2016 Spirit of Volunteerism Awards! Fadia and Rezza will be honored for their  outstanding contribution to the community.

The 40th Annual Spirit of Volunteerism Awards will be held Thursday, April 28, 2016 at the Disneyland Hotel. Presented by OneOC, the Spirit of Volunteerism Awards recognizes the dedicated service of outstanding volunteers in nonprofits, businesses, schools, and civic organizations who are making a difference in our Orange County community.

AccessCalis thankful for the continued commitment of all our volunteers who make our community impact possible! For more information about the Spirit of Volunteerism Awards, please visit https://www.oneoc.org/volunteers/spirit-of-volunteerism.

 

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Happy AmeriCorps Week!

Happy AmeriCorps Week!

AccessCal is excited to celebrate and recognize the commitment of our AmeriCorps Members by highlighting the extraordinary impact AmeriCorps makes at AccessCal every day. This year, AmeriCorps Week is from Saturday, March 5 through Saturday, March 12, 2016.

AccessCal is among a select list of organizations nationwide to hold an AmeriCorps program. We are the only organization nationwide to have an AmeriCorps program dedicated to serving the underserved communities and refugees from Middle Eastern, South Asian and Muslim-American populations.

Every day at AccessCal, AmeriCorps Members make our communities safer, stronger, healthier, and improve the lives of thousands of our most vulnerable community members.

We are so blessed to have a diverse, knowledgeable, and friendly AmeriCorps team that speaks many different languages. Our AmeriCorps members create and expand programs that facilitate and empower thousands of low-income individuals and communities through multiple services. They offer employment services, access to healthcare, tax assistance, an after school program, individual and group counseling, and much more.

If you ask our AmeriCorps members to tell you about the children they’ve taught, clients they’ve employed, or workshops they’ve provided, you won’t just hear statistical data. You’ll hear first-hand experiences about how responsibility is being encouraged, opportunities are being expanded, and how ultimately communities are being strengthened.

We are so proud to be able to work alongside each and every AmeriCorps member who serves with us at AccessCal! Go AmeriCorps!

AccessCal’s Youth Group Spends the Day in Newport Beach!

AccessCal’s Youth Group spent the day at Newport beach this past Saturday! They made sand castles, played sports, and enjoyed the beach water. If you would like your child to join the fun and be a part of AccessCal’s Youth Group, please call AccessCal today! (714) 917-0440IMG_3571

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Join our Handcrafted Jewelry Beading Class!

Join our Handcrafted Jewelry Beading class at AccessCal every Friday from 11:30 – 12:30pm!

This is the perfect class for beginners to test many different types of techniques, from beading to wire wrapping. You’ll learn to make necklaces, bracelets, and earrings with your own personal design!

For more information or to sign up, please contact AccessCal today! (714) 917-0440

 

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