Thank you to all who came out to support this year's fair. We appreciate the community for coming together and all the help from committee members, volunteers, vendors and performers. We wish everyone a prosperous Year of the Monkey!
FREE English (ESL) classes at the University of Cambridge (Fashion Valley). They have been offering free –approved ESL classes in the afternoon for the past 5 years. Classes are for all levels, and all ages are welcome as long as the person is over 16 years old.
Next 4 weeks of free classes start on February 29th, and run until March 24th. The class time is from 1:30-3:30 pm, Monday – Friday.
619 - 260 - 1113
SDG&E Public Service Announcement
English Version (Youtube Channel): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wL454Zk_x5U
Spanish Version (Youtube Channel): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P7m5Lt-TTNo
• Located in Shanghai, the economic center of modern
• Courses led in English by American-educated Ph.D.
• No more than 15 students per class. Subjects flow freely
between students and professors in classroom
• Curriculum allows students to fuel own creativity and
natural talents and allows them to become more
economically viable on a global scale after graduation.
• Academics focus on cutting-edge international issues
that concern China, the U.S., and the world (economics
& international business, energy use & climate, history of
conflict and diplomacy, international studies and political
science, ethnic studies, psych and social behavior,
• Courses include guided cultural excursions to some of
China’s most exciting locations such as Beijing, Hong
Kong, and more.
• Courses provide guest seminars lead by prominent
business and political leaders from the Xing Wei College
‘Masters in Residence’ program and from the Chinese
Executive Leadership Academy, Pudong (CELAP).
• International students take class alongside their Chinese
peers, and live w/ them on campus, creating more
opportunity for cultural immersion.
• Xing Wei strives for 30% US student population, 70%
• Brand-new, modern dormitories located on a beautiful,
American-style campus featuring state-of-the-art fitness
center, dining facilities and state of the art library.
• Programs are available for the Summer [5 weeks, 3-6
credit hours] and Fall/Spring semesters [15 weeks, 12-15
• Internships are also available.
**Scholarships are available for applicants with excellent GPA
and financial aid will apply to the overall cost.
For more info., please contact Michael Avila
US Liaison, Xing Wei College, Shanghai
(858) 480-9152 ext. 308
Cultural Homestay International is currently looking for loving families to host a high school foreign exchange student. All you need to provide is a bed and food. Anything else outside of the house, they have their own funds. They have students that come from all over the world. Right now they have Vietnam, Germany, China, Slovakia, Colombia, Spain, Thailand, Mongolia, Belgium. The list goes on and on. Also, if you have a particular interest, you can find a student who might have the same interest as you. You can build a long time friendship and go visit them in their country. Many people have done that. The website is www.chinet.org
Email Kelly if you have any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org
She can send you a lot more information.
They have so many students that they need to place within the next 2 months, so if you can't host for the 5 or 10 months, they are also looking for "Welcome Families" and thats for only 1 or 2 months.
FREE Citizenship Services
This FREE program is for citizenship services for senior applicants age 65 and older. Applicants get:
- Free computerized completion of the N-400 application
- Free photos and mailing
- Free citizenship classes
- Free home tutoring
- Free follow-up services
* IRC's free services do not include USCIS application fees.
For more information, call IRC at 619.641.7510 ext. 250 or visit:
International Rescue Committee
5348 University Ave. Ste 205A, San Diego, CA 92105
FREE Citizenship Classes
9:00 - 11:00 AM
3792 Fairmount Ave. Room 214, San Diego, CA 92105
For more information call 619.388.4512
Classes sponsored by San Diego Continuing Education
Thank you Chewfun Luen, Director of Social Service, for your 20+ years of service to the community and to the center! We appreciate your hard work and dedication.
(Chewfun has been with SDCC since July 26, 1988.)
If you have a love of Chinese culture and have a desire to give back to the community, we would love to hear from you. We are currently looking for people to join our fair planning committee or help out in other ways, please contact us if you are interested.
Special Sponsorship by:
San Diego Chinese Center, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization
428 Third Avenue - San Diego, CA 92101
DISCLAIMER: The views expressed by community associates do not necessarily reﬂect the views of the San Diego Chinese Center and its affiliates.