EOPS/CARE events

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To RSVP or get more information about any of this semester's EOPS events, please call the EOPS office at 925-969-2123. Click on the names of the events in the table below to jump directly to more information about a specific event.



One Wednesday a month
(September 26, October 17, November 14)

EOPS/CARE and CalWORKs Student Support Group

One Wednesday a month during the semester
(October 24, November 28)

EOPS/CARE and CalWORKs Student Forums

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 Kennedy-King Scholarship Workshop
Thursday, November 8, 2012 Telling Your Story Workshop
Monday & Tuesday, November 19 and 20, 2012 Spring 2013 Priority Registration
Friday, November 30, 2012 CalWORKs - What's up with WTW?
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 EOPS/CARE & CalWORKs Winter Celebration

NOTE: Workshops and events may be added throughout the semester. Check the EOPS events page often for updates.


One Wednesday a month during the semester, 10:45 - 11:45 a.m.

  • September 26, 2012
  • October 17, 2012
  • November 14, 2012

Location: Trophy Conference Room

Come join other EOPS/CARE and CalWORKs students for a  nonthly support group. Share your thoughts, meet new friends, and build community with other parent students. No need to sign up! Just drop by, bring your lunch, and your ideas.

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One Wednesday a month during the semester, 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

  • October 24, 2012
  • November 28, 2012

Locations: Trophy Room and other locations through campus

Each month this semester, CARE and CalWORKs students are invited to participate in a monthly discussion on a specific topic of interest. Articles and book excerpts will be distributed at the beginning of the month to highlight a specific monthly topic. For more information or to receive the assigned reading packets, check in with Priscilla Beas, CARE Assistant, in the EOPS/CARE Office.

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Wednesday, November 8, 2012, 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: Student Services Center, Room 216

Founded in memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Senator Robert F. Kennedy, the Kennedy King Memorial College Scholarship Fund provides multiple college schoalrships each year to students from minority groups underrepresented at California's four-year colleges and universities. This workshop will provide students with important information about eligibility requirements, application process, and important deadlines. Don't miss out on knowing more about how to apply for this $8,000 scholarship. For more information about the Kennedy King Scholarship, visit their website at www.kennedyking.org

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CARE Workshop: "Telling Your Story"
Thursday, November 8, 2012, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Location: BFL Community Conference Room

This workshop will provide CARE students with an opportunity to de-stress and express themselves in a nurturing environment where their stories will be heard, appreciated and understood. The workshop will focus on building self-awareness and self-esteem.

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Monday, November 19 and Tuesday, November 20, 2012
(check your Insite Portal account for exact dates and times)

Get a jump on registering Spring 2013 classes by using your EOPS priority registration date. Ensure you get the classes and instructors you want at the times you need. For your individual student appointment times, you can either check WebAdvisor or visit the EOPS office for your specific registration date and time.

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CARE WORKSHOP: "CalWORKs - What's up with WTW?"
Friday, November 30, 2012, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Location: Trophy Room

Antoinette Dozier, Staff Attorney for the Western Center for Law & Poverty (WCLP) will be providing attendees with important information and updates regarding upcoming changes to the CalWORKs Welfare to Work program. CARE and CalWORKs students will leave the workshop armed with knowledge necessary for coordinating their upcoming WTW educational/activity plan next semester.

Lunch will be provided. Contact Priscilla Beas in the EOPS/CARE Office to RSVP.

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Tuesday, December 4, 2012, 4 - 6 p.m.

Location: Trophy Room

(For CARE and CalWORKs students only)
EOPS/CARE and CalWORKs students and their family are invited to attend our annual end of year winter celebration. Kid-friendly food and refreshments will be provided as well as storytelling, music, and a toy for each child (donated by the Toys for Tots program). This popular event is fun for the entire family.

Last day to RSVP for Winter Celebration is Thursday, November 29, 2012.

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