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Immigration Talk • July 13

Immigration attorney Jim Byrne of the Law Offices of James M. Byrne, San Francisco will outline the visa options after the J1 IWT program. The seminar will cover and discuss the following:
*Options if you didn’t get the H1-B – Can I reapply next year?
*Other visa options: L1 Inter-Company, B1 Tourist, F1 Student.
*Green Card petition through employment
*Plus lots of Q&A time

Suggested donation of $10 on the night.

If you have any other questions please call the office on 415-752-6006 or email roisin@sfiipc.org


Irish Language Immersion Weekend • September 23-25

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The 19th Irish Language Immersion Weekend, Deireadh Seachtaine Gaeltachta, takes place in San Francisco on September 22–24, 2016.

Four levels, intensive tutorials that focus on spoken language and increasing fluency taught by top caliber native Irish speaking teachers.

Special Saturday workshops take place during the last class period of the day, providing a relaxing, entertaining and different way to enjoy learning Irish. Meals and snacks provided, and sessions take place each evening with Irish music, songs, poetry, stories – and some dancing.

Class Levels

Level 1⁄ Leibhéal 1 (no Irish, or a smidgin), for absolute beginners, and those who may have made a start already, but are still learning beginner basics.

Level 2⁄ Leibhéal 2 (lag), for intermediate learners, who’ve studied Irish enough to know the basics reasonably well, can participate in a very simple communications, and want to increase their skills.

Level 3⁄ Leibhéal 3 (sásúil), for higher intermediate students who may understand or read a good bit of Irish, yet lack practice with hearing or speaking Irish, and seek confidence to make the leap into more conversation.

Level 4⁄ Leibhéal 4 (maith) do dhaoine ar mhaith leo snas a chur ar a gcuid Gaeilge. Déanfar staidéar ar fhoclóir nua-aimseartha, saibhreas na teanga, litríocht, filíocht, béaloideas agus an saol chomh-aimseartha.

Beidh Ray Mac Mánais againn mar múinteoir arís!

Classes take place at the United Irish Cultural Center (UICC) in San Francisco. Email Seán Séamus Larkin  for more


Ongoing Events

IIPC Active Retirement Luncheon •

 

The IIPC Active Retirement Club Coffee Morning, Cairde Café, meets on the fourth Tuesday of every month from 10.00 a.m. at the United Irish Cultural Center. It is a chance to meet familiar and new faces in a friendly relaxed gathering.  Tea and soda bread are served and there is always a game of Bingo or a hand of cards to be played.

For more information please contact Joan at the IIPC on 415.752.6006. Suggested donation of $5.


Irish Network Bay Area • First Thursday Events

Irish Network Bay Area is a community of Irish expatriates, Irish Americans and friends of Ireland built around personal networking and the sharing of professional knowledge and business experience. Members and friends of the Irish Network Bay Area (San Francisco) reflect the professional and cultural heritage of an Ireland that is skilled, diverse and ambitious. The INBA regular First Thursday event is a casual networking get together, and a chance to meet members old and new. Whether you are new to the city or a long time resident, all are welcome.

In addition to the Irish Network Bay Area’s First Thursdays in San Francisco, the group kicked off a regular series of meetups in Silicon Valley for members, with events held on second Thursdays at Molly Magee’s Mountain View. check INBA for events.


Irish Technology Leadership Group

Established in October 2007 and headquartered in Silicon Valley, the ITLG is a non-profit organization comprised of  high-level global technology leaders who are Irish or Irish-American. The Group includes senior executives from some of the worlds leading corporations, each of whom are committed to promoting the technology connection between Ireland and Silicon Valley, and helping Ireland address the challenges of embracing new technology opportunities. ITLG website


Blue Stockings Salon • Speaker Events Sept – June

Blue Stockings Salon is hosted by a modern-day Salonnière Norene Sheehan, originally from Cork. This organization presents its members and guests with a whole new approach to social exchange.  Inspired by 18th century Salons, Norene hosts a modern-day version with  live, monthly events that invite dialog between the speaker and participants in a variety of intimate social settings.

 

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