Past Events

Friday, July 21, 2017


Monday, July 10, 2017 until Sunday, July 23, 2017

Please join the Food Empowerment Project (FEP), State Assemblymember Ash Kalra, and the City of San José in collecting school supplies for children of farm workers this summer from July 10th until July 23rd! Working in collaboration with the non-profit organization, we are able to include two drop-off locations in Assembly District 27, along with many other locations throughout the Bay Area. Let us work together to help these kids be successful. Thank you in advance for your support!


Village Square Branch Library

4001 Evergreen Village Square

San José, CA 95135

Phone Number: (408) 808-3093


Monday: 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

T–Th: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

Friday: 12 noon – 6:00 pm

Saturday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm


San José City Hall

200 East Santa Clara Street

San José, CA 95113

Phone Number: (408) 535-3500


M-F: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday, Sunday: Closed



· Backpacks (no red or bright blue backpacks, violence or military such as camo, promotional logos)

· Calculators

· Crayons and colored markers

· Erasers

· Lined notebook paper

· Pencils and pens

· Pencil boxes or zip bags that fit into 3-hole notebooks

· Pencil sharpeners

· Plain, blank, notebook paper with 3 holes to fit into notebooks

· Plastic notebooks, spiral notebooks

· Rulers

· Safety scissors

For more information, please contact Stacie Shih at (408) 277-1220, or email


School Supply Drive Flier

School Supply Drive Flier

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Let’s help clear the shelter and find homes for all the loving adult dogs and cats! All adoption fees for adult dogs (6 months & older) and adult cats (4 months & older) will be waived, thanks to Assemblymember Ash Kalra! Come on down to the San José Animal Care Center to adopt your new best friend and family member!

Ash’s Paws for a Cause Adoption Event
Saturday July 22, 2017 – Sunday, August 6, 2017
San José Animal Care Center - 2750 Monterey Road, San José, 95111

Shelter Hours:

Monday                Closed
Tuesday              11:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday         11:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday             11:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday                  11:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Saturday              11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sunday                11:00 am - 5:00 pm

For more information about the adoption event, please contact Stacie Shih at (408) 277-1220, or email For more information about the San José Animal Care Center, please call (408) 794-7297 or visit

Ash’s Paws for a Cause Adoption Event 

Ash’s Paws for a Cause Adoption Event Flyer

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Coffee with KalraRoy's Station
197 Jackson Street
San Jose

Saturday, June 10
8 - 10 a.m.

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Come by and discuss your ideas, questions, and concerns about legislative issues and neighborhood matters over a cup of coffee.

For more information call the district office at (408) 277-1220 or email

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Please join Assemblymember Ash Kalra and community leaders in a dialogue on impacts and implications of today’s administration on immigration policy, and what we can do to protect our residents.

This event is free and open to the public, and will also include resource tables from various community partners offering immigration rights information. Light refreshments will also be provided.

Saturday, May 13, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Mayfair Community Center - Chavez Banquet Hall
2039 Kammerer Avenue
San Jose, CA 95116

Panel Speakers:

  • Ash Kalra, State Assemblymember, 27th District
  • Beatrice Ann M. Pangilinan, Staff Attorney with Asian Law Alliance
  • Priya Murthy, Policy Director of Services, Immigrant Rights and Education Network
  • PACT: People Acting in Community Together
  • Assistant Chief Dave Knopf , San José Police Department
  • Teresa Castellanos, Immigrant Rights Activist & San Jose Unified School Board Member

For more information, or to RSVP, please contact the District Office at (408) 277-1220.

RSVP Online

Spanish and Vietnamese translation available.


Community Town Hall on Immigration Hosted by Assemblymember Ash Kalra

Community Town Hall on Immigration Hosted by Assemblymember Ash Kalra - Spanish

Community Town Hall on Immigration Hosted by Assemblymember Ash Kalra - Vietnamese

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Tuesday, March 28
6 - 8 p.m.

Vyne Bistro
110 Paseo de San Antonio
San Jose CA 95112

We will honor our 2017 Woman of the Year Nuria Fernandez and 2017 Women of Distinction Amanda Hawes, Evangelina Sangalang, Jamie Foberg, Jane Dobui and Myra Nava.

To RSVP, please call my office at (408) 277-1220 or email Light refreshments will be served. Looking forward to seeing you there!