Workshop: Strategies for Success in College

“You’ve been accepted into college!!! ….now what?”

College courses go at a much faster pace than High School.  Many incoming college students are often caught unprepared for the intensity and speed of the college curriculum.  To ensure that you are not caught in this trap and avoid the pitfalls, sign up for this workshop from ICAN as part of our new "Prepping for Success: ICAN because I am Prepared" workshop Series.



  • High School grads
  • College Freshmen
  • Any interested high school students and their parents who want to plan ahead.

When:  10:00 am to 12:00 Noon.  Sign up for one of the two following dates

  • Saturday, August 11, 2018
  • Saturday, Sept 15, 2018

Where: Vietnamese American Community Center -  2072 Lucretia Ave, San Jose, CA 95122.  


  • Facilitated by Trinh Do, BS and MS from UCI, MBA from Stanford
  • Collaborated with student panelists from various UCs and Stanford University

Register:  Seating is limited.  Please register early to ensure your place.  

Sponsored by:
International Children Assistant Network,
a recipient of the 2018 Nonprofit of the Year


Follow us:  on our website and social media for update on future workshops on our "Prepping for Success: ICAN because I am Prepared" workshop Series.

ICAN named as 2018 Nonprofit of the Year

ICAN is proud to have been selected as Nonprofit of the Year by Assembly Member Kansen Chu, Assembly District 25 for our passion and unrelenting commitment and dedication to strengthening the Vietnamese American community by developing the next generation of caring leaders.  

We would like to share this honor with our funders, donors, supporters and participants, staff and volunteers who have trusted us and stood by us all these years - for without you, ICAN would not have been able to achieve such success.  Thank you for your continued support. 

Together, we can!


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Happy 5: Jumpstart Your Child's Confidence & Education

ICAN will be hosting a free education program, Happy 5, consisting of 6 sessions (check flyer for dates and times), geared towards parents who are worried about raising their children with two different cultures. Throughout the duration of this program we will cover childcare issues including discipline, diet, speech, social-emotional development, and more. Seats are limited so so reserve your spot as soon as possible!

Give your children a head start and join our program!

Please contact Hope Nguyen at 408-508-1958 or 408-509-8788 to register.

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Follow-Up Discussion With DFCS Director Francesca LeRue

Dear friends,

Following a very productive Meet and Greet event with the Department of Family and Children's Services director Francesca LeRue last fall, ICAN would like to invite the community to continue the discussion with Ms. LeRue on Monday, June 25th 5:30-8:00 pm at the Vietnamese-American Community Center on 2072 Lucretia Ave San Jose, CA 95122

Not too often do we have this unique opportunity to voice our needs, concerns, and ideas directly to the director of Santa Clara County DFCS! Please register directly on EventBrite below. A light dinner and free child supervision will be provided. Thank you for your participation!

ICAN March Positive Parenting Program Series

ICAN will be holding our March Positive Parenting Program Series on Wednesdays March 14th, 21st, and 28th from 8:30-10 am at Robert F. Kennedy Elementary School, 1602 Lucretia Ave, San Jose CA 95122

This free program will provide parents and care providers with early childhood development knowledge, ways to positively discipline, and how to build confidence in school and beyond. Children will be supervised while parents are attending classes with our educational games, arts and crafts and much more

This program is provided in partnership with the Franklin-McKinley School District and funded by First 5

Please contact Hope Nguyen at 408-508-1958 or 408-509-8788 to register

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ICAN Tet 2018 Celebration!

Chuc Mung Nam Moi! ICAN is holding a Lunar New Year Celebration at our Family Resource Center, 520 W. Virginia St San Jose CA 95125. To welcome in the New Year with ICAN and to help your children learn about the traditions of Tet, please join us this Wednesday, February 21st from 3-7 pm

Activities will include:
-Resource fair
-Dragon dance
-Ao dai show
-Lucky money!

Please call 408-509-8788 or 408-509-1958 to register

Hope you see you there!

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