Santa Clara County Office of Education to host community event for parents and children

The Santa Clara County Office of Education is hosting an event called I Love My Community on Nov. 3 at Tom Matsumoto Elementary School, 4121 Mackin Woods Lane, San Jose from 8:30 a.m. to noon. 

The event will focus on empowering students and parents to discover what they care about, what they need to learn, how to share information and how to get involved in the community. Attendees will also hear from a guest speaker, Santa Clara County Poet Laureate Mike McGee. 

There will be a community resource fair and several parent-led reading and writing workshops. 

This is a free event for children and adults of all ages. 

For more information, contact Jaime Koo at To register, contact Jhun Madriaga at, or click here. The deadline to register is Nov. 3.