Project Coordinators:

Midpeninsula Community Media Center






Silicon Valley Community Foundation – Immigrant Integration





California Humanities



Facebook Local Community Fund




Community Partners:

Palo Alto Human Relations Commission

SIREN (Services, Immigrant Rights & Education Network)

PIA (Peninsula Interfaith Association)



Other Immigration Story Sites:

Discover Nikkei: Japanese Migrants and Their Descendants 

Things I’ll Never Say (immigration narratives of young and undocumented)

The Refugee Anthology (interviews of refugee-immigrants by Woodside Priory students)

The Tenement Museum (stories based on objects from immigrant families)

The Dream Is Now (documentary, stories, & photos)

Immigrant Stories (digital stories by immigrants & refugees, archived at Univ. of Minnesota.)

Digital Oral History Project; Skyline College; San Bruno, CA (audio and video pieces; mostly Phillipino-Americans)

The Iran-America Project (interviews of Iranian-Americans; project based in Monterey, CA)

Irish American Crossroads (Oral Histories)

Reimagining Migration (Classroom resources)


Immigration History and Policy Resources:

Immigrating to The United States in the Modern Era 

Photo Sites

The U.S. National Archives’ photostream Lewis Hine Collection (includes some of the photos in our home page banner)

NY Public Library Collection (includes some of the photos in our home page banner)

Genealogy Support

San Mateo County Genealogy Society