News & Events

Be a Thanksgiving Helper on Nov. 15!27-Oct-2018

Looking to give back? We are looking for volunteers for our upcoming Thanksgiving event at S..

Our Golf Tournament was a Success!08-May-2018

Held on August 18, 2018 in San Jose at The Villages Golf and Country Club, our golf fundraiser w..

Help Kids Get to Camp in Yosemite this Summer!17-Apr-2018

Help us send kids to camp this summer! Any donation would be appreciated! Dona..

Great American Litter Pick-Up22-Feb-2018

Celebrate Earth Day with us by joining the Great American Litter Pick Up on Saturday April 21! ..

Calling All Aspiring Tutors!12-Feb-2018

We are in need of amazing people such as yourself, to come to the Starbird Youth Center, daily, ..

Families in Action - Starts March 13!12-Feb-2018

Community United San José, in collaboration with the City of San José and the San ..

Get 20% OFF at Sports Basement WHILE Supporting Us! One day only: TUE 12/5/1703-Dec-2017

Sports Basement ( is inviting all of Commun..

Want to Give Back this Christmas?03-Dec-2017

We're looking for people to volunteer and bring gifts and other items to our upcoming "Family Gi..

Calling All Aspiring Tutors!01-Nov-2017

We are in need of amazing people such as yourself, to come to the Starbird Youth Center, daily, ..

Would You Like to GIVE BACK to Those in Need this Thanksgiving?01-Nov-2017

Have you always wanted to give back over the holidays and weren’t sure how? We have t..

Families in Action - Starts January 2018!30-Oct-2017

Community United San José, in collaboration with the City of San José and the San ..

Join Us on April 22nd for the Great American Litter Pickup21-Mar-2017

Looking for a way to help in your community? We have just the activity for you on Earth Day!..

Launching Our Literacy Program: Looking for Volunteers!16-Mar-2017

Do you want to help kids excel? We are looking for volunteers! On April 10, 2017, Starbird i..

Charity Golf Tournament: Saturday, August 19, 201709-Mar-2017

We're doing it again this year! Our 7th Annual Golf Tournament is coming: Saturday, August 19th...

We Thank Our Sponsors16-Oct-2016

We would like to express our deepest thanks to the sponsors of our 6th Annual Community United C..

Charity Golf Tournament: Save the Date! (Sat. August 20, 2016)12-Mar-2016

I want to thank all those who participated in last year’s charity golf tournament (held ..

ProvidIng Life Changing Guidance to Youth in San José12-Mar-2016

Dozens more youth recently completed the Good Choices Program (March 2016), a program delivered at t..

Starbird Families in Action Free Workshop Opens January 19th01-Jan-2016

Learn tools to support a better parent-child/teen connection and build stronger families. Th..

Dress Drive at Starbird Brings Smiles31-Dec-2015

The Dress Drive at Starbird was a success thanks to all those who donated children’s dress..

Christmas Brought Big Surprises to the Youth!21-Dec-2015

Christmas 2015 brought bags of toys from Santa Claus... but that is not all! Dress clothe..

Thanksgiving at the Youth Center21-Nov-2015

A grand Thanksgiving meal was put on by staff and volunteers at Starbird Youth Center. ..

Summer Program Launches at Alma!06-Jun-2015

From June 8 to July 31 there will plenty of activities for kids in the Alma neighborhood to en..

Summer Program Launches at Starbird!06-Jun-2015

From June 15 to August 14 there will be plenty of activities for kids to engage in, increasing t..

Good Choices for Easter in Campbell19-Apr-2015

Youth and Good Choices Program graduates from the Happy House Community United Starbird Yo..

Volunteers from KPMG Work With the Kids12-Apr-2015

Volunteers from the Santa Clara office of international accounting and professional services com..

Tabard Theatre Supports Community United04-Apr-2015

The Tabard Theatre Company (on San Pedro Square) is putting on a show in April 2015, "Violet" an..

Golf Fundraiser Coming in August!31-Mar-2015

I just want to thank all those who participated in last year’s charity golf tournament. ..

Santa Visits Starbird Youth Center22-Dec-2014

Thanks to our partners and volunteers, this was a very Merry Christmas for many youth in our com..

All he wanted for Christmas was his two front teeth!16-Dec-2014

The staff at Starbird Youth Center reached out to the community, and it's good that they did! Dr..

Commendation from San Jose's Mayor Chuck Reed17-Nov-2014

The Mayor's Gang Prevention Task Force Technical Team received a special commendation from San Jose'..

Short Film Festival Awards Presented to Community United12-Oct-2014

On Saturday, October 12, 2014, we won two of these trophies for short films at the San Jose Inte..

Councilmember Recognizes Community United05-Sep-2014

A letter of commendation was awarded to CUSJ for their dedication in assisting youth and familie..

Adobe Youth Voices (AYV) First Place Award goes to Alma's Student Media Mentor26-Jun-2014

Congratulations Yvan Gonzalez, Student Media Mentor at Alma Youth Center—First Place Winne..

Starbird Kids Work With Adobe Youth Voices22-Feb-2014

Antonio Torres (from Starbird Youth Center) has been developing and refining his skills as an ar..

Wells Fargo and SJ Earthquakes Awards Grant22-Feb-2014

Wells Fargo teamed up with the San Jose Earthquakes to provide a donation of $250 for every Eart..

The Good Choices Program Grads21-Feb-2014

At-risk children from the local area completed The Good Choices Program at the Starbird Youth Ce..

Parade Magazine Interviews Founder of Happy House18-Oct-2013

Parade magazine posted an interview with Nancy Cartwright, founder of Happy House. ..

Santa Clara University Students Help Youth at Alma18-Sep-2013

Santa Clara University's Arrupe Weekly Engagement Program has once again come to the Alma Youth ..

City of San José Awards Community United SJ15-Jun-2013

Both Starbird and Alma Youth Centers were awarded the Safe Summer Initiative Grant (http://www.sanjo..

Community United Participates in "Festival in the Park"09-Jun-2013

Join us for a fun-filled health and recreation fair on Saturday, June 22, 2013 from 11:00 am ..

Luche Libre Wrestlers Talk to Alma Kids11-Apr-2013

Channel 7 News covers the story of two Mexican wresting stars who came to the Alma Youth Center ..

Luche Libre Wrestlers Talk to Starbird Kids10-Apr-2013

Lengendary Luche Libre wrestlers spoke to kids at Starbird Youth Center on Wed. April 10th about..

Fitness Boot Camp Workout on March 16th09-Mar-2013

Lifesport Fitness held a Charity Boot Camp Workout on Saturday, March 16th. It was a ..

Patxi's at the Pruneyard hosts neighborhood fundraiser for Community United26-Feb-2013

On Wed., Feb. 27th, ALL DAY, you can enjoy Chicago-style pizza at Patxi's in Campbe..

SJ Earthquakes Volunteer at Starbird Youth Center18-Dec-2012

Brad Ring and the Quakes staff opened the refurbished "homework room" at Starbird. ..

Community United San José Wins 1st Place in Giant Greeting Card Contest15-Nov-2012

The kids from Alma Youth Center created a giant greeting card (4' x 8') and ente..

Eat and drink for a good cause!10-Oct-2012

A great event was held at Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant in San José on Thursday, Oct...

Golf Tournament 2012 to Help the Kids!25-Aug-2012

On Saturday, August 25, 2012, Community United San José hosted their 2nd Annual Charity G..

Community United Receives Recognition Award by Mayor of San José09-Feb-2012

On February 9, 2012, Community United San José was honored at the Mayor's State of the Ci..

Vice Mayor of San Jose Supports Community United21-Jun-2011

Madison Nguyen, (Vice Mayor of San Jose) recently expressed her strong support for "The Good Choices..

The Good Choices Program in San Jose03-Jun-2011

The City of San Jose Mayor's Gang Prevention Task Force publicly supports the efforts of "The Good C..

Councilman Endorses Community United SJ26-May-2011

City Councilman Pete Constant has shown his support for Community United, Blackford Neighborhood Act..

International Day of Families05-May-2011

Community United SJ supported the worldwide observance of the International Day of Families (15 ..

"I learned not to go in gangs, not to do drugs, and to make good choices. I learned to take care of myself, to not cheat on tests, and to respect people."

— MC