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Written by Justice Garza on Oct 31, 2017
New research collected by Salud America! has found promising community solutions to gaps in Latino education, health and income. The study, “Building for Latino Families,” was conducted by Amelie Ramirez, director of Salud America! at UT Health San Antonio. Read her full article: https://salud-america.org/building-support-for-latino-families-research/
Written by rudyarispe on Oct 30, 2017
Impact San Antonio awarded $100,000 each to four nonprofits including Northside Education Foundation/Construction Careers Academy, The Magik Theatre, Project MEND and The Ecumenical Center. The grants were announced during the organization’s Grant Award Night on Oct. 25, 2017 at the Whitley Theological Center at the Oblate School of Theology.
Written by Tatum Forbes on Oct 22, 2017
The 2017 opening of the San Antonio Public Library’s 10,000-piece Latino Collection was the direct outcome of high school students’ impassioned pleas for research and study resources that better reflected the community. Watch the video interview or scroll down for the rest of the story
Written by Rogelio Sáenz on Oct 17, 2017
Tragedy struck Sunday, July 23, 2017 when dozens of immigrants were trapped in a semi-trailer truck parked in a Walmart parking lot in San Antonio. The men, women, and children put on the rig in Laredo had been promised that their trip would include air conditioning. Not only did they not have air conditioning, but no air to breathe or water to drink as well. It was certainly a horrifying and gruesome end to the lives of 10 people who have died thus far and a horrendous experience to survivors who no doubt contemplated their death over several hours that felt like an eternity.
Written by rudyarispe on Oct 09, 2017
The Association for Women in Communications (AWC) has honored aMAEzing Group with a Clarion Award for the agency’s work on an advertising campaign for Animal Care Services titled, “Pets are Superheroes, Just in Disguise.” aMAEzing Marketing Group partnered with Dante Klar Media Group and Sinclair Broadcast Group to produce the ad campaign, which was recognized by the AWC in the category of Marketing Communications Campaign/Budget of $100,000 or Less.