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Written by rudyarispe on Dec 01, 2017
During last year’s holiday season, approximately one in four deaths on Texas roadways were alcohol-related. In an effort to reduce these fatalities, the Texas Department of Transportation’s “Plan While You Can” campaign reminds drivers to plan for a sober ride as part of their holiday celebrations.
Written by Tatum Forbes on Nov 09, 2017
In an interview celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, Texas A&M University-San Antonio President Cynthia Teniente-Matson talked about her vision of building an inclusive culture by integrating conversations about equity among students, faculty and staff.
Written by rudyarispe on Nov 02, 2017
Taco Cabana has been honored by the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce with its Corporate Social Responsibility Award for the company’s Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in September by providing more than 10,000 meals to Houston and San Antonio residents, evacuees, first responders and American Red Cross volunteers.
Written by Karen Ball on Oct 31, 2017
San Antonio kicked off a discussion of Participatory Budgeting (PB) at The Brick at Blue Star on June 6, 2017 in a free community-powered event. The conversation showcased Palo Alto College’s PB process (learn more here), and concluded with residents, elected officials and candidates talking about how PB could work. Watch the video and scroll down for a commentary by participant Karen Ball:
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/