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Written by Brooke Cowey on Jan 24, 2017
Replay video as Hannah Pankowsky, Holocaust survivor and author, shares the story of her family’s escape from Poland in 1940. She related her story during The Holocaust Learn and Remember: Refuge in the Americas at the Central Library Auditorium Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017. The Holocaust: Learn and Remember is a yearly commemoration and remembrance of the Holocaust.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 21, 2017
On Jan. 21, 2017, millions of people marched in 600 cities to protest Donald Trump, hatred and inequality and to promote hope and human rights. Using social media posts, this Storify tells the story of that day in your own words. It is San Antonio-centric, but includes posts from Paris, Antarctica and across the United States. The cover image is We are the Storm, by artist Janet Ghio. (You can purchase a poster here.)
Written by Daniel Serna on Jan 20, 2017
Southwest Voter Registration Education Project (SVREP) along with the William C. Velasquez Institute held a two-day “Latino Texas Strategy Session” at the Westside Education and Training Center. The strategy session was organized after an outcry from Latino voters concerned about incoming President Donald Trump’s proposed policies and offensive language towards Latinos during his presidential campaign.
Written by JamiAlise on Jan 16, 2017
An estimated 300,000 people walked 2.5 miles in the wet and wind on Jan. 16, 2017 to celebrate Martin Luther King. Here is a Storify of the social media posts of people who came out to mark San Antonio's 30th anniversary MLK March.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Jan 13, 2017
How do people in an evolving urban neighborhood such as Dignowity Park help homeless individuals and grapple with the root causes? That was the question posed to DreamWeek San Antonio panelists Jan. 11 at San Antonio Central Library. Participants said there are plenty of ways for a neighborhood to use its assets, collaborate and address homelessness.