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Written by Jan Olsen on Jun 26, 2018
Every day at the San Antonio Greyhound Bus Station and the San Antonio International Airport, you will see an amazing sight: mothers and children who have just been released from family detention centers where they were held after seeking asylum in the United States. With all their possessions in two grocery bags, they await transportation to take them to sponsors in cities across the United States. Moving among these families are volunteers from the Interfaith Welcome Coalition.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jun 19, 2018
San Antonio Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller said the separation of immigrant families at the border "is immoral, is evil, is sinful." His remarks came at the COPS/Metro Alliance Assembly on June 18, 2018, at Our Lady of the Lake University. "To use children as pawns to deter people from coming is inhuman and shows the decadence that we are in, in our country," he said.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jun 07, 2018
NOWCastSA webcast The Alamo Citizen Advisory Committee meeting on June 7, 2018 from the Witte Museum Prassel Auditorium. The committee heard a presentation by the design team on draft site plan and strategy for Alamo Plaza. Afterwards, the committee members discuss the presentation and their reaction to the draft plan. Anyone can replay it here for free, right here on this page, thanks to generous support from Myfe Moore. (Scroll down for additional details and context)
Written by Glenda Wolin on Jun 05, 2018
By Glenda Wolin Not guilty! That was one of the themes of the rousing keynote speech by Erika Prosper at the San Antonio League’s 2018 Annual Luncheon, held April 19, 2018. Not “not guilty” in the sense of a verdict, but in the sense that as women, we cannot let ourselves feel guilt over not being able to do everything we feel is expected of us, said Prosper, who is married to San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jun 01, 2018
Join the League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area and NOWCastSA for a forum on Eminent Domain, on Monday, June 4 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the San Antonio Central Library auditorium, 600 Soledad St., San Antonio. Former Congressman Charles Gonzalez will moderate the discussion. Panelists include: Cassie Gresham, Principal, Attorney and Counselor Braun and Gresham, PLLC; Britin Bostick, Principal, Stewardship Strategies; Marissa Patton, Associate Legislative Director, Texas Farm Bureau and Michael Carpenter, Mayor of Schertz.