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Written by Joe Ruiz on Jul 27, 2011
A group of students at UTSA have produced a documentary focusing on sex trafficking of minors in San Antonio and will be screening it for the public early next month.The documentary, "Behind Closed Doors: Voices from the Inside," exposes viewers to child prostitution in San Antonio and tells the personal stories of those affected by it. The film was produced by students of UTSA's Advanced Policy Class in the Department of Social Work, according to a news release.
Written by Avenida Guadalupe on Jul 21, 2011
Avenida Guadalupe Association (Avenida) President/CEO J. Oscar Ramirez has been selected to speak on July 25 on a panel at the upcoming National Council of La Raza (NCLR) Annual Conference in Washington, DC where President Barack Obama will offer a keynote address. Mr. Ramirez currently acts as one of two Texas Affiliate Council members, and the panel discussion next week will cover the affiliates’ role in expanding Latino engagement and participation in the 2012 elections.
Written by Joe Ruiz on Jul 19, 2011
WATCH THE REPLAY: The latest in a series of public meetings designed to receive the public's input into changes they would like around the San Antonio area is scheduled for Tuesday, July 19. NOWCastSA will be streaming the event from La Villita's Assembly Building in downtown San Antonio.
Written by evrard on Jul 18, 2011
REPLAY NOW: The San Antonio Public Library will present a draft of its new Strategic Plan to the community during a series of public forums scheduled to obtain public input on the plan. NOWCastSA will webcast one of these forums live on Friday, July 22 from noon to 1 p.m. from the main auditorium of Central Library, located at 600 Soledad St.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 13, 2011
Artist Diana Kersey's ceramic panels on the Mulberry Avenue Bridge at Brackenridge Park whimsically depict the life cycle of the Texas Gulf Coast Toad, from mating to egg, to tadpole to toad again. Kersey was commissioned to do the public art under the city's Public Art San Antonio program, and she chronicled the process on her blog, dianakersey.blogspot.com