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Written by nancypjohnson on Oct 20, 2011
About 70 middle school and high school girls participated in the Girls Inc. of San Antonio’s Inaugural Girls Empowerment Conference at Café College Oct. 15. The girls enjoyed readiness resources and interactive workshops. The youngest participant, Gianni, is in the 5th grade. She called the conference “awesome.” Calista Burns, Girls Inc. ambassador and six-year member, gave a motivational speech about her experience as a Strong, Smart and Bold Girls Inc. girl.
Written by evrard on Oct 20, 2011
REPLAY VIDEO: NOWCastSA webcast live on Oct. 24 when former U.S.  Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson visited with civic leaders in San Antonio.The justices will discuss iCivics, a web-based education project designed to teach students civics and inspire them to be active participants in our democracy. The presentation is scheduled to begin after 7 p.m. The event is not open to the public, but the webcast will be available live and after the fact.
Written by Andrew Delgado on Oct 14, 2011
With help from a grant from U.S. Department of Education, San Antonio school, city and community leaders joined with residents to create the East Side Promise Neighborhood initiative to collaborate on a plan to expand the opportunities for children to succeed in getting an education from cradle to career. This video is the third in a series to collect the participants' expectations, desires and ideas about how the East Side Promise Neighborhood Initiative will function.
Written by Rudy Arispe on Oct 05, 2011
 Joe Ramirez, 6, likes to help his mom and sisters bake cookies at home, but when he attends SA Youth he likes to play football and basketball with his friends. He even hopes to become a pro basketball player one day.
Written by nancypjohnson on Sep 21, 2011
NOWCastSA will record “A Community Conversation: Reno Achieved No Kill: San Antonio CAN, too!” Talk About It!/¡Vamos Hablarlo!, a bilingual multimedia and grassroots campaign focused on helping San Antonio achieve the Animal No Kill Initiative, is hosting the free public event on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Norris Conference Center at Wonderland of the Americas Mall. Due to technical difficulties with our livestream hosts outside of our control, we are unable to webcast the event live.